DNO Produce Promotes Marissa Dake to Vice President of Brand and People; Alex DiNovo Comments
COLUMBUS, OH - Marissa Dake is making big moves. Responsible for overseeing the growing brand presence through strategic communications and marketing as well as public sector and industry engagement, the DNO Produce rep has been promoted as the company’s first Vice President of Brand and People. She will now oversee the human capital strategy, facilitating the recruitment, development, and retention of top talent.
“It is a privilege to work with a stellar team that is laser-focused on ensuring all children, regardless of income or zip code, have access to fresh produce,” said Dake. “Having a robust workforce and strong brand identity will be key to furthering our mission and transforming how kids eat fruits and veggies. I am honored and energized by the opportunity to serve on the DNO Produce leadership team.”
Before joining DNO, Dake served as the Director of Operation Food Secure, a hunger relief initiative sourced by the USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. According to a press release, she began her career in Washington, DC, working in food and agriculture policy on and off Capitol Hill.
Alex DiNovo, President and Chief Operating Officer, commented on this exciting appointment.
“Since joining our team, Marissa has demonstrated ownership and drive for the success of the company, our partners in school nutrition, and our stakeholders,” said DiNovo. “Her perspective, passion, and ability to build consensus have played a key role in our company’s direction and growth. I am confident she will make a significant impact on our growing company in her new role.”
Congratulations to Marissa Dake on joining the executive leadership team!