Oglesby Plants International is pleased to announce the addition of horticulture veteran Don Gator to the Oglesby sales team. Gator will be the sales representative covering the Southeast territory, per the announcement.
Gator’s career in horticulture has involved key aspects of the business including management, marketing, and logistics, as well as sales. Key experience includes working for Wholesale Indoor Plants at national levels to facilitate B2B sales of plants to large chains and coordinating a sales team of 180 with responsibilities for logistics, quality control, and product development. Before semi-retirement in 2015, he was CEO/Owner of Gator Plant Company, with multi-millions in annual sales and a workforce of 25 employees.
“Don’s experience and abilities in our industry segment are going to be a real plus for our customers and Oglesby,” said Gary Hennen, president of Oglesby Plants International. “Don knows firsthand what it takes to run a successful nursery and his broad product knowledge and marketing experience will benefit our customers and our company.”
“I’m pleased to be a part of Oglesby,” said Gator. “My excitement is working for Oglesby’s growers to help them increase their business market, product line, and profits.”