May 5, 2014 - 15:58
Christine Fortman

Job Title



Berridge Nurseries, Phoenix, Ariz.


Worked for a Phoenix public relations firm for 13 years and is now applying those unique skills as a third-generation co-owner and operator of a 76-year-old family business. Elected 2014 president of the Independent Nurseries of Arizona.


Deep Arizona Roots: A fifth generation Arizonan, Christine is “proud that I have turned every opportunity afforded me into a life experience that helps guide me through thick and thin.”

Fun Fact

Tasty Treat: A cheese crisp smothered in El Pato hot sauce.