Sam White
40 Under 40, Class of 2022

Sam White


Metrolina Greenhouses

Job Title

E-Commerce Direct to Consumer Manager


  • Responsible for helping develop and lead the direct-to-consumer initiative for all three national retailers serviced by Metrolina Greenhouses.
  • Earned his landscape contractor’s license and is a certified plant professional in the state of North Carolina.


Quite the Courtship: Sam met his wife, Erin, at church when they were 11, but never dated until their early twenties and eventually married at 25. He had a crush on her for years and “the stars finally aligned for us! Or I just finally worked up the courage.”

Fun Facts

A Few of His Faves: Sam says he could eat pizza “every day without hesitation.” His favorite vacation spot is “any island where I’m on a beach with white sand and clear blue water.”

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