TAG: Kelly Solomon

Signature, Coast LM get $7.2M investment

September 13, 2017By

Central Valley Fund (CVF) invested $7.2 million in growth capital financing in two large landscape contractors, Signature Landscapes, based in Reno, Nev., and Coast Landscape Management, based in Napa, Calif. The transaction includes equity investments in both companies, which will be merged into a single entity during the fourth quarter. Signature ranks No. 122 with $14.7 million and Coast ranks... read more

Origin stories: Coast Landscape Management | The girl in the boys’ club

June 12, 2017By
Photo: Coast Landscape Management

Kelly Solomon CEO, Coast Landscape Management No. 128 Kelly Solomon got her start as a salesperson at TruGreen after it bought LandCare USA, which had acquired Lebo Newman’s company. In 2000, Solomon left to start Up Valley Landscape, which bought Coast Landscape Management in 2005 and began operation under that name. Later that year, Newman signed on as chairman and... read more

Coast LM, Marizco Landscape merge

November 5, 2015By

Two Northern California companies, Marizco Landscape Management and Coast Landscape Management (Coast LM), merged operations on Oct. 1. “Both companies have similar values and a commitment to excellence,” said Kelly Solomon, CEO of Coast LM. Both Coast LM and Marizco were dubbed “Best Places to Work” by the North Bay Business Journal earlier this year. Coast LM, ranked No. 146 on... read more