Tim Lamascus has joined California pistachio grower Keenan Farms. ( Photo courtesy Keenan Farms )

Pistachio grower Keenan Farms Inc., Avenal, Calif., has added Tim Lamascus to its sales staff.

Lamascus graduated from San Jose State University in 2015, and worked as an account manager, according to a news release, but he also formed a startup with a business partner. The company made and sold French press coffee makers with wood parts.

“Tim brings a diverse background to our team that will add a new dimension to our sales efforts and marketing agenda,” Paul Huckabay, vice president of sales for Keenan Farms, in a news release. “His experience developing new customer accounts will be important as we anticipate marketing larger pistachio crops in the coming years.”