Annual Fresh Fruit Workshop

Thursday, December 01, 2016
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

event affiliation:


Join colleagues, port representatives, and government officials to participate in an interactive experience reviewing the trade, technical, legal, regulatory and business issues affecting the import of Chilean fresh fruit into the Delaware Valley Region.

Tom Mastromarco
Holt Logistics Corp.

Stephen Brady
Supervisory Agriculture Specialist, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

William Spence
SPHS Specialist, USDA Animal Plant Health Inspection Agency – Plant Protection & Quarantine

Richard Lower
Assistant to the Director, USDA Agricultural Marketing Services - Marketing Order and Agreement Division

Shannon Ramirez
Compliance and Enforcement Specialist, USDA Agricultural Marketing Services - Marketing Order and Agreement Division

Bill Madara
Eastern Operations Branch Chief, USDA Agricultural Marketing Services - Specialty Crops Inspection Division

Russell Vandermark
Import Specialist, U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Edward Fitzgerald
Senior Director, Trade Services, GEODIS USA, Inc.

John Ercolani
Senior Vice President, J&K Fresh East

Lisa Himber
Vice President, Maritime Exchange for the Delaware River & Bay

For speaking and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Christina Lista at 215-790-3627 or

To learn more about the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market, click here.

This Event is Closed



Contact Christina Lista at


View Attending Organizations »


Congratulations to our first class of graduates from the award-winning Biomedical Technician Training Program - the product of a partnership between @TheWistar, @westphilaskills, @IovanceBio, @PIDCphila, and ourselves! Learn more from @NavyYardPhila:

In the latest update from @PhiladelphiaGov, @PhillyH2O remains confident tap water from the Baxter Drinking Water Treatment Plant remains safe to drink and use at least through 11:59 p.m., Wednesday, March 29, 2023. Read more of the City's update:

"How and where business gets done has been fundamentally altered. " Read how growing middle market firms can unlock the power of their workplace to better align with their strategic growth goals, from Bridget Abraham, @CBRE: #MidMarketPHL

Sign up

My Benefit Advisor
Go to Top