Heron appoints new CEO, Greg Clendenin

September 24, 2014 -  By
Greg Clendenin

Greg Clendenin

Heron Lawn & Pest Control appointed Greg Clendenin CEO of the Central Florida-based company.

“Not only is Greg one of the best executives in the history of the industry, but he also understands and embodies the hardcore committed, resilient character and winning culture that Heron represents,” said the company in a written statement. “We truly believe that he has what it takes to take Heron Lawn & Pest Control to the next level of excellence.”

Clendenin joins Heron with 35 years of experience in the lawn and pest industry, which he began working in in 1979.  Since then, he has held such positions as partner and VP of operations of Sears Authorized Termite & Pest Control and president and CEO of Middleton Lawn & Pest Control. During his tenure at Middleton, Clendenin grew the company from an $8-million firm to a $35-million company.

Clendenin has acquired several accolades during his time in the field, too, such as chairperson of the year from the Florida Pest Management Association in 2004. He also accepted the keys to the city of Orlando from Mayor Glenda Hood in 2003. Moreover, he has served as assistant director for region 4 of the Florida Pest Control Association, past chairman of the National Lawn Care Committee for the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) and as an NPMA board member and chairman of the National Quality Pro program.

He is a graduate from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., and from the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla.

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