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Nature Nate’s Sr. VP of Marketing Receives Two Industry Awards

Written by Nature Nates Honey

Nature Nate’s Honey Co., the number-one branded honey company in the U.S. and producer of 100% pure, raw & unfiltered honey, announces Becca May, Senior Vice President of Marketing, has been recognized by two food and beverage publications for exemplary leadership and expertise in the industry. Becca received the 2023 Top Women in Grocery award presented by Progressive Grocer and the 2023 Women of Influence in the Food Industry award by The Shelby Report.

“Becca is not only a seasoned pro and driven leader, but she also approaches all she does with passion, heart and a spirit of giving back to the communities we serve,” said Nathan Sheets, Founder and CEO of Nature Nate’s. “Becca’s knowledge of marketing, her collaboration with Nate’s Sales and her ability to execute the company’s strategy have led to increased distribution and growth. She’s enabled us to share the goodness of pure honey with more families across the country. We are proud of her and all that she has accomplished. We can’t wait to see what’s next!”

As the leader of Nate’s marketing, Becca leads her team to drive category and company growth, brand awareness, product trial and consumer loyalty, and she manages the continuity and evolution of all aspects of the brand. Becca is responsible for internal and external marketing communications, from establishing brand fundamentals and strategy for retailer and consumer-facing communications to executing creative, award-winning marketing initiatives using a variety of traditional and next-generation marketing tactics. She also developed and manages Nate’s corporate social responsibility program Honey Gives Hope, which supports bee health and local, regional and national communities in need.

Progressive Grocer‘s Top Women in Grocery award is the most prestigious honor for female leaders in the grocery industry. The award celebrates the critical roles women serve in their companies, their communities and the food and beverage industry. The awards, which are some of the most esteemed in the grocery industry, honor leaders in various categories.

The Shelby Report’s 18th annual Women of Influence in the Food Industry program spotlights female trendsetters with superior dedication and professionalism in the industry. Award winners exhibit tenacity and have exemplary leadership and performance skills or through charity, philanthropic or civic work.

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About the author

Nature Nates Honey

Nathan Sheets got the nickname "Nature Nate" in college because he was a nature lover and outdoorsman.

After graduating from college and owning his own ad agency, Nathan began serving in the ministry. He has journeyed on 100+ mission trips all over the world with the goal of helping others. He was also one of the driving forces behind the global “I Am Second” media campaign that highlights stories of hundreds of lives transformed through the grace of Jesus Christ.

In 2010, he decided to make honey his full-time endeavor, and life has never been sweeter. As Nate likes to say, “The Lord has blessed us so we can be a blessing to others.”