Chelan Fresh adds to sales staffJeff Niesz has joined the sales staff of Chelan Fresh, Chelan, Wash.

A Washington state native, Niesz has deep roots in the region’s tree fruit industry, having grown up on his family’s orchard in the Wapato region, according to a news release.

Niesz has an agriculture economics degree from Washington State University and has experience in all phases of conventional and organic tree fruit production. He has worked in growing, packing, shipping retail relations and import-export operations, according to the release.

Previously Niesz worked for Beebe Orchard Co., Chelan, and the Chelan Fruit Cooperative.