Bland Farms LLC has hired a sales manager.

The Glennville, Ga.-based sweet onion grower-shipper hired Kristie Waters.

Waters has more than 14 years of industry experience, according to a news release.

“We are very excited to have Kristie on our team,” John Cameron, director of sales, said in the release. “Her solid track record of success coupled with her background will strengthen Bland Farms and our customer relationships.”

In the release, Waters emphasizes her interest in sustainability and the promotion of healthy lifestyles.

According to her LinkedIn profile, Waters was at Adams Produce Co. from 2002-12 as an account executive, then sales manager and then director of business development. Most recently, she was a sales representative at Halpern's Steak and Seafood.