PRO*ACT & Distributor News

Jul 6, 2022
PRO*ACT WELCOMES LAURA FRANK BARNARD AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Monterey, CA, JULY 6, 2022 – North America’s leading distributor of fresh produce PRO*ACT USA, a Strategic Sourcing International Company is pleased to announce the addition of Laura Frank Barnard, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to the team.  In her role as CFO, Laura will provide financial stewardship of company assets while aligning business and finance…
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Jun 1, 2022
PRO*ACT WELCOMES WILLIAM FOSTER AS VICE PRESIDENT OF TECHNOLOGY

Monterey, CA, May 18, 2022 – North America’s leading distributor of fresh produce PRO*ACT is excited to announce William Foster as their new Vice President of Technology. “William will be a great addition to the PRO*ACT Team. William’s experience, skillset, and proven leadership qualities will assure our partners that PRO*ACT continues to lead the industry…
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Apr 8, 2022
SSi, LLC EXCITED ABOUT INDUSTRY GROWTH POTENTIAL

Monterey, CA, April 6, 2022 – Strategic Sourcing International, LLC (SSI), a Delaware Corporation announces that it has secured funding for future investments in all facets of the produce supply chain. Established with the intent to create a synergistic alignment within its portfolio of companies, SSI is the parent company of PRO*ACT LLC with minority…
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Jan 5, 2022
PRO*ACT WELCOMES KIM SNYDER AS NEW SENIOR MANAGER OF FOOD SAFETY

Monterey, CA (January 5, 2022) – North America’s leading distributor of fresh produce PRO*ACT welcomes Kim Snyder as its new Senior Manager of Food Safety. Kim brings more than two decades of experience in food safety and quality management, working with commodities as varied as spices, mushrooms, cheese, milk, pasta, snacks, and juices.  A graduate of…
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Feb 15, 2021
PRO*ACT WELCOMES DAVE FRANZA AS NEW DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY

Monterey, CA – Produce distribution powerhouse PRO*ACT is excited to announce Dave Franza as their new Director of Technology. “We’ve been looking for someone who can accelerate our vision to simplify the complexities of produce procurement and distribution through leveraging emerging technologies across the supply chain,” shared CEO Chip Walker. “Dave’s leadership as the IT and…
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Aug 18, 2020
PRO*ACT WELCOMES CHIP WALKER AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Monterey, CA – PRO*ACT’s Board of Directors is enthusiastic to announce H.O. “Chip” Walker III as their new President and CEO effective September 1, 2020. “After an exhaustive six-month search that included input from partners across our supply chain, we’re excited to hire someone uniquely situated to exceed the experience, qualities, and vision that we have…
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Apr 10, 2018
PRO*ACT Welcomes Produce Industry Veteran Jeff Oberman As Vice President Of Strategic Programs

MONTEREY, CA (April 2018) – Signaling a continued strategy of growth in alternative channels, PRO*ACT welcomes Jeff Oberman as Vice President of Strategic Programs. Oberman brings a vast array of produce industry leadership, including a 21-year tenure at United Fresh, where his talent for relationship development was recognized through a series of successive promotions, culminating…
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Feb 27, 2018
Stern Produce Wins Arizona Business Magazine Industry Leader Award

Congratulations to Stern Produce for winning the Arizona Business Magazine 2018 Industry Leaders of Arizona Award.  They were up against 5 other companies in the non-hospitality Food and Beverage category and they left the event the VICTOR! Click here to read the full article.


Feb 27, 2018
Produce Source Partners Wins Award & Partners with Sudano’s Produce

Great news as Produce Source Partners, has been awarded a 54-month DLA contract for fresh fruits and vegetables. Their customers will be the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Department of Agriculture schools. For more details see the media release via this link:  Produce Source Partners DLA Also announced today, Produce Source Partners and…
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Feb 26, 2018
Ten Greener Fields Together National Farm Partners Sign Ambitious Pledge To Reduce Waste To Landfill

Leading the industry in incorporating sustainability practices into processing operations MONTEREY, Calif. – February 26, 2018 – Greener Fields Together (GFT), in partnership with agriculture industry consultants Measure to Improve, LLC (MTI), is launching a new sustainability program to reduce waste across the supply chain. Ten of PRO*ACT’s top suppliers have already signed the Waste…
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