Press Release

Shoreline Fruit, LLC Announces Personnel Changes

Shoreline Fruit, LLC, announced today personnel changes at their World Headquarters in Traverse City and their Production and Storage Facility in Williamsburg, MI.


Kori Jackson has been promoted to Controller for Shoreline Fruit, LLC. In her new role she will be managing and supporting the Tax, Financial Operations and Budgeting functions for the entire company. Kori earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Michigan State University where she majored in Finance. Kori joined Shoreline Fruit in 2010 and has held the positions of Accounting and Payroll Assistant, Financial Operations Coordinator, Financial Operations Manager and Sr. Accounting Manager.

Stephanie Walton has been promoted to the new position of Account Manager in the Shoreline Fruit Sales Department. Stephanie joined Shoreline in October of 2011 as a Sales Assistant. She is a graduate of Aquinas College and the Douglas J. Aveda Institute in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Kristen Moravcik will expand her role of Sales Assistant into the new position of Digital Marketing Specialist. In this new role, Kristen is responsible for Shoreline Fruit’s internet advertising and social media marketing. She joined Shoreline in February of 2011 as a Sales Assistant. Kristen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising from Michigan State University.

New Positions and Employees

Megan Miller has joined Shoreline Fruit as a Sales Assistant in the Sales Department. Megan has a Bachelor of Business Administration and Public Policy from the University of Alaska Anchorage and a Master of Liberal Arts in Sustainability and Environmental Management from the Harvard University Extension School.

Charlene Bowen has joined Shoreline Fruit in the new position of Director of Human Resources and Organizational Development. Charlene has a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Human Resource Management from Grand Valley State University and a Master of Business Administration Degree in Strategic Management from Davenport University. She holds the certifications and credentials of PHR and SHRM-CP. She is responsible for all Human Resources and Organizational Development activities at both their Michigan Production and Storage Facility and our World Headquarters in Traverse City.

Natalie Rau has assumed the position of Director of Quality Assurance and Research & Development for Shoreline Fruit. Natalie has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Detroit-Mercy and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. She is certified as a Six Sigma Green Belt and is a practitioner of LEAN Transformation, HACCP, BRC Management and SQF. Natalie will assume all responsibility for the Quality Assurance, SQF, Sanitation and the Research & Development efforts for Shoreline.

About Shoreline Fruit, LLC

Shoreline Fruit, LLC is an innovative, vertically-integrated grower, processor, and marketer of premium cherry products and other dried fruits. Grower-owned and headquartered in Traverse City, Michigan, Shoreline is one of the world’s largest producers of dried tart cherries and cherry concentrate. Shoreline also offers a broad selection of other premium dried fruits and tart cherry-based nutraceutical products to consumers under their Cherry Bay Orchards and CherryPURE brand names to retail and specialty food marketers and distributors. From our orchard to consumers, Shoreline is committed to quality, innovation, and sustainability.