Chuck joined 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 overseen different areas of the business, and has opened several businesses of his own.
As the CEO of Ciruli Brothers, Chuck directs the company alongside his brother. Chuck is mainly responsible for direction, strategy, and finance. He is also actively engaged in the business’s growing operations and supply chain development.
He is a strong promoter of giving back to the community and industry we serve, and often encourages his people to do the same.
Chuck and his family reside in southern Arizona. During his free time, Chuck works with the local community to raise funds for the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Cruz County where he has served as a board member for many years.
BA, Political Science and Sociology
Northern Arizona University
Awards & Recognitions
Produce Business Magazine: 40-Under-Forty, 2007
Fresh Produce Association of the Americas:
Board Member, 2004-2006
Mango Division Board Member Since 2006
United Fresh Produce Association:
Alumni Committee, 2011
United Fresh Leadership Program, Class of 2004