May 21, 2012 - 15:14
Art Parkerson

Age

36

Job Title

Owner

Company

Lancaster Farms Wholesale Nursery, Suffolk, Va.

Accomplishments

Responsible for creating innovative videos to promote company products to retail customers as well as videos retailers can use to promote their businesses; Designed and produced Lancaster Farms Plant Book – an original resource tool to help customers better understand products; Active member of Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association and American Nursery and Landscape Association.

Extracurricular

Favorite food: Chocolate, especially with peanut butter; Favorite vacation spot: Skiing on Sugarbush Mountain in Vermont.

Fun Fact

Art’s great grandfather owned a minor league baseball team and once sued Major League Baseball (going all the way to the Supreme Court) for impeding on the broadcasting right of minor league teams. He eventually lost his case but he is in the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.