Executive Leadership Team
With nearly 40 years of produce experience, Brian has spent his entire career at WPS. From humble beginnings in the tomato operation and working in virtually every area of the operation over the years to ultimately being appointed CEO in 2007 and continues to lead today.
Joined WPS in January of 2019 as President, with responsibility for day to day operations of the business. Jim has spent his entire career in food distribution, logistics and retail for a variety of companies including among others, CH Robinson, Nash Finch and Supervalu.
SVP, Tomato Operations
Since beginning his career at WPS in 1978, Art has worked in nearly every area of the company and for the last 27 years has led our tomato operation. Considered by many to be an expert in the tomato category, Art was appointed VP in 2000 and consequently, SVP of tomato operations in 2018.
VP, Purchasing and Business Development
A 17-year veteran of WPS, Jason served as a buyer for five years, appointed Director in 2008 and subsequently, VP of Purchasing and Business Development in 2015. Primary responsibilities include leading procurement and our grower/shipper relationships. Jason’s background also includes experience with CH Robinson and Target.
As VP of Finance, Alicia plays a central role in the financial and business strategy of WPS, leads the accounting team and oversees technology. Alicia served wholesale, manufacturing, and retail clients at RSM prior to joining WPS in April 2017.