40 Under 40, Class of 2015

Bob Theut III


Theut's Flower Barn, Richmond, Michigan

Job Title

Part Owner/Chief Operating Officer


Recipient of the 2015 Cool Product award at the Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition (TPIE) for company’s succulent birdhouses/containers and vertical wall hangings. Responsible for developing innovative new products, company expansion and out-of-state sales.


Can’t Live With Without: “If there is a day I cannot be in the greenhouse with a cup of coffee, I am not complete.”

Fun Facts

Bob, Bob, Bob and Bob: Bob is number three in four generations of Robert John Theuts. On some Saturdays, Bob will be working with his 82-year-old grandfather, his father and his son — all named Robert John Theut.