As group vice president for Hormel Foods and president of the consumer products sales group at Hormel Foods, Deanna Brady oversees a sales force of approximately 300 people that services all formats of retail customers nationwide, selling both shelf-stable grocery and refrigerated meat products.
In September 1996, Brady started her career with Hormel Foods as a foodservice territory manager in Wilkes-Barre, Penn., and held various foodservice sales positions throughout the United States. In 2003, Brady was promoted to foodservice regional manager in Los Angeles, Calif. She was promoted to vice president, foodservice sales in 2007. Brady advanced to group vice president, foodservice in October of 2013 and assumed her current position in October 2015.
Brady is a graduate of California Polytechnic State University (San Luis Obispo, Calif.), where she received a bachelor of science degree in dietetics and food administration. She is a registered dietitian.