D’Arrigo CA Welcomes New Hires Cody Ramsey and Shannon Aliotti
- by Melissa De Leon
SALINAS, CA - Growth is on the horizon for D’Arrigo California, including the addition of two members to its team. The company announced it is proud to welcome Cody Ramsey as the Foodservice Manager and Shannon Aliotti as a Sales Representative.
“I am excited to work for such a progressive and dynamic family-owned produce company that has close to 100 years of being a titan in the produce industry as a grower, packer, and shipper of quality Andy Boy products,” Cody said. “D’Arrigo CA has really expanded their foodservice portfolio to include custom growing, organics and key services such as cross dock, consolidation, and commercial cooling giving them the competitive edge to be a one-stop shop year-round.”
The new Foodservice Manager brings extensive knowledge of project development and management to the table, according to a press release. Before joining D’Arrigo CA, he worked with Mann Packing for ten years, during which he directed sales and business efforts, specifically targeting the foodservice sector.
“We are thrilled to have Cody on board, he will bring a fresh perspective and approach to our sales office,” stated Dave Martinez, VP of Sales. “Cody has demonstrated an ability to harvest the limitless opportunities the industry has to offer and provide incredible insights to customer engagement and relationships.”
Director of Sales, John Scherpinski, noted that the company is expanding and enhancing its foodservice operations to better serve its valued customers.
“Cody’s leadership will help to elevate our service levels, attain our short and long-term business goals and build the overall category. Cody is unique in that he is well versed in strategic foodservice initiatives to manage customer relationships. His professional demeanor and expertise are great additions to our management team and our future business growth plans,” he concluded.
Shannon comes to D’Arrigo CA with 13 years of experience working in the sales sector, most recently having been a sales representative and commodity manager at NewStar Fresh Foods.
“I was attracted to join D’Arrigo CA because of the company’s respected and well known Andy Boy label that stands for top quality and consistency,” Shannon commented. “I am delighted to be part of such a sustainable and socially conscious produce company whose business portfolio expands from farming to solar panels, mechanical harvesting and more.”
At D’Arrigo CA, she will lead communication and execution of the day-to-day functions for several foodservice accounts.
“Shannon’s knowledge of produce coupled with her passion to find ways to enhance our daily sales execution will be an asset to our team,” John said on her joining the team. “Her depth of experience, knowledge, and communication skills will complement our growing team.”
Congratulations to D’Arrigo California and to its two newest team members!