The Greenery is GROWING
Thursday, May 05, 2022 | The Greenery, Inc.
It’s an exciting time to work at The Greenery, Inc. We are adding employee owners at leadership positions in many of our branches across the Southeast – in Hilton Head Island, Florida and Greenville, SC.
At our Hilton Head Commercial Branch, we recently welcomed Gary Ostroski as the Branch Manager and he has been doing a fantastic job since joining The Greenery team. As Branch Manager, Gary is responsible for the success of the Hilton Head commercial business unit including business development, account management, people development and operational excellence. He also continues to develop long-term relationships and communicate on a regular basis with The Greenery’s valued clients of Hilton Head Island.
Gary has a Bachelor of Science in marketing from York College (PA) and an MBA from UMASS-Amherst. He brings a wealth of experience to this position working in the green industry since he was 16 years old. After graduating from college, he worked in commercial landscaping – filling leadership roles at two of the nation’s largest landscape firms. Gary relocated to Hilton Head this year with his wife, Mindy, and their infant daughter. The couple is enjoying the beach lifestyle and are excited to enjoy their first summer in the Lowcountry.
This spring, The Greenery’s Florida markets welcomed John Anderson as Regional Operations Manager for Greater Jacksonville, Amelia Island and Daytona. As Regional Operations Manager, John oversees all operations for The Greenery’s Florida markets. He also helps with business development, employee owner development, safety and customer satisfaction.
John has an AS degree in Ornamental Horticulture from SUNY Morrisville. He brings with him over 25 years of experience in landscape company management and has also worked as a consultant with Envisor Consulting. When he’s not working, John enjoys all outdoor activities including golfing, hunting, and fishing.
Martex Services, a Division of The Greenery, Inc., recently promoted Jon Korman as the Branch Manager at the Amelia Island/Greater Jacksonville branch. Jon oversees commercial landscape business development and account management, at high operational standards. He also continues to develop long-term relationships and communicate on a regular basis with our valued clients of Amelia Island/and the Greater Jacksonville area.
Jon received a B.A. in Environmental Studies from the University of North Carolina – Wilmington and a Masters of Landscape Architecture from the University of Georgia. He is a Registered Landscape Architect as well as a Certified Arborist with the International Society of Arboriculture. Jon has worked with Martex Services since 2014 and has worked in the green industry in several capacities his entire career. Jon lives on Amelia Island with his wife and two sons. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, surfing, gardening and traveling with his family.
At our upstate branch…The Greenery welcomed Julie Harris as the new Business Developer for the Greenville-Spartanburg office. Julie is responsible for networking and building relationships with potential clients to generate opportunities for company growth in Greenville-Spartanburg and the surrounding areas. She is excited to help The Greenery grow and expand in this market.
Julie has an AAS Degree in Horticulture from Upstate NY, certifications from Cornell University in Turf Management, and a bachelor’s degree in Business Management. Prior to joining The Greenery, she worked more than 30 years in the horticulture industry including positions in operations, sales, and management. In addition to her role at The Greenery, Julie enjoys spending time with family – camping, hiking, fishing, and kayaking. And of course, she loves to garden!
The Greenery, Inc. is so excited to welcome these new members to our team. Interested in becoming one of our employee owners? Visit our careers page to apply today!