Valent Professional Products announced that Heath Lowery has joined the company as territory manager in the South Central region. Lowery will be responsible for managing the company’s turf and ornamental product lines and distribution channels in six states: Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas.

A native of Houston, Lowery spent the past three years as a propagator for Greenleaf Nursery Co. in its Texas division.

Lowery graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in environmental science and later earned a Master’s degree in horticulture from Stephen F. Austin University.

“We want to maintain the excellent customer base Valent has already established in the ornamental market and help build the lawn care and turf businesses. I’m really excited about the challenge and the opportunity,” said Lowery, who will be based in Houston.

John Johnson, national sales manager for Valent Professional Products, said Lowery’s experience on the nursery side provides him with a valuable perspective on customers’ needs and concerns.

“Heath is experienced with Valent’s product line because he’s used our products, and he knows the challenges customers face on a daily basis because he’s been there and dealt with those challenges himself,” Johnson said. “We think the perspective Heath brings to Valent will help make him an excellent addition to our sales team.”

To contact Lowery, send him an email at