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Stemilt welcomes new Chief Financial Officer

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PRESS RELEASE: WENATCHEE, WA – Stemilt Growers LLC BB #:113654 is proud to announce Cristian Wulf as its new Chief Financial Officer.

Wulf joins Stemilt following 32 years in various senior management roles at Accenture, a leading global professional services company that specializes in management and strategy consulting, technology services, and outsourcing. Among his many roles with Accenture, Wulf was responsible for the CFO management & technology practice, lately focused on the West Coast.  In addition, he also served as the CFO for Avanade, a venture between Microsoft and Accenture, helping the company from startup to global business launch.

Wulf replaces David Millheisler as Stemilt’s CFO following Millheisler’s retirement earlier this year. As CFO, Wulf will lead Stemilt’s finance organization, including finance, accounting and reporting, budgeting and planning, business analysis, tax and treasury. He will also serve on the executive leadership team that assists Stemilt in fulfilling its vision, mission and goals.

“We are excited to welcome Cristian to the Stemilt team,” said West Mathison, Stemilt President. “His experience in leading global companies through organization and process improvements, along with his international accounting background, will help guide Stemilt as we continue to evolve our business of growing, packing and shipping World Famous Fruit.”

Wulf was born and raised in Argentina and earned his Accounting degree and CPA credentials from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He has an MBA from the University of Washington with a concentration in finance and international accounting. His 32 years with Accenture were focused on driving the CFO Agenda and guided companies through organizational, process and technology transformations.

“This is an exciting new career chapter and challenge for me,” said Wulf. “Stemilt is known globally as an industry leader and is a company continually evolving with a new perspective on the industry. I look forward to being part of the leadership team and helping this family-owned business as it grows in the future.”

Wulf speaks three languages and authored the book CFO Insights: Enabling High Performance through Leading Practices for Finance ERP.

Outside of work, Wulf has been married to Ramalee Wulf for almost 30 years. They have three adult sons, and enjoy any time spent outdoors as a family, including hiking and skiing. Wulf will reside in Wenatchee, WA where he will work at Stemilt’s administrative office.


About Stemilt

Stemilt is a family-owned grower, packer, and shipper of tree fruit. Owned and operated by the Mathison family, Stemilt’s mission is to cultivate people and delight consumers with its World Famous Fruits. Stemilt is a leader in sweet cherries and organic tree fruits, and a key supplier of apples and pears. The company stewards an environmentally sustainable and socially responsible business through its Responsible Choice® program, which has been in place since 1989For more information about Stemilt, visit