Our Management Team

George Pealer

George Pealer - Owner and General Manager

George and his wife Lynda started Millcreek Gardens in 1978 after graduating with a B.S. degree in Agriculture from The Ohio State University, specializing in Horticulture. He leads the day to day operations as our General Manager. His outside interests include gardening, biking, tennis, and hiking.

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Megan B. Armstrong

Megan B. Armstrong - Assistant General Manager, Business Office Manager

Megan joined Millcreek in July of 1998 upon graduating from Ohio University with a B. S. in Environmental and Plant Biology. She joined Millcreek Gardens as our IMPACT Department Production Supervisor and since that time she spent over ten years as a Head Grower of the IMPACT line of perennials. In the fall of 2009 she transitioned into a new role as our Business Office Manager where her responsibilities included Accounting, Human Resources, Payroll, Information Systems and Technology as well as Sales and Customer Service. In June of 2012 Megan was promoted to Assistant General Manager and given additional company-wide responsibilities including Budgeting, Staffing, and overall company management.

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Doug Heindel

Doug Heindel - Sales, Business Development, and Marketing Manager

Doug has an Associates of Applied Science degree in Landscape Contracting and Construction from The Ohio State Universtiy – Agriculture Technical Institute in Wooster, Ohio. He joined the Millcreek team early in 2018 as the Sales, Business Development, and Marketing Manager, a new role within our company.

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Fred Higginbotham III

Fred Higginbotham III - Growing Operations Manager, OCNT, OCPA

Fred earned a B. S. in Agriculture from The Ohio State University, where he majored in Crop Science. He also holds an Associate’s Degree in Floriculture from Alfred State. Fred joined Millcreek in March of 2005 upon completion of his six month internship with us. He began as an Assistant Grower in our IMPACT Department and later as the Head Grower. After a few years as the Head Grower in the IMPACT Perennial Department, Fred was promoted to Growing Operations Supervisor.

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