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PLNA Member Castorani of North Creek Nurseries elected to AmericanHort Board

Tuesday, May 2, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Cathy Corrigan
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When the AmericanHort Board of Directors meets in Columbus, OH at Cultivate’17 in July, they will welcome three newly elected Board Members to the 13 member Board and install a new slate of officers. The AmericanHort Board of Directors is comprised of leaders from across the breadth of the horticulture industry and encompasses various experiences, skills, and backgrounds.

The Board welcomes newcomers
● Steve Castorani, CEO/President of North Creek Nurseries
● Tom Hughes, owner of Hughes Nursery & Landscaping
● Cole Mangum, Vice President of Production at Bell Nursery.

Steve Castorani has vast experience in greenhouse, nursery, and garden center retail. Castorani is co-founder of North Creek Nurseries and the American Beauties Native Plant ®brand. Castorani’s industry involvement includes roles as president of the International Plant Propagator’s Society, president of the Delaware Nursery and Landscape Association, and member of the Delaware Invasive Species Council. North Creek Nurseries was voted 2015 Grower of the Year by the Perennial Plant Association and 2016 Operation of the Year by Greenhouse Grower magazine.

These new board members will be formally inducted to the Board of Directors at Cultivate’17, July 15-18 in Columbus, Ohio. Congratulations Steve!

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