AvoTerra Avocados

Our Sales Staff

Todd ElderTodd Elder
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Todd grew up in the produce business and began his career as a teenager, with his father in banana sales. Through the years, Todd has also sold avocados, Asian pears, grapes, kiwis, cantaloupes, stone fruits, mangoes and tomatoes. Todd is responsible for our day-to-day sales operations, as well as long-range planning and strategy. He has been with Index Fresh since 1996.

CONTACT TODD:
Telephone: (909) 877-1577
Mobile: (909) 724-1208
Fax: (909) 877-0495
Email: Todd Elder

John DmytriwJohn Dmytriw
Director of Sales
Though he was born on the Island of Oahu to a Marine Corp. family, John has spent the majority of his life in Southern California. John’s greatest goal is to connect with customers who might not be getting the focus they deserve, and he welcomes dialogue with anyone interested in learning more about Index Fresh. John says, “The most rewarding part of my job is when a customer tells me that I added value to his or her business. That’s a day well done!”   

CONTACT JOHN:
Telephone: (909) 877-1577
Mobile:(909) 972-2425
Fax: (909) 877-0495
Email: John Dmytriw

Debbie WillmannDebbie Willmann
National Account Manager
Debbie has been with Index Fresh for over 23 years.   She started in our accounting dept.  After working on the AP, AR and Grower accounting desks she transferred into the sales office in 1995.  Debbie has described this move as one of the best opportunities she’s ever had.    Debbie values not only the business she does with her customers, but the relationships that have been developed over the years.    She is responsible for a number of our retail, club store, foodservice and wholesale accounts nationwide.

CONTACT DEBBIE:
Telephone: (909) 877-1577
Mobile:(909) 213-0594
Fax: (909) 877-0495
Email: Debbie Willmann

Kevin ThronBrian Gomez
International Program Director
Brian brings valuable experience to our team from previous produce sales experience. He understands the importance of customer service, providing solid market information, and educating our buyers on the benefits and value of avocados. Brian enjoys developing great relationships with customers, especially when he can utilize his bilingual skills with Latino markets. Developing a strong understanding of the avocado category has enabled him to customize individual programs for each
retailer, helping them to find solutions that will grow their business.

CONTACT BRIAN:
Telephone: (909) 877-1577
Mobile: (909) 223-8264
Fax: (909) 877-0495
Email: Brian Gomez

Teri MorrisonTeri Morrison
Sales Manager
Teri was born and raised in the Inland Empire; working for Stater Bros Markets for two decades. She strives for good business: meaning the shipper, the customer and their customer all benefit from the relationship. She believes service is everything and can set one company apart from another. “Our jobs in sales is to solve our customers problems, so a great day for me is when we are able to take a problem and turn it in to something good that makes the customer happy.”

CONTACT TERI:
Telephone: (909) 877-1577
Mobile:(951) 237-9737
Fax: (909) 877-0495
Email: Teri Morrison

Sofia Schlapkohl
Marketing and Sales Support
Sofia joined the Index Fresh Team in May 2008. After working in the Accounting Department for her first year, she moved into the Sales Department. Sofia handles a full range of tasks, from assisting the sales team, to developing marketing material. She also speaks fluent Spanish.

CONTACT SOFIA:
Telephone: (909) 877-1577 ext. 230
Mobile: (909) 213-9517
Fax: (909) 877-0495
Email: Sofia Schlapkohl

Kevin ThronBelle Yang
Logistics Manager and Storage Management
Belle has been with the company since January of 2010. She administers our logistics department in every aspect and monitors all delivered orders on a daily basis to ensure on time deliveries. She also oversees our outside storage facilities and manages inventory in Texas, Colorado and Pennsylvania.

CONTACT BELLE:
Telephone: (909) 877-1577
Mobile: (909) 543-7514
Fax: (909) 877-0495
Email: Belle Yang

Jorge ReyesJorge Reyes
Logistics
As part of the Logistics team, Jorge ensure all of our customer’s orders are shipped and delivered timely or as needed. He brings 6 years of 3PL experience to Index Fresh, and with it the full understanding of our customer’s all around trucking needs. Having served as both the receiver and shipper in this gained experience, enables him to provide the very best service possible. Jorge oversees most of the East coast transportation and manages inventory at those locations.

CONTACT JORGE:
Telephone: (909) 877-1577
Mobile:(909) 233-5289
Fax: (909) 877-0495
Email: Jorge Reyes