Our sales team is comprised of natural products industry professionals.

We have three Field Sales Managers – one in NorCal, one in SoCal, and one in the PacNW.  We have seven Territory Sales Managers - three TSM's in NorCal, two TSM's in SoCal, and two TSM's in the PacNW, a Retailer Sales Merchandiser in SoCal, a Business Development Manager, and Kevin Crozier who manages the sales team and several primary grocery accounts. All Sales Managers (12 Sales Professionals, including Kevin Crozier) are responsible for field sales activities and retail accounts. Our team also includes three full-time administrative personnel located in our Roseville, California office.

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Kevin M. Crozier - President / Founder, Sales Manager All Regions and Natural and Conventional Retailers and Distributors
Previous Key Roles: Director of Sales - Rainbow Light Nutritional Systems; Vice President of Sales - FruitSource Confections; Vice President of Sales - Good Earth Teas; President / Managing Director - KM Company

Sharon Robertson - Operations Manager
Previous Key Roles: KeHE Account Manager for Food Maxx also supporting Save Mart and Lucky Team. In-house Account Manager for Nature's Best / KeHE at Raley's for 14 years.  Customer Service/Promotions Manager at Tree of Life West, Hayward, CA.  Experienced in Retail Management and Territory Sales in the Natural Foods Industry.

ADMINISTRATION TEAM

Jamie Loeffler - Administrative Assistant / Distributor Liaison
Previous Key Roles: Supplier Relationship Manager Assistant - UNFI, Rocklin, CA; Accounts Payable / Purchasing Coordinator - Tyry, Inc.

JoHanna Carmouche - Administrative Assistant
Previous Key Roles: Leasing Consultant - FPI Management Inc.;  Black Jack Dealer - Thunder Valley Casino; Sales Associate - Any Mountain, the great outdoors store.

Catherine Lewis - Executive Assistant
Previous Key Roles: Background in Finance, Project Management, and Communications

Travis Ward - Alternative Markets Sales Manager
Previous Key Roles: Team Leader - Whole Foods, Field Account Executive - Natural Beverage Company

THE OPTIMUM SALES TEAM

NorCal Sales Team

Angel Tasso - Field Sales Manager; NorCal; Retail Coverage: San Francisco / East Bay 
Previous Key Roles: Whole Body Buyer - Whole Foods, Oakland, CA; Buyers Assistant - Whole Foods NorCal Regional Office

Jim Gomes - Territory Sales Manager; Retail Coverage: North Bay Area / North Coast Markets
Previous Key Roles: Senior Business Manager - Kimberly Clark Corporation, Business Manager - Acosta Sales and Marketing, Territory Development Manager - Bai Brands 

Michael Camarlinghi - Territory Sales Manager; Retail Coverage: Peninsula / South Bay / South Coast
Previous Key Roles: Territory Account Executive - Advantage Sales & Marketing; Sales Representative / Merchandiser - Hain Celestial; Customer Service Representative - Home Depot; Merchandiser - NS Sales; Merchandiser / Supervisor - Unlimited Services

Robin Schwartz - Territory Sales Manager; Central California Valley Fresno to Oregon Boarder /Reno /Tahoe, NV                                                                                                                                                                                    Previous Key Roles: Territory Account Executive – Advantage Sales & Marketing Northern California; Sales Representative – Hain Celestial Northern California: Merchandiser – NS Sales

SoCal Sales Team

Kim Carrier – Market Sales Manager; SoCal; Retail Coverage: Orange County / Los Angeles & Key Retailers  
Previous Key Roles: HBA/Buyer Department Manager - Mother’s Market & Kitchen; Esthetician - Satin Shin Care & Infinity Injectables

Marilee Rye - Territory Sales Manager; Retail Coverage: San Diego / Riverside / San Bernardino / Pasadena / Las Vegas
Previous Key Roles: Sales Representative - TNT Natural Sales; Sales Representative / Merchandiser - The Remington Group

Elena Vasilenka - Territory Sales Manager

PNW Sales Team

David Miner - Sales Director; Pacific Northwest; Retail Coverage: Oregon / Southern Washington
Previous Key Roles: Territory Sales & Distribution Rep - Green Shoots Distribution, Portland, OR; Meat and Seafood Team Member - Whole Foods Market, Portland, OR and New Leaf Community Market, Capitola, CA

Charlene Warman – Territory Sales Manager; Retail Coverage: Eastern Washington / Idaho / Western Montana
Previous Key Roles: Owner / Manager - B & W Sales, PacNW

Patrick Case - Sales Merchandiser; Pacific Northwest; Retail Coverage: Portland Area

Susan Clancy - Territory Sales Manager; Seattle / Western Washington
Previous Key Roles: Territory Sales Manager - Kelly Foods; Account Executive - Presence Marketing, Mitzvah Marketing Seattle WA

Arizona / Nevada Sales Team

Kim Carrier - Market Sales Manager; Retail Coverage: Arizona / Key Retailers / Basha's / AJ's
Previous Key Roles: HBA/Buyer Department Manager - Mother’s Market & Kitchen; Esthetician - Satin Shin Care & Infinity Injectables

Shawna Loos - Territory Sales Manager; Retail Coverage: Arizona 
Previous Key Roles: Territory Sales Manager / National Trade Manager - Crunchies Food Company; Sales Representative / Merchandiser - TNT Natural Sales; Albertson's - Customer Service Manager

Marilee Rye - Territory Sales Manager; Retail Coverage: Las Vegas
Previous Key Roles: Sales Representative - TNT Natural Sales; Sales Representative / Merchandiser - The Remington Group