Ryan Howard has joined Dole Packaged Foods, LLC as regional sales manager, responsible for all foodservice channels in his market. Howard will work closely with brokers, distributors, and operators to build relationships with and sales to targeted industry segments.

Howard brings impressive skills in broker management, as well as a direct operator and distributor sales background, thanks to previous regional and district management positions with Heinz and Dannon, and most recently as Western Region Sales Manager at T. Marzetti Company.

“Ryan is especially strong in managing K-12, contract feeders, and military segments,” says Stuart McAllister, Dole field sales director, foodservice. “His expertise will add value to the foodservice sales team, and we expect to see growth in Western Region sales.”

Howard earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Texas-San Antonio and his MBA at the University of Phoenix.

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