Timothy York

Timothy York

Timothy York is a produce industry consultant and past president of Markon Cooperative, Inc.Based in Salinas, California, Markon distributes produce to over fifty foodservice distributor facilities in the U.S. and Canada. Tim joined Markon in 1985 as purchasing director, and in 1990 was promoted to president. He has held numerous committee and task force positions, including chairman of the Produce Marketing Association, chairman of PMA’s Foodservice Division, and member of the Canadian Produce Marketing Association Board of Directors. He was instrumental in the formation of the Center for Produce Safety in 2007, and served as its chairman from 2007-2012. He remains involved in several multi-stakeholder collaboratives working on food safety, sustainability, and environmental protections. A third-generation Californian, Tim studied business at San Diego State University. (Salinas, CA)