Brian Guess is the new regional grower and operations manager in Southern California by the Porterville, Calif.-based Homegrown Organic Farms.

Previously, Guess worked for SoFresh Produce in Southern California as vendor development manager.

“I’m thrilled to join the team at Homegrown. The unique culture within the company is outstanding and I’m looking forward to growing with the company. Exciting things are happening in organic produce and I’m delighted that I get to be a part of it all,” Guess said in a news release.

Guess will help develop and manage the organic fresh produce marketing company’s Southern California operations.