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nursery and landscaping company executive

Gary William Roberts, American nursery and landscaping company executive. Certified nursery professional, Florida. Named Outstanding Young Farmer, Florida Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1985.


Roberts, Gary William was born on December 22, 1958 in Tempe, Arizona, United States. Son of Roy Joseph and Jeanette Edna (Miller) Roberts.


Associate of Arts, Indian River Community College, 1978. Bachelor of Science in Business, Barry University, 1988. Master of Psychology, Nova University, 1991.


Owner, operator Haupt-Roberts Nurseries and Landscaping, Fort Pierce, Florida, since 1979.


  • Certified nursery professional, Florida.


Board directors Local Soil Connservation Service, 1987. Deacon Presbyterian Church, 1984-1987, member board ruling elders, since 1988. Member Farm Bureau (local board director since 1981, president county board 1986-1988, state board director 1988-1989, chairman state young farmer and rancher committee, national vice chairman young farmer and rancher committee 1987-1989, Outstanding Young Farmer and Rancher 1986), Florida Nurserymen and Growers Association (president local chapter 1980-1982, state board directors since 1980, state executive committee since 1987, president state executive committee 1992-1993, Outstanding Young Nurseryman of Year 1988), St. Lucie Chamber of Commerce (chairman agri-business committee 1989, chairman quality of life committee 1987, leadership St. Lucie 1991, education task force 1994, Outstanding Small Business of Year award 1989), Rotary International, Heathcote Botanical Gardens (charter), Shelby American Automobile Club American.


  • Other Interests

    Writing, reading, history, surfing, basketball.


Married Justine Collen Petravice. Children: Gary William II, Jeanette Dale, Joseph Andrew.

Roy Joseph Roberts

Jeanette Edna (Miller) Roberts

Justine Collen Petravice

Gary William II Roberts

Jeanette Dale Roberts

Joseph Andrew Roberts