40 Under 40, Class of 2018

Laurie Conlon


Olson's Greenhouses

Job Title

Assistant Head Grower


  • Responsible for introducing and implementing a biological program for a large wholesale greenhouse, which included successfully implanting over an acre-and-a-half of greenhouses.
  • Worked with production team to specify the installation of boom irrigation and control systems and also helped streamline company’s picking process.


You’ll Never Catch Her Without: Her headphones. “I use my headphones on a daily basis to ensure that I can multitask in all phases of my life. Keeping my hands free is key to my success in being a great multitasker!”

Fun Facts

Favorite Place to Chill: “Any place that is warm and sunny. I enjoy spending time in the sun, and my favorite vacation spot that I visited most recently would be the Dominican Republic.”

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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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