Monterey Mushrooms Names Gini Richards as Sales Team Member; Leslie Harden Comments
WATSONVILLE, CA - Monterey Mushrooms is tapping an industry leader with regional expertise and impressive business acumen. In its latest announcement, the mushroom supplier announced Gini Richards has joined its sales team. In this newly appointed role, Richards will be responsible for the sales of Baby Bellas, Portabellas, and white mushrooms grown, packed, and shipped from the company’s farm in Zellwood, Florida.
“I am very excited to be joining a company that promotes the long-term sustainability of our environment and has some of the highest quality standards in the industry,” noted Richards of her new role. “Mushrooms are growing in popularity as one of the most versatile items in the produce.”
Richards has over 18 years of account management expertise, as well as strong experience in the Florida and Puerto Rico markets, having previously served as the Strategic Account Manager for those regions at Sunkist Growers. According to a press release, Richards will manage fresh mushroom sales for both retail and foodservice business in the Southeast region.
Currently, Richards lives in the greater Orlando area, growing up in Central Florida and graduating from the University of Central Florida.
“Gini navigates easily in the fast-paced produce industry. Her sense of urgency is a natural fit for providing our best-in-class service to customers,” commented Leslie Harden, the company’s Sales Director.
Congratulations to Gini Richards for her new spot on the Monterey Mushrooms sales team! We wish you all the best in this next endeavor!