( Photo and logo courtesy FLM Harvest; graphic by Amelia Freidline )

FLM Harvest, Minneapolis, has hired Cristie Mather as vice president of food.

Mather previously was in charge of food and beverage clients at The Fiction Tribe. Before that, she was at Pear Bureau Northwest for eight years, and had marketing communications roles as director of communications.

Mather is on the United Fresh Produce Association’s Marketing and Merchandising Council, and was a member of the association’s industry leadership program, according to a news release.

“Cristie brings incredible food and commodity board strategic and promotional experience to the team,” Laurie Fleck, president and CEO of FLM Harvest, said in the release. “She fills a very important role for us and will provide unique insights across our complete portfolio of clients.” 

Mather said FLM Harvest’s agricultural roots drew her to the company.

“They run deep throughout the agency, and this experienced, strategic team holds such a depth of knowledge and a wealth of creative talent. I’m excited to grow with this organization and our clients.”

FLM Harvest is a strategic consulting, marketing and communications agency for the food and agriculture markets, according to the release.