Chief Executive Officer
Patrick Mobley is the Owner and CEO of IFCO and has worked in agriculture his entire career. In 1983, at the age of 21, Patrick returned home from college to join his father and two brothers in the family vegetable business. He oversaw the vegetable transplant greenhouse operations for Mobley Greenhouse Inc. and was able over the past 35 years to increase their greenhouse operations to the largest vegetable transplant operation in the eastern United States. Patrick and his brothers purchased IFCO in 2004 and within 14 years the company has transformed into one of the world’s largest forest seedling companies specializing in high-end genetic gain forest seedlings. When Patrick purchased IFCO, the companies total annual forest seedling production was 15 million. Currently, IFCO produces over 250 million bareroot and container seedlings per year at seven nursery locations from North Carolina to Louisiana. Patrick has served on many local and state boards and was the Colquitt County 2017 Agribusinessman of the Year. He is also a proud supporter of the Colquitt County community.