40 Under 40, Class of 2019

Gregory Nichols


Walters Gardens

Job Title

Crop and Fertility Manager


  • Along with production staff, he is responsible for the overall quality, production and harvest of more than 500 varieties of perennials on 1,700 acres.
  • Continually looking to bring new technology advancements into company’s production systems to improve accuracy, consistency, quality and efficiency.


Gregory enjoys recruiting, training and being involved with promoting individuals to carry a larger role within an organization. “I enjoy watching others advance in their careers and make significant impacts for their companies!”

Fun Facts

“Lone Survivor” and “Unbroken” are two of his favorite reads. “They are two great survival stories of American heroes that teach that determination and mental toughness can carry you through almost anything.”