Mary Jo Sargent
Mary Jo Sargent is the owner/manager of flora and oversees all front of the house and office activities. Although her managerial and administrative responsibilities keep her quite busy, Mary Jo never loses sight of the homey ambiance she and Bob worked hard to create. Mary Jo's warm and caring personality is the primary reason staff and customers feel like family when they walk through the door. Prior to opening flora, Mary Jo worked for consultant, Michael Staub at Group M, Inc who provided bookkeeping and management support to small food service business clients. She has held all non-cooking restaurant positions in her food service career, as well as working as a teacher, camp counselor, and office manager. Mary Jo graduated from UConn. with a B.S. in Mathematics and Simmons College with a M.Ed. She enjoys Dahn Yoga, hiking, and hanging out with her family and friends.