40 Under 40, Class of 2023

Zen Landis


Little Prince of Oregon Nursery

Job Title

Sales Manager


  • Was previously with the Oregon Association of Nurseries and
    managed the Farwest Show: curating the New Varieties Showcase, directing the Women in Hort networking event and planning 40+ hours of horticulture-related education.
  • Started working at a nursery at 15 years old as a cashier and worked her way through the company as it expanded from one location to five.


Catch Some Zzz’s: Zen’s siblings are Zed, Zoe and Zia. “It’s a tradition in my family to name all the kids with the same first letter, so my parents chose Z but added an extra layer of complication by making all our names only three letters long.”

Fun Facts

Fun Facts: Zen has Canadian American dual citizenship and is an amateur ukulele player.