Sarah Seebran, marketing leader for Bland Farms LLC, has left the company.

Seebran, who joined the Glennville, Ga.-based grower-shipper of Vidalia onions in 2009 as marketing director, left the company in February.

Greg Smith, marketing communications manager, now heads Bland Farm’s marketing.

Smith and Bland Farms president Delbert Bland, credit Seebran, a former interior designer who was promoted to director of marketing in 2012, as instrumental in helping the company discover unique opportunities to promote and leverage the company’s various brands.

Delbert Bland, president, said Seebran’s decision was for personal reasons.

“She’s great and we love her to death,” Bland said. “She’s almost like one of my children. We’re still very close with her and I thought she really made the best decision.”

In 2012, Seebran was honored as one of The Packer’s Women In Produce leaders,