Last year’s Thanksgiving post was so well-received, we thought we’d try it again! This week, the hardest-working team in the business tells you what they’re thankful for.
COO Bryan vonHahmann:
I am thankful for: being part of a great team and completing another year, spending time with family and friends through the holidays, and the new challenges that lie ahead!
Facilities/Equipment Manager Louis Cantafio:
I’m thankful that we have Stefanie working hard to make us all look good!
[It’s a tough job some days, but I’m here for you, Louis! Ed.]
Blue Team leader Matt Stiles:
I am thankful to help produce such a wonderful and healthy fruit like the cranberry for people around the world!
Manager of Operations Matt Giberson:
I’m thankful that Bill and company don’t mind my “Australian” accent. I am also thankful for all the great men and women that work at Pine Island.
Seasonal team member Sergio Sanchez:
I’m thankful that Pine Island has the confidence in me to provide me with new and exciting jobs daily.
Seasonal team member Benjamin Perez-Martinez:
I’m thankful for the opportunity to work here.
Seasonal team member Daniel “Cowboy” Lopez-Leon:
I’m thankful for everything, but most importantly that God sent me someone special to provide for me and my family.
Seasonal team member Felix Padilla-Lopez:
I’m thankful to be given the opportunities to learn new innovative jobs on renovation.
Seasonal team member Waldy Blanco:
I’m thankful for the opportunity to come back as a seasonal employee. Also I am grateful for the opportunity to take on important jobs throughout the farm whether it be checking the water or frost.
CFO Joann Martin:
I am thankful for all the experiences and opportunities that I have been given here at Pine Island. I am thankful for my husband and daughter that I get to see every day. I am also very thankful for Amazon Prime!
Admin Debra Signorelli:
I’m thankful for my two beautiful girls and the love and laughter we share together as well as being fortunate enough to work with a group of such dynamic individuals!
Team member Mickey Mercado:
I’m thankful for my family and health.
Orange Team leader Gerardo Ortiz:
I’m thankful for my dog.
Team member Junior Colon:
I’m thankful for my family and health and job.
Team member Wilfredo Pagan:
I’m thankful for my beautiful family and health and being a Pine Island employee for 38 years!
Bog Renovations Manager Steve Manning:
I’m thankful for my wife and kids being by my side all the time.
Accounting Manager Michael Vitale:
I’m thankful for my friends, family, and new opportunities.
Social Media Coordinator Stefanie Haines:
I’m truly grateful that this amazing team are writing the blog for me this week! Thanks, all; you truly are the best in the business, and you prove it each and every day.
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Pine Island Cranberry!