Steve is a long-time professional in the vegetable seed industry. He has 34 years of combined experience at Monsanto Vegetable Seed Division, Petoseed and Sierra Seed in Nogales, time spent primarily in Latin America where he became fluent in Spanish. Steve has experienced first-hand the technological evolution of the industry which has well-positioned him to oversee Takii’s new state-of art seed processing plant in Salinas. He is a member of the Board of Directors, Monterey County Farm Bureau. A native of the Salinas Valley, Wiley received his bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science & Management from the University of California at Davis.
Nancy has over 20 years of HR related experience in areas such as HR administration, payroll, benefits, core services and labor relations including collective bargaining processes. She is fluent in Spanish and has previously worked for businesses in the apple juice and semiconductor manufacturing industries. Currently, she is a member of the senior management team in partnership with each department with a focus on strategic initiatives and full employee life-cycle needs. Nancy resides in Hollister with her husband and son.