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Harold Edwards
Harold S. Edwards
President & CEO
Mr. Edwards has served as a director of the company since 2009. Mr. Edwards has been the president and chief executive officer of the company since November 2004. Previously, Mr. Edwards was the president of Puritan Medical Products, a division of Airgas Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Edwards held management positions with Fisher Scientific International, Inc., Cargill, Inc., Agribrands International and the Ralston Purina Company. Mr. Edwards is currently a member of the board of directors of Compass Group Diversified Holdings LLC, a NASDAQ listed company and Calavo Growers, Inc., also a NASDAQ listed company. Mr. Edwards is a graduate of Lewis and Clark College and The American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird) where he earned a Masters of Business Administration.
    Harold Edwards
    Mark Palamountain
    Mark Palamountain
    CFO

    Mr. Palamountain has served as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Corporate Secretary since January 2018. Mr. Palamountain previously served the Company as Senior Director of Agricultural Operations, from 2014 to 2017, and as Director of Business Development and Business Integration, from 2012 to 2014. Previously, Mr. Palamountain was CEO of Perpetual Power LLC, a leading solar integration company specializing in finance and product technology that he founded in 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Palamountain served as a Managing Director, Head of Nasdaq trading for Broadpoint Securities beginning in 2003.  Between 2001 and 2003, Mr. Palamountain was Principal at Thomas Weisel Partners and from 1997 to 2001, he was a trader at JPMorgan Chase.  Mr. Palamountain is a graduate of University of Colorado at Boulder, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.

      Mark Palamountain
      Alex Teague
      Alex M. Teague
      Senior Vice President
      Mr. Teague has served as senior vice president of the company since 2004. Mr. Teague previously served the Company as vice president of agribusiness, from 2004 to 2005. Mr. Teague is currently a member of the board of directors of Ventura County Workforce Investment Board, Ventura County Community Foundation, Farm Worker Housing, Salinas Land Company and California Orchard Company. Mr. Teague is a graduate of University of Pacific, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Administration.




       
        Alex Teague