Speaker Bio


Matthew Steinkopf

Matthew Steinkopf

Head Grower Manager, Willoway Nurseries Inc.

Born and raised in Sandusky Michigan.  Relocated to Huron, Ohio in 2015 and accepted a position at Willoway Nurseries. 

Matthew is committed to growing strong plants and even stronger people. Focusing on awareness, accountability, stewardship, foresight, and commitment to employee growth to support the dynamics of the diverse company culture. Matthew has become the lead developer and trainer in the Grower Trainer program which promotes employees from within.  Leading classes on plant life cycle, pest and disease identification along with communication and leadership to ensure each individual are given the right tools to succeed.

Matthew is a member of IPPS, a volunteer for Amerihort leading Nursery tours, and volunteers for ONLA as a judge for Landscape Olympics.

Matthew is graduate from Michigan State University with a Bachelors of Science in Horticulture