HORTICULTURAL PROFESSIONAL

February 25, 2016

Kerry Pieritz Promoted to Outside Sales Representative

KERRY PIERITZ PROMOTED TO OUTSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE POSITION

Pieritz to cover Chicagoland and western Indiana region for Bailey Nurseries

St. Paul, MN (February 23, 2016) – After nearly six years as an Inside Sales Representative, Bailey Nurseries announces that Kerry Pieritz has been promoted to an Outside Sales Representative position covering the Chicagoland and western Indiana region, effective immediately. During her tenure at Bailey Nurseries, Kerry worked with customers throughout the Midwest, including this territory with Sales Representative Dave Warning.

“Following Dave’s recent move to the Grower Specialist position at Bailey Nurseries, Kerry is the perfect fit to take over that territory,” said Sales Manager Ted McDonald. “Her experience with these customers, knowledge of our products and industry, as well as her outgoing and enthusiastic personality will be of great benefit to the territory.”

“It has been great getting to know everyone over the last 6 years and I am grateful for this new opportunity,” Kerry shared. “I am extremely excited to step up and be able to work with everyone more closely, and am looking forward to helping my territory’s customers grow their business this spring!”

Prior to joining Bailey Nurseries, Kerry managed part of a retail garden center, so she is well suited to understand the unique needs of her customers. Kerry can be reached at [email protected] and 779-233-7248.

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February 18, 2016

USDA Clears Barberry for Sale

We are excited to share the news that nine barberry, four of which are from the First Editions® Collection, have been named resistant to black stem rust by the USDA. After testing in the Cereal Rust lab, these varieties have been allowed for sale. The First Editions® varieties include Toscana™, Moscato™, Lambrusco™, Daybreak and Limoncello™. After a year off the market, these plants will be available after April 1st. Please contact your Bailey Sales Representative for more information.

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February 4, 2016

Bailey Nurseries Hires Grower Specialist Sales Representative

BAILEY NURSERIES HIRES GROWER SPECIALIST SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Dave Warning to manage grower customers in Upper Midwest

(February 2, 2016) – As a supplier of premium bareroot and liner material, Bailey Nurseries has placed a great emphasis on supporting their grower customers with customized tools. To further support that goal, Bailey Nurseries has announced that Dave Warning will be the company’s first Grower Specialist Sales Representative for the Upper Midwest market. Warning will work specifically with grower customers in Illinois, Wisconsin and western Indiana to manage their unique needs.

Warning has been a Territory Sales Representative at Bailey Nurseries for almost 14 years in the Chicagoland and western Indiana region. He has a strong track record of customer service, growth and forward-thinking goals that will be of great benefit to his new role. His expertise in bareroot product and JumpStarts™, Bailey Nurseries’ new quart-sized potted liner program, will be particularly useful for growers.

“We are excited at the knowledge and experience he brings to this position,” said Bailey Nurseries Sales Manager Ted McDonald. “Dave has strong relationships within the territory, and allowing him to focus on this essential market channel will be an incredible asset to our customers.”

In addition to his work at Bailey Nurseries, Warning is a member of the Experience Committee for iLandscape, taking place this week in Schaumburg, Illinois.

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