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NCNLA Welcomes New Manager of Professional Development

April 13, 2017                         Kaley Jacobs, NCNLA, 919-816-9119

NCNLA Welcomes New Manager of Professional Development

The North Carolina Nursery & Landscape Association, Inc. (NCNLA) is pleased to announce the addition of Hannah Singleton as the organization’s new Manager of Professional Development.

A native of Goldsboro, NC, Singleton is a 2014 graduate of the University of Mount Olive with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education and a minor in Psychology. While at UMO, she served as a communications intern at NCNLA in the summer of 2013.

Singleton joins NCNLA after serving as a Sales Representative at Jericho Farms/Landscape Design in Goldsboro, NC. In this position, she supported daily operations and future growth of the business through a variety of roles including: inbound sales; account management; social media marketing; hands-on plant identification, tagging and quality control; and job costing. She had previously taught Horticulture and Agriscience at West Cateret High School in Morehead City, NC.

Singleton is a North Carolina Certified Plant Professional and maintains a North Carolina Commercial Pesticide License in Research and Demonstration/Ornamental and Turf.

"I am excited to join such a great team at NCNLA and to have the opportunity to serve the members of our industry by developing valuable opportunities for education and professional development,” Singleton said.

As Manager of Professional Development, Singleton will be responsible for developing NCNLA’s annual educational plan, ensuring that programming aligns with the annual plan, explore new continuing education and certification offerings and ensure all reporting and certification thresholds are met. Singleton will also be responsible for developing and delivering highly-valued events, sessions and experiences that enhance the professional and technical skills of individuals throughout the vertically-integrated green industry.

“Hannah’s unique combination of talent, experience and industry knowledge are vital to allowing NCNLA to deliver the professional development opportunities that our industry desires,” said NCNLA Executive Vice President Corey Connors.

Hannah can be reached at, or by phone at (919) 816-9119, ext 100.

The North Carolina Nursery and Landscape Association (NCNLA) represents growers, landscapers, retail garden centers, suppliers, horticulture students and educators. NCNLA’s ultimate goal is to benefit its members’ economic, professional and personal growth. More information about NCNLA can be found at