Spring-Green adds new franchising development director

December 17, 2013 -  By

Plainfield, Ill.-based Spring-Green Lawn Care has hired Jeff Shufelt as its new director of franchising development. Shufelt will work with all new franchisees that join the Spring-Green family and will also head up efforts to continue franchise expansion and provide information to prospective new franchisees.

“Jeff brings decades of experience and expertise with green industry companies to this position,” said Ted Hofer, Spring-Green’s CEO. “We are delighted to add him to our formidable franchising team.”

Shufelt received his bachelor of science degree in agronomy from Iowa State University. He served as vice president of operations of Barefoot Grass Lawn Service from 1994 to 1997 and was part of the original management team that helped the company grow to more than $100 million in revenue. He operated his own full-service maintenance company from 1997 to 2002, worked for Scotts LawnService from 2003 to 2006 and most recently worked for Blue Sky Group and multiple regional lawn care companies as a mergers and acquisitions intermediary.

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