Anthony Totta, Founder & CEO, FreshXperts
Anthony J. Totta, founder, chief executive officer and produce consultant for Grow My Profits, LLC, offers more than 35 years of proven success in fresh produce procurement, supply chain management, retail sales, purchasing, wholesale development, and distribution. He has an industry-wide reputation for excellence in all areas of marketing, sales, and produce restructuring and consistently generates record returns for his clients. Over the years, Anthony has built valuable partnerships with some of the country’s largest growers/shippers, and he leverages those relationship to help his clients make the right contacts and develop effective business strategies. Anthony’s client base includes companies from across the United States and abroad. Prior to launching Grow My Profits, Anthony was affiliated with Market Fresh Produce LLC, a produce marketing company, of which he was the founding member. While at Market Fresh Produce, he also maintained a full-line produce distribution company warehouse operation. Other past industry experience includes positions at Basic American Foods, Blaine Larsen Processing Inc., Affiliated Foods, Gallo Produce Company, White Oak United Super, Pisciotta Fruit and Vegetable Company, Ingles, Family Mart, and Toppers United Super. His educational background includes studies at Heart of America Bible College, Bob Jones University, Missouri Western State College and Fleming Training Institute.
Nick Pasculli, President & CEO, TMD Creative
Nick Pasculli, Founder/President/Creative Director, TMD Creative: Nick is a passionate believer in the marriage of creativity and strategy, and lives and breathes to make a difference and help other organizations to be successful. His work integrates creative, qualitative/quantitative data, brand/product development and more. He has worked in marketing and business development for a variety of produce companies as well as banks and nonprofits. He’s committed to giving back to the industry by serving on industry committees and boards, and he’s a graduate of the California Agricultural Leadership Program.