American Pecan Council, USA
Alexander J. Ott currently serves as the Executive Director for the American Pecan Council, a federal marketing order, located in Fort Worth, Texas. As the Executive Director, Mr. Ott manages the Council that oversees five critical areas for the American pecan industry: promotion and marketing, research, standardization, data and statistics, and compliance.
Prior to his duties with the American Pecan Council, Mr. Ott served as the Executive Director of the California Apple Commission, the California Blueberry Commission, the California Blueberry Association and the California Olive Committee. Prior to his position with the Commission, he served as Director of Government Relations for the California Grape & Tree Fruit League (now the California Fresh Fruit Association), a trade association that represents approximately 85 percent of table grape and deciduous tree fruit growers, shippers and packers.
His family also owns Ott and Davison Consulting, LLC, a company that specializes in food safety and security planning for growers, packers, and shippers and specializes in issue management.
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