Meet the Team

brightside produce san diego team

BrightSide Produce San Diego Co-Founders

Dr. Iana A. Castro
Co-Founder, Faculty Director
Favorite Fruit: Guava
​Favorite Veggie: French Fries
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Rafael Castro
Co-Founder, Operations Director
Favorite Fruit: Banana
​Favorite Veggie: Carrots
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Past Team Members

Sahar Amini
Itzel Arrieta
Brenden Boesgaard
Cynthia Castro
Ryan Chu-Tachikawa
Abigail Cobb
Carolyn Graham
Reuven Havive
Arielle Hilsenbeck
Kristy Kay
Amber Korstad
Courtney Linton
Zhijun Lu
Sergio Magadan
Maranda McGinley

Anna Hunter
Delaney Olguin
Shannon Reynolds
Cameron Rodriguez
Matt Ruby
Summer Schriner
Lindsey Stancil
Miranda Stomp
Lucas Thoresen
Markaela Vlahoyiannis
Neena Velji
Maya Vrechek
Cory Wadstrom
Kelsey Weeks
Gege Yan

Join our team!

BrightSide is always looking for interns or volunteers! Opportunities are available for graduate and undergraduate students of all majors every semester and you may be able to earn course credit for your participation in the BrightSide Produce Internship Program. Contact Us to learn more about internship and volunteer opportunities with BrightSide!

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