TAG: U.S. Air Force

Monrovia mourns loss of former CEO

July 13, 2015By

Bruce Usrey, former CEO of Monrovia, died July 7 at his home in Dayton, Ore. He was 76 years old. For nearly fifty years, Usrey guided the growth and expansion of Monrovia, a U.S. container grower. After serving in the U.S. Air Force, he joined Monrovia in 1968 and managed plant production. From 1986 to 1998, he was COO, overseeing... read more

Hiring heroes

November 6, 2013By

From aiding in the destruction of bombs as a radio field operator in the U.S. Marine Corps to destroying weeds, among other tasks, at The Grounds Guys of Greater Little Rock, Ark., Andrew Wagner’s transition to the civilian sector—primarily the Green Industry—was somewhat seamless. Then again, his stake in landscaping started awhile ago. When he was 10 years old, his... read more