Chris Coffman Joins J&J Family of Farms as President and Chief Operating Officer
LOXAHATCHEE, FL - J&J Family of Farms is welcoming former Harvest Sensations President Chris Coffman as the company’s new President and Chief Operating Officer.
The 24 year produce industry veteran will be responsible for overseeing all J&J operation locations in Florida, Georgia, Arizona, Tennessee, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic, according to a press release. He will also be instrumental in executing the company’s plans for further growth and expansion.
“We have reached a critical time in the growth of organization that required regular operational oversight and we are excited to have Chris on board,” said Chris Erneston, CEO. “Chris’ previous experience helps him understand the challenges and opportunities of our business model and with him at the helm, I can focus my energies on business development and the continued strategic relationship building that will propel our farming operations.”
Coffman was also the CEO of Made In Nature and Sunsweet Fresh, holdings of Delicious Foods. Earlier in his career, he held positions at Del Monte and Apio Inc.
Sharing his excitement about the opportunity, Coffman said, “I am humbled by the opportunity to lead the team at J&J Family of Farms. The Erneston Family has assembled some of the best professionals in the industry and they are committed to growing a business rooted in their values of integrity, quality, and service. It is those values that drew me to this company and will set the pace for our future success that will be a measure of greatness beyond that of the industry standard.”
Congratulations on joining J&J Family of Farms, Chris!