Great Lakes Growers, an 80,000 square foot hydroponic greenhouse facility that grows leafy greens and herbs in Burton, Ohio, announces the addition of John Tutolo to the executive team as the company’s new Executive Vice President of Sales.

A long-time resident of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, Tutolo has over 20 years of experience in the food production and distribution industry, first as the Food Service Sales Manager for Sara Lee Foods, The National Sales Manager for King Nut Companies and most recently the Director of National Account Sales for the Chicago Meat Authority.

John Bonner, owner of Great Lakes Growers, commented on the newest member of his team. “We’ve been looking for someone of his caliber and industry experience for a while now. He came highly recommended and after speaking with him, I could see why. His success and experience speak for themselves, but it was his passion for what we were doing that really stood out. Great Lakes Growers has grown a lot over the last few years, and we needed to find someone like John to not only help us take the next step in terms of our growth, but also provide insight and leadership into new markets. I’m really excited to have him as part of the Great Lakes Growers team.”

John Tutolo also expressed excitement about his new position with Great Lakes Growers. "After 25 years of selling in the food service and retail industries, I have finally found a company that shares my passion for providing the market with the highest quality product that can be grown. Its a privilege to be accepted into this incredibly proud family business that is a leader in its category. I look forward to many years of providing service and solutions for our growing customer community."

For more information:
Great Lakes Growers
15145 Kinsman Road
PO Box 914
Burton, Ohio 44021