Center For Growing Talent to Honor Dick Spezzano as Jay Pack Cultivating our Future Award Winner

Center for Growing Talent (CGT) will recognize Dick Spezzano, president of Spezzano Consulting Service and longtime CGT volunteer as the winner of the Jay Pack Cultivating our Future Award. The award will be presented on Wednesday, October 16 at the CGT Contributor & Volunteer Reception, an invitation-only event from 4:30-6:00p.m.

Center for Growing Talent Will Honor Industry Legend Dr. Frieda Rapoport Caplan as Women’s Catalyst Award Winner

The award will be presented during the sold-out Women’s Fresh Perspectives Breakfast on Saturday, October 19th in Anaheim, California during the Fresh Summit Convention & Expo and will be presented by last year’s winner, Dawn Gray of Dawn Gray Global Consulting.

Jan DeLyser to Moderate Discussion with Queen Latifah at CGT Women’s Fresh Perspectives Leadership Breakfast

September 24, 2019 Produce Marketing Association

Center for Growing Talent (CGT) has announced that Jan DeLyser, vice president marketing for the California Avocado Commission will moderate the discussion with this year’s Women’s Fresh Perspectives (WFP) Leadership Breakfast keynote speaker, Queen Latifah, as part of the Fresh Summit programming.

PMA and CGT Volunteers are Cornerstones of Industry Advancement

This year, more than 640 member-volunteers shared their knowledge, time and talents to help Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and Center for Growing Talent (CGT) achieve their respective visions to grow a healthier world and help the produce and floral industry attract, develop, and retain talent.

PMA Names New CGT Executive Director

The Produce Marketing Association and Center for Growing Talent have named Doug Bohr as the charitable organization’s next Executive Director. Bohr will join Center for Growing Talent (CGT) March 20, 2019 as longtime leader, Margi Prueitt, retires after 9 years at the helm.