Co-Founder & President/CEO
Nancy Williams began growing food with her family early; first as a 4-H member in elementary school then as an FFA member in high school. Her family raised most of the produce they consumed; at one time maintaining as many as six gardens to feed themselves and share with neighbors. In addition to achieving success with FFA competition teams, Nancy earned scholarships to study Horticulture. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Louisiana State University then studied for a master of science in Weed Science with a minor in Plant Pathology at Cornell University. Nancy has diverse experiences in agriculture, from corporations, serving as an agronomist for local farmers and entrepreneurs to grassroots organizing and management for nonprofit community organizations. For nearly 15 years, she has served as an information technology director then Chief Information Officer for Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands; where she led award winning programs, increased technology integration and supported improved organizational outcomes.