Contributor Corner

Learn from our contributors about their experiences in our industry and how they best utilize our offerings to support their people and grow their businesses.

Tatiana Perez, General Manager, Temkin International

Corporate Partner at the $2,500 - $4,999 level

We asked Tatiana how she got started working in the industry, her preferred leadership style and why she and Temkin are involved with our work.

Read what Tatiana had to say.
Max Yeater Pro Act

Max Yeater, CEO, PRO*ACT

Corporate Partner at the $10,000 - $24,999 level

We asked Max about his career path and his leadership philosophy. Read what he had to say about the single most important thing he does every day, the most important lesson he learned, how he started his career in produce and why CGTbyPMA plays a critical role in their talent development initiatives.

Read what Max had to say.
Abby Prior VP Business Development, BrightFarms

Abby Prior, VP Business Development, Bright Farms

Corporate Partner

We asked Abby about what drew her to the food industry – and what keeps her engaged in it. Read the advice she has for a young professional in the produce field and how to have an enduring career with greater responsibility over time.

Read what Abby had to say.
Kent Shoemaker

Kent Shoemaker, CEO, Lipman Family Farms

Corporate Partner at the $10,000 - $24,999 level

We asked Kent about great mentors and what they taught him. Read what he learned from his toughest boss, his most challenging employee and the most important piece of advice he shares with his mentee.

Read what Kent had to say.