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Jimmy Cabrera

Position: Mechanic
Interests: motorcycles and soccer


Jimmy moved to Georgia from California where he earned a degree in Automotive Technology from Universal Technical Institute (UTI). He worked for a private landscaper in Georgia before starting at HighGrove in 2009. Jimmy was a Supervisor on an install crew working on projects for HighGrove’s Land Services team prior to becoming a mechanic in the Austell shop in early 2011.

Barry Cole

Position: Mechanic
Interests: fishing, hunting, camping


Barry has over 32 years’ experience in small engine repair and is certified in two-stroke, four-stroke and compact diesel engines. He is a Certified Briggs and Stratton Master and Tecumseh Master Technician. Barry received his certifications from ESA, Briggs and Stratton, Tecumseh and Kohler Corporations. Since 2001, Barry has played a critical role in ensuring the equipment in HighGrove’s mechanical department is operating safely and efficiently.

Amanda Dobbs

Position: Staff Accountant
Interests: photography, reading and spending time with her family and friends


Amanda joined HighGrove Partners in October 2014. She holds a Masters of Accounting and Financial Management from Keller Graduate School and plans to pursue her CPA certification. Amanda has several years of accounting and payroll experience with various Georgia business. Her duties at HighGrove include calculating payroll and commissions, along with assisting in several month-end accounting activities. 

Angela Gray

Position: Accounting Associate
Interests: spending time with family, reading, being on the river, is an animal lover


Angela was born and raised in Georgia, and has over 20 years of accounting/administrative experience. Most recently, she handled billing and collections for Crenshaw Supply Company, a scaffolding and shoring company with offices in Georgia and Mississippi. Prior to that, Angela worked for BellSouth Corporate Aviation and in the veterinary field. At HighGrove, Angela focuses on accounts payable and labor subcontracts.

Alicia Graham

Position: Staff Accountant
Interests: Planning Events, volunteering at NICU Wards, and spending time with family


Alicia is a Georgia Native that joined Highgrove Partners in September 2017.  She holds an Associate’s degree from Ga State University and is currently pursuing her bachelors at Columbus State University. Alicia has several years of Accounting and Executive Support experience working in the Automotive field.  Her Duties at Highgrove include overseeing new and renewed contracts and month end close activities. 


Brandy Owens

Position: Office Manager
Interests: spending time with family, reading and boating

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As Office Manager of HighGrove, Brandy oversees all facilities building management as well as office equipment and supplies. She also assists Operations and Sales with contract management execution, and assists in IT coordination. Prior to joining HighGrove, Brandy has previous administrative experience working with companies in the glass and glazing industries.

Pam Herren

Position: Payroll Specialist
Interests: family time, scrapbooking, horseback riding, reading and making challenging puzzles


Born in New York, Pam moved to Georgia in 1995 and worked for a consulting firm for 10 years.  She has over 25 years of administration experience, 10 of which were in the payroll field.  Prior to her start at HighGrove Partners, Pam worked as a Payroll/Benefits Coordinator for a firm in Atlanta.

Amberlie Hardigree

Position: Staff Accountant
Interests: Spending time with my friends and family. Reading, photography and camping.

Amberlie Hardigree

My last job was with special needs adults and before that I managed a restaurant. I will be graduating with my Associates of Science in Accounting in May 2017.

Greg Nelson

Position: Fleet Manager
Interests: hiking, biking, camping, kayaking, BSA Scoutmaster and Crew Advisor


Greg has over 20 years’ experience in fleet and equipment management and repairs, starting at Post Properties/HighGrove Partners in 1987. In his role as Fleet Manager, his primary responsibility is to safeguard the maintenance of vehicle and fleet equipment. Greg received his two-stroke and four-stroke engine certificates from TSDA and has taken vocational courses in welding, lathe and milling machines, and auto body repair and paint. In 1994, Greg was nominated by his peers to the Gold Post Club which awarded him with a trip to Paris.

Ashley Ward

Position: Staffing Coordinator
Interests: Spending time with my daughter, shopping and hanging out with friends


Ashley began working with HighGrove in 2017. She brings an extensive background in recruiting and human resources. In the spring, Ashley will be attending The University Of Phoenix to complete her Bachelors Of Science in Human Resources.

Monica Sanchez

Position: Controller
Interests: quality time with family, reading, scrapbooking


Monica began working with HighGrove in 2004 as a staff accountant. Over the last seven years she has taken the initiative and the leadership to become the Director of Information Systems, followed by Controller.  Her focus is in helping improve all internal systems and business information flow throughout the organization.  Previously, Monica was the Accounting Manager for HighGrove.

Kimberly Vigne

Position: Recruiter
Interests: shopping, traveling


As a recruiter, Kimberly uses her broad skills in sourcing, identifying, engaging and recruiting a diverse group of capable employees to staff HighGrove’s three branches. Kimberly is a graduate from University of Houston.

Kim Wood

Position: Personal Executive Assistant
Interests: Spending time with family, being at the beach, cooking and hiking


Kim serves as the right hand of our founder and CEO as well as support to the CFO.  She plays an instrumental role in the effective functioning of the CEO serving as a critical support liaison between the CEO and all outside parties. Prior to joining HighGrove, Kim has over 28 years with her previous employer serving in the Executive Administrative role including a background in technical support and network administration.

Tara Youngblood

Position: Marketing Coordinator
Interests: Enjoys outdoor activities, spending time with family, cooking, and football.


Tara Youngblood, an Alabama native, specializes in a broad range of Communications. While receiving her Bachelor of Arts from The University of Alabama she became skilled in; Marketing, Public Relations, Advertising, and Television. Tara has worked in building persistent marketing strategies for companies of all sizes and industries.

Create a Rewarding Career for Yourself at HighGrove Partners

As HighGrove Partners continues to grow and play a leading role in the green industry, we recognize that our greatest challenge is finding great people. Our team members are our most vital asset and we strive to retain and develop them to their fullest potential. If you're interested in an exciting career in the green industry, we hope you consider HighGrove Partners.
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