Nixa, Mo.-based Market Fresh Produce hired Katie Wallace to its business development staff. Wallace will report to Steve Ford, director of business development.

“I’m excited to have a person with Katie’s background to help in our business development team,” Mike Kemp of Market Fresh said in a news release. “We realize that today’s consumer has a much greater awareness of their diet, so in addition to her role with working with our customer base, Katie will be able to assist Market Fresh in keeping in front of our consumers and food bloggers via our website and social media network”.

Wallace begins work at Market Fresh on May 20.