Joe Simone is President/CEO and Owner of the Fred C. Gloeckner & Co. The Gloeckner Co has been in business since 1934 and distributes horticultural products worldwide. Products include all inputs for commercial enterprises including young plants, bulbs, seeds, and hard goods. In addition to the company headquarters located outside New York City in Harrison, New York, Gloeckner has an international division with sales offices in Latin America and a flower bulb treatment and storage facility in Clackamas, Oregon.
Joe received his B.A. from Westchester University in PA and his M.B.A. from Fordham University. He serves as Secretary of the Fred C. Gloeckner Foundation, Inc, an entity started by Frederick Carl Gloeckner in 1960 which has distributed to date over $6.5million to fund research in horticulture to over 60 institutions throughout the United States.