Riley said DeLyser’s departure leaves big shoes to fill.
“She’s one of the most dynamic personalities and speakers in our industry,” Riley said. “Her lifelong produce experience is incredible. Jan has this uncanny ability to bring everyone in the room together, whether that is at a meeting of five or 500. ”
As immediate past chair, DeLyser plans to head the group’s leadership committee that’s responsible for organizing the group’s committees and board.