A people person at heart, he prides himself on the lasting relationships he’s built with his garden center customers over a decades-long career. A graduate from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, he cut his teeth at a Manhattan insurance brokerage firm before realizing his true passion for plants and hopping head first into the world of horticulture.
A rare commodity, Rich is truly a jack of all trades. As our operations manager, Rich manages internal and external operations throughout our greenhouse. He’s not afraid to get hands-on in any project happening in the office. In fact, he’s working to finish his degree in graphic and web design and frequently designs for the ArizonaEast brand!