Gini Richards joins the Monterey Mushrooms sales team. She brings more than 18 years of account management experience. Richards is no stranger to the Florida and Puerto Rico markets where she previously served as the strategic account manager at Sunkist Growers for those regions. Richards will manage fresh mushroom sales for both retail and foodservice businesses in the Southeast region.
Richards is responsible for the sales of Baby Bellas, Portabellas and White mushrooms grown, packed and shipped from its farm in Zellwood, Florida.
“Gini navigates easily in the fast-paced produce industry. Her sense of urgency is a natural fit for providing service to customers,” said Leslie Harden, sales director.
“I am very excited to join a company that promotes the long-term sustainability of our environment and has some of the highest quality standards in the industry,” said Richards. “Mushrooms are growing in popularity as one of the most versatile items in produce.”
Richards grew up in Central Florida and graduated from the University of Central Florida. She lives in the greater Orlando area.