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Green Media, a division of M2MEDIA360 -- publisher of Arbor Age, Landscape and Irrigation, Outdoor Power Equipment and SportsTurf -- is proud to announce the 2010 selections for "Most Influential People in the Green Industry."

Green Media to profile influential green industry professionals

(Oct. 29, 2010) — Green Media, a division of M2MEDIA360 — publisher of Arbor Age, Landscape and Irrigation, Outdoor Power Equipment and SportsTurf — is proud to announce the 2010 selections for “Most Influential People in the Green Industry.”


Green Media’s “Most Influential People in the Green Industry” were nominated by their peers for their ongoing contributions to the green industry (submissions were made from May 20, 2010 through July, 16, 2010). Nominations were reviewed by Green Media’s in-house panel, and the 2010 selections for “Most Influential People” were chosen from throughout the green industry.


The professionals selected for this honor exemplify commitment to the green industry, and have exhibited a widespread influence on their peers. Green Media congratulates all of those chosen for this year’s list of “Most Influential People in the Green Industry.” They are as follows:

Bob Curry, owner/CEO, Covermaster, Inc.
Arthur L. Evans, founder and chairman of the board, Dixie Chopper
Den Gardner, executive director, Turf and Ornamental Communicator’s Association and executive director of Project Evergreen
Dale Getz, sales manager, Sports Fields & Grounds, The Toro Company
John Gibson, president, Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape
Judson Griggs, director of garden development, Lambert Landscape Company
Karen McKie, co-owner, Green Oak Nursery
Ed Nelson, president and CEO, Rotary Corporation
Scott Prophett, president, North American Training Solutions, Inc.
Frank Rossi, Ph.D., turfgrass scientist, Cornell University
Dane Scag, former owner, Scag Power Equipment, Inc. and Great Dane Power Equipment, Inc. (retired)
Doug Schattinger, president, Pioneer Athletics
Tobe Sherrill, CEO, SherrillTree
Harold Spiegel, president, Preservation Tree Services, Inc.
Jim Starmer, executive vice president, Dixie Sales Company, Inc.
Mark Stennes, plant pathologist, S&S Tree Specialists, Inc.
Mickey Strauss, president, MSM Landscape Services, Inc.
James Urban, author, “Up By Roots”
Fred Whyte, president, Stihl Inc., and chairman, Outdoor Power Equipment Institute
Dr. Fred Yelverton, extension weed specialist, North Carolina State University

The “Most Influential People in the Green Industry,” will be profiled in the January 2010 issues of Arbor Age, Landscape and Irrigation, Outdoor Power Equipment and SportsTurf.


If you would like to submit a green industry professional for consideration for the 2011 list of “Most Influential People in the Green Industry,” you may e-mail information about that person, and why he or she has been influential to the green industry, to mostinfluential@m2media360.com

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