Celso Lopez, President/CEO. Mr. Lopez served as Ocean Garden’s Chief Financial Officer before becoming the CEO in February, 2020 and has been with the company for 17 years. Celso has broad experience in multiple divisions of the company and has over 20 years of experience leading high performance teams in Finance and Operations functions throughout a diverse group of industries.

Jim Charters has been with Ocean Garden for 39 years and is now the VP of Sales and Marketing, heading all the company’s sales divisions in the Foodservice and Retail channels. Mr. Charters brings a lifelong wealth of experience in the Seafood Industry nationwide an abroad.

Christina Creighton leads the finance and accounting departments as the Treasurer at Ocean Garden. Christina began her career in public accounting in Washington, DC. She moved around quite a bit as part of a military family, gaining experience in various industries. She joined Ocean Garden Products in 2013 and enjoys her current position as it provides the historical view of accounting as well as the forward-looking perspective of finance.

Leonardo Valero heads Ocean Garden’s Mexico operations in his capacity as the Mexico Director with over 20 years of experience managing operations and communication systems.  Before joining Ocean Garden as business consultant, he worked at Coparmex as operation consultant.  Mr. Valero earned a master’s degree in Operational Research at the London School of Economics and holds a BS degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Tec de Monterrey.