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.
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.
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