Our Team

The team behind Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc. (OSF) is comprised of talented professionals throughout North America, all with different backgrounds and expertise. But the one thing we all have in common is that we're passionate about what we do!
Meet Our Talent

Meet the team

There have been many milestones and accomplishments since OSF's inception back in 1996. What we're most proud of, however, is the incredible team we've built. Get to know the faces responsible for bringing our innovative products to fruition.

Management Team

Neal Carter
President & Founder
Rebecca Catlett
Director of Marketing & Communications
Marcy Keehn
Director of Human Resources, Finance & Administration
Dr. Muhammad Tahir
Director, Research & Regulatory Affairs
Don Westcott
Vice President - Operations, Sales & Marketing
Bob Wilkinson
Director of Sales

Human Resources & Administration Team

Samarth Advani
Sales & Administration Assistant
Joel Brooks
Senior Analyst
Rhonda Duff
Human Resources and Administration Manager
Karen Grosch
Accounts Payable/Receivable Manager
Marcy Keehn
Director of Human Resources, Finance & Administration
Gordon McKenzie
Financial Controller

Marketing and Communications Team

Denise Briggs
Communications Manager
Rebecca Catlett
Director of Marketing & Communications
Jodi Green
Senior Marketing Manager

Operations Team

Cory Lyn Boden
Sales Support & Logistics Coordinator
Tony DiMaria
Orchard Operations Manager
Sheena Gross
Logistics Manager
Michelle Ledoux
Quality Assurance/Food Safety Manager
Brad Meinen
Processing Operations Manager
Monica Meinen
Production Manager
Don Westcott
Vice President - Operations, Sales & Marketing

Research & Regulatory Affairs Team

Banyar Aung
Research Scientist
Joel Carter
Field Operations
Mathieu Dubeau
Bioinformatics Specialist
Rilee Freimark
Plant Tissue Culture & Regeneration Technician
Shirley Otukpa
Plant Transformation & Regeneration Specialist (on maternity leave)
Ayushiben Patel
Plant Tissue Culture & Regeneration Technician
Dr. Muhammad Tahir
Director, Research & Regulatory Affairs
Li Xi
Research Scientist
Broad Xu
Lab Technician Level II

Sales Team

Bob Wilkinson
Director of Sales

Interested in Growing Your Career With OSF?

OSF offers a variety of exciting career opportunities throughout its different departments. Our head office is located in beautiful Summerland, British Columbia, with some employment opportunities available in other North American locations.
See Current Opportunities