TAG: Tim Smith

People on the Move: LandOpt appoints new president; new hires and promotions from Select Source, Ruppert

November 22, 2016By

LandOpt, a provider of landscape business tools, named Don Evans president of the company. Evans brings diverse experience, beginning his career as a corporate lawyer. He has a bachelor’s in international affairs and economics from George Washington University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia. Evans replaces former CEO Tim Smith, who stepped down in August after 12 years with LandOpt. Select Source, a distributor... read more

People on the Move: LandOpt CEO steps down, Fisher’s longest tenured employee retires and more personnel changes from Performance Nutrition, Swingle, CNH Industries, LaurelRock

August 3, 2016By

LandOpt CEO Tim Smith stepped down after 12 years with the national network of landscape contractors. Smith, who had served as CEO for the past eight years, will continue to serve the company at the board level. A search committee has been assembled to find Smith’s successor. He will continue to fill the role of CEO until a replacement is found to ensure continuity and... read more

Pa.-based Pickel joins LandOpt

April 27, 2016By

Pickel Landscape Group, based in Landenberg, Pa., joined the LandOpt network. It is the third Pennsylvania-based company to join the national green industry contractor network. “We are proud and honored to have Pickel Landscape Group join the LandOpt Network,” said LandOpt CEO Tim Smith. “(Owner) Michael Pickel has worked hard to establish a very successful company, and we look forward... read more

Video: LandOpt offers market overview at GIE+EXPO

November 11, 2015By

Tim Smith, CEO of LandOpt, talks about the state of the landscape market at GIE+EXPO 2015. read more

Evaluate performance properly

October 27, 2015By

In the fourth quarter of this fiscal year, landscape contractors must plan for 2016 and critically evaluate their success in 2015. This planning and evaluating goes beyond the balance sheet. Contractors need to break out of the pattern of creating a plan, letting things happen, reviewing what happened at year’s end and hoping for improvement next year. Meaningful and measurable... read more

Improve your cash flow: Recognize the power of recurring revenue

March 24, 2015By

This post is part three of LM’s “5 ways to improve your cash flow” series. Read on to part four, “Get paid consistently,” here. Most landscape professionals agree that a recurring revenue stream makes good business sense. But not everyone understands all the ways it can help to better manage cash flow. Most importantly, recurring services provide predictability. Smart owners know... read more