Tanimura & Antle Promotes Key Sales Team Members; Brian Antle Details



Tanimura & Antle Promotes Key Sales Team Members; Brian Antle Details


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SALINAS, CA - The promotion of three sales team members is at the forefront of Tanimura & Antle’s recent announcements, all of which play into the company’s strategic step toward building a strong network within its sales department.

First on the docket for promotions is Sybil Faulconbridge, who has been promoted to Director of National Sales.

Sybil Faulconbridge, Director of National Sales, Tanimura & Antle“I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to leverage my knowledge, experience, and leadership to help bolster Tanimura & Antle’s national retail presence,” said Faulconbridge. “We have a stellar team in place, and I am thrilled to be able to work with them daily to enhance our serviceability and provide value for our retail partners.”

A second-generation employee, Faulconbridge started her career with Tanimura & Antle as an intern in 2010. In 2011, she was promoted to Sales Manager to manage a national account and was then later promoted to VMI and Delivered Sales Manager in 2017. In her new role as Director of National Sales, Faulconbridge will oversee the national customer accounts and the sales team that supports them.

A series of recent promotions serve as a strategic step toward building a strong network within its sales department for Tanimura & Antle

Anthony Mazzuca was also promoted, now stepping into the role of Senior Director of Sales Strategy.

Anthony Mazzuca, Senior Director of Sales Strategy, Tanimura & Antle“Operational efficiencies, communication, collaboration, and innovation are critical to mutual success of Tanimura & Antle, our grower partners, and ultimately, our valued customers,” said Mazzuca. “Our customer partnerships continue to evolve and grow and require a deeper understanding of our shared and individual challenges. I am looking forward to continuing to work with our talented and experienced team of Product Managers in conjunction now with our transportation and analytics teams to maximize efficiencies for all of our partners. We’re excited for what the future holds!”

Mazzuca began his career with Tanimura & Antle back in 2004 and has since worked his way up. Starting as a Sales Assistant and later holding the roles of Sales Manager, Sales Service and Commodity Manager, Director of Product Management, and Senior Director of Product Management. In his new role, he will continue to oversee the product management team in addition to the transportation and analytics teams to streamline efficiencies and solutions.

Sybil Faulconbridge has been promoted to Director of National Sales, Anthony Mazzuca to Senior Director of Sales Strategy, and Thomas Wheelus to Director of Foodservice

Last but not least, Thomas Wheelus was promoted to Director of Foodservice.

Thomas Wheelus, Director of Foodservice, Tanimura & Antle“I am excited for my new position and the opportunity to help lead and support our foodservice team here at Tanimura & Antle,” shared Wheelus. “It’s rewarding to work for a company that not only provides the category with an array of exceptional, premium, fresh produce items, but additionally seeks creative, innovative solutions to help alleviate supply chain and labor challenges throughout the industry.”

Wheelus started with Tanimura & Antle in July of 2021 and has continued to demonstrate leadership and success with his customer accounts since joining the team. Prior to Tanimura & Antle, Wheelus built his career and experience in fresh produce sales with companies such as Custom Produce Sales, Mann Packing, and Taylor Farms. In his new role, he will oversee the foodservice sales team and customers.

Brian Antle, Executive Vice President of Sales, Tanimura & Antle“It’s been a great year being back at Tanimura & Antle working alongside our sales team. I’m proud of the commitment and grit this team has demonstrated over the course of the past few years of continual industry challenges,” said Brian Antle, Executive Vice President of Sales. “These promotions will allow us to refine and focus on specific unique needs for our valued customers and support our sales team staff in tandem.”

Congratulations to all those promoted!

Tanimura & Antle



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