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Announcing this year’s Heart of Border Foods recipients, honoring a small but mighty group of leaders who embody all that is good in the Border world. Congratulations to the following individuals!

Brian Axness, CFO

Brian is “a super inclusive leader” who “challenges everyone around him” and brings incredible enthusiasm (watch video to hear these sentiments for yourself). Need we say more?! Brian joined the company when payroll and accounting were brought in-house, hired a solid team and is credited for retaining all of those good people! This speaks to Brian’s ability to create great culture.


Andrea Ramirez, RGM

Andrea has trained loads of people at Border Foods with heart, incredible commitment and the “biggest smile on her face.” Quite simply, Andrea is pure joy to be around! She also models doing the right thing to those around her. “No one ever doubts her commitment,” one admirer shares. 

Juli Sargent, Safety & Risk Manager

We’ve had the pleasure of 40-plus years with this wonderful lady! In her role, Juli plays a big part in taking care of both individuals’ and Border’s best interests. She’s said to be “an incredible human being” and “the most caring, loving person in the company.” It’s her great big heart that makes her deserving of Heart of Border Foods!



Jackie Lamoureux, RGM

This Heart of Border Foods award, given posthumously, pulls at our heartstrings as we remember a beloved friend and compassionate co-worker. Jackie was said to light up the room and have an exceptional gift in her ability to connect with others. She touched so many at Border Foods, leaving a lasting impact. Her beautiful legacy lives on …



Josh Miller, Area Coach

Josh embodies all of our core values in incredible ways — as one colleague says, there’s no greater representation in the field! This guy is truly loved at all levels of the company and is known for being a humble, caring leader who shows a passion for the well-being of his team.



Danny Grovenstein, RGM

Danny is a leader who truly wants everyone to be successful! “He just gathers people around,” says one admirer. He emulates our core values of teamwork and family culture, and is always willing to help out wherever needed.




At Border Foods, we think our people are awesome sauce! And these folks are proof! Congratulations to another deserving crew of Heart of Border Foods people with big hearts.