John Gaydos joined Proven Winners in 1998. In his present role, he is responsible for product development and promotion of the Proven Winners line, and acts as the company’s spokesperson at trade shows, conferences and industry events. Gaydos is the main contact for cultural information, new product development and variety testing. He also serves as the liaison for information exchange between Proven Winners members and the industry.
A graduate of the Ohio State University, John brings more than 40 years of horticultural experience with hands on knowledge of all aspects of the industry, from crop production through retail sales. His passion is innovation, whether in plants, production, marketing or management. He has stays involved with the industry through his roles with the Ohio Florist Association (AmericanHort), The Ohio State Hort Alumni association, Floriculture Foundation and various other national horticultural organizations. He resides in Rochester Michigan.