About Us

The Ontario Produce Marketing Association (OPMA) is your trusted resource for good food and good health

Inform

Connect

Engage

Build

Our vision

The trusted resource for good food and good health.

Our Values

  • We act ethically; demonstrating respect & integrity.
  • We are member-focused.
  • We build stakeholder & industry engagement.
  • We create partnerships.
  • We promote awareness & continuous learning.
  • We encourage healthy living.

 

Our Mission

Connecting people and information, from field to plate.

Strategic Pillars

Inform - Act as a comprehensive source of information for all produce sold in Ontario.

Connect - Create opportunities for building collaborations within the industry and with external stakeholders.

Engage - Provide credible information and resources to encourage consumption.

Build - Build an Association with strong membership and good governance.

 

Staff

Stephen Reid

President

Dee Klemann

Office Manager

Rochelle Roye

Marketing and Communications Manager

Sandra Ulewicz

Communications Coordinator

Board of Directors

The OPMA Board of Directors is made up of OPMA members across the produce industry. It is a competency-based board, with each individual bringing a unique set of skills and experience. The OPMA promotes diversity and provides equal opportunity to all persons without discrimination. 

Steve Dimen

Immediate Past Chair

 

Chief Operating Officer 

Ippolito Fruit and Produce 

Todd Patterson

Chair

 

Vice President, International Sales

Big Mountain Foods

Adam Donikian

Vice Chair

 

National Procurement Manager, Produce

Sobeys

Steve Moffat

Treasurer

 

VP Finance

North American Produce Buyers

Michael Wexler

Director

 

Sales Representative 

Oppy

Michael Miranda

Director

 

Produce Category Manager

Farm Boy

Agnes Boutros

Director

 

Account Manager

Mastronardi Produce Ltd.

Ariel Nevado

Director

 

Senior Buyer, Produce

Metro Inc.

Julian Sarraino

Director

 

Chief Operating Officer

Fresh Taste

Dan Tukendorf

Director

 

Program Manager

Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association

Dustin Wellman

Director

 

Regional Sales Manager

Wonderful Sales

Amanda Knauff

Director

 

Director of Sales

Taylor Farms

Andrew George

Director

 

Senior Director of Sales

EarthFresh Farms

Madison Hopper

Director

 

Marketing Manager

Equifruit

Marc Wall

Director

 

Vice President of Sales and Marketing 

Sandy Shore Farms

Matthew Quiring

Director

Director of Sales

Nature Fresh Farms

Ryan Goad

Director

Senior Category Director of Fresh Procurement 

Loblaw Companies

OPMA Accessibility Policy

The Ontario Produce Marketing Association (OPMA) will provide an equal opportunity to all persons regardless without discrimination because of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or disability. The OPMA provides employees and visitors with an environment free of discrimination and harassment.

 

The OPMA will try to accommodate any visitors to the workplace. The person seeking accommodation is responsible for telling the OPMA that they have needs that require accommodation.  

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Deidre Klemann, Office Manager at 416 519 9390 ext. 231 or info@theopma.ca.

If you have any questions or require assistance, please contact:

Michelle Broom, OPMA President
416 519 9390

info@theopma.ca