John started at FruitSmart in 2018 and is currently the Plant Manager of our Grandview Operations. He has spent 13 years in operations in the food processing industry, with a strong background in operations, maintenance, and project management. John spent his youth working on his family’s farm here in Eastern Washington, after which he attended Washington State University and attained his B.S. in Ag Technology and Management. Outside of work, John enjoys hanging out with his wife and daughter, enjoying the outdoors.