TAG: David J. Frank Landscape Contracting

Companies in the News: Case helps with public service project; Briggs & Stratton wins equipment dealer award and more from Jeffrey Scott, NaturaLawn, Echo, David J. Frank Landscape Contracting, John Deere, Slingshot and iQ Power Tools

July 31, 2019By

Case Construction Equipment and Tidewater Equipment supported Team Rubicon in a public service project and equipment training exercise at Camp Martha Johnson, a Girl Scouts camp in Lizella, Ga. The training provided Team Rubicon heavy equipment operators/volunteers with stick time and resulted in the complete demolition and removal of four obsolete structures on the site, as well as the cleanup... read more

David J. Frank Landscape Contracting hires new COO

March 12, 2019By
John Joestgen, COO, David J. Frank Landscape Contracting

David J. Frank Landscape Contracting, Germantown, WI, hired John Joestgen as its chief operating officer (COO), a newly created role. read more

In memoriam: David J. Frank, CEO/Chairman, David J. Frank Landscape Contracting

February 20, 2019By

David J. Frank, founder and CEO/chairman of David J. Frank Landscape Contracting, died Feb. 9 at the age of 69. A pioneer in the industry, Frank originated advances in the industry by creating in-house video training and marketing programs, proactive service strategies and safety initiatives. Frank was equally as passionate about his employees as he was about landscaping. He led... read more

LM150 Lessons Learned: Q&A

June 12, 2014By

What do you know now that you wish you knew then? “I would have hired managers from outside the industry earlier.” –Keith Rotolo, senior vice president/owner, Rotolo Consultants (RCI) “The hardest challenge for any business owner is to let go and trust others to do tasks that you might not think they can do as well. It took me about seven years to... read more

1-Minute Mentor: David Frank

September 1, 2013By

Meet David Frank, president and CEO, David J. Frank Landscape Contracting, Germantown, Wis. Who’s your mentor? I’ve had many mentors at different periods of my career. When I was starting out at age 10, many of my clients became wonderful mentors, significantly because of my young age. At that time, I was fortunate to have some of Milwaukee’s leading industrialists... read more

Frank, Lied’s partner on residential maintenance

September 10, 2012By

Germantown, Wis.-based David J. Frank Landscape Contracting acquired Lied’s Nursery Co. to form a residential landscape division. The new entity will operate as Lied’s-Frank Residential Landscapes, a division of David J. Frank Landscape Contracting. Terms of the agreement weren’t disclosed. Tom Lied will be president of the new division. Thirty of Lied’s staff members will join the company, bringing it... read more