The Caruso Team

We’re a dynamic group of individuals who care about our people and our partnerships with customers and vendors. Passion for relationships, continuous growth, and sustainability are at the heart of what we do.

  • Sam Caruso

    Sam Caruso


    Sam Caruso is a born entrepreneur who grew up in the produce business, starting work in the warehouse as a teenager. In high school, he organized crews to unload watermelon trucks, developing a passion for hard work and logistics that would serve him well throughout his career.

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  • Matt Weber

    Matt Weber

    Executive Vice President

    Matt Weber's journey in the produce industry began in high school, where he worked part-time before being hired as a resident truck driver for Caruso Produce on July 12, 1993. Known for his exceptional work ethic and dedication, Matt quickly became one of Caruso's most valued drivers, earning the respect and admiration of colleagues and customers alike.

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  • Jason Robbins

    Jason Robbins

    Vice President of Retail Sales, Purchasing, & Finance

    Jason Robbins is a graduate of Ferndale High School and is the proud father of two children named Peyton and Parker. He is known for his passion for fishing and is an avid golfer.

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  • Chris Canty

    Chris Canty

    Director of Institutional Sales

    Chris has dedicated over two decades to the success of Caruso Produce, starting his journey in the warehouse before moving into sales. With his deep understanding of the company and the industry, Chris has proven himself to be an asset to the business. He has a passion for discovering new aspects of the industry and a tenacious spirit that drives him to overcome any obstacle. Chris is known for his limitless positivity and his "jab, move, conquer" approach to business. As a partner, he brings a sense of energy and enthusiasm to the team that is infectious, and his dedication to both the business and its customers is unwavering.

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  • Kevin Canty-Jones

    Kevin Canty-Jones

    Director of Eastern & Southern Oregon Sales

    Growing up in a family deeply rooted in the produce industry, Kevin learned the value of hard work from an early age. He started sorting tomatoes on a repack table as soon as he was tall enough to stand on a milk crate and continued to work in the warehouse as he grew older. Despite his natural talent for fiction, Kevin pursued a career in produce, driven by his passion for the industry. With over 35 years of experience under his belt, Kevin Canty-Jones is a true first-round draft pick, excelling as both an A-class salesman, junior partner, and a savvy buyer. But Kevin's skills don't stop there; he also possesses a unique talent for fortune-telling that has proven to be incredibly accurate. As for what lies ahead, only time will tell, but Kevin's natural intuition and guidance from trusted sources like Venus and The Oracle suggest that great things are on the horizon.

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  • Michael "Mikey" Caruso

    Michael "Mikey" Caruso

    Director of Central Oregon Sales

    Mikey's love for the produce industry began at a young age, growing up surrounded by the vibrant world of fruits and vegetables. His passion for his family's company has only grown over the years, and he has remained committed to its success. As one of our junior partners, Mikey brings a wealth of experience to the table, serving as both a manager and buyer. With his keen eye for quality and his deep understanding of the industry, Mikey has proven to be an invaluable member of our team, always striving to ensure that our customers receive the best possible products and service.

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  • Pete Weber

    General Manager

    Peter has been a dedicated member of the Caruso Produce team for over two and a half decades. With his wealth of experience and knowledge, Peter has become an integral part of our operations, ensuring that our customers receive only the highest quality produce. Outside of work, Peter enjoys spending time with his three kids, pursuing his passion for hunting and fishing, and exploring the great outdoors.

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  • Shari Zinn

    Shari Zinn

    Director of Purchasing

    We were thrilled to welcome Shari Zinn to our team in the summer of 2022 as our Director of Purchasing. With over 15 years of experience in the produce industry, Shari brings an immense amount of knowledge, passion, and energy to our team.

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Looking to start a career with us?

With great benefits, a dynamic work environment, and a commitment to sustainability, Caruso is a great place to work. We’re always looking for talented people to join our team.