TAG: Jim Campanella

Campanella: TruGreen buying Lawn Dawg is ‘bittersweet’

September 27, 2017By

TruGreen acquired Nashua, N.H.-based Lawn Dawg last week. Terms were not disclosed for the transaction that Lawn Dawg President Jim Campanella called “bittersweet.” Lawn Dawg adds about 26,000 customers and $15 million in annual revenue to Memphis, Tenn.-based TruGreen, which did more than $1.3 billion in 2016 revenue and ranks No. 2 on the 2017 LM150 list of largest landscape... read more

LM150 Lessons Learned: Don’t ignore attacks on the industry

June 12, 2014By

No. 113 Lawn Dawg Nashua, N.H. Seventeen years ago, Jim Campanella was ready to branch out on his own after working for various lawn care companies in New England. In late 1996, TruGreen acquired Barefoot Grass, where he was the New England regional manager. The company offered him a job in Portland, Maine, but that wasn’t where he wanted to... read more

Lawn Dawg offers mosquito control

March 17, 2014By

In hand with its newly formed pest control division, Lawn Dawg is offering mosquito control services in 2014. “Some of the biggest nuisances to enjoying outdoor spaces during the spring and summer are mosquitoes,” said Jim Campanella, Lawn Dawg founder. “But they also pose a serious health risk. There are more than 200 different kinds of mosquitoes and they can... read more

Lawn Dawg establishes perimeter pest control service

March 5, 2014By

Gearing up for the 2014 season, Lawn Dawg launched a perimeter pest control service. Part of a newly formed pest control division, the service will be available in Maine, Massachusetts and Albany, N.Y. “We’ve been asked by our customers for the past several years about providing solutions to insects and pests that invade the home,” said Jim Campanella, Lawn Dawg... read more