Bob Mast started in the produce industry working for a large, national, supermarket chain with locations in the Phoenix area. Over his 25+ year career, he rose through the ranks to become the top produce executive at the company. In 2003, he left the desert and big city of Phoenix to move to the rural apple paradise of Wenatchee, Washington. Bob has his own orchards growing Ambrosia Gold® and KIKU® apples, as well as sweet red cherries. Bob is an active member in the apple industry and sits on many industry Boards including the Washington Apple Commission, US Apple and the Washington Apple Education Foundation.