J&J Family of Farms Appoints Mark Konstan As Director of Grower Development, Western Division
- by Jessica Donnel
WESTLAKE, FL – Looking to grow its western footprint, J&J Family of Farms has hired Mark Konstan. A proven leader in the produce industry and recent hire, Konstan will take on its Director of Grower Development, Western Division, role.
“I look forward to taking on this role, and contributing to the western growth of J&J,” said Konstan in a press release. “I want to continue building great relationships with our current Mexican grower partners and expand our family of farms in the West.”
The produce veteran brings more than 34 years of industry experience and 26 years of experience with national fresh produce companies. For over 20 years, Mark worked at The Produce Exchange where he gained significant experience working with growers and helping them develop their programs to increase volume and quality of their commodities. After working with growers and customers across the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Europe, Mark has in depth knowledge and experience of the vegetable category.
“We are excited to have Mark on board at J&J,” said David Guzi, Senior VP of Sales, who Mark will report directly to. “He is an integral part in growing our distribution in Nogales, Arizona, and McAllen, Texas, by continuing to recruit and develop new growers in Mexico.”
In his spare time, Mark enjoys many outdoor activities such as hunting and fishing with his friends and family, and is an active member of his church, where he gives back to his local community.
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