Kaelyn Peterson
Kaelyn Peterson, Director of Strategic Communications and Engagement

Press Release Provided by Grimmway Farms

Grimmway Farms today announced that Kaelyn Peterson has been named Director of Strategic Communications and Engagement. She joins the company from the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce, where she headed public affairs and policy initiatives.

In her role, Peterson will be responsible for the creation and management of internal and external communications, including supporting the company’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting. As a member of Grimmway’s External Affairs and Corporate Responsibility team, she will work across all departments and with senior leadership to advance the company’s community engagement, communications and brand priorities.

“Kaelyn’s strong background in local, state and federal public affairs and knowledge of the Central Valley’s business ecosystem make her a perfect fit for this role,” said Dana Brennan, Vice President of External Affairs and Corporate Responsibility. “We are thrilled to have her community and communications insights, as we continue to grow our business and our team.”

Prior to her role with the Chamber, Peterson served as a legislative aide to former State Senator Jean Fuller. She holds a Master of Business Administration from California State University, Bakersfield, and a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of California, Los Angeles.

“I look forward to advancing Grimmway Farms’ mission, vision, and values through a communications and policy lens,” Peterson said. “It’s an honor to work alongside colleagues I have known for many years, and for an organization I have long-admired.”

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