John Steinlage
40 Under 40, Class of 2020

John Steinlage


Ball Seed

Job Title

Sales Representative


• Planned, organized and executed an international floriculture tour during the FlowerTrials in Europe. “This trip was a once in a lifetime opportunity for many of our customers and colleagues so putting it together was very satisfying.”

• Works with growers and retailers using company’s new products and resources to find unique and innovative ways to help them build their business.


Friday night is pizza night in the Steinlage household. “We make homemade pizza on Fridays and it’s always something to look forward to at the end of the week.”

Fun Facts

John speaks German, plays the cello, can’t live without coffee and enjoys being active including hiking with his family, running, and playing golf and hockey.

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