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Marisa Palmieri is an experienced Green Industry editor who's won numerous awards for her coverage of the landscape and golf course markets from the Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA), the Press Club of Cleveland and the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). In 2007, ASBPE named her a Young Leader. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism, cum laude, from Ohio University’s Scripps School of Journalism.

Posts by Marisa Palmieri

LM150 company profile: Schultz Industries Posted on 18 Jun 2018 in the 0618 & Cover story & LM150 categories.

Eric Schultz, who mowed lawns in high school, naturally joined up with his brother’s residential lawn maintenance company after getting out of the Marine Corps in 1982. After five years,... Read more»

Total LM150 revenue hits 11 digits for the first time Posted on 18 Jun 2018 in the 0618 & Cover story & LM150 categories.

This issue marks the tenth LM150 list—it debuted in 2009—and the first year the combined revenue of all 150 companies has topped the $10 billion mark. The combined 2017 revenue... Read more»

LM150 company profile: SiteWorks Posted on 18 Jun 2018 in the 0618 & Cover story & LM150 categories.

Talk to Chris Malham and Rob Spoor, and you hear a lot of laughs and a lot of “dudes.” Despite insisting they haven’t rehearsed the interview, they finish each other’s... Read more»

Installing joy Posted on 18 Jun 2018 in the 0618 & Design/Build+Installation categories.

Landscape installation projects rank among the highest in terms of outdoor projects that bring homeowners joy, according to a study by the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) and the... Read more»

Editor’s Note: Rock the moat Posted on 18 Jun 2018 in the 0618 & Editor's Note categories.

Imagine your business is a castle. Does it have a moat? According to Warren Buffett—renowned investor and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway—businesses worth investing in have significant buffers to keep their... Read more»

13 things we learned from BrightView’s SEC filing Posted on 31 May 2018 in the Today's Green Industry News categories.

Earlier this week, BrightView revealed its intent to go public when it filed a form S-1 with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC). An S-1 is the document a... Read more»