Wendy Buckley-Stokes brings years of sales experience to her new sales position with Rivermaid Trading Co., Lodi, Calif.

She previously was director of marketing for David J. Elliot & Son, Courtland, Calif.

She will continue to remain active in her family’s farming operation in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, said Ken Carter, chief marketing officer.

“She’s been involved in produce since she graduated from college several years ago,” he said.

Buckley-Stokes graduated with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural science from California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, and also has served on the marketing board of the Sacramento-based California Pear Advisory Board.