May 30 2019 10:38 PM

Eight individuals were honored during the May 4 event in Los Angeles.

The 2019 Green Industry Achievers were honored May 4, 2019, during a special event at The Proud Bird Event Center in Los Angeles. The honor is bestowed on individuals who have made a significant impact or positive influence that assures the future of the green industry in the lives of generations to come. The 2019 honorees, who are now part of the Green Industry Hall of Fame are:

  • Tom Donnelly, president, Brightview Landscape Development
  • Rose Epperson, Orange County, California, arborist
  • Stephanie Landregan, director, University of California, Los Angeles architecture program
  • David House, retiring president and CEO, Village Nurseries, Orange, California
  • Robert Starr, strategic technologies for The Toro Company, Bloomington, Minnesota
  • Steve Hazzard, founder Organic Control Inc., Carson, California
  • Andy Bowden, principal, Land Concern, Santa Ana, California
  • The late Tom House, former president/CEO and managing general partner, Village Nurseries

More information on the event and the winners is available at