Mike has been involved in the horticulture industry for 30+ years. He has contributed to continuous improvement in a variety of capacities with the industry’s leading companies during his career. One way he has given back is he served on the board of the Cleveland Flower Growers for many years. Mike has been involved with many product development projects utilizing innovative design of propagation and growing systems. The results of those efforts is the utilization of enhanced cultivation practices to produce a better plant with increased efficiencies. He was awarded a Patent as a result of those activities. A notable project was his involvement in an international reforestation initiative. Mike has dedicated his career to advancing the industry. His focus now is on mentoring and teaching best sales and marketing practices, while advancing product knowledge and innovation to the next generation joining our industry.