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Monterey Mushrooms hires Brian Jenny as VP of sales and business development

jenBrian Jenny has joined Monterey Mushrooms as vice president of sales and business development. Jenny is replacing Mike O’Brien, who retired after six years with the company.

Jenny previously worked for Monterey Mushrooms as an account manager and director of sales in the East region. He was most recently the director of business development and the vice president and general manager of the value-added business at Naturipe Farms.  He also spent time at Naturally Fresh.

Jenny is a graduate of Clemson University with a degree in agricultural and applied economics.  He is a graduate of the United Fresh Leadership Class of 2017 and is a past member of the United Fresh Leadership Alumni Board and the United Fresh board of directors. He is also active in PMA, SEPC and other trade associations.

“While it’s hard to see Mike go, we know our customers and team are in good hands with Brian," said Shah Kazemi, president and chief executive officer. "We are thrilled to have him back part of the Monterey family and look forward to the additional talent he brings to our management team.”

Jenny lives in the greater Atlanta area with his wife and two daughters.

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