40 Under 40, Class of 2017

Scott Rusch


PanAmerican Seed

Job Title

Product Development Director


  • Integral member of the team that successfully introduced Cool Wave spreading pansies for spring and autumn gardens.
  • Cultivates and nurtures strategic relationships with growers and breeders to develop supply chain and cultural recommendations to help ensure their success.


Grow. Cook. Shoot. Eat. Scott’s hobbies include growing unusual varieties of tomatoes in his garden, cooking curries, baking desserts and photography.

Fun Facts

Fave Flick: X-Men. “I have always been a big fan of the characters and storylines.”

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