Joe Murphy, Owner/ President Fresh HorizonsPrior to founding Fresh Horizons, Joe Murphy served as the Director of Produce for US Foodservice, the nation’s second largest foodservice distributor. He was responsible for operations, procurement, brand development, sales, marketing and quality assurance for sixty-eight divisions nationally having a $850,000,000 annual spend. Murphy has served on several boards including the Produce Marketing Association (PMA), Produce for Better Health (PBH), United Fresh, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Advisory Committee (Under Secretary of Agriculture Ann M. Veneman) and he currently serves on PMA’s foodservice committee.
Brian Murphy, Director of Operations/ Salesis a graduate of American Military University with a BBA degree and has a Masters in Business Administration through California State University. Brian is currently a Boatswain Mate First Class in the United States Coast Guard Reserves. Brian brings a ton of leadership and operational experience from both his military back ground and previous employer in the Salinas Valley. Brian understand all the moving parts within the produce business and is able to break down programs and build them back up adding value to all parties involved. Before joining Fresh Horizons, Brian worked in the produce industry with Fresh Roots a grower, shipper and consolidator in Salinas, California.