Feb 16, 2021
Veteran crop consultant joins biopesticide manufacturer Certis USA

Industry veteran Jody Gomez recently joined Certis USA’s sales team, according to a news release from the biopesticide company.

Jody Gomez
Jody Gomez

In the position, he will be responsible for the sales and marketing of the company’s extensive product line in the southwest U.S. Gomez will be based in San Antonio, Texas.

Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, Certis USA manufactures and markets dozens of biological products registered with the Organic Materials Review Institute.

“Jody’s territory is a strong area where producers and our channel partners realize the value that biologicals can have in their IPM (integrated pest management) programs,” Scott Peterson, national sales director-U.S. Ag, said in the release. “We are confident that his 20-plus years of sales experience will help Jody enhance these relationships and build growth of our portfolio of biological solutions.”

Gomez joins Certis from Actagro, manufacturer and developer of plant health and soil solutions. While at Actagro, Gomez, a certified crops consultant, successfully developed and grew strategic sales with customers in the southwest area of the US. Prior to Actagro, Gomez served as a sales agronomist for Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizer and as a sales representative for Simplot Soilbuilders.

“I am excited for the opportunity to continue the growth of biologicals with organic and conventional growers in my territory,” Gomez said in the release.

Customers and sales channel partners who are interested in connecting with Gomez can reach him at jgomez@certisusa.com.

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