Progressive Produce Welcomes Industry Veterans to Citrus Team
- by Jordan Okumura
LOS ANGELES, CA - As Progressive Produce builds out its citrus team, it announced the hire of Christine Toy as Sales Manager and Seth Tillery as Grower Relations Manager.
“We are excited to have two experienced industry professionals joining the company,” stated Vice President of Sales, Cory Stahl, in a press release. “Christine and Seth are an excellent fit with Progressive’s core values. Their knowledge of the produce industry as well as organics will assist us to drive our straetgy forward. Both will be located in our new Visalia citrus office.”
With over 25 years of industry experience in citrus and grapes, Toy brings a wealth of knowledge to her new role. Her expertise in organics has enabled her to develop many categories and items while working closely to bring both knowledge and information to both the grower and retail/foodservice communities.
“Progressive Produce is well known for its innovative quality products, top-tier customer service, and a dedicated work force focused on pursuing excellence,” stated Toy. “I am very excited about this opportunity and using my experience in the industry to drive growth and sales for our customers.”
Tillery brings over 20 years of industry experience to Progressive Produce. Over his career, he has worked in every aspect of the supply chain. In his new role, Seth will be responsible for the communication, coordination, and development of the company’s grower partners along with added sales and account responsibility.
“I look forward to working with the dedicated growers and packers working closely with Progressive Produce. It will be my objective to drive customer satisfaction and growth for our citrus business,“ he explained.
Congratulations to Christina and Seth and to the entire Progressive Produce team!