40 Under 40, Class of 2017

Bruce Galasso


Welby Gardens

Job Title

Grower Manager


  • Manages all growing practices and growers at all three of the company’s facilities (1,000,000 square feet of greenhouse production area and 2 acres of outdoor area). Supervises more than 25 key people year-round and is responsible for all growing activities and training.
  • As the first member of his immediate family to graduate from college, moved 2,000 miles away from home to begin his professional career in horticulture.


In His Spare Time: Bruce enjoys hiking in the Rocky Mountains, photography, reading, playing Scrabble and lounging with his dogs, Isaac and Hagar.

Fun Facts

Ghoulish Getaway: Every year, Bruce visits Cozumel, Mexico, for Halloween and Día De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead).

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