Lakeside Organic Gardens, Watsonville, Calif., has promoted Brian Peixoto to sales manager.

Lakeside Organic names sales managerPeixoto has been with the company for six years, most recently as account executive.

“It’s a big honor,” Peixoto said. “I worked really hard for this position and I’ll be taking on a lot of new responsibilities but I am up for the challenge.”

Kyle Vilhauer, sales representative, will be taking on some of Peixoto’s accounts.

Before joining Lakeside, Peixoto worked in the sushi business. He continues to be involved in that industry with his own catering business.