40 Under 40, Class of 2019

Lily Hogue


Metrolina Greenhouses

Job Title

National Account Manager


  • Uses a demand-driven approach to data analytics to introduce new categories to the company’s customers, grow sales and work efficiently.
  • Helped take a group of small teams and develop them into “one amazing unified team of highly talented individuals who have become best in class in execution, merchandising, relationship building and communication.”


Lily was born in a refugee camp in Indonesia and her parents immigrated to the U.S. from Vietnam. To lessen the financial burden on the family, she worked full-time while getting her college degree.

Fun Facts

When she was younger, Lily played viola in the youth symphony orchestra while also practicing taekwondo at the same time.