Erin Hrastar, Seafood Sourcing Audit Coordinator

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Erin HrastarErin Hrastar
Seafood Sourcing Audit Coordinator

Ms. Hrastar joined MRAG in November of 2020 as a Seafood Sourcing Audit Coordinator, delivering independent audit services to the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF). After nine years of living and working in the Virgin Islands where she was a business owner and volunteer for St. John’s National Park, Ms. Hrastar is now working for MRAG, based out of St. Petersburg, FL. Ms. Hrastar earned a BA from Colorado State University and is proficient in several different facets of business including budget and bookkeeping, communications, product acquisition and inventory.

MRAG assists with alignment of seafood certification and ratings schemes

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Jill Swasey, MRAG America’s Director of Fisheries Technical Division, served as the key analytical consultant in the development of a new report that combines data of five leading sustainability NGOs for first time.

To learn more about the report and the Certification and Ratings Collaboration supporting the work, visit: SeafoodSource and Certification and Ratings Collaboration

Benjamin Hannah, Supply Chain Certifications Manager

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Ben HannahBenjamin Hannah
Supply Chain Certifications Manager

Mr. Hannah has been working for MRAG Americas, Inc. as a Seafood Sourcing Auditor since January 2019.  Previously, Benjamin worked as a subcontractor performing audits for MRAG.  He graduated with a BS degree from the University of Massachusetts Boston in May of 2018. His studies were focused on Marine Science where he worked closely with bivalve mollusks and aquaculture. Benjamin originates from a commercial fishing family and has spent the majority of his life commercially fishing and practicing sustainability.

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