Ritter Greenhouses, Bridgeton, Missouri
- Detail-oriented and continually looking for new ways to “raise the bar” and develop higher quality standards for growing plants while training and mentoring others.
- Started as a seasonal grower and promoted three times in less than two years to current position of head grower.
Hairy Situation: “My hair is very long so I can’t live without a hair tie to keep my hair in line. I [always] keep my hair braided so that it’s out of the way. I can forget my phone, wallet, lunch or anything else at home for a day, but never a hair tie.”
Escape to the Windy City: A native of southern Illinois, Chicago is one of her favorite getaway destinations. “Chicago has it all — unique foods and cultures, a plethora of museums and institutions, shopping, beautifully landscaped public areas and, in my humble opinion, the best pizza in the universe.”