L&M Companies Inc., is expanding its Union Gap, Wash., office through a sales additions and promotions.

L&M makes sales staff changesThe Raleigh, N.C.-based grower-shippers, importer and distributor promoted Donna Feltrup to sales manager and added Craig Barnes as a sales specialist.

Feltrup has worked for L&M for 10 years and has achieved successes in expanding the company’s export business, according to a news release.

Working in the industry since 2010, Barnes was previously with Rainier Fruit Co., in Yakima, Wash.

He brings experience in domestic retail sales and wholesaling along with export sales expertise, according to the release.

The changes position L&M well for the 2014-15 apple season and for the years ahead, John Long, sales and operations director, said in the release.

“Donna takes on new and broader responsibilities, Craig brings experience and energy,” he said in the release. “She’s one of the very best in the industry. Together, this allows the team to handle significant growth while still providing the service L&M is known for.”