Founded in 1983, CDMS, Inc. provides data, information, and decision support technologies to the agro-business and food industries. CDMS is headquartered in California, with sales through-out the U.S, Canada, and Central America.
Our Services are utilized by a broad-range of market participants across the continuum of agro-business including product manufacturers, food production and processing, distribution, consultants, and growers.
CDMS’ mission is to provide the highest quality services that deliver valuable benefits to our customers and stakeholders.
Vincent W. Naso, Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, founded CDMS in 1983. Mr. Naso architected and developed the core of the CDMS software services. Prior to CDMS, Mr. Naso operated a successful consulting business, specializing in agriculture software development. In addition to operating CDMS, Mr. Naso owns and manages ranches and other commercial interests in Yuba and Sutter counties, CA.
Don L. Jackson, President, joined CDMS in 2005. Mr. Jackson has held executive & general management positions with information systems companies for the past 17 years, with extensive experience in business and market development, product development and engineering. Mr. Jackson holds a B.A. in Computer Science from the University of Texas and an MBA from Southern Methodist university.
Elisabeth A. Magill, President, joined CDMS in 1992. Prior to joining CDMS, Ms. Magill held sales and marketing management positions in the agricultural communications business. Since joining CDMS, Ms. Magill has directed the expansion of the CDMS sales, marketing, and operational organizations. Ms. Magill received a B.A. from Dickinson College.
C. Scott Mueller, Senior Vice President, joined CDMS in April 2000. Prior to joining CDMS, Mr. Mueller served 16 years in senior sales and marketing management roles with Dow Chemical. Mr. Mueller holds dual B.S. degrees in Business Administration and Agricultural Economics from Kansas State University.
Jeff Zaletel, Vice President Systems Engineering, joined CDMS in 1993. Mr. Zaletel directs the design, development, and enhancement of all CDMS’ technologies comprising the services CDMS provides to its customers. Mr. Zaletel holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from California State University, Sacramento.
Steve V. Protine, Vice President Technical Data, joined CDMS in 1990. Prior to joining CDMS, Mr. Protine worked as a Field Agricultural Biologist in Northern California. Since joining CDMS, Mr. Protine has directed the development of CDMS regulatory and label databases. Mr. Protine received a B.S in Agronomy and a minor in Biological Sciences from California State University, Chico.
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