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Katie Wallace joins Market Fresh Produce

Market Fresh Produce announced the addition of Katie Wallace to its business development team, reporting to Steve Ford, director of business development.

"I’m excited to have a person with Katie’s background to help in our business development team," Market Fresh’s Mike Kemp said in a press release.kwallace-photo

Ms. Wallace graduated from the University of Arkansas with a bachelor’s degree in food, human nutrition and hospitality with a concentration on dietetics.

"Market Fresh Produce continues to grow nationally, through new retail and foodservice customers, but also through our five year strategic acquisition plan,” Owner Steve Phipps said in the press release.

Ms. Wallace, who starts at Market Fresh May 20, is one of several positions Market Fresh plans on filling over the next 45 days.

“It’s an exciting and busy time around our office,” said Mr. Kemp. “Halfway through this fiscal year and we are on track for an eighth straight year of consecutive growth.”