Meet Our Team

Taking Care of You – Our #1 Priority
GoldRiver Orchards Team

Meet your Customer Service team at GoldRiver Orchards. We're here to make the process of doing business with us as easy as possible. No matter what your challenge – large or small, our team stands at the ready to carefully listen to your concerns and provide expert solutions. We encourage you to contact us with any of your questions – any time.


Erika Diaz has been a valued member of the GoldRiver Orchards family since 2009. As our Office Manager, she handles all of our contracts and invoicing, manages domestic shipments, and answers all of your general questions. She looks forward to making sure you have the best possible experience when you call us! Feel free to email her at

Ashley Ramirez is the friendly, helpful voice you'll hear when you contact GoldRiver. Ashley is our Receptionist and Management Assistant. If you need a sample, price quote or have any special requests, Ashley is more than willing to make sure you get what you need, when you need it.

Sydnee Lucas is all about logistics! If you have an international shipment that needs to get there ASAP, Syd is the one to call. She coordinates all of the shipping, logistics and freight forwarding for our international customers. An excellent communicator and outgoing member of our GoldRiver team since 2013, Sydnee makes sure you are completely satisfied with your shipping experience.

Carl Morris is our "can do" guy and that's a great attitude for a Chief Financial Officer. Carl works with our Growers to make sure everyone is paid accurately and on time. He's also responsible for all of our international check wires. With us since 2014, Carl is happy to address any customer service issue or answer your general questions about GoldRiver Orchards.

Don Barton, one of the Barton brothers, has been with GoldRiver Orchards since its founding in 2003. Serving as our Chief Cook and Bottlewasher, it's not a cliché to say the buck stops with him. Don is in charge of all our sales activity, including price quotes, contract negotiations and offers to customers. He works closely with our production team to consistently deliver the quality you've come to expect from GoldRiver—on time, every time.