Announcing the HILA class of 2021
The HILA class of 2021

Announcing the HILA class of 2021

The Horticultural Industries Leadership Awards will be presented to these six individuals in recognition of exceptional achievements in the nursery and greenhouse industries.

June 29, 2021

The recipients of the 2021 Horticultural Industries Leadership Awards have been announced in the July issues of Greenhouse Management and Nursery Management

The Horticultural Industries Leadership Awards (HILA), sponsored by Syngenta, is the only national awards program to honor leaders from the greenhouse and nursery industries.

This year’s HILA Class of 2021 includes:

Terri Bates, Bates Sons & Daughters, Lake Placid, Florida

Ryan Hop, Walters Gardens, Zeeland, Michigan

Ferenc Kiss, Cavano’s Perennials, Kingsville, Maryland

Jake Pierson, Pierson Nurseries, Biddeford, Maine

Matt Piscitelli, Olson’s Greenhouses, Raynham, Massachusetts

Lloyd Traven, Peace Tree Farm, Kintnersville, Pennsylvania

The 2021 class is the fifth group of leaders to be recognized with HILAs. View the previous winners and read their stories here.

Greenhouse ManagementNursery Management and Syngenta congratulate the exceptional leaders who have inspired their peers in the horticulture industry.

The six individuals chosen will be honored at a reception July 11 at Cultivate in Columbus, Ohio. Watch for the special section with the July print and digital issues of the Greenhouse Management and Nursery Management, which includes full profiles of each winner.