Chief Operating Officer, Gullo’s Garden Center
Russell Gullo is the chief operating officer of Gullo’s Garden Center, a Top 100 Independent Garden Center based in Hamburg, New York. He has worked in his family business since its inception in 1994, starting as a teenager working the cash register and loading bags, advancing incrementally over the years to his current position in 2018, where he oversees business operations. Russell’s preeminent focus is on designing and implementing plans, strategies, and procedures that have fueled Gullo’s rapid expansion in the market. Russell lives in Orchard Park, New York with his wife and three children.