Category: Leadership Row 2

Mario Pereira

Mario joined Tree of Life October 2020. Mario leads the Transportation, Warehouse Operations, and Supply Chain teams. During his tenure with TOL Mario has been instrumental in implementing many projects and process enhancements. He continues to foster an environment of continuous improvement through Lean principles that ensures TOL provides world class service level and on-time delivery at the lowest possible cost. Mario believes in transparency, collaboration, and performance. Fun Fact: Mario is a big collector of vintage toys. Specifically, from…

Julie Hodge

Julie joined the Tree of Life team in May of 2019. With an extensive background in Human Resources, Julie’s current role encompasses all aspects of Talent Management, Total Rewards, Payroll, Health & Safety and Wellness. Her previous experience includes HR roles with a large specialty retailer as well as a national food service company. A graduate of the University of Ottawa, Julie holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and is a Certified Human Resources Leader. When not in the…

Tom Hatges

Tom joined Tree of Life in January 2017 as Senior Director Food Service. Since that time, Tom has played an instrumental role in successfully restructuring and growing Tree of Life’s food service business to what it is today.  Tom’s 32 years of food service management experience with tier one companies like Unilever-Best Foods, Starbucks, E.D. Smith, Sara Lee and Tyson Foods has served him well in managing the Tree of Life National Foodservice group with our Broker Partners. Fun Fact:…