Pete's Hires Jeff Mendelsohn as Foodservice Sales Manager
- by Jenna Plasterer
CARPINTERIA, CA - In a wave of new hires sweeping across the industry, Pete’s is adding to the excitement with its announcement that Jeff Mendelsohn will serve as the new Foodservice Sales Manager. Mendelsohn adds 15 years of sales experience to the team that will help Pete’s grow this important category.
“After twelve years with Taylor Farms, I’m absolutely thrilled to take on a larger role with a smaller, upwardly mobile company like Pete’s,” said Mendelsohn. “During my career at Taylor Farms, I was fortunate to learn a great deal about the produce world from industry leading professionals and am eager to leverage my experience as well as the relationships I was able to cultivate as I embark on this new journey.”
In his new role at Pete’s, Mendelsohn will be responsible for managing existing foodservice accounts as well as helping to expand the channel by cultivating new relationships, according to a press release.
Prior to being brought on at Pete’s, Mendelsohn held the role of National Account Manager for Taylor Farms California. In his previous position, he was responsible for maintaining business development of large foodservice operators and distributors.
“As we continue to grow and expand as a company, it is imperative that we hire top candidates that have a proven track record in delivering,” said Brian Cook, CEO. “Given Jeff’s background, tenure, and success in his previous roles, I have no doubt that he is just the person to help take our foodservice business to the next level.”
As Jeff takes on his new role at Pete’s, AndNowUKnow looks forward to seeing what his experience will add to its team, and wish him luck in this new endeavor.