May 22, 2012 - 08:23
Dave Van Belle

Age

39

Job Title

President

Company

Van Belle Nursery, Abbotsford, British Columbia

Accomplishments

Responsible for helping implement lean flow manufacturing practices and driving significant technological improvements in company back office processes; Responsible for helping re-brand nursery as two distinct operating units – Young Plants and Retail Ready; Recipient of the Business in Vancouver’s 40 Under 40 Award.

Extracurricular

Hobbies: Reading, spending time with his children, traveling and running; Favorite foods: “There are too many to list. I haven’t often run into food I didn’t like that’s why I need to run;” Favorite reads: Wall Street Journal, WORLD magazine and historical biographies.

Fun Fact

Dave has traveled to 47 states and seven provinces in Canada.