40 Under 40, Class of 2018

Patrick Peterson



Job Title

Ornamental Specialist


  • Part of a six-person team that helped launch company’s ornamentals pesticide portfolio for the greenhouse and nursery market.
  • Served as the International Plant Propagator’s Society Western Region Director, helping plan many annual meetings and organize an international tour.


A Serious Golfer: Patrick can throw a golf disc the distance of a soccer field and land within the opposite goal. He has played more than 150 disc golf courses in 20 states and five foreign countries.

Fun Facts

Rafting and Reading: Patrick is an avid whitewater rafter and his favorite book is “The Emerald Mile” — “the story about man’s conquest over extraordinary whitewater conditions, and what human impact can have when trying to harness nature.”

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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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