Angel Mendez came to Red Tomato in 2002 as our Warehouse Manager, after working at Boston Baby Superstores and T.V.I. for seven years. While working at Red Tomato, Angel earned a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting from Northeastern University. In his decades of service his titles progressed to Director of Operations, to Interim Director, to being named Executive Director in September 2019. His years of diverse experience in so many aspects of the food industry and his down-to-earth leadership style are pillars for Red Tomato’s success.
“My journey here at Red Tomato has been an extreme learning experience. I have learned so much about agriculture and the politics that surround it. I love every aspect of the business.”
Angel is a Boston native and a father of three. He likes to spend his free time with his family and tending to his home garden and chickens. In addition to his leadership at Red Tomato, Angel also serves on the Board of OKE USA Bananas, the Urban Farming Institute in Boston, and Farm Fresh Rhode Island. Read about Angel’s life and his journey to Executive director here.