America's only association dedicated solely
to the needs of independent garden centers
GCA Leadership Council
Our thanks to these indviduals who give their time to help guide Garden Centers of America to best serve the needs of our members!
Kris Shepard, GCA Leadership President
Kris is Owner and President of Caan's in Sheboygan, WI. He has more than 30 years of retail experience, including more than 20 years with Alsip Home & Nursery, where he served as president and co-owner. He is deeply involved in all areas of garden center operations and management, including merchandising, sales, marketing, inventory and strategic planning. He has also served on Home & Garden Showplace's advisory board.
Vendor Council Members