J. Berry Announces New Hires
J. Berry recently announced three new hires. With a vast array of experience and education, they will help the company continue to be a leader in the green industry.
Emilia Edwards is the new project manager and production coordinator. She is a high school graduate of J. Berry’s hometown of Grand Saline, Texas. A graduate of Texas A&M-Commerce with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, Emilia plans to pursue her master’s degree. She is a team player and enjoys applying her business skills of 10 years.
David Ocheltree is the new human resources manager/continuous improvement manager. Born and raised in Seattle, Washington, he is a graduate of Concordia University with a master’s degree in human resource management. In 2018, he retired from the military after 26 years of service. David currently brings his leadership as a mentor to the athletes of Team USA in the U.S. Olympic Committee. The leadership skills and expertise he has will help launch the culture at J. Berry Nursery that empowers and fosters personal, professional, and spiritual growth.
Jim Hoover is now logistics and shipping manager. He has relocated from Minnesota, where he has 30 years of experience in the logistics field, after studying at Georgia Tech. He enjoys developing new business models to drive improvement and stays very active in different organizations that relate to the logistics industry.