Horticulture Industry Magazine Selects Dr. Judson LeCompte to Prestigious 40 Under 40 Class

GPN (Greenhouse Product News), a leading business publication for horticulture professionals, recently named Spring Meadow Nursery’s Dr. Judson LeCompte as an honoree in its 40 Under 40 Class of 2021.

Nominated by his industry peers, Dr. LeCompte is one of 40 trailblazers under the age of 40 who exemplifies superior leadership, creativity, innovative thinking, excellence, and compassion in and outside the horticulture field.

A rising star in the horticulture field, Dr. LeCompte relocated from Texas to Michigan’s Spring Meadow Nursery in April 2020 to fill the newly created Product Development Assistant Manager role. Despite the myriad challenges that 2020 brought, Judson hit the ground running, using his academia and industry experience to introduce new ideas and strategies to strengthen an already expansive nursery operation. Judson is eager to share his expertise, especially in southern genetics, with Spring Meadow’s staff and customers, and has already proved to be an outstanding spokesperson for Proven Winners® ColorChoice® shrubs.

“GPN’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2021 is comprised of an outstanding group of young women and men who represent the entire spectrum of the horticulture industry,” says Tim Hodson, GPN’s editorial director. “They have the drive, passion, and expertise that will propel the horticulture industry into the future.”

He continued, “The Class of 21 is a diverse and distinguished class who are the rising stars who shine in their careers as well as their personal lives. I truly believe our industry is in very good hands for many years to come.”

Selection for the 40 Under 40 class is based on the peer application, which outlines the nominee’s personal and professional accomplishments. This year’s honorees are being recognized in GPN’s May issue and on the publication’s website — www.gpnmag.com

Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc. is the exclusive woody plant licensee of the Proven Winners® brand. Located in Grand Haven, MI, Spring Meadow Nursery sells directly to nurseries and growers. It is an industry leader in woody plant liners, producing over 350 shrub varieties marketed under the Proven Winners® ColorChoice® name. 

To learn more about GPN’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2021, visit www.gpnmag.com/40-under-40 or contact Tim Hodson at thodson@greatamericanpublish.com.