Mission Produce Inc. promoted its intern to a full-time sales representative.

Megan Rood, a California Polytechnic State University graduate with a degree in agribusiness, is now in the sales department at Oxnard, Calif.-based Mission Produce.

Rood’s responsibilities during her internship included developing a grower database, monitoring daily aging reports and researching new packaging materials, according to a news release. Her new role has her handling sales accounts and representing the company at industry trade shows.

Mission Produce brings salesperson into the industry