40 Under 40, Class of 2015

Heather Moister


The Barn Nursery & Landscape Center, Cary, Illinois

Job Title

Garden Center Manager


Responsible for garden center purchasing, plant care and staff management. Developed and implemented inventory control tools to increase sales and reduce shrink. Conducted numerous educational seminars and workshops for the local colleges, garden clubs, retirement communities, Girl Scout troops, etc.


Cruisin’: Heather and her family love boating. “When I’m not at work or in my garden, you can find me in, on or near the lake. I love to pack up dinner and a bottle of wine and watch the sunset from the boat.”

Fun Facts

Scouting: A Girl Scout from kindergarten until she graduated from high school, Heather was chosen to be one of 10 young women to represent the United States at a worldwide jamboree in Sweden.