Marylou Ureta and Leith Anderson Join the FreshSource Team
WESTMINSTER, CA - FreshSource, a West Coast produce brokerage, is welcoming Marylou Ureta to its Northern California team and Leith Anderson to its Pacific Northwest team.
Marylou, a seasoned produce professional of over 18 years, will join Co-Founder Shawn Dagen at FreshSource North as the company’s new Director of Sales. She has previously held positions at Mann Packing, Azumaya, Del Monte, and POM Wonderful.
Shawn Dagen, President, said he was excited to have Marylou join the company, praising her for determination and strong ambition in the industry. “I have always admired Marylou’s passion for this business, her high energy, and unwavering positive attitude towards the retail trade,” said Dagen. “She will undoubtedly play a key role in the success of this company moving forward.”
Leith Anderson is joining FreshSource in the Pacific Northwest as the company’s Vice President of Sales where he will lead the Seattle and Portland markets. Prior to joining FreshSource, Leith was formerly a Fresh Business Manager for Acosta Sales & Marketing. His experience, which ranges from roles with Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Markets, John Morrell Food Group, Daymon Worldwide, Coffee Bean International, and Coca-Cola, will help boost FreshSource’s expansion into the Pacific Northwest.
“We are extremely excited about this fantastic combination of events,” said Robert Thomspon, FreshSource Founder. “As a company, we’re flattered that our work ethic and reputation continues to attract tremendous talent from the industry. This long-awaited expansion into the Pacific Northwest is perfectly complemented by the acquisition of Leith Anderson, a solid well-respected professional."
Thanks to Leith’s addition in the Pacific Northwest, FreshSource has now secured itself as a complete West Coast broker.