American Horticulture Industry Association

Address
2130 Stella Court
Columbus, OH 43215
Contact
Website: http://americanhort.org/
Phone: +1 (614) 487-1117
Nonprofit
NTEE: C40 - Botanical, Horticultural, and Landscape Services
EIN: 46-4411915

Mission

Our Mission is to unite, promote, and advance our industry through advocacy, collaboration, connectivity, education, market development, and research.
 201720162015
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2013
Subsection501(c)
Organization typeCorporation
Metropolitan statistical area1840
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$582,173.00$734,819.00$385,643.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$514,036.00$649,683.00$732,144.00
Number of employees273125
Number of people compensated >$100k335
Number of volunteers000
Number of highly compensated contractors000
Personnel
Albano, Joseph
Title  RESEARCH PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  JOSEPH ALBANO
Average hours per week working for org  40.00
Reportable compensation from org  $124,740.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Highly compensated employee
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Bates, Terri
TitlePAST ChairmanVICE CHAIRMAN 
Name of key/compensated personTerri BatesTERRI BATES 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Batson, Dan
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personDAN BATSONDAN BATSON 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Bischoff, Joseph
Title  REGULATORY & LEGISLATIVE A
Name of key/compensated person  JOSEPH BISCHOFF
Average hours per week working for org  40.00
Reportable compensation from org  $114,857.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $2,403.00
Position  Highly compensated employee
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Burns, Joseph
Title DIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person JOSEPH G BURNSJOSEPH G BURNS
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Cantwell, Terri
Title  DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  TERRI CANTWELL
Average hours per week working for org  1.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Castorani, Steve
TitleDirector  
Name of key/compensated personSteve Castorani  
Average hours per week working for org1.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Demaline, Thomas
TitleCHAIRMANDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personThomas DemalineTHOMAS DEMALINETHOMAS DEMALINE
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Deppe, Dale
TitleDirectorCHAIRMANVICE CHARIMAN
Name of key/compensated personDale DeppeDALE DEPPEDALE DEPPE
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Dickman, Bob
TitleDirector  
Name of key/compensated personBob Dickman  
Average hours per week working for org1.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Fisher, Ken
TitlePresident & CEOPRESIDENT & CEO 
Name of key/compensated personKEN FISHERKEN FISHER 
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.00 
Reportable compensation from org$140,096.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$13,558.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Foertmeyer, Mark
Title PAST CHAIRMANCHAIRMAN
Name of key/compensated person MARK FOERTMEYERMARK FOERTMEYER
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Geary, Michael
Title PRESIDENT & CEO (TERMED 10/1/15)PRESIDENT & CEO
Name of key/compensated person MICHAEL GEARYMICHAEL GEARY
Average hours per week working for org 40.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org $165,385.00$207,615.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $20,314.00$17,500.00
Position Individual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Graf, Lisa
TitleTreasurerTREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated personLisa GrafLISA GRAFLISA GRAF
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Hughes, Tom
TitleDIrector  
Name of key/compensated personTom Hughes  
Average hours per week working for org1.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Johnson, Sherry
TitleVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated personSHERRY JOHNSONSHERRY JOHNSON 
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.00 
Reportable compensation from org$102,821.00$93,774.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$10,716.00$13,496.00 
PositionOfficerOfficer 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Jones, Bob
Title  DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  BOB JONES
Average hours per week working for org  1.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Klopmeyer, Mike
TitleVICE CHAIRMANDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personMIKE KLOPMEYER PHDMIKE KLOPMEYER PHD 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Limbert, Karen
TitleVICE PRESIDENT  
Name of key/compensated personKaren Limbert  
Average hours per week working for org40.00  
Reportable compensation from org$34,838.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$8,098.00  
PositionOfficer  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Magnum, Cole
TitleDIrector  
Name of key/compensated personCole Magnum  
Average hours per week working for org1.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
McCabe, Mike
Title  PAST CHAIRMAN
Name of key/compensated person  MIKE MCCABE
Average hours per week working for org  1.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
McEnaney, Terri
TitleDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personTerri McEnaneyTERRI MCENANEYTERRI MCENANEY
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Minter-Bustin, Lisa
TitleDIrector  
Name of key/compensated personLisa Minter-Bustin  
Average hours per week working for org1.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Mulhall, Daniel
Title  DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  DANIEL MULHALL
Average hours per week working for org  1.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Newlin, Morris
Title  DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  MORRIS NEWLIN
Average hours per week working for org  1.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Peters, Carinne
Title DIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person CARINNE PETERS PHDCARINNE PETERS PHD
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Raisch, Sid
TitleDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personSid RaischSID RAISCHSID RAISCH
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Raker-Zimmerman, Susie
TitleDIREctorDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personSUSIE RAKER-ZIMMERMANSUSIE RAKER-ZIMMERMAN 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Reed, Seth
TitleDIrector  
Name of key/compensated personSeth Reed  
Average hours per week working for org1.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Regelbrugge, Craig
TitleSENIOR VICE PRESIDENTSENIOR VICE PRESIDENTSR. VICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personCRAIG REGELBRUGGECRAIG REGELBRUGGECRAIG REGELBRUGGE
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$162,089.00$168,383.00$151,682.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$20,407.00$17,326.00$8,846.00
PositionOfficerOfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Rittenhouse, Alicia
TitleVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated personALICIA RITTENHOUSEALICIA RITTENHOUSE 
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.00 
Reportable compensation from org$74,192.00$80,477.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$15,357.00$15,209.00 
PositionOfficerOfficer 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Robert, Terry
Title  PAST CHAIRMAN
Name of key/compensated person  TERRY ROBERT
Average hours per week working for org  1.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Savoia, David
Title SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT (TERMED 3/11/16)FORMER PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person DAVID SAVOIADAVID SAVOIA
Average hours per week working for org 40.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org $141,664.00$133,250.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $18,792.00$13,390.00
Position OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Sellew, Mark
TitleDIrectorDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personMARK SELLEWMARK SELLEW 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Purpose: mission, activities & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesOur Mission is to unite, promote, and advance our industry through advocacy, collaboration, connectivity, education, market development, and research.OUR MISSION IS TO UNITE, PROMOTE, AND ADVANCE OUR INDUSTRY THROUGH ADVOCACY, COLLABORATION, CONNECTIVITY, EDUCATION, MARKET DEVELOPMENT, AND RESEARCH.OUR MISSION IS TO UNITE, PROMOTE, AND ADVANCE OUR INDUSTRY THROUGH ADVOCACY, COLLABORATION, CONNECTIVITY, EDUCATION, MARKET DEVELOPMENT, AND RESEARCH.
Programs, including revenue & expenses
On January 1, 2014, American Horticulture Industry Association was born by the consolidation of the American Nursery & Landscape Association and OFA-The Association of Horticultural Professionals. With a combined 220+ years of experience with the whole of the plant and horticulture services industry, AmericanHort was formed by the ANLA and OFA members to unify the industry, improve collaboration, increase organizational efficiencies, and expand the support for the industry's businesses. With that goal in mind, AmericanHort truly represents the entire horticulture industry, including breeders, greenhouse and nursery growers, retailers, distributors, interior and exterior landscapers, florists, students, educators, researchers, manufacturers, and all of those who are part of the industry market chain. It is the leading national association for the industry, and our size and scope makes AmericanHort the largest association for garden retailers in the world.
Program descriptionOn January 1, 2014, American Horticulture Industry Association was born by the consolidation of the American Nursery & Landscape Association and OFA-The Association of Horticultural Professionals. With a combined 220+ years of experience with the whole of the plant and horticulture services industry, AmericanHort was formed by the ANLA and OFA members to unify the industry, improve collaboration, increase organizational efficiencies, and expand the support for the industry's businesses. With that goal in mind, AmericanHort truly represents the entire horticulture industry, including breeders, greenhouse and nursery growers, retailers, distributors, interior and exterior landscapers, florists, students, educators, researchers, manufacturers, and all of those who are part of the industry market chain. It is the leading national association for the industry, and our size and scope makes AmericanHort the largest association for garden retailers in the world.ON JANUARY 1, 2014, AMERICAN HORTICULTURE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION WAS BORN BY THE CONSOLIDATION OF THE AMERICAN NURSERY & LANDSCAPE ASSOCIATION AND OFA-THE ASSOCIATION OF HORTICULTURAL PROFESSIONALS. WITH A COMBINED 220+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE WITH THE WHOLE OF THE PLANT AND HORTICULTURE SERVICES INDUSTRY, AMERICANHORT WAS FORMED BY THE ANLA AND OFA MEMBERS TO UNIFY THE INDUSTRY, IMPROVE COLLABORATION, INCREASE ORGANIZATIONAL EFFICIENCIES, AND EXPAND THE SUPPORT FOR THE INDUSTRY'S BUSINESSES. WITH THAT GOAL IN MIND, AMERICANHORT TRULY REPRESENTS THE ENTIRE HORTICULTURE INDUSTRY, INCLUDING BREEDERS, GREENHOUSE AND NURSERY GROWERS, RETAILERS, DISTRIBUTORS, INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR LANDSCAPERS, FLORISTS, STUDENTS, EDUCATORS, RESEARCHERS, MANUFACTURERS, AND ALL OF THOSE WHO ARE PART OF THE INDUSTRY MARKET CHAIN. IT IS THE LEADING NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE INDUSTRY, AND OUR SIZE AND SCOPE MAKES AMERICANHORT THE LARGEST ASSOCIATION FOR GARDEN RETAILERS IN THE WORLD.ON JANUARY 1, 2014, AMERICAN HORTICULTURE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION WAS BORN BY THE CONSOLIDATION OF THE AMERICAN NURSERY & LANDSCAPE ASSOCIATION AND OFA-THE ASSOCIATION OF HORTICULTURAL PROFESSIONALS. WITH A COMBINED 220+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE WITH THE WHOLE OF THE PLANT AND HORTICULTURE SERVICES INDUSTRY, AMERICANHORT WAS FORMED BY THE ANLA AND OFA MEMBERS TO UNIFY THE INDUSTRY, IMPROVE COLLABORATION, INCREASE ORGANIZATIONAL EFFICIENCIES, AND EXPAND THE SUPPORT FOR THE INDUSTRY'S BUSINESSES. WITH THAT GOAL IN MIND, AMERICANHORT TRULY REPRESENTS THE ENTIRE HORTICULTURE INDUSTRY, INCLUDING BREEDERS, GREENHOUSE AND NURSERY GROWERS, RETAILERS, DISTRIBUTORS, INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR LANDSCAPERS, FLORISTS, STUDENTS, EDUCATORS, RESEARCHERS, MANUFACTURERS, AND ALL OF THOSE WHO ARE PART OF THE INDUSTRY MARKET CHAIN. IT IS THE LEADING NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE INDUSTRY, AND OUR SIZE AND SCOPE MAKES AMERICANHORT THE LARGEST ASSOCIATION FOR GARDEN RETAILERS IN THE WORLD.
Financial data
Expense categories (totals)
Sum (total functional expenses)$4,229,618.00$5,171,128.00$5,223,030.00
Revenue
Total revenue$4,677,321.00$4,772,696.00$4,895,531.00
Program service revenue (total)$3,996,725.00$3,930,623.00$4,132,759.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$479,266.00$459,020.00$563,259.00
Investment income$44,641.00$272,036.00$161,855.00
Total unrelated business revenue$63,000.00$42,000.00$42,000.00
Other revenue, current yr$156,689.00$111,017.00$37,658.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$479,266.00$459,020.00$563,259.00
Gross receipts$4,724,918.00$4,772,696.00$4,895,531.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from gov't grants $26,471.00$143,156.00
Revenue from all other contributions$479,266.00$432,549.00$420,103.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$156,689.00$111,017.00$37,658.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$92,238.00$80,180.00$47,896.00
Net rental income  $0.00
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$94,641.00$129,651.00$207,739.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$5,547,841.00$4,229,224.00$4,094,140.00
Total assets, beginning of year$4,229,224.00$4,094,140.00$4,407,734.00
Total liabilities$4,610,568.00$3,959,164.00$3,198,924.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$3,959,164.00$3,198,924.00$3,058,259.00
Net assets$937,273.00$270,060.00$895,216.00
Net assets, beginning of year$270,060.00$895,216.00$1,349,475.00
Other liabilities$19,702.00  
Other assets$201,177.00$162,519.00$90,661.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$2,671,900.00$2,140,782.00$2,214,966.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$2,222,943.00$1,234,059.00$1,085,299.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$1,234,059.00$1,085,299.00$1,308,979.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$447,703.00-$398,432.00-$327,499.00
Advertising (total)$296,007.00$29,228.00$25,190.00
Savings & temp cash investment  $66,938.00
Accounts receivable, net$1,044.00$91,782.00$63,800.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$200,661.00$240,627.00$86,004.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$562,871.00$572,532.00$153,908.00
Deferred revenue$4,027,995.00$3,386,632.00$3,045,016.00
Total net assets or fund balances$937,273.00$270,060.00$895,216.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$116,949.00$134,331.00$125,795.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members171415
Number of independent voting members161314
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrue
Audit on consolidated basisTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-07-012015-07-012014-07-01
Tax year end date2017-06-302016-06-302015-06-30
Accounting methodAccrualAccrualAccrual
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5kTrue  
Org has controlled entityTrueTrueTrue
Org transacted with controlled entityTrueTrueTrue
Metadata about the filing
E-return type990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-10-182017-10-062016-08-09
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v3.02014v6.0
Filing identifier201811359349306351201721289349301967201641379349300749
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