May 21, 2012 - 11:40
Chrissy Hipshier



Job Title



Hortech Inc., Spring Lake, Mich.


In charge of a 31 greenhouse growing area that includes a vast array of stock beds and liner and propagation houses ­— credits the success of the growing area to her team who “is nothing short of awesome”; Certified Green Industry Professional by the Michigan Nursery & Landscape Association and West Michigan Shoreline Naturalist


Frequent volunteer for the Muskegon Conservation District helping with native plant and tree sales, invasive plant removal and other projects. Favorite food: Mom’s homemade lasagna. Loves to travel and recently visited the Galapagos Islands.

Fun Fact

It takes two: Has an identical sister who is a zookeeper. “I’m flora, she’s fauna.”