TAG: David Alexander

TruGreen donates more than $125K to charities

December 22, 2014By

TruGreen donated more than $125,000 to local and national charities through the company’s Lawn Stars program. Each quarter, the TruGreen Lawn Stars program recognizes 21 local sales and service teams that lead their respective regions in customers growth. Each winning branch was supported in making a $2,000 donation to their chosen charity. The following organizations received donations from the 2014... read more

Industry Pulse: Year in review

December 1, 2014By

A look at the 2014 headlines that could have a lasting impact on the green industry. TruGreen: On its own and preparing to grow ServiceMaster completed the separation of its TruGreen business on Jan. 14. The move was announced in November 2013, after the company reportedly lost 300,000 customers in two years. It was executed as a tax-free spin-off to... read more

TruGreen among top 100 companies for Latinos

May 14, 2014By

Memphis-headquartered TruGreen was named in Latino magazine’s top 100 companies for Latinos, which was listed in the magazine’s Spring 2014 issue. In selecting the 2014 Latino 100, Latino evaluated corporations based on nominations submitted formally and informally by Latino nonprofits, community organizations, readers, partners and stakeholders. In 2013, TruGreen launched a Healthy Green Space Initiative to work with Latino and African Americans leaders in... read more

ServiceMaster slates TruGreen separation

November 14, 2013By

The ServiceMaster Co. unveiled plans to spin off the TruGreen business, effective Dec. 31, in the release of its unaudited third-quarter 2013 results. “This separation should enable ServiceMaster to concentrate on growth while providing TruGreen the time and focus it needs to make the changes necessary to complete the turnaround of its business,” said Rob Gillette, ServiceMaster CEO. “Separating TruGreen... read more