California strawberry grower-shipper Red Blossom Sales has named Greg Phelan its new Santa Maria district manager.

Phelan previously worked at Bien Nacido Vineyards, Solomon Hills Vineyards, Solomon Hills Berry Farms, and Rancho Tepusquet Orchard, according to a news release.

Red Blossom names district manager


Red Blossom names district manager

Oxnard-based Red Blossom grows more than 1,200 acres of strawberries in the Santa Maria region, and more elsewhere in California.

“Greg’s leadership and knowledge will bring greater depth to our Santa Maria operations and help us develop the teamwork and flavorful product we strive to produce,” Red Blossom Sales president David Lawrence said in the release.

Among other credentials, Phelan is a licensed pest control advisor. He has two degrees in crop science and agribusiness, both from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.