AmericanHort adds four to board of directors

The official welcome and installation will take place at Cultivate’22.

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AmericanHort has elected four new members to the board of directors, along with the election of a new slate of board officers.

The official welcome and installation will take place at Cultivate’22 being held July 16-19, in Columbus, Ohio.

“We are excited to welcome these leaders who come from various segments of the green industry and encompass diverse experiences, skills, and backgrounds,” said Ken Fisher, president & CEO of AmericanHort. “We also appreciate the dedication and commitment of our officers and the leadership they provide our organization and industry, particularly during the challenges of the past few years.”

The new slate of officers will include Jon Reelhorn of Belmont Nursery as the new chairman of the board, and Rob Lando as the new vice chairman of the board. Cole Mangum of Bell Nursery will become the immediate past chairman and J. Harvey Cotton will continue to serve as board treasurer in a non-voting position.

These new directors will join current directors Mike Gooder, Plantpeddler Inc, IA; Steve Mostardi of Mostardi Nursery, PA, Lyndsi Oestmann, of Loma Vista Nursery, KS, Ed Overdevest, Overdevest Nurseries LP, NJ; and Jonathan Saperstein, Everde Growers, TX.