With wide experience in greenhouse production, I have led a variety of greenhouse projects, specializing in hydroponics, sustainability, and workforce optimization. I have a proven track record in crop management, planning, logistics, irrigation, packing and sales.
San Marcos, CA
Sustainable Produce LLC
Chief Agriculture and Technology
v Head grower and designer of large-scale hydroponic operation.
v Manage all aspects of production, packing and logistic.
v Support Sales and Marketing.
Aqua Veg Inc.
v Managed and led all operations, e.g. growing, fertilization, testing and upkeep
v Supervised workforce, including training and ensuring the welfare of individual workers
v Administered rigorous testing procedures in growing procedures to locate aspects in need of improvement and acquiring food safety and organic certificates.
v Communicated in both English and Spanish
San Diego, CA
CIS Irrigation Inc.
Irrigation project Manager and designer
v Marketed Toro irrigation systems and Motorola Irrigation computers to farmers in Central Valley, CA
v Customized system to accommodate individual needs
v Led deployment in field and provided farmers with top-notch support
v Irrigation systems yielded excellent results, resulting in significant improvement of water use, simplification of processes, optimization of labor – and satisfied customers
San Diego, CA
Orgil Greenhouses Corp.
Greenhouse Project Manager and coaching.
v Designed greenhouse assemblies to farms in Mexico
v Designed hydroponic irrigation systems for various vegetable crops
v Coached Mexican farmers on a variety of issues, including hydroponic method of irrigation and fertilization, export to the US, packing and logistics, and meeting the challenges of the competitive American market
v Represented company in international conferences and fairs
v Managed >10 acres of greenhouses, growing vegetables and flowers
v Oversaw a workforce of >60 employees, most of whom from Thailand
v Oversaw export to Amsterdam, Holland, as well as packing and logistics
v Implemented novel irrigation systems, pest control, and computerized irrigation systems, unprecedented in the Israeli industry
v Operated in a competitive market under conditions of water shortage and exacting government regulations
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Bachelor of Economics and Mathematics (B.A.)
Trilingual: English – native speaker; Spanish – native speaker; Hebrew – native speaker.
Highly proficient in computerized irrigation systems. Proficient in Microsoft Office.