About Donna Hibbs and the Greenbrier Resort
Donna Hibbs is currently the Grounds Manager at The Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. She leads a staff of 15-20 Grounds Department implementing the Greenbrier’s high standards for guests and visitors through maintaining immaculately groomed lawns, constant blooming flora, and preservation of heritage trees throughout the grounds. Her department also coordinates special work projects, working closely with event planning staff and other trades departments.
Previously, Donna’s career included Vice President of Grounds and Landscaping for Masonic Homes located in Louisville, Kentucky, where she directed operations and was a working supervisor for grounds maintenance and landscape services for three Masonic Homes of Kentucky properties. She was responsible for developing SOP and best practices for the safety and beautification for the quality of life for residents, visitors, guests, and employees of MHKY.
Donna’s career has included positions as a Horticulturalist, Arborist, Landscape Design, Landscape Management, and Landscape Account Manager. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art from Morehead State University, with a concentration in Commercial Art and a Minor in Ornamental Horticulture.
Donna has earned several professional certifications including the designation of Certified Grounds Manager from the Professional Grounds Management Society, Kentucky Certified Nursery Professional, Certified Arborist, Tennessee Certified Landscape Professional, and holds a Pesticide Operator’s and Certified Applicator’s License.
As a long-time resident in Kentucky, you might guess that Donna is an avid horse enthusiast.
Known as America’s Resort, the Greenbrier Resort is located in the Allegheny Mountain range that flanks the eastern seaboard. In its earliest days before the Civil War, American gentry was lured by the cool summer breezes and restorative mineral waters that bubbled up from these mountains.
Drive through the main gate today, and you’ll immediately feel whisked back to grander times. Long-honored traditions and a checklist of “holiday” must-haves have shaped these 11,000 acres into a vacation paradise–spacious accommodations, private estate homes, boutique shopping, golf courses, pools, tennis courts… everything that you would expect from a destination resort.