Homegrown Organic Farms, Porterville, Calif, has hired Gunnar Avinelis as the company’s sustainable systems and business intelligence coordinator.

In this position Avinelis will develop systems and data management tools to promote sustainable business practices throughout all areas of the company, including farming, packing and sales operations, according to a news release.

He graduated in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Fresno State University.

Avinelis was a staff minister for College Golf Fellowship in Southern California for the past five years. While there he worked with the ministry’s marketing and media practices, according to the release.