Elvia Menendez graduated from Cal State University, Los Angeles with a B.S., B.A. in 1996. She started her career in produce at SC Distributing from 1995 to 2001 before going on to found Consolidated West in 2001. Elvia enjoys traveling as well as spending quality time with her son Harrison, and the rest of her close family and friends.
Tod Kanegae graduated from Tufts University and spent time in education and the golf industry before following his grandfather’s footsteps into produce and joining the Consolidated team in 2007. An avid Laker fan, the majority of his off time is spent with his family and two children.
George Menendez has been with the company for over 15 years. He enjoys watching LA sports teams and working on vintage BMWs in his spare time.
Andrew Holzinger joined the Consolidated West team in 2008. Prior to joining, he was a golf professional at Riviera country club in Pacific Palisades. When he's not selling apples, pears and cherries, he enjoys golfing, hiking and working out.
Gabriel Hilbert is an alumnus of Cal State Long Beach and a former Division 1 track and field athlete. He hung up his cleats and joined Consolidated West in 2016 but still makes donut runs in record time. He got married January 2019 and is expecting a child by the end of the year.
Patti started working at Consolidated West in 2011. She is an Alumnus of Cal State Fullerton. After work, she chauffeurs her three children. Her passion is photography and she loves the outdoors.
Jennifer is an experienced veteran of the produce industry, having worked with fruit and vegetable distributors for 20 years. Married with two kids, she loves to travel and go on fun adventures with her family.
Will joined Consolidated West in 2016. Having been around produce from an early age and watching his father, he is a valuable member of the team. His schedule: work in the day, college in the evening, and attempting to find time for sleep at night.