40 Under 40, Class of 2014

Matt Foertmeyer


Foertmeyer & Sons Greenhouse Co., Delaware, Ohio

Job Title

Head Grower


Created and established a forecasting and inventory system that reduced end-of-season surplus by approximately 20 percent. Worked with Foertmeyer & Sons’ environmental control company to develop a unique irrigation boom system that is being tweaked and tested at company’s facility and is on track to be sold to the public later this year.


Off the Clock: Matt enjoys photography and videography. “I bought my first video camera in high school and have been spending way more on equipment than I should ever since.”

Fun Facts

Favorite Flicks: “Wall-E” and “Despicable Me.” “We have a 6-year-old and 2-year- old, I don’t get to branch out from their genres very often.”

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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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