May 9, 2013 - 12:30
Chief Operating Officer
Heartland Growers, Westfield, Ind.
Responsible for running 30-acre facility with 125 full-time employees while achieving safety, efficiency and profitability goals; Works with non-profit organizations to help plant vegetable gardens that are helping feed the underprivileged.
Favorite flick: "Hoosiers." "I love rooting for the underdog..." Hobbies: Golf, skiing, hunting and fishing
Continuing the family legacy: Nick is the grandson of Aart and Cornelia Van Wingerden and is the oldest of nine children — his youngest sibling is 17 years younger than him.