Our People

Ed O’Malley, President

Ed O’Malley joined Royal Rose as President in 2015. He was previously President & CEO of Datepac. Prior to that he served in senior roles in supply chain, innovations and marketing with Albert’s Organics, Fresh Express and Dole Fresh Vegetables. Ed also has extensive international food industry experience with executive positions in the Philippines and the Georgia Republic and experience leading major projects for USAID in Russia and Afghanistan. Ed has an M.B.A. in agribusiness from Santa Clara University and his B.S. in agricultural economics from the University of Illinois.  

Dennis Donohue, Chief Innovations Officer

Donohue has worked at Royal Rose LLC since 1997, and was President of the company from 1998-2015. In agribusiness since 1988, he also worked for River Ranch Fresh Foods, Fresh Express and Fresh Western. He holds a Bachelors degree from the University of San Francisco and a Masters from Gannon University. Always involved in community service, Donohue was elected Mayor of Salinas, the “Salad Bowl Capital of the World” for three consecutive terms in 2006.

Cheryl Hull, Office Manager

Moving to the Salinas Valley in 1983, Cheryl began working in agribusiness in 1987.  She joined Royal Rose LLC in 1997.  You can contact her with any A/R, A/P, or insurance related questions.

Casey Aguilar, Food Safety & Field Operations Manager 

Roberta Boscolo, Sales & Marketing

Greg Gattis, Sales