May 21, 2012 - 14:39
Grand Flower Growers, Wayland, Mich.
Founded company with brother, Todd, while both were in their early 20s and now supplies annuals to Home Depot stores throughout the Chicago area; Company has received Home Depot’s “Grower of the Year” award three years in a row; Has a keen eye for detail and market trends and helps develop tagging, containers and genetics for regional and national plant programs.
Favorite reads: Business books – a favorite is Launching a Leadership Revolution; What’s for dinner? Grilled filet, baked potato and asparagus; Favorite movie: Christmas Vacation is a “Mossel family tradition”
The Rx files: John almost died from a rare blood disease when he was 13. “If my parents had listened to my doctor, I would not be here today.”