Marshall Dirks, Director of Marketing at Proven Winners
As director of marketing and public relations, Dirks combines his 25+ years of horticultural experience and marketing skills to create awareness of the Proven Winners brand, including developing and maintaining a consistent, recognizable image for Proven Winners. Marshall manages Proven Winners’ advertising &marketing materials, overseeing multiple websites, social media platforms and Proven Winners’ e-commerce efforts.
Prior to joining Proven Winners in February 2000, Dirks worked as product manager for Ball Seed Company where he was responsible for handling multiple lines of vegetative product, including Proven Winners. He gained hands-on nursery experience by working as a greenhouse/nursery assistant while pursuing a bachelor of science in management from Northern Illinois University. He was a featured subject of the December 2021 GrowerTalks magazine in a feature entitled Hort's Renaissance Man.
Proven Winners ... The #1 Plant Brand!
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Why Proven Winners Plants are Better --- Proven Winners searches the world to find and select plants which are clearly superior to others of their type in our trials in Michigan, New Hampshire, California, Germany, Japan, and Florida. Once a Proven Winners plant makes it to your house, you'll fall in love.