40 Under 40, Class of 2018

Garet Dinges



Job Title

Regional Key Accounts Director


  • Responsible for shipment of a single order of 120,000 orchids to more than 1,700 stores. All orders were shipped direct and had to be in-store to hit a specific date.
  • Oversees and directs the activities of ColorPoint’s field team that represents the company in the markets that it serves.


In His Spare Time:
While Garet still enjoys playing and watching basketball and baseball, his hobbies are centered around his three boys — Nerf wars, jumping on the trampoline and riding bikes.

Fun Facts

A Unique Career Path: Before getting into the horticulture business, Garet was a police officer and also worked in swimming pool distribution sales. “It’s a natural progression,” he jokes.

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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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