SAN JOSE, CALIF. — Genelle Chetcuti has been promoted to chief operating officer of RW Garcia, a San Jose-based maker of specialty snacks. Ms. Chetcuti is the daughter of co-founders RW and Margaret Garcia, and most recently was vice president of marketing since January 2018. Earlier, she was senior director of marketing.

Prior to joining RW Garcia, Ms. Chetcuti was president and chief executive officer of, a custom carpool matching and calendaring site for schools and their parent communities. She also was a marketing consultant at Market Ready, a senior manager of global marketing at Borland Software and a marketing/communications manager at MindQ.

She received a bachelor’s degree in business/corporate communications at the University of California, San Diego, and a master’s degree in business administration at Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business.