Titan Farms Expands In-House Sales Team, Welcomes Sandra White and Michael Lacey
- by Jordan Okumura
RIDGE SPRING, SC – Titan Farms has announced the addition of two new sales members as the company expands its force just in time for the start of South Carolina’s peach season. With 27 years of combined experience, Sandra White and Michael Lacey have joined Titan Farms as Account Sales Managers.
“Sandra and Michael each bring broad experience to our team, having worked with both wholesale and retail accounts, as well as having worked alongside growers,” said Daryl Johnston, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, in a press release. “They are already great fits to our team and we know they will help us take our business to the next level.”
Sandra White brings 11 years in the industry to the Titan Farms team. Most recently, White managed the berry and carrot programs at Curry & Company as the Senior Sales Account Manager. In this position, White increased sales by over 50 percent.
White possesses a Food and Resource Economics degree from the University of Florida, where she specialized in agricultural business. White’s industry beginnings originated at Del Monte Fresh, and then Brooks Tropicals where she became a sales representative.
Michael Lacey is a 16-year veteran of the fresh produce business, and possesses twice the amount of experience in the food and beverage industry. Lacey entered produce with Pinecrest Farms as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, and has also worked for Coosemans Worldwide and Tomato Thyme. Lacey is an alumni of The Dale Carnegie Management Course, and Marriott’s Impact to Leadership program.
Most recently, Lacey worked as the National Director of Business Development at Market Fresh Produce. In this position, Lacey developed and put into action a program to grow the brand at a retail level, while also cultivating customer relationships.
White has joined the Titan Farms’ headquarters in Ridge Spring, SC, from Salem, OR. Lacey relocated from Tampa, FL, to join the Lexington, SC, office.
Congratulations to both new members, and AndNowUKnow will continue to cover new hirings and team expansions in the industry.