J&J Family of Farms Appoints Tom Travers as COO
LOXAHATCHEE, FL - In the next step to expand the company’s leadership team, J&J Family of Farms has appointed industry veteran Tom Travers as its new Chief Operating Officer. Appointed on June 15, Travers is now responsible for overseeing operations, sourcing, sales, and transportation and will have full P&L.
“I am very excited to have this opportunity to leverage my experience in the produce industry to support the growth of J&J,” Travers said. “J&J has shown a commitment for future growth and I look forward to working with the entire team as we continue to grow and enhance the reputation of J&J Family of Farms as a premier grower and shipper of high-quality produce.”
According to a press release, Travers brings to J&J a strong resume of produce experience, including his most recent role as the Vice President and General Manager of Harvest Sensations. Travers has also worked as Director of Operations for Cabbage, Inc., General Manager for Eastern Propak, and Director of Operations for Southern Specialties during his time in the produce industry.
“We are fortunate to have someone with Tom’s leadership abilities and experience join our team,” said Lynn Rundle, J&J Family of Farms Chairman of the Board. “Tom Travers is not only a seasoned veteran, he is also a proven and respected leader with exceptional strengths in building teams and driving results.”
Apart from his work in the produce industry, Travers is a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Along with his wife, Cheryl, Travers resides in South Florida with their three children.