Modesto, Calif. - Dot Foods, one of the area's largest employers, is proud to announce the hiring of Tori Welch as human resources manager at the company's California Distribution Center. West Region General Manager Rich Raham made the announcement.

"Tori will be a great addition to our administrative team as she brings a great deal HR experience," Raham said. "Her background in the retail food industry makes her a great fit."

Tori, a resident of Modesto, joined Dot in November with over five years of human resources experience with Save Mart Supermarkets, where she most recently served as human resource manager. Tori earned a bachelor's degree from California State University, Monterey Bay and her master's degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz. As part of her new responsibilities, Tori will handle human resource management at the distribution center to include safety, payroll, workers comp, training, quality, benefits, employee relations, recruitment support, new employee support and human resource information systems.

 "I'm very grateful for this opportunity and I'm excited to work for such an incredible company." Welch said. "Dot Foods has a great reputation in this community and is known for truly caring about its employees."

 About Dot Foods

Dot Foods and Dot Transportation continue to experience exceptional growth and are hiring in record numbers. Both companies are looking to fill several positions for full and part-time drivers and warehouse personnel in all eight locations. To learn more about careers at Dot Foods, visit www.dotfoods.com/careers and follow @DotFoodsCareers on Twitter.

Dot Foods Inc. carries 105,000 products from 600 food industry manufacturers and is the largest food redistributor in the United States. Dot Foods distributes foodservice, convenience, retail and vending food products to distributors in all 50 states. Dot Foods operates eight distribution centers in: Modesto, Calif.; Vidalia, Ga.; Burley, Idaho; Mt. Sterling, Ill.; Cambridge City, Ind.; Williamsport, Md.; Liverpool, N.Y.; and Ardmore, Okla. For information, visit www.dotfoods.com.