WENATCHEE, WASH. – Stemilt has appointed Vivian Page as its new vice president of human capital. Page joins Stemilt following 23 years at beverage company Talking Rain and brings extensive experience in human resource strategy and management.  

In this newly created executive team role, Page will oversee human capital functions across Stemilt’s vast operations, with an emphasis on culture, talent development, and advancing the company’s purpose of cultivating people and delighting consumers through excellence. 

“We are thrilled to have Vivian onboard at Stemilt,” said West Mathison, Stemilt president. “Her experience in building company culture, engagement, and a sustainable and talented workforce will be a great asset as Stemilt continues on the path towards cultivating people that grow World Famous Fruit through excellence.” 

Page was born and raised in Guatemala. She has a degree in political science from Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala and an executive leadership program certification from the University of California-Berkeley. She was the first member of Talking Rain’s human resource department and was instrumental in taking the company from start-up to a beverage leader with its top sparkling water brand, Sparkling Ice.   

“I’m excited for this opportunity to take the culture and people that make Stemilt great to a new level,” said Page. “Stemilt is well-known for its World Famous Fruit and as a preferred place to work in Wenatchee and surrounding areas. I’m grateful for the opportunity to work with the leadership team to build upon this foundation and ensure Stemilt is both a people and product-focused fruit company well into the future.”