Yvonne Benavidez, Administrative Director, has been employed with J&D Produce for 13 years. She has worked in the produce industry 21 years, leaving briefly for a stint in the legal world. She holds a degree in business.

Yvonne, while not having any children of her own, devotes extracurricular time to teaching youth. She instructs a 12th grade catechism class at her church. She is a facility advisor for the school district, a Lion’s Club member, she belongs to the Benavidez Racing Team Association Inc. which is owned by her only brothers, Joe and Jeff Benavidez. Yvonne also loves to spend time with her four nieces and one nephew when not pursuing her passion for dancing.