Western Growers Mission

Western Growers' mission is to enhance the competitiveness and profitability of our members. For more than 90 years, our staff has been committed to the fresh produce industry.

We're Here For Our Members

Our members grow the best medicine in the world.  With so much on their plates, they count on Western Growers for needed services unique to their businesses:  health benefits for farm workers, employee training, food safety guidelines and transportation services to name a few. 

President and CEO
Executive Vice President
Executive Vice President, WGAT; President, Pinnacle Claims Management, Inc.
Sr. Vice President, Strategic Planning, Science & Technology
hgiclas@wga.com
949-885-2205
Sr. Vice President, Human Resources
ktimmins@wga.com
949-885-2295
Sr. Vice President Finance/CFO
949-885-2383
Sr. Vice President, WGIS
jgullickson@wgis.com
President, WGFS
mlewis@wga.com
949-885-2379
Vice President, Federal Government Affairs
dnuxoll@wga.com
202-296-0191 x7303
Vice President & General Counsel
jresnick@wga.com
949-885-2253
Vice President of Operations, WGAT
Vice President & Controller, Accounting & Finance
kmccarty@wga.com
949-885-2289
Vice President of Health Management
jschiffers@pinnacletpa.com
949-885-2212
Senior Director, Science & Technology
ssalas@wga.com
949-885-2251
Vice President & PCMI Compliance
jalexander@wga.com
949-885-2330
Senior Director, Membership
ksherman@wga.com
949-885-2265
Director, Marketing
pschmidt@wga.com
949-885-2249
Director, Center for Innovation and Technology
ddonohue@wga.com
949-809-3280
Director, California Government Affairs
gdelihant@wga.com
916-446-1435
Director, California Government Affairs
mallen@wga.com
916-446-1435
Director, Finance & Assistant Controller
mshen@wga.com
949-885-2385
Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives & Communications
clunde@wga.com
949-885-2264
Director, Organizational Development & Effectiveness
arobles@wga.com
949-885-2297
Director, Federal Government Affairs
jsarager@WGA.COM
202-296-0191 x7302
Manager, Arizona Government Affairs
aknorr@wga.com
602-451-0658
Manager, Trade Practices
bnickerson@wga.com
949-885-2392
Manager, Member Relations
rsteinmann@wga.com
949-885-2266
Manager, Communications
smetzinger@wga.com
949-885-2256
Industry Relations Manager
mjones@wga.com
559-367-6112
Government Affairs Specialist
tchow@wga.com
202-296-0191 x7301
Communications Coordinator
cheim@wga.com
949-885-2279
HR Generalist/Recruiter
ldasilva@wga.com
949-885-2273
HR Generalist/Recruiter
nmartuscelli@wga.com
949-885-2259