Bonipak Produce, Inc., Santa Maria, Calif., hired Dana Giacone as national accounts and business development manager.

Giacone will help expand Bonipak’s customer base and work to find other business opportunities for the family-owned company, according to a news release.

Prior to joining Bonipak, Giacone was the manager of West Coast operations for Southern Specialties in Southern California.

She has also worked for River Ranch Fresh Foods LLC, Salinas, Calif., and the California Table Grape Commission, according to the release.

“Dana’s talents and determination will be a perfect addition to our team as we continue to meet our strategic direction,” Don Klusendorf, director of sales and marketing. said in the release.