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TAG: Jerry Grossi

NALP Foundation names board of directors

May 10, 2016By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) named its 2016-2017 Foundation Board of Directors. The NALP Foundation works to advance professional careers in the landscape industry through public education and other efforts, such as scholarship programs. The NALP Board of Directors also took office last week. The following members were chosen: Officers President—Mark Meister of John Deere in Cary, N.C.; President-Elect—Jerry Grossi of ArborLawn... read more

2014/2015 PLANET AEF board of directors in place

May 8, 2014By

The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) named members of the 2014/2015 PLANET Academic Excellence Foundation (PLANET AEF) board of directors. They are as follows. Officers: President—Tom Fochtman, Ceibass Venture Partners, Arvada, Colo.; VP—Miles Kuperus Jr., Farmside Landscape & Design, Sussex, N.J.; Immediate past president—Jim McCutcheon, HighGrove Partners, Austell, Ga.; and Secretary/treasurer—Mark Meister, John Deere, Cary, N.C. Directors at large: Ed Castro,... read more

What I’m Reading Wednesday: Any business regrets?

May 7, 2014By

Work is well underway for the 2014 LM150 list, to be published in June. It’s our annual report of the industry’s largest companies, ranked by annual revenue. Our theme for this year’s coverage is “lessons learned,” and we’re identifying those lessons by asking CEOs on the list, “Knowing what you know now, what what would you do differently when you... read more

Lawncare pro: Jerry Grossi

January 1, 2010By

It took Jerry Grossi and his partner Ed Dudgeon more than a few years to figure out the property maintenance company they formed more than 30 years ago would be more successful by concentrating on lawn care and landscape irrigation. Now, Arborlawn and Spartan Irrigation, the two divisions of their company, are well known throughout central Michigan. Arborlawn promotes its... read more