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Do you want to grow faster?

We help green industry businesses and business leaders grow their profits and their people.

Benefits of working with HortMentor

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Grow your Profit💲

You could use some more cash, right?  We've helped companies just like yours increase revenue, increase margins.


We can help you put more money in your pockets!


Grow your People🌱

You need your team to help run your business, right?  Maybe you're alone and need to start recruiting a team? 

Hiring, training, motivating your people...We can help!


Grow your Process🪴

What makes your business valuable?  The systems you have in place so it can run when you're not around. 


We'll show you how to build those systems!


Hi, I'm Ryan. I understand how hard it can be to grow an organization.  You've got lots to worry about!

Nurturing professionals along their career paths and watching them thrive is a continuous source of joy in my work. My goal is to share my 20 years of experience teaching, mentoring, and coaching leaders, teams, and individuals in ways that are fun, unique, and practical. As Hort Mentor's Lead Mentor, I find my strength in leadership rooted in my core values: faith, integrity, relationships, excellence, and vision.

Organizations we've worked with:

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Effective Sales Coaching

“Ryan’s sketching seminar taught me a great approach to helping clients visualize their landscape project.  By using simple guidelines for layout and plant representation a good size garden can be planned quickly and efficiently!  Ryan gave our entire staff the tools and the confidence to use this technique regularly with our clients.״ 

Ellen B.

Knowledge & Humor

“Attending a class led by Ryan was a wonderful experience. He was able to effectively captivate the audience the whole time with a healthy blend of knowledge and humor. There was not a dull moment, and I was able to walk away with a new skillset that directly improved my performance at work.״ 

Nick L.

Inspiring Growth

“Through his humor and passion for helping others, it was easy to catch Ryan's vision for inspiring others to grow. I gained skills from Ryan that helped me listen for what the customer needs, ask the right questions, and quickly sketch a plan for them. I love having the tools to help a walk-in customer leave with a clear vision for their yard and newfound confidence for turning it into something wonderful!״ 

Amy C.

Let's Take You or Your Business to the Next Level

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