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The If List

Mike Casazza, President of South/Southwest Divisions, FreshSource

Decades of experience color this industry expert’s career. Throughout the years, Mike Casazza has honed his expertise to continue building the bridge between buy and supply, utilizing tried-and-true sales and merchandising tactics. Having laid the groundwork for some serious ag operations, it made me wonder what makes the FreshSource Division President tick. I can’t be the only one curious to know what he does with a handful of IFs…


IF you could have been born in another century or decade, which would it be and why?
Well, given my age, I was almost born in another century. I never really thought about it and focused on enjoying what I had in the moment.

IF you could have any actor play you in a movie, who would you want?
Tom Hanks.

IF you could redo one moment or event in your life, which one would you choose and why?
The day I met my wife. I would have all of our wonderful memories with me in that one moment.

IF you could imagine yourself in a different industry, what would it be?
Construction.

IF you were another species in the animal kingdom, what would you be?
A panda.

IF you were stranded on a desert island, what three items would you bring?
A bible, a picture of my family, and a lighter.

IF you wrote an autobiography, what would be the title?
Never Let Anyone Walk Through Your Mind With Dirty Feet.

IF you could make everyone watch a movie of your choosing, which movie would you want them to see?
Cast Away. Chuck Noland was a survivor.

IF you had to eat the same thing every day for the rest of your days, what would you eat?
A good loaf of sourdough bread.

IF you had a superpower, what would you want it to be?
To be able to go back in time.

IF you could join a musician, dead or alive, on stage to sing along or play an instrument with, who would you choose?
Andrea Bocelli.

IF you could enhance one aspect of your intelligence, what part would you want to enhance?
How to avoid traffic in Los Angeles, California.

IF you could re-experience an awesome day in your life, what day would you choose?
The birth of my children.The Snack Endstop