MEET THE PEOPLE AT BISHOP’S
Our success depends upon the talents of many other employees besides the staff included here. Every employee’s work and dedication is appreciated by the Bishop Families, managers, and our faithful customers.
Jonathan Bishop is a fifth-generation co-owner and Co-CEO, responsible for production, harvesting, and warehousing of all crops on the farm, including disease and insect control, IPM (integrated pest management), and farm equipment. He served on Guilford’s Planning & Zoning Commission.
Keith Bishop is a fifth-generation co-owner and Co-CEO, responsible for retail marketing, sales and business management of the family business, as well as winemaker. He is an elected member of Guilford’s Board of Education since 1991.
Sarah Bishop Dellaventura is Marketing Director and PYO Manager, managing our internal and external marketing programs, and managing our Pick Your Own fruits. She is the first of the Sixth Generation to return as a full-time member of the family business.
Charles (Gene) Bishop is a fourth generation co-owner, and previous manager of tree fruit production. He served on Guilford’s Board of Selectmen and as first Selectman from 2003-2005. He is now chairman of the Public Works Commission.
Al Bishop is a fourth-generation co-owner, now semi-retired. Al managed packing of our fruits for the market, cider making, and small fruits and vegetable production until retirement. He now consults as needed on the farm.
Russ Geary is our Produce Team Manager, who handles buying produce for the Farm Market, from native produce to imports. He loves promoting and selling our own fruits and vegetables.
Brad Isnard is our Warehouse Manager, coordinating the receiving, packing, and shipping of the products we grow and sell from our farm operation. Cider production and shipping our Apple Gift Packs are also handled under him.
Randy Perham is our Grocery Team Manager, responsible for our grocery, floral, meat and frozen lines. Your satisfaction is our #1 goal. Our first rule is “The customer is always right” and the second rule is “Read rule #1.”
Jeremy Waldman is our Market Team Manager, responsible for all aspects of retail floor operations, including checkouts and displays.
Debbie Bishop is Payroll and Sales Accounting Clerk, handling many pieces of employee and customer service that she has gleaned from 30 years of service.
Alicia Metzler is a Front End Team Supervisor, coordinating our front end checkouts to deliver the best service possible to you.
Bobbi Halloway is our Prepared Foods Team Manager, coordinating the preparation, cooking and baking of our prepared foods, pies, cookies and baked goods.
Carrie Bishop Healy is the Accounting Manager, overseeing the financial management of the business. She is a member of the sixth-generation of the Bishop Family.