“From bud to trunk, apples have been my life-long thing.”
A third-generation apple grower in Southeast Michigan, Scott Swindeman has 55 years of apple growing and selling knowledge. He is a proven pioneer in bringing managed varieties to Michigan. Scott has served the apple industry both regionally and nationally throughout his career. In addition to serving with Applewood Fresh, he is a partner in his family business, Applewood Orchards, Inc., in Deerfield, MI.
VP of Marketing
“Telling each variety’s unique story is at the core of what I do.”
Antonia Mascari was born and raised in the produce industry. She is responsible for establishing marketing goals to ensure profitability of products and services. Antonia has spear-headed all Applewood Fresh advertising efforts through the development and execution of a new creative brand and marketing plan.
VP of Supply Chain
“From selling to logistics, apples have been in my blood.”
Dan Heeren has spent most of his life working for some of the largest produce companies within the industry. In fact, produce runs in the family—he started working for Heeren Brothers when he was 13. As VP of Supply Chain for Applewood Fresh, Dan will continue to be an integral part in allocating packing schedules, logistics & troubleshooting.
VP of Sales
“I plant seeds that grow long-term relationships.”
Brian has spent over thirty-six years working for some of the largest companies within the produce industry, working in procurement, business development, and most recently sales and marketing. Brian demonstrates a firm commitment to bettering the fresh produce industry as a whole through consistent engagement in industry events and programs.