Grimmway Farms Welcomes New Director of Strategic Communications and Engagement Kaelyn Peterson; Dana Brennan Comments
BAKERSFIELD, CA - A new leader is sure to bolster the experience and voice of Grimmway Farms. The company announced that, following her time heading public affairs and policy initiatives for the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce, Kaelyn Peterson has been named Director of Strategic Communications and Engagement for the company.
“I look forward to advancing Grimmway Farms’ mission, vision, and values through a communications and policy lens,” Peterson said. “It’s an honor to work alongside colleagues I have known for many years, and for an organization I have long-admired.”
Previously, she served as a legislative aide to former State Senator Jean Fuller, bringing experience as well as a Master of Business Administration from California State University, Bakersfield, and a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of California, Los Angeles.
“Kaelyn’s strong background in local, state, and federal public affairs and knowledge of the Central Valley’s business ecosystem make her a perfect fit for this role,” Dana Brennan, Vice President of External Affairs and Corporate Responsibility, stated. “We are thrilled to have her community and communications insights, as we continue to grow our business and our team.”
In her role, Peterson will be responsible for the creation and management of internal and external communications. This will include supporting the company’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) reporting, according to a press release, as well as working across all departments and with senior leadership to advance the company’s community engagement, communications, and brand priorities as a member of Grimmway’s External Affairs and Corporate Responsibility team.
Congratulations to both Grimmway and its new Director of Strategic Communications and Engagement on this latest chapter!