40 Under 40, Class of 2016

Jim Devereux


Dümmen Orange, Fort Collins, Colorado/Columbus, Ohio

Job Title

Regional Sales Manager


  • Has worked in many different facets of the industry, including as a grower, retailer, broker-salesperson and nursery manager.
  • Through his personal travels and own trials, he has worked with breeders all over the globe to bring different plants to the market. “I’ve always enjoyed the back room.”


Favorite Flick/Book: “Catch 22” by Joseph Heller. “I have always enjoyed the idea that if you want to do something, you must be crazy and can’t, while if you don’t want to do something you must be perfect for the job.”

Fun Facts

Double the Fun: Jim and his wife have twin boys, Holden and Killian, who “keep me rolling every day with their wit and biting sarcasm.”

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.

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P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345

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