Ocean Mist® Farms Names Louis Rakoczy as Chief Finance Officer and Kevin Healy as Grower Relations Manager

Mon. June 14th, 2021 - by Lilian Diep

CASTROVILLE, CA - Two new leaders in one day? We’ve been blessed by the fresh produce gods. Ocean Mist® Farms announced both a new Chief Financial Officer, Louis Rakoczy, and a new Grower Relations Manager, Kevin Healy.

Louis Rakoczy, Chief Financial Officer, Ocean Mist® FarmsPrior to joining Ocean Mist Farms, Rakoczy spent 25 years in finance and was previously Senior Vice President of Finance with Curation Foods/Landec Corp.

In his role as Ocean Mist’s CFO, Rakoczy will oversee the accounting, finance, and information technology departments, which include risk management and tax/audit practices.

Joe Pezzini, Outgoing President and Chief Executive Officer, Ocean Mist® Farms“We are glad to have Louis join our team in this key role,” said Joe Pezzini, Outgoing Chief Executive Officer and President. “We look forward to the experience Louis brings to this role and the impact he will make for the company.”

Rakoczy graduated with a degree in Math and Operations Research with a Specialization in Computing from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Ocean Mist® Farms announced a new Chief Financial Officer, Louis Rakoczy, and a new Grower Relations Manager, Kevin Healy

As Rakoczy takes on his new role, Kevin Healy will also step into his new position as Grower Relations Manager.

Kevin Healy, Grower Relations Manager, Ocean Mist® FarmsIn this role, Kevin Healy will be responsible for emerging and cultivating relationships with the company’s grower partner community. Prior to his new position, Healy was the Vice President of Operations for Sambrailo Packaging.

For over 25 years, Healy has been involved in agri-business. He earned his Master of Science degree in Agriculture, with a specialization in Crop Science from Cal Poly.

Paul Scheid, Vice President of Production, Ocean Mist® Farms“With Kevin’s prior experience and years in the industry at hand, we know his impact as Grower Relations Manager will be instrumental to Ocean Mist Farms' future success,” added Paul Scheid, Vice President of Production.

Congratulations to both Louis Rakoczy and Kevin Healy on their new positions! We can’t wait to see what future growth is in store for Ocean Mist Farms.

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