( Courtesy California Avocado Commission )

Monica Arnett has been promoted to vice president of finance and administration for the California Avocado Commission, Irvine, Calif.

Arnett joined the commission in 2012 as finance and accounting manager, according to a news release, and was promoted to director of finance and administration in 2016. Before she joined the avocado commission, Arnett was in public accounting as an audit associate for KPMG and has worked in the health care industry and then real estate and property management.

In her new role, Arnett oversees management of finance, administration, human resources and information technology, according to the release.

“Market conditions in the avocado industry can have big impacts on the commission’s funding and the California avocado growers’ needs for marketing and other support,” Tom Bellamore, the commission’s president, said in the release. “Monica is right on top of CAC’s finances and forecasts, which helps us be nimble and responsive while acting responsibly with grower funds.

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