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CGTbyPMA Hires, Promotes Staffers

The Center for Growing Talent by PMA (CGTbyPMA) has hired and promoted staffers in key positions The new hires “will work to accomplish the big plans for helping the global produce and floral industries attract, develop and retain the talent they need to grow their businesses,” said Margi Prueitt, CGTbyPMA executive director and Produce Marketing Association (PMA) SVP.

Lois Giovacchini, CGTbyPMA’s new major gifts manager, is responsible for advancing a portfolio of corporate and individual donors and prospects in support of the educational arm of PMA. Previously, she was director of development for the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PSPCA), where she was tasked with raising more than $4 million annually.

Quincy Inman has joined the center as the contributor relations coordinator, in which capacity he’s responsible for creating, developing and executing a contributor relations program to inform and acknowledge CGTbyPMA donors. He comes to his new role from the National United Cerebral Palsy as a senior director of special events.

Additonally, CGTbyPMA has promoted Alicia Calhoun, previously PMA’s director of industry technology and standards, to the role of VP-talent portfolio, with responsibility for the strategic direction of all talent programs focusing on program management, external relationships and knowledge management, and Megan Nash has been named program director, concentrating on the execution and expansion of current programs, ensuring that they address the industry’s talent needs.

CGTbyPMA is a charitable organization created by the produce and floral industry to develop talent. Newark, Del.-based PMA represents companies from every segment of the global produce and floral supply chain.

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