Salinas, CA – D’Arrigo California is excited to announce and welcome Maya Capurro as a Sales Assistant and Morgan Tinari as a Marketing and Culinary Assistant.
Maya graduated from California Polytechnic State University in just 3 years. She majored in Agribusiness Management and as a student was active in the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA), Food Distribution Research Society (FDRS) and was an Agribusiness Management Club officer. Prior to joining D’Arrigo California, Maya worked as a peer advisor to the Agribusiness Department at Cal Poly and served as a sales coordinator intern at Driscoll’s.
“We are pleased to have Maya join our sales team as she brings an energetic approach to our fast paced environment,” stated John Scherpinski, Director of Sales at D’Arrigo California. “Maya is young, smart and diligent with her work which makes her a stellar addition to the team. She is a go-getter that is eager to learn and contribute to the bottom line.”
At D’Arrigo California, Maya will be responsible for sales order data entry, customer service on the phones, collection of outstanding sales balances and interaction with customers at tradeshows.
“I enjoy working with a progressive sales team and a fast paced environment that challenges me daily. I value how D’Arrigo California is committed to growing, packing and shipping quality fruits and vegetables year round. The company prides itself on tight Andy Boy produce specs and I respect their high standards. I look forward to learning and contributing to the sales team and honing my customer service and data entry skills,” stated Maya.
Morgan is a graduate of St. John’s University located in New York where she majored in marketing at the Peter J. Tobin School of Business. At St. John’s, Morgan played soccer (NCAA Division 1) and had a very successful scholar and athletic career during her college experience. Most recently, Morgan was a social media associate at SLMD Skincare. She was responsible for the creative direction for SLMD’s social media platforms. Morgan also assisted with event planning and influencer outreach.
At D’Arrigo California, Morgan will be responsible to create, post content, videos and images on the Andy Boy and Eat Broccoli Rabe social media channels. She will assist with tradeshow logistics, event planning and influencer relations to augment the culinary recipes and videos on the Andy Boy website.
“I was motivated to join D’Arrigo California because of the company’s iconic Andy Boy label that stands for top quality and consistency,” stated Morgan. “I am delighted to be part of a multi-faceted produce company that will be celebrating 100 years of business in 2020 as a family of companies (which include their sister companies, D’Arrigo Massachusetts and D’Arrigo New York). It’s an exciting time to work for a 3rd generation family owned company and market their cross dock, consolidation, solar farming and most importantly their fresh fruit and vegetable commodities to inspire a healthy lifestyle.”
“Morgan’s savvy marketing skills will drive the content, image creation and design for the array of Andy Boy products we grow, pack and ship year round,” stated Claudia Pizarro-Villalobos, D’Arrigo California Director of Marketing and Culinary. “Her in depth marketing knowledge, coupled with her creative and collaborative nature will complement our marketing department and growing commodities.”
We invite you to stop by our PMA Booth #2069 to meet Maya and Morgan.
About D’Arrigo California
From the day the company was founded in 1920 by Stefano and Andrea D’Arrigo, two immigrant brothers from Messina, Sicily, innovation has been its hallmark. D’Arrigo California provides customers with excellent service in everything from seed research and development, food safety and sustainability, to entirely new approaches to packaging, harvesting and shipping. D’Arrigo California not only grows, harvests and packs conventional and organic products, but also provides services that include cross dock, consolidation, custom growing and commercial cooling programs.
Visit our Andy Boy website to get delicious and nutritious recipes and find out ‘What’s New’ at D’Arrigo California.