40 Under 40, Class of 2015

Scott Mozingo


Ball Horticultural Co., West Chicago, Illinois

Job Title

Product Manager


Responsible for identifying new varieties for company’s vegetable, herb and flowers lines. Works with plant breeders, trialing new vegetables and sourcing new varieties. Helps facilitate a television gardening show for PBS with panelist specialty in annuals, perennials and general horticulture knowledge.


Talk About Experience: Scott has worked on a produce farm, in an independent garden center, a home improvement retailer and a breeding company.

Fun Facts

Handy Man: Scott remodeled his kitchen and did 80 percent of the work himself. Reframed walls, installed new windows, electric wiring, tiling, painting and most of the plumbing —“and everything passed inspection on the first try.”

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