CEO & Founder
Tory Schwope is the CEO and founder of Schwope Brothers Tree Farms and DCA Outdoor, founded as Schwope Brothers’ parent company in 2017. Growing up on a family nursery, his interest in horticulture is homegrown. Since his families business was sold when he was a child, it has been Tory’s dream to rebuild his families business. He began planting his nursery in 1997 while in college at Kansas State University, majoring in Business and Horticulture. Now a seasoned business and nurseryman, Schwope is CEO for eight brands in the nursery industry. He is passionate about promoting environmental sustainability and building and growing viable businesses whose combined mission is to promote sustainability in the industry through leadership and education.