TAG: Backstory

Backstory: Regina Bozalis

September 10, 2018By
Regina Bozalis and family; Photo: Regina Bozalis

Regina Bozalis President Turf Team Outdoor Scapes and Management Oklahoma City Education Westmoore High School Oklahoma City Class of 1991 Oklahoma University Norman, Okla. Business 1991-1992 University of Central Oklahoma Edmond, Okla. B.A., Business Class of 1995 Work Experience 1987-1990 Sutherland Lumber Various roles Oklahoma City “I mixed paint and worked my way up to cashier. I learned about working... read more

Backstory: Luke Henry

August 23, 2018By
Luke Henry and Family; Photo: Luke Henry

Luke Henry Owner ProScape Lawn & Landscape Services Marion, Ohio Education Mount Gilead High School Mount Gilead, Ohio Class of 2001 Ohio Northern University Doctor of Pharmacy Ada, Ohio Class of 2007 “I put myself through pharmacy school, so I needed to make a lot of money during the summers. I continued landscaping as a means to an end.” Work... read more

Backstory: Blake Shelton

July 18, 2018By
Blake Shelton and Blake Shelton. Photo: Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton Owner Blake Shelton Landscaping Franklin, Tenn. Education Centennial High School Franklin, Tenn. Class of 2005 “I started cutting my neighbors’ yards in 2002. I used to push mow from 2002 to 2005.” Work Experience 2005-present Blake Shelton Landscaping Franklin, Tenn. Owner “I’ve never worked for anybody else. If I want to go see my kids and my wife,... read more

Backstory: Jeff Buhler

June 18, 2018By
Buhler and his wife. Photo: Jeff Buhler

Jeff Buhler Senior Vice President of Customer Service Massey Services Orlando, Fla. Education Lincoln High School Tallahassee, Fla. Class of 1989 University of Florida Gainesville, Fla. B.A., Religion and Psychology Class of 1993 Rollins College Winter Park, Fla. Master of Business Administration Class of 2005 Work Experience 1994-2000 Pi Lambda Phi Foundation Director of Chapter Services, Assistant Executive Director for... read more

Backstory: Darren Gruner

May 15, 2018By
Turf's Up Radio. Photo: Darren Gruner

Darren Gruner Principal Totalscape Design Pompano Beach, Fla. Host Turf’s Up Radio Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Education Cherry Hill High School West Cherry Hill, N.J. Class of 1982 Burlington County Community College Mount Laurel, N.J. 1993-1995 “I took pre-med in college, paying my own way through school with the money I was making doing what I truly loved: landscaping. I soon... read more

Backstory: Edward L. Wallace

April 12, 2018By
Edward L. Wallace and Richard Cohen. Photo: Edward L. Wallace

Edward L. Wallace Owner Midwest Landscaping Long Beach, Calif. Education Grove City High School Grove City, Ohio Class of 1973 Olympic Community College Bremerton, Wash. Business Administration 1973-1975 “I ran track and played football there. My main event was the 440 intermediate hurdles.” Fort Steilacoom Community College Tacoma, Wash. Graphic Arts Class of 1977 Work Experience 1978-1980 Offset press operator... read more