Dennis Balint

Chief Executive Officer of the California Walnut Commission and Executive Director of the California Walnut Board. 
With more than 35 years of financial, marketing, sales and general management experience in both the domestic and international markets, Dennis Balint assumed his current position on August 1, 1995 heading the Walnut Marketing Board (now the California Walnut Board) and the California Walnut Commission. He joined the Commission in 1987 as the Marketing Director and in 1993 assumed similar responsibilities for the Board. The two organizations represent over 4,000 walnut growers in the State of California, as well as 81 handlers who process, package and market California walnuts.