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40 Under 40, Class of 2012

Matt Altman

Company

Altman Plants, Vista, Calif.

Job Title

Chief Operating Officer

Accomplishments

At the age of 22 he was “drafted” to be GM of Altman’s Salinas, Calif., operation that grew from $5 million in sales to $20 million in five years; Helped lead company’s rapid entry into rose business in 2010 and put the company in a position to grow nearly 1 million roses in just several months; Responsible for improving communication and systems operations across companies four different divisions.

Extracurricular

Hobbies: traveling, reading and the plant business. “There’s not much time for the first two.” Favorite foods: Mexican food and the artichoke soup at Gino’s Restaurant in Salinas, Calif.

Fun Facts

From the family files: Grandfather, Mike Kashkin, was a pioneer in bromeliads who traveled to the rainforests to bring new species to the U.S. and sell them at his store, Fuchsia Land in L.A.





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P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345

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