Blake Belknap and Blaine Markley Promoted at Rainier Fruit
SELAH, WA - Rainier Fruit Company recently announced the promotion of Blake Belknap to Vice President of Sales and Blaine Markley to Director of Domestic Sales.
“I’m blessed to work with an amazing team, and in this new role, I’m looking forward to working with them to ride the rapids of tomorrow’s ag industry,” stated Belkap.
According to a press release, Belknap has been with Rainier for 22 years, during which he rose to become the Director of Sales. In his time with the company, Belknap has become an invaluable source of knowledge and a leader on the sales team.
“We are fortunate to have great leaders like Blake making a difference on our team,” commented Andy Tudor, Vice President of Business Development. “He brings years of experience and wisdom to this new role.”
Markley has been with the company for seven years, starting out in the appointment scheduling department and progressing to the Domestic and Export Sales team before her recent promotion.
“I'm most looking forward to further engaging in the development of the company's culture,” Markley said. “Hopefully from this new vantage point, I'll be able to help shape the growth of others as I continue to look for ways to keep growing as an individual. Of course, my ultimate goal is to be a positive impact that grows the company as a whole.”
Mark Zirkle, CEO, added, “It’s impressive to see the impact that Blaine has had at our company in just seven years. She brings drive and determination to the Director of Domestic Sales role, and we’re all excited to see how she will continue to excel.”
Congratulations to Blake and Blaine from all of us here at AndNowUKnow!