40 Under 40, Class of 2023

Annie Glaser


Foertmeyer and Sons Greenhouse

Job Title

Greenhouse General Manager


  • Implemented improvements to various crop production techniques and schedules, notably on the company’s 5-inch geranium crop, her first opportunity to step up as a grower and have the autonomy to make decisions on a larger scale.
  • Serves as a member of AmericanHort’s GenNext community: “It’s exciting to be a part of helping the future generations who are entering the horticulture industry.”
  • Started in the industry as a produce farmer, then a production crew member in the greenhouse.


Delicious Combinations: Annie says she has the uncanny ability to demolish a dozen donuts or more on a Sunday during shipping season, but her favorite foods are crab legs with drawn butter and strawberry rhubarb crumble.

Fun Facts

Get Your Own Box: The house Annie grew up in was originally built for the inventor of Cheez-Its!