Leland Toering
40 Under 40, Class of 2020

Leland Toering


Darwin Perennials

Job Title

Sales and Marketing Manager


• While working in Australia, was able to apply skills learned in the U.S. to the business and culture “down under.” When he returned to North America, successfully applied skills learned in Australia to U.S. business.

• Has worked in many areas of the industry — from cut flowers to perennials and from packing/shipping to importing to sales and marketing. “I am most proud of developing a network of relationships in each one of these roles and experiences.”


Leland loves working with other people. “I thrive on relationships, teams, and interacting with customers, suppliers and salespeople.”

Fun Facts

“I am a sucker for appetizers — cheese and crackers, chips and salsa — anything pre-meal!”

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