Interest

Wake boarding, Team Roping, Flying, Snow Skiing, Fly Fishing, Hunting, Bocce Ball, and Golf

Summary

Mark John Vestal received a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Marketing from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. While working toward his degree and maintaining a 3.8 GPA, Mark John Vestal remained active in the outdoor recreation scene, organizing a number of wakeboarding and snow skiing trips for himself and his friends. After leaving California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Mark John Vestal became the Chief Executive Officer of Western Pacific Produce, Inc. In this role, Mark John Vestal directly supervises the business operations of this large multinational produce supplier located in Santa Barbara, California. As the Chief Executive Officer of Western Pacific Produce, Inc., Mark John Vestal is responsible for designing and executing high-level strategies to maximize revenues, taking the lead in vital corporate decisions, and overseeing the general operations and resources of the business. In addition to Western Pacific Produce, Inc., Mark John Vestal also owns a production plant in Valle de Santiago, Mexico, which he manages via daily communication. In his correspondence with the Mexico-based branch of the company, Mark John Vestal determines vegetable prices, reviews and controls produce inventory, and arranges for company financing. In addition, Mark John Vestal and Western Pacific Produce, Inc. work to import, develop, and market fresh vegetables. With offices in Fall River Mills, Santa Barbara, and Santa Maria, Western Pacific Produce, Inc. serves agricultural needs of many communities across the state of California. Mark John Vestal also owns a large commercial cooler in Mexico called Fresh Cooling, which enables him to import more than three million cartons of produce annually into the U.S.

Work History

Work History
Dec 2000 - Present

Chief Executive Officer

Western Pacific Produce, Inc.

Details:  In charge of running a large multinational produce. Responsibilities include developing and implementing high-level strategies, making major corporate decisions, managing the overall operations and resources of the company.

Responsibilities:  Communicate with the plant in Mexico on a daily basis. Control inventory and set pricing on the vegetables that are imported. Arrange financing. Create new products and markets.

Achievements:  Created a large marketing company to market fresh vegetables. Opened offices in Fall River Mills, Santa Barbara, and Santa Maria California. Built a large commercial Cooler in Mexico called Fresh Cooling. Import over three million cartons each year and growing.

Education

Education
Jun 1985 - Jun 1988

BS

Polytechnic State University
  • Memberships:  Ski club, Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity, chess club.
  • Athletics:  Softball, flag football, golf; organized many water and snow ski trips.
  • GPA:  3.8