Who We Are

Our team combines passion, industry experience and a profound appreciation for helping our clients achieve and reach their growth goals. Our merchandising team is experienced across multiple product categories and is proficient at developing planograms, stocking/staging product, UPC tags and installing POP signs. They are efficient and detailed oriented with tear-down and setup of all grocery merchandising. We take great pride in producing timely results and ROI.

FreshSource North

Scot Olson, President North / Northwest Division


Scot started his Produce Career at Albertsons Northern CA where he spent over 15 years working as a Produce Manager, Quality Assurance Inspector and Produce Buyer. Since joining Grocery Outlet Inc. in 2002, Scot has been instrumental in helping create and develop the Produce, Floral and Meat programs.

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Jon Perez, Director of Retail


Jon Perez’s bio coming soon.

Tiffany Stornetta, Business Development Manager, North


Tiffany comes to us from Apio Inc in Guadalupe Ca. She recently relocated to Sacramento County after spending the past 11 years in San Luis Obispo.

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Kyle Cecil, Administrative Assistant


Kyle Cecil’s bio coming soon.

Kelly Leavy, Retail Field Merchandiser & Sales Representative


Kelly Leavy’s bio coming soon.

Irene Martinez, Retail Field Merchandiser & Sales Representative


Irene‎ worked‎ five‎ years‎ as‎ a‎ territory‎ manager‎ for‎ DSD‎ Merchandisers‎ Inc‎.,‎ which‎ services‎ bulk‎ foods‎ for‎ Safeway‎ across‎ 200+‎ stores‎ across‎ Northern‎ California.‎ ‎

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Dara Wood, Retail Field Merchandiser & Sales Representative


Dara was with Advantage Solutions for 15 years where she learned the grocery business inside and out. She learned that this business is fluid and vast which allows room for changes and new ideas.

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Alesia Bandini, Retail Field Merchandiser & Sales Representative


Alesia Bandini bio coming soon.


Scott Haviland, Retail Field Merchandiser & Sales Representative


Scott Haviland bio coming soon.


Cynthia Johnson, Retail Field Merchandiser & Sales Representative


As a leader within the grocery industry, Cynthia pride herself on hard work, team building and the “customer comes first” method of operations. Having over 30+ years experiencing grocer merges, international food and wine, conventional, organic and raw trade.

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Jesus Valley, Retail Field Merchandiser & Sales Representative


Jesus Valley’s bio coming soon.

FreshSource

Robert Thompson, Founder


Robert Thompson is the Founder of FreshSource, LLC. His passion for helping brands grow and flourish is the driving force for why he started this business.

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Dave Juarez, National Director of Retail


David Juarez is the National Director of Retail for FreshSource. He earned his degree in Business/Management from the University of Pheonix and has been in the food industry for over 27 years.

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Natalie Machado, National Director of Marketing


Natalie Junqueiro Machado is the National Director of Marketing for FreshSource. She graduated from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo in 2008.

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Brett Foulds, Business Development Manager FreshSource South


Brett Foulds is the Business Development Manager for FreshSource, LLC South.  He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Administration from UNLV in 2002.  He has worked in the produce industry since 2011.  

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Athena Thompson, Administrative Assistant


Athena Thompson’s bio coming soon.

Stewart Thompson, Marketing Assistant & I.T. Support


Stewart Thompson’s bio coming soon.

Sienna Wesner, Marketing & Retail Support


Sienna Wesner’s bio coming soon.

Clarissa Thompson, Administrative Assistant


Sienna Wesner’s bio coming soon.

Dan Addiego, Category Data Analyst & Schematic Support


Dan started his career with Safeway, where he was part of the regional planning and category management teams at their corporate office. He was responsible for building the weekly ads across multiple divisions, optimizing product selection for value added categories, and was part of a team that reinvented the bulk foods category.

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FreshSource PNW


Scot Olson, President North / Northwest Divisions


Scot Olson’s bio coming soon.


Chris Powell, Retail Sales & Merchandising Manager, Washington


Chris brings an extensive background in CPG Retail, Foodservice, and Perishable Food Manufacturing with 20 years of experience including Albertson’s, US Foods, and most recently with Taylor Farms/Real Foods Northwest.

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Kenneth Pierce, Retail Merchandiser, Southern Oregon


Ken is a seasoned grocery professional with 30+ years of experience in CPG Retail, Club/Drug/Mass, Brokerage, Dairy and DSD Bakery sales including Wonder Bread/Hostess, Select Sales, and most recently with Crossmark on the Land O’Lakes and Johnson & Johnson Teams.

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Mat Macdonald, Retail Field Merchandiser & Sales Representative


Mat has over a decade of experience in the service industry in various roles from lead bartender to upper management where he devoted his time to delivering exceptional customer care and excellent management.

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Corbin Eagle, Retail Field Merchandiser & Sales Representative


Corbin worked in retail produce for independent Rosauers Supermarkets for the past 12 years with the last 3 being produce manager. He wanted to bring his knowledge of the business and move into a similar field while still dealing with retail stores in a different capacity.

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FreshSource South


Mike Casazza, President South/ Southwest Divisions


Mike has more than 25 years of executive experience in sales and marketing of Tropical Fruit, Commodity Vegetables, and all lines of Value Added produce through retail, foodservice, club and wholesale formats throughout North America.

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Nader Barooshan, Director of Retail South


Nader Borooshan is the Director of Retail South for FreshSource. Nader has 25 years of retail experience with various reputable companies such as Frito Lay, Haagen Daz Ice Cream Company, and Nestle Ice Cream division.

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Shannon Dambach, Director of Retail Sales


Shannon Dambach is the Lead Retail Manager for FreshSource. Shannon has 20 years of experience specific to produce and natural foods.general-button-ReadMore-25h

Mikaela San Chéz, Merchandiser-FreshSource South


Mikaela San Chéz is a Merchandiser in the Southern division. She has a background in merchandising for fine designer fragrances and enthusiastically made the transition to produce- a world of health, creativity and customer service that truly allows her to bring her best assets to serving her community.

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Jennifer Zendejas, Sales Support South


Jennifer Zendejas’ bio coming soon.

Gerrie Pompa, In-House Sales Support Albertsons, Vons & Pavilions


Gerrie Pomp’ bio coming soon.

Josephine Thome, In-House Sales Support Ralphs and Food 4 Less


Josephine worked as a courtroom clerk in Orange and Riverside County Superior Courts for over 15 years’ experience, as she maintained court records, read verdicts in open court, swore in witnesses, and assisted the judge and lawyers in the courtroom.

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Nekeshia Neblett, In-House Sales Support Albertsons, Vons & Pavilions


Nekeshia has been a Department Specialist for almost 2 years at the Albertsons office, starting out in grocery and produce deparment the last year. She has gained a ton of knowledge for the produce field with access to the in-house systems.

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Lisa Juarez, Business Development Manager Dairy, Deli & Bakery Division


Lisa Juarez has been in for Food Industry for 23 years managing several brands in Grocery, Frozen, Dairy, & Deli categories. She has worked for Bromar, Zacky Farms, Nestle Ice Cream Co., Bar-S Foods, & Cacique Inc. in her career.

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Ryan Driscoll, Business Development Manager Dairy, Deli & Bakery Division


Ryan Driscoll’s bio coming soon.

Kaelin Groon, Retail Field Merchandiser & Sales Representative


Kaelin Groon’s bio coming soon.

Brandon Serna, Retail Field Merchandiser & Sales Representative


Brandon Serna’s bio coming soon.

Raquel Vichez, Retail Field Merchandiser & Sales Representative


Raquel Vichez’s bio coming soon.

Roderick Hollaway, Retail Field Merchandiser & Sales Representative


Roderick Hollaway’s bio coming soon.

Robert Gortarez, Retail Field Merchandiser & Sales Representative


Robert Gortarez bio coming soon.

Hanna Borooshan, Retail Field Merchandiser & Sales Representative


Hanna Borooshan is currently a 2nd year student attending Citrus College in Glendora where she is completing her AS in Kinesiology and obtaining a personal training certification through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

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Manual Juarez, Merchandiser


Manual Juarez is a Merchandiser. He has been in Customer Service/Sales Management for over 25 years with Delta Airlines, National Car Rental, and General Electric.

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FreshSource Arizona


Mike Casazza, President South/ Southwest Divisions


Mike Casazza’s bio coming soon.

Hector Puchi, Director of Sales


Hector was first involved in the grocery business as a young boy, needing to stand on a milk crate, in order to bag groceries at his family’s business. That was the impetus, which resulted in a life-long career in the food industry, including retail management, sales, distribution, and brokering.

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Joseph Grana, Retail Field Manager and Sales Representative


Joseph was born and raised in California where he attended college in San Jose. He left San Jose early to pursue a career as a Professional golfer. Where he ended up spending over 20 years in the Golf Industry as a player, instructor and finally as the Director of Golf.

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