May 9, 2013 - 17:05
Laura Robles

Age

33

Job Title

Research and Development Manager

Company

Neal Mast and Son Greenhouses/Mast Young Plants, Grand Rapids, Mich.

Accomplishments

Selected to be an All-American Selections judge for the bedding plant and vegetable categories; Helped grow company's research and development program and is responsible for a wide assortment of plant trials.

Extracurricular

Always has a taste for: Thai and Chinese food. Hobbies: Gardening, fly-fishing with her husband and father, cooking, playing piano and spending time with her family and dogs.

Fun Fact

Hanging out in the family tree: Laura's seventh maternal grandfather was a scout for George Washington and she is a distant relative of Sequoyah, the Cherokee silversmith who invented the Cherokee alphabet.