Our Leadership

Tanimura & Antle leadership is composed of a team of industry professionals from across the supply chain. With their combined years in the industry and expertise in each of their respective fields, Tanimura & Antle continues to prosper, grow, and maintain our commitment to Quality, Service, & Innovation.

Scott Grabau
President & Chief Executive Officer

Steve Bassi
Chief Agriculture Officer (CAgO)

Kerry Varney
Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

Mike Reeves
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Don Klusendorf
Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Tom Casas
Vice President, Information Technology

Frank Garcia
Vice President, Support Operations

Dr. Gurmail Mudahar
Vice President, Research & Development and Food Safety

Carmen Ponce
Vice President and General Counsel, Labor

Wesley Van Camp
Vice President, Legal and General Counsel

Nick Sgheiza
Vice President, Harvest

Brian Antle
President, PlantTape USA


Our Mission

To consistently provide our customers with safe premium products and superior customer service that meets or exceeds their quality and value expectations.

Company Values

Tanimura & Antle is committed to providing Quality, Service, and Innovation with employee owners exhibiting the right Principles, Ownership, & Accountability.

  • Principles – Strong character, values, and work ethic with a purpose. Our employee owners strive for excellence, respect others, and are great team players.
  • Ownership – Experts in their fields, our employee owners lead by example and empower each other in a “learn-by-doing” environment. We know that great ideas can come from anywhere and we encourage employee owners to always express themselves as they share in our success.
  • Accountability – Our employee owners accept responsibility, collaborate with others and deliver on commitments. Our employee owners are active in the produce industry and community to ensure that sustainable practices and opportunities benefit all.