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Greater Vision 2019

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2019 Greater Vision: Tomorrow's Ag Marketplace: Opportunities, Challenges, & Careers

October 21, 2019 – Greater Vision is an annual event addressing contemporary issues in agriculture and society. The program is designed for students, professionals, and community members. Greater Vision is a collaborative project of the College of Business at CSU Monterey Bay and the Grower Shipper Association Foundation. Agriculture can open a world of career possibilities and the demand for professionals in every agricultural area is high!

In case you missed it, you can watch 2019 Greater Vision on Youtube -

Production panelist Jason Smith of Smith Family Wines speaks to the attendees

Dean of the College of Business, Dr. Shyam Kamath

Supply Chain panelist Lalainia Moules of Driscoll's addresses the crowd

Dennis Donohue chats with Christine Moseley of Full Harvest

Dean of the College of Science, Dr. Andrew Lawson

Product Development panelist, Lorri Koster former CEO of Mann Packing, speaks to the attendees

    • Dennis Donohue- Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology, Chairman of the Grower-Shipper Association Foundation, Former Mayor of Salinas (2006-2012)
    • Christine Mosley- Founder & CEO, Full Harvest

    11:00am Product Development for Tomorrow's Marketplace

    Moderator: Greg Ahn- President & CEO, Folktale Winery

    • Lorri Koster- Former CEO & Chairwoman, Mann Packing
    • Gina Nucci- Former Director of Corporate Marketing, Mann Packing
    • Christine Keller- Principal & Founder of Sensate Foods

    12:00pm The Role of Production in Tomorrow's Marketplace

    Moderator: Scott Fausti- Associate Professor, CSUMB College of Business, Agribusiness Program

    • Colby Pereira- Farm Bureau President & Manager, Costa Farms
    • Hillary Thomas- Research & Technical Director, Naturipe
    • Jason Smith- President & CEO, Smith Family Wines

    1:00pm The Role of Supply Chain Management in Tomorrow's Marketplace

    Moderator: Kevin Murphy- Former CEO, Driscoll's

    • Vince Ballesteros- President & CEO, River Fresh Farms
    • Lalainia Moules- Senior Logistics Manager, Driscoll's
    • Manuel Davalos- Market Specialist, C.H. Robinson
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