BA '05 | Gainesville, FL
TITLE: VP & Farm Manager/Sales Rep/Executive Director
COMPANY: Florida Blue Farms, Inc/Florida Woodland Group/Florida Blueberry Growers Association
Brittany H. Lee currently serves as the Executive Director of the Florida Blueberry Growers Association and is Vice President and Farm Manager of Florida Blue Farms, Inc. a 112-acre Southern Highbush blueberry plantation located in Northeast Florida. Brittany also is a Sales Representative at Florida Woodland Group, a real estate firm based in Gainesville, Florida that specializes in the sale of rural/agricultural properties. Brittany is heavily dedicated to and involved with various community service and industry organizations both locally and statewide. She was appointed by the US Secretary of Agriculture Vilsack (2017) as the Florida delegate for the US Highbush Blueberry Council and by US Secretary of Agriculture Perdue (2019) to the Ag Technical Advisory Committee for Trade for Fruit & Vegetables.
She participated in the Wedgworth Leadership Institute for Agriculture and Natural Resources program, Class IX; she serves as a Director of the Board for the Alachua Farm Bureau, Young Beginning and Small Advisory Committee for Farm Credit of Florida, Wedgworth Advisory Board, the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association, and the University of Florida Leadership and Education Foundation.
In 2016, Brittany and Florida Blue Farms received the CARES award for Environmental Stewardship. In 2017, Brittany was awarded the Florida Farm Bureau’s Young Farmer and Rancher Achievement award and she accepted the Commissioner of Agriculture’s Environmental Leadership Award on behalf of Florida Blue Farms, Inc. Most recently in 2019, Lee received the UF/IFAS Extension Advocate Award and the Florida Farm Bureau’s Ag Communicator award.
Brittany earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Florida, and resides in Gainesville with her husband Ryan Brown, their children JEB and Emily.
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