Mark Reed joined Vita-Pakt Citrus in 2013, as the Director of Specialty Fruit Division, and now serves as the Chief Executive Officer. He has over 18 years of service in the industry. During his tenure with us, he has helped develop a diversified and interactive departmental structure. Working closely with his colleagues, who share the same vision, he has been able to capitalize on growth with our existing partners and new business opportunities. He currently lives in Bakersfield, California with his wife Karla. When he’s not keep busy with work, you can find him on the golf course or spending time with family and friends.
CSO, Chief Sales Officer
Amir Sadeghian joined Vita-Pakt Citrus in 2018, as the Sales Representative, and currently holds the position of CSO, Chief Sales Officer. He has had 10 years of service in the industry. During his tenture with the company, he has restructured the Sales Team, boosted morale across the board, and met sales goals every month. He is a graduate of Leed's Metropolitan University, where he earned his Bachelor's degree in Sports Science. He currently lives in Tehachapi, CA with his wife Lindsay and three children. When he's not keeping busy with work, you can find him working out or spending time with this family.
VP of Supply Chain and Logistics
Sergio Lobo joined Vita-Pakt Citrus in 2014, as the Specialty Fruit Division Manager, and currently holds the position of VP of Supply Chain and Logistics. He has over 30 years of service in the industry. During his tenure with us, he has helped the company procure necessary seasonal whole fruit, build strong relationships with our supply side partners, while restructuring departments. He is a graduate of Pontifical Catholic University of Vaparaiso, Chile, where he majored in Agronomy. He currently lives in Visalia, CA with his wife Nadine. When he's not keeping busy with work, you can find him gardening or looking after his children or grandchildren.
General Manager of Operations and Engineering
Roger Carender joined Vita-Pakt Citrus in 2021, as the Director of Maintenance and Engineering, and currently holds the position of General Manager, Operations and Engineering. He has had 20 years of service in the industry. He currently lives in Kingsburg, CA with his wife Cindy and their three children. When he’s not keeping busy with work, you can find him spending time with family on the Central Coast or at a golf course.
Stacy Dodson joined Vita-Pakt in Jan 2023 as the Controller, and currently holds the position of Executive Controller. She is a seasoned, detail-oriented and dedicated professional with extensive experience in Finance, Business Management and Human Resources. Stacy enjoys spending time with her family doing various outdoor activities. Stacy is a married mother of 2. She lives in Bakersfield with her husband Adam and youngest child, Carter. Her adult daughter Bailee is only a short drive away too.
VP, EC Sales & Distribution
Kim joined the Vita-Pakt team as VP, East Coast Sales, and Distribution in April 2023 after working for over 25 years as a Sales Agent and Distribution Partner in her family-owned food ingredient business. During that time, Kim developed business opportunities and increased sales in the Northeast region, and now looks forward to replicating that success in larger East Coast territory. Kim earned her BA in Economics and Psychology from Duke University, as well as MBA in Management and International Business from New York University. She began her career in sales and marketing positions with IBM, Showtime Networks, and The Sega Channel. Kim enjoys working with entrepreneurial companies and helping customers as a resource for fruit and vegetable ingredients in all forms. Outside of work, she enjoys skiing, volunteer work, and home renovation projects.
Executive Assistant, HR Liaison and Marketing Coordinator
Jodi Buford joined Vita-Pakt Citrus in 2021, as an Administrative Assistant, and currently holds the position of Executive Assistant, HR Liaison and Marketing Coordinator. She has 12 years of marketing and leadership experience. She is a graduate of California State University, Bakersfield where she earned her bachelor’s degree in communications, emphasizing in PR. She holds a graduate degree in English. She currently lives in Bakersfield, CA with her husband Ritchie and two kids. When she’s not keeping busy with work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and watching sports!
Sr. Director of Product Innovation
WC, Director of Sales
EC, Business Director
Sr. Sales Manager
Director of Research & Business Development
Sr. Director EC Sales & Distribution
Sr. Manager EC Sales & Distribution
EC Office Manager
EC Inside Sales Representative
EC Inside Sales Representative
Inside Sales Representative
Bulk Juice Specialist
Logistics and Supply Chain Team
Sample Technician II
Accounts Receivable Clerk
Quality Assurance Team
Senior Food Safety Manager
Quality Control Manager
QAFS Supply Chain Approval
Julie Ann Rebaudo
Food Safety Coordinator
Director of Operations
Weighmaster Supervisor & Juice Loads Coordinator
Engineering and Maintenance Team
Maintenance Inventory & CMMS Administrator
Store Room Manager
Technical Support Specialist
Help Desk Technician