TAG: CEO

People on the Move: Davey CEO to retire; more from TOCA, Project EverGreen, TPI, NJLCA, United Turf Alliance, SipcamRotam

May 10, 2017By

Karl Warnke, chairman and CEO of The Davey Tree Expert Co., plans to retire as CEO on July 21 after 37 years of service with the company. Patrick Covey, current president and COO, will assume the CEO role upon Warnke’s retirement. Warnke will continue serving the company as chairman. Under Warnke’s leadership, the company’s annual revenue grew from $308 million in 1999 to a forecasted... read more

AmericanHort President, CEO to resign

August 20, 2015By

Michael V. Geary tendered his resignation as president and CEO of AmericanHort, according to its board of directors. Geary will remain on staff through September 30 and will assist with the transition process, AmericanHort said. Effective October 1, David Savoia, CFO and senior vice president for operations, will serve as interim president and CEO while the board searches for a... read more

Video: 10 roles of the (successful) CEO

September 12, 2014By

Entrepreneurs must make the transition from working in the business to working on the business. Here are the 10 roles that a successful CEO must play in his or her business to propel its growth. read more

Keys to a profitable, financially stable business

January 15, 2014By

This post is part of a threefold summary of A Better Way 2 Learn Financials’ 2013 Financial Management TeleSummit.  Presented by A Better Way 2 Learn, Go iLawn and Landscape Management, the event was held in three, live, hour-long segments Dec. 3 to Dec. 5.  This is a wrap-up of the conversation “The Keys to a Profitable and Financially Stable... read more

12 things high-profit companies do

September 1, 2013By
Photo: Petr Kratochvil

Don’t we all want to be high-profit companies? Bad habits are obstacles to growth for good companies and good people. Changing behaviors in both is one of the toughest things for a CEO to do. In working across the country with landscape companies of every size, I’ve noticed that the behaviors and traits of highly successful companies, and their people,... read more

JCB names new CEO

June 18, 2013By

Savannah, Ga.-based JCB‘s Graeme MacDonald, 45, has been named successor to former CEO Alan Blake, 63.  MacDonald  became CEO designate on June 1. Blake joined JCB in 1989 and became CEO in 2010. He lead the company to its biggest expansion year in its history. While CEO Blake’s responsibilities included presiding over the company’s sales and production growth. Blake will... read more