Company: Birch Wood Vineyards
Location: Derry, New Hampshire, United States
Sallie Nijhof, Co-Owner at Birch Wood Vineyards, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Business Owners for dedication, achievements, and leadership in entrepreneurship.
With more than 25 years of experience to her credit, Ms. Nijhof has excelled as the co-owner of Birch Wood Vineyards since 2015. Prior to this position, she had found success as the owner of Vineyard Events at Zorvino Vineyards from 2008 to 2016. Ms. Nijhof previously worked as an executive assistant and benefits administrator for Outpost International in 2008 and a banquet manager for the Promises To Keep Banquet Facility from 2007 to 2008.
Before embarking on her professional path, Ms. Nijhof pursued an education at Northeastern University, earning an associate’s degree in business and accounting in 1982. She subsequently began her career as an executive assistant with Lotus Development over the course of 15 years. Ms. Nijhof was eventually drawn to her field after taking over Promises To Keep from her husband’s aunt and uncle, and eventually teamed with her husband’s cousin to establish Birch Wood Vineyards.
In light of her exceptional undertakings, Ms. Nijhof has accrued several accolades throughout her career. Notably, her business has been recognized as the #1, #2 and #3 Business in New Hampshire in recent years. Birch Wood Vinyards has likewise received awards from The Knot and wedding.com, and was notably honored as the Best Wedding Facility in New Hampshire and the Best Small Wedding for Ceremonies.
Ms. Nijhof has attributed her success to her exemplary people and customer service skills as well as her passion and hard work. Among the many highlights of her career, she is particularly proud of becoming a trendsetter in her industry and having witnessed the evolution of her business model. Looking toward the future, Ms. Nijhof hopes to build a tasting room for her winery that will be available to rent.
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