Kelly Strickland is the V.P. of Operations for Five Crowns, Inc.
Five Crowns Marketing began as the packing and shipping operation started by Joseph Colace III and his brother Bill Colace. In 1987 the brothers added Crown Farming to the operation and began growing a wide variety of product throughout the southwest. Over the past 25 years the Colace brothers have grown head and romaine lettuce, cauliflower, broccoli, asparagus, sweetcorn, cantaloupes, honeydews and varietal melons. In 2007 Joe and Bill added Crown Citrus to the family of companies and in 2010 formed a partnership with Prima Bella, presently known as Glori Ann Farms, which packs the Glori Ann label.
Kelly received his B.A. in Business Administration from Azusa Pacific University.
Kelly was elected to the board in 2019.