May 15, 2023 Agricultural biotechnology company Qualterra, Inc., a leader in agricultural and sustainability technologies, today announced that Shara Green has joined the company as its Sales Executive. In her role, Shara will develop new business opportunities and create customized solutions to customer needs across all three commercial technologies at Qualterra: Molecular Plant Testing Services, Plant Propagation (Nursery), and Biomass Processing/Biochar Soil Amendments.
Shara is a 4th generation tree fruit grower living on her family orchard in Yakima, WA in the heart of one of Washington State’s main agricultural regions. She is a sales veteran, most recently serving the wine and craft beverage industry for more than 10 years as Senior Account Manager with Universal Packaging, Inc. Shara received her bachelor’s degree from Western Washington University. Shara is a Member of the Board of Directors at the Yakima Chapter of the Washington Farm Bureau and an attending member of the Yakima Pomology Club. In her free time, Shara is a competitive trap shooter as well as an avid wine enthusiast.
“Shara is one of the most authentic, personable sales executives I’ve ever met in my career. Her ability to be genuine and to connect with all types of people make her an exceptional hire and Qualterra team member,” said Tim O’Brien, Qualterra’s VP of Sales and Marketing. “Shara’s long-standing relationships in the horticulture industry in Washington State will benefit Qualterra as we continue to create and deliver solutions for farmers.”
“How excited am I that my career has brought me full circle to truly work in the specialty crop industry our family has been involved in for decades,” exclaimed Shara Green. “I’m eager to reach out to the industry to share all of the solutions that Qualterra has to offer. Exciting times lie ahead for all!”
“Shara’s grower background delivers on our sales strategy of personalized, customer service.“ said Mike Werner, Chief Executive Officer at Qualterra. “Her technical knowledge will benefit our company as we continue to develop and commercialize technologies for farmers. We’re proud to have her on-board.”
Qualterra is an agricultural technology company on a mission to create innovations in agriculture and sustainability. Qualterra’s platform of technologies follow a plant life-cycle from molecular plant testing and breeding support to propagation and nursery technologies through ag biomass waste processing and carbon capture technologies. Qualterra, headquartered in Washington State, USA, has three commercial facilities located in the main agricultural production area of the state.