Scott Farms International works on innovation in the sweet potato industry. Representatives from the sixth-generation family farm recently recognized 10 year veteran with the company Stephanie Williams. Williams, raised on a sweet potato and tobacco farm in Johnston County, NC and a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduate, has been instrumental in the growth and expansion of the sixth-generation family owned farm.
Scott Farms President, Sonny Scott, and Stephanie Williams.
“Stephanie has grown and developed in the past 10 years. She is a tremendous person and asset to Scott Farms,” Scott Farms president, Sonny Scott said. “We believe her knowledge and experience in the industry is very beneficial to our company, customers, and industry. We look forward to her continued success at Scott Farms.”
Williams serves on many industry committees focusing on the growth and promotion of the industry as a whole. “Serving Scott Farms, its customers, and the industry as a whole are passions of mine,” Williams said. “Sweet potatoes are extremely important to me and the agriculture industry in North Carolina. This is an exciting time to for Scott Farms. The expansion and innovation in recent years has put us in a great position in the industry for fresh sweet potatoes. I am looking forward to many more years with this great company and family.”
Vice President of Sweet Potato Operations, Dewey Scott commented on the longevity of Williams with the Scott Farms team. “I believe in Stephanie and our team. She has demonstrated over the years that she has tremendous knowledge of the industry and the customer base,” Scott said. “Our expansion over the last few years has allowed her to make a major impact in sweet potatoes and she brings a zest for the product that our customers can and do appreciate. Stephanie is an all-around good person and at Scott Farms we take pride in our people.”