Kathy Stephenson Named Marketing Communications Director for Pear Bureau Northwest

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Thu. November 6th, 2014 - by Christofer Oberst

PORTLAND, OR – Pear Bureau Northwest has hired Kathy Stephenson as the company’s Marketing Communications Director.

“I feel I have found the perfect niche: marrying my passion for marketing communications and fresh produce and agriculture. This is an exciting time to champion a message about healthy eating with the growing awareness that our diet impacts our well being. The Pear Bureau programs are innovative and refreshing, and I feel privileged to join this well organized and hard working team,” Kathy said.

According to a press release, she brings over 25 years of food experience in marketing communications and product development to the Pear Bureau Northwest team.

Kevin Moffitt, President and CEO, Pear Bureau NorthwestKevin Moffitt, Pear Bureau Northwest President and CEO said, “We are very pleased to have Kathy join our team. Her experience will move us forward with our promotions at retail as well as our PR and advertising aimed to increase consumer awareness and consumption of fresh pears.”

Most recently, Kathy provided marketing and advertising management support to Oregon Fruit Products LLC and Brucepac Inc. along with other clients.  She has an MBA from UC Berkeley in Berkeley, CA and a B.S. in Food Science Technology from Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR.

Congratulations on this new position, Kathy!

Pear Bureau Northwest