Yuleen Gifford

Vice President–Traffic

Born and raised in South Africa, Yuleen worked for an International Freight Forwarder for eight years before coming to the United States in 1980. Here, she spent eighteen and a half years in the employ of another Bakersfield cotton merchandising firm as Traffic Manager. During this period she also spent time serving as Transportation Committee Chairman for the Western Cotton Shippers Association. In 2002 Yuleen brought her 26 years of transportation experience to White Gold Cotton Marketing LLC where she oversees all of White Gold’s domestic and international shipping plus its related documentation, as well as letters of credit. Yuleen has worked together with Mark for over 26 years in the cotton industry and her extensive background in transportation and cotton are a valuable resource to WGCM and its partners around the world.