( Photo and logo courtesy Ocean Mist Farms; graphic by Amelia Freidline )

Ocean Mist Farms, Castroville, Calif., has hired Tom Botelho as sales representative.

Botelho has more than 30 years of experience in agriculture, according to a news release. 

He was a regional sales director for Tanimura & Antle, handling East Coast sales, encouraging customer loyalty, satisfaction and profitable growth among existing and target customers, according to a news release.

“His extensive knowledge of sales within the agriculture industry makes him a vital addition to our team,” Ocean Mist sales manager Joe Angelo said in the release.

“I am happy to join the Ocean Mist Farms family and look forward to this new opportunity with a respected company,” Botelho said in the release. “I’m pleased to have the opportunity to contribute to the continued success of Ocean Mist Farms.”

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