Chuck III learned the family business working alongside his father from a very young age. He got his start in the produce business by joining his father’s company, Amex Distributing, in 1993. There, Chuck had the privilege of working in every facet of the business, from spending days in the fields, to long nights in the company’s distribution centers. Since then, Chuck has handled multiple functions over the years, including sales, marketing and logistics.
Chuck now manages the present day Ciruli Brothers alongside his brother, marketing top quality fresh fruits and vegetables from Mexico. In his capacity as Chief Executive Officer, Chuck is responsible for the overall direction and management of the company. He is actively involved in the long term planning of the business where he oversees all grower relations, product development and finance.
He lives in Arizona with his wife and children. During his free time, Chuck enjoys working with his family to raise funds for the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Cruz County where he serves as a board member.