What’s the most rewarding aspect of your job?

Building relationships with our retail partners to provide the best assortment of specialty cheese for the consumers at the store level. Also, seeing innovation come to life from the development stages to getting the product on shelf to meet consumer demand.

What inspires your leadership approach?

Treat everyone with respect with a focus on achieving goals as a team; leading by example with a strong work ethic and a positive attitude; and always recognize achievements, offer honest feedback and be open to feedback you receive from others.

What do you value most about being a part of the grocery business?

People take pride in their cheese boards that they share with their friends and family, and we get to provide them with the finest cheeses from around the world to impress their company. There is nothing better than seeing someone pick up one of our items while grocery shopping.

Favorite food?

Pizza, tacos and, of course, cheese.