Brenden Fitzgerald joins the Idaho Dairy Products Commission and the United Dairymen of Idaho as senior director of business development and processor relations. In his role, Fitzgerald will build and manage relationships with dairy processors, as well as work with retail and restaurant partners on a local and national level.
“Brenden’s experience in developing sales strategies, working with diverse clients and partners, and activating local and national marketplace initiatives and promotions lends itself to the new direction of Idaho’s dairy promotion organization,” noted Karianne Fallow, CEO of United Dairymen of Idaho. “His experience and expertise lends itself nicely to the success of Idaho’s dairy farmers.”
Brenden most recently served as food service key account manager for PepsiCo-Pepsi Beverage Co. in Boise, Idaho. Previously, Brenden worked in similar roles for Pepsi Bottling Ventures and Nagel Beverage Co.
A native of Idaho, Fitzgerald earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and a Master of Business Administration from Willamette University. He is active with the Bogus Basin Ski Education Foundation board of directors and enjoys outdoor recreation. He lives in Boise with his wife and three children.