Our Family

The culture of Pacific Coast Fruit Company is one that values the hardworking dedicated people who have put countless hours, effort, and enthusiasm into making our company feel more like a family. We are fortunate that our employees stay with us a long time because it is our collective experience and expertise that provides the greatest value to our customers.

Management & Operations

Emil Nemarnik, Co-Founder, 1928-2015
Kathleen Nemarnik, Co-Founder
David Nemarnik, Chief Executive Officer
Tom Brugato, President
Nancy Brugato, Vice President of Development
Ted Hendryx, Chief Operating Officer
Joe Hanson, Division President, Washington
Steve Hays, Vice President of Finance
Al Tong, Vice President of Operations
Dave Rothwell, Vice President of Prepared Foods
Kathleen Quandee, Vice President of Human Resources
Sara Thompson, Director of Procurement Programs
Bill LaMora, Director of Purchasing
Tim Simnitt, Director of Transportation
Liz Simich, Office Manager
Tam Vu, Director of Food Safety
Mike Trageser, Director of Quality
Brian Dood, Director of Information Services

Sales & Customer Service

Bob Meikle, Vice President of Retail Sales
Chris Farley, Director of Brokerage Sales
Paul Ornstein, Director of Foodservice
Jaynelle Nash, Director of Prepared Food Sales & Marketing
Diane Singer, Director of Wholesale & Organic Sales
Maggi Brooks, Director of Retail Sales
Mark Brooks, Foodservice Sales & Business Development Manager
Scott Schultz, Director of Organic Sales – Pacific Coast Trading Co
Jed Iverson, Customer Service Manager