May 9, 2013 - 12:14
Sarah Brown

Age

36

Job Title

Operations Manager

Company

Riverbend Nursery, Riner, Va.

Accomplishments

As Operations Service Manager, helped company reach production and efficiency goals in its Distribution Division by strategically planning, executing and adjusting processes; Revitalized company's processes for inventory control, production scheduling and purchasing to create a more streamlined production process; Promoted to Operations Manager in November 2012.

Extracurricular

Sarah likes to read poetry and collect hats. Favorite read: Skinny Legs and All by Tom Robbins because it is "word candy."

Fun Fact

It pays to keep an extra tool in the toolbox: Sarah is trained as a family mediator, which has "served as an amazing reference and tool as a manager" in the nursery business.