McHutchison and Vaughan’s Horticulture are proud to announce their enhanced management team in the ongoing evolution of the two companies.
This expansion includes the recent hiring of Jen Miner, an experienced horticultural industry expert, as a vendor program manager and the promotion of current team member Sarah Rasch to associate vendor program manager for McHutchison and Vaughan’s Horticulture.
“We are very excited about the industry experience and professional success of our vendor management team,” said Jessica Montgomery, vendor management director for McHutchison and Vaughan’s Horticulture. “The promotion of Sarah, along with the addition of Jen, allows us to now deliver an even greater level of service for all of our trusted partners.”
The vendor management department will continue to build preferred and exclusive vendor programs as well as facilitate strategic breeder and vendor partnerships. This department is comprised of an experienced group of horticultural experts with a strong emphasis on floriculture.
Prior to recently joining McHutchison and Vaughan’s Horticulture as a vendor program manager, Miner worked at Pacific Plug and Liner for the past 5½ years as a western regional sales manager who increased business in the western U.S. and Canada. She worked at EuroAmerican Propagators before that as a territory manager selling both liners and finished plants. Miner has been in the horticulture industry for 36 years, where she has done everything from landscape installation to owning her own retail location. With an extensive sales background, she is passionate about plants, enjoys working with others, and considers everyone she has met along the way to be part of her industry family.
Rasch has been an asset to McHutchison and Vaughan’s Horticulture in customer service for the past eight years, supporting the sales team and selecting key accounts. She also assisted as a mentor and training lead for the customer service team. Prior to joining McHutchison and Vaughan’s Horticulture in 2014, she worked with Aris Horticulture and McGregor Plant Sales while gaining several years of production experience along the way in her professional career.