Director, Member Relations
David began his career with Blue Diamond in 1974 as a Field Supervisor working directly with Blue Diamond’s growers. In 1977, he was promoted to Assistant Field Manager, a position he held until 1980, at which time he became Manager, Member Relations. In 1985 David assumed his present position as Director, Member Relations where he is responsible for overseeing the cooperative’s grower members’ relationships and activities.
David’s industry affiliations include the Almond Board of California where he served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Vice Chairman of Production Research, Chairman of the Environmental Committee, and as a member of the Finance Committee. He also worked with the State Water Resource Board Liaison Committee, was President of the Board of Trustees, Salida Union School District, and Chairman of the Joint Powers Agency, Salida Mello-Roos District.
David graduated from California State University, Stanislaus with his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1972. He is an avid outdoorsman and also farms 40 acres of nuts.
Which Blue Diamond product “Gets Your Good Going?”
I always have a cold container of Blue Diamond’s Chocolate Almond Breeze in my refrigerator. It’s a healthy, refreshing and low calorie beverage that satisfies my thirst.