40 Under 40, Class of 2013

Mariah Holland


Metrolina Greenhouses, Huntersville, N.C.

Job Title

Director of Marketing


Responsible for company”s marketing efforts that combine a keen eye for style and fits within traditional greenhouse parameters; Spearheaded company”s efforts in collecting consumer data to provide insight into new product offerings.


All-time favorite book: To Kill a Mockingbird. Flexibility is key: By the end of 2013, Mariah will be certified to teach yoga.

Fun Facts

Finger-licking good plants?: Mariah”s grandmother worked for the Bunton Seed Co. and sold seeds and rose bushes to Colonel Sanders, the founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken.