Working Together Toward a Greater Goal.

Our dedicated team of professionals work hard every day to create lasting memories in they eyes of consumers who experience our farm and taste our products.

Hickory Nut Gap operates the farm, the warehouse, and the business.

Collectively, we are known as Hickory Nut Gap.  The farm in Fairview, the wholesale company in Asheville, and the administrative support team work together to provide an amazing experience to our end customer. Meet our team!

Ben Brignac

Regional Sales Manager

Jean Paul Lausell

Chief Operating Officer

Jessica Davidson

Accounts Payable/ Accounts Receivable

Amy B

Controller, Director of Finance

Julia Wolfe

General Manager

Grace Hornsby

Customer Service

Dan VonSeggen

Kitchen Staff

Jennifer White

Assistant Store Manager CSA Manager

Megan Auten

Events Manager

Kelsey Winterbottom

Graphic Designer and Digital Marketing Specialist

Amy McDowell

Community Outreach and Education Coordinator

Becky Shipkosky

Retail Store Operations

Brandon Lowery

Warehouse Manager
Nora Millar HNG Warehouse associate

Nora Millar

Warehouse Associate

Asher Wright

Farm Director

Sam Dobson

Farmer Relations
Jamie Ager Owner Hickory Nut Gap Farm and Meats
Preston Green Director of Sales Hickory Nut Gap Meats

Preston Green

Director of Sales

Ann Sitler

Director of Operations
Natalie Furniss Director of Marketing and Internal Relations Hickory Nut Gap

Natalie Furniss

Director of Marketing and Internal Relations