As Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Brad oversees Sunsweet’s marketing, sales, procurement, logistics and planning efforts globally. Brad joined Sunsweet in 1999 and has held numerous positions within the organization. Sunsweet continues to expand its global footprint, including the construction and commissioning of a ‘future state’ production facility at their Santa Cruz, Chile site. This strategic initiative has been a primary focus for Brad and the company.
Brad is a graduate of the University of Arkansas and now resides in Northern California with his wife, Kris. Brad serves on the California Prune Board and Chairs the Marketing Committee.
Sunsweet Growers Inc, established in 1917, has more than 100 years of experience and heritage in producing the highest quality dried fruits. The California-based cooperative of 200+ grower/members is the worldwide leader in prunes and related products. Most recently, the product portfolio has been expanded to include a full line of ‘Feel Good’ dried fruit snacks and juices: all designed to fit today’s need for healthy and convenient food choices.