Mark Russell

Mark Russell is the Leader of Sustainability Initiatives at Cherrylake in Groveland, Fla. He studied psychology at Kent State University and horticulture at Ohio State University. Mark has over 35 years of landscape design, installation and leadership experience in U.S. and Canadian theme parks, including three years at an educational farm in northeastern Ohio. He led horticulture teams in SeaWorld and Busch Gardens parks in Cleveland, Orlando and Tampa, and did landscape design for Six Flags parks in Montreal and New Orleans. Mark is an avid beekeeper of 23 years and prefers landscapes that support pollinators and our native ecosystems.