Date: May 14, 2021
Magazine:
May/June 2021

Rocky Hampton, manager at Lidco, Inc., has been entrenched in the agricultural industry since graduating from Biola University in 2010. He is a sales veteran in all facets of the business—everything from promoting agronomy lab services to selling remote irrigation monitoring equipment and farm drainage systems.

Fun “Rocky” Facts:

  • Rocky is active in supporting local youth through Gateway Church of Brawley.
     
  • Rocky is the very first associate member to join the WG Future Volunteer Leaders Program.
     
  • At 6’9”, Rocky is a basketball all-star:
    • He was signed by the Dusseldorf Giants of the German Basketball Bundesliga, the highest-level basketball league in Germany.
    • He played in Fürstenfeld Austria, the top men's professional basketball league in Austria.
    • He was named a 2009-2010 NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball First Team All-American.
    • As a basketball stud at Biola University, he finished his career as the school-leader in blocks and fourth all-time in points and rebounds.

Click here to journey with Rocky as he shares more fun facts. 

Rocky is one of nine individuals selected to be in Class 6 of the Future Volunteer Leaders, a program that guides the next generation of leaders within Western Growers member companies interested in becoming more informed and effective advocates for the fresh produce industry.

WG Staff Contact

Stephanie Metzinger
Senior Manager, Communications
949-885-2256

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