Behind the Blooms: First in series is Joel Fortin
Name: Joel Fortin
Occupation: Garden Center Manager
Background: Born on the 4th of July, Joel is a firecracker by nature! He has his Bachelors in Economics, from UMKC and a Masters in Strategic Planning from Baker. He was a strategist for an environmental engineering firm for several years, after serving 5 years aboard the USS Ronald Reagan in the US Navy.
Favorite Flower: Delphinium
Favorite Shrub: Peony
Current Projects: Nursery Marketing and Inventory Management for a local greenhouse, high tunnel installation and perennial forecasting.