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40 Under 40, Class of 2012

Alicia Rittenhouse

Company

OFA — the Association for Horticulture Professionals, Columbus, Ohio

Job Title

Manager of Business Development

Accomplishments

Helps direct the OFA Scholars Program to expose students to various facets of the floriculture industry they may typically experience as part of their coursework; An advocate for IGCs, she also is instrumental in helping organize Garden Center Live at OFA Short Course; Travels to various universities to speak with students about the horticulture industry, internships and careers and how they can get involved.

Extracurricular

Favorite food: Pizza, but not just any pizza. Her favorite is a local Columbus restaurant that serves pizza with apricot glaze, chicken, caramelized onion, basil, red pepper flakes and Gorgonzola cheese; Alicia is always trying to “pay it forward” and has served as a board member of Columbus Jaycees, volunteers for Big Brothers Big Sisters and is a member of Columbus Gives Back.

Fun Facts

Alicia graduated from the same high school as her grandmother — only 75 years later!





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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
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75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345

616.887.9008
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