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Ana Klein Sacramento State Alumni
Ana Klein
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Sunsweet Growers, Inc.

Sacramento State

BS, Accounting (1995)
MBA (2010)
  • Risen to become vice president and CFO of Sunsweet Growers, Inc., the world’s largest handler of dried tree fruits, namely prunes, with an annual revenue of $340 million
  • Was born into humble beginnings as the oldest of five children raised by parents was risen the ranks to become vice president and CFO of Sunsweet Growers, Inc., the world’s largest handler of dried tree fruits—namely prunes—with an annual revenue of $340 million.
  • ​After graduation, quickly landed a job as an auditor handling banking and agriculture accounts, including that of Yuba City-based Sunsweet. In 1999, she became the company’s finance manager and in just four years was named Sunsweet’s first female and youngest CFO in 2004.
  • Recognized as CFO of the year by the Sacramento Business Journal in 2014, and as the College of Business Administration Alumna of the Year at Sacramento State in 2015
  • Served as the chair of the Sacramento State Organization for Executive MBAs for two year; and currently serves as board member for the Center for Land-Based Learning and  chair of the CFO Roundtable for the National Council of Farmer’s Cooperatives.ho worked as farm laborers. She was the first in her family to attend college.

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