|Julie comes to us with a wealth of hands-on knowledge of the broker business. With more than 23 years of experience working with wholesale growers in western Michigan, Julie provides unique insight to her customers on how young plant producers work. She’s worked in Sales and Customer Service Management with Glass Corner, Micandy, Walters and Pell, giving her a strong background in annuals and perennials.
Julie and her husband have been married for more than 22 years, and have 2 sons, 2 dogs and a cat. Both of her children are developing an agricultural background, working at local dairy farms. Julie’s interests include landscaping, container, and vegetable gardening, and she loves to visit local garden centers, most of which are her customers, whenever she gets the chance.
She has learned that the most important skill that she can offer to her customers is the art of listening, noting that it’s crucial to listen to what’s working or not working, because only then can she offer solutions. Three words that sum Julie up, “Dedicated, Detailed, and Diligent”.