Established farm management.
Brian, a 1984 graduate of UC Davis, is the Owner and President of Cove Ranch Management and Primavera Ag Services. These companies manage over 2,000 acres of orchards and vineyards in the San Joaquin Valley and provide farm labor services to these and other farm properties. In addition to these services, Brian has developed numerous orchards and vineyards, including citrus, almonds, pistachios, wine grapes, table grapes and raisin grapes. He also personally owns and operates over 300 acres of diversified farm properties.
Brian served as a Partner and Chairman of the Board of the Sunny Cove Citrus Association from 1996 - 2009. This organization packed and marketed 2 million cartons of fresh citrus annually for its four partner owners and select outside growers. Brian was directly involved with management in executing the packing and sales operations of Sunny Cove Citrus.
He has also been a member of the Western Growers Association for many years and served on its Board of Directors from 2003 - 2010 and 2014 - 2019. Western Growers Association is the largest trade organization in the West representing fresh produce growers and shippers throughout California and Arizona. Western Growers Association members produce nearly half of the fresh produce grown in the United States.
Brian is also an Associate Member of the California Chapter of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, and has been a Licensed California Real Estate Agent and Broker since 1987.