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Born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina, Ryan and his wife live there with their four children.  He received his Management Degree from Oral Roberts University.  He's currently the CEO at Brownswood Nursery & Landscape, Lead Mentor at Hort Mentor, and serves on the board of directors for the South Carolina Green Industry Association. He recently launched Cerci Creative, a video and media production company.  Ryan was nominated and selected as a top 3 finalist for the Young Retailer Award by Green Profit Magazine in 2015 and received the 40 Under 40 Award for GPN Greenhouse Product News in 2020. Ryan's landscape design, installation, and consulting work has been featured on DIY Network and Charleston’s local news networks. 

Jason has been married for 18 years and is the proud father of nine energy-filled children.  He graduated in Business Administration from Georgian  College. His management experience ranges from manufacturing to the non-profit sector.  He believes WE (husbands and fathers) were created to be INTENTIONAL about leading (and loving) our families. He's just a normal dad, like you. He writes for the Springwater Newspaper and is currently working on a fiction book for teenagers.  Check out his blog at



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