40 Under 40, Class of 2017

Marta Maria Garcia


Costa Farms

Job Title

Marketing Director


  • Responsible for developing a team to create multiple, unique branded programs, each with one goal in mind: to inspire and educate consumers of all ages to buy plants. “I have to say the one I’m most proud of is O2 for You.”
  • Developed innovative trade marketing programs and helped the company achieve sales goals and projected revenue by implementing strategic marketing initiatives.


Turn Up the Music: Marta Maria loves music and dance. “I’ve learned to dance the samba, rumba, salsa, merengue, jive, ballet, jazz, hip- hop, reggaeton, cha-cha. I still need to learn Argentinian tango and Irish dancing, but they are on my list.”

Fun Facts

TV Show With a Purpose: Her favorite TV show was “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” “I enjoyed watching ordinary people doing extraordinary things. Very inspiring!”