40 Under 40, Class of 2019

Trevor Hilburn


McHutchison Horticultural Distributors

Job Title

Sales Representative


  • Grew sales territory by 50% in the first full year on the job and is on track to double sales in the second year.
  • As a grower, was responsible for production of the company’s bedding crops including Easter lily and poinsettia programs that exceeded quality standards, then expanded his growing knowledge to produce perennials and other specialty crops.


When he’s not working, Trevor enjoys camping, hiking, quilting, reading and traveling — one of his favorite spots is Savannah, Georgia.

Fun Facts

Flick to pick: “Last of the Mohicans” is his top movie. “The imagery of North Carolina where it was filmed along with the colonial America just gets me every single time.”

Food Favorites: Coffee and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches (not necessarily together).