May 21, 2012 - 11:46
Dave Konsoer

Age

39

Job Title

Director of Sales

Company

Proven Winners, Hinsdale, Ill.

Accomplishments

Supervised and managed nearly 60 “roadshows” to help educate growers and retailers on new varieties, production issues and merchandising techniques; Has helped complete more than 50 total garden center resets for more successful merchandising and traffic flow; Manages Proven Winners relationships and programs with the Home Depot and Lowe’s

Extracurricular

Favorite book: “Living in Chicagoland my entire life The Devil in the White City (by Erik Larson) is such an intriguing book and among other things, highlights an interesting period of Chicago’s history.” Favorite food: “I’m a junkie for desserts.”

Fun Fact

Special talent: Started collegiate career as a music education major and performed in an eight-person a cappella singing group.