PLANET named William Hildebolt president of the association for 2009-2010. He will be sworn into office on June 24, at the annual membership meeting in Stevenson, Washington. Hildebolt attended Ohio State University where he earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.
At the start of his career, Hildebolt worked for the Campbell Soup Company. He later held several vice president positions with the Campbell Institute for Food Research and Technology before joining R.J. Reynolds Tobacco. In 1994, he began his own company, Nature’s Select, which provides lawn care, aeration, overseeding and other services to customers in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.