Meet our Awesome Team!

 Edward Tuft - Wacky Apple Founder & President - goodEdward Tuft – Founder

Name:  Edward Tuft
Hometown: Hotchkiss, Colorado
Favorite Apple Variety: Gala Apples
Favorite Wacky Apple Product: Wild Berry Flat Fruit
Favorite Weekend Activity: Taking my dog Zac swimming.
Favorite childhood memory: Skiing with my younger brother.
Motivation:  Building a successful company and planting new organic apple orchards!

 

 

Deborah Dees - Wacky Apple Vice President - goodDeborah Dees- Vice President

Name:  Deborah Dees
Hometown: Montrose, Colorado
Favorite Apple Variety: Honeycrisp Apples. Yum!
Favorite Wacky Apple Product: Cinnamon Applesauce
Favorite Weekend Activity: Hiking and Jeeping in the mountains.
Favorite childhood memory: I don’t have just one favorite. I am blessed with an amazing family and we did many great things together.
Motivation:  A challenge and making other people happy!

 

 

Sarah Tuft Wacky Apple Marketing Director - goodSarah Tuft – Marketing & Sales Director

Name:  Sarah Tuft
Hometown: Hotchkiss, Colorado
Favorite Apple Variety: Braeburn Apple
Favorite Wacky Apple Product: Mango Applesauce and Grape Juice
Favorite Weekend Activity: Skiing in the winter and hiking/mountain biking in the summer!
Motivation: A fun work environment and making the world a healthier and happier place!

 

 

Wyatt Wacky Apple Machine Supervisor - goodWyatt Wilson – Maintenance Supervisor

Name:  Wyatt Wilson
Hometown: Hotchkiss, Colorado
Favorite Apple Variety: Golden Delicious
Favorite Wacky Apple Product: Cinnamon & Wild Berry Flat Fruit
Favorite Weekend Activity: Camping
Favorite childhood memory: Camping with my family.
Motivation:  My family!

 

 

 

David Wacky Apple Farm Supervisor -goodDavid Smith – Farm Supervisor

Name:  David Smith
Hometown: Hotchkiss, Colorado
Favorite Apple Variety: Gala Apples
Favorite Wacky Apple Product: Wild Berry Flat Fruit
Favorite Weekend Activity: Fishing
Favorite childhood memory: Camping with friends.
Motivation:  Quality work and a job well done!

 

 

 

Leo Elizaldi - Wacky Apple Plant supervisor-a1Leo Elizaldi – Plant Supervisor

Name:  Leo Elizaldi
Hometown: Guadalajara, Mexico
Favorite Apple Variety: Gala Apples
Favorite Wacky Apple Product: Mango Applesauce & Wild Berry Flat Fruit
Favorite Weekend Activity: Soccer, four-wheeling and camping 
Favorite childhood memory: Playing soccer with friends.
Motivation:  The feeling of accomplishing my goals in life!

 

 

 

Kelly Helminski Wacky Apple Mom Blogger 1

Kelly Helminski – Mommy Blogger

Name:  Kelly Helminski
Hometown: Eagle, Colorado
Favorite Apple Variety: Fuji Apples
Favorite Wacky Apple Product: Cinnamon Applesauce, Wild Berry Flat Fruit & Apple Grape Juice
Favorite Weekend Activity: Enjoying Colorado outdoor adventures with my family.
Favorite childhood memory: Family vacations to Florida, the beach, and camping at Mackinaw Island.
Motivation:  My family! I want to set an examples for my family and show them that creating and sticking with a healthy lifestyle makes our lives so much more fulfilling and happy!

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