TAG: ValleyCrest

Suzanne Coventry joins Envisor’s Account Management Masters event

June 13, 2022By

Suzanne Coventry will join as a guest at Envisor Consulting's Executive Management Masters event at the Hotel Indigo Dallas Downtown on July 12-13. read more

Richard Sperber chats about his new company

May 16, 2019By

After sitting on the sidelines for a few years, as Richard Sperber puts it, he decided it was time to get back in business. See what he has to say about the newly-launched Sperber Landscape Cos. read more

Former ValleyCrest chairman launches Sperber Landscape Cos.

April 9, 2019By
Sperber Landscape Companies

Former chairman and CEO of ValleyCrest Cos., Richard Sperber, launched a new company, Sperber Landscape Cos. (SLC). The new company, headquartered in Calabasas, Calif., provides landscape services for commercial clients throughout the U.S. Primarily providing maintenance services, SLC will also provide design and installation services for select commercial projects. One of SLC’s current projects includes the exterior site work for... read more

BrightView will appeal $39 million wrongful death verdict

May 10, 2017By

Last week, a Texas jury awarded $39 million in damages to the family of a Houston firefighter who was killed when his bike collided with a landscape trailer owned by The Brickman Group, now BrightView. The company plans to appeal the decision. Michelle Braswell, the widow of Capt. W. Mark Braswell, filed a wrongful death suit against Brickman and its... read more

Forbes: What attracted Brickman to D. Foley Landscape

December 1, 2016By

It’s hard to look ahead when you’re speeding at 100 mph, but at some point, you have to set your sights on a finish line. When the time comes to sell your company, will you have built something that’s attractive to buyers? A recent Forbes article dissects the 2009 Brickman Group acquisition of D. Foley Landscape, a full-service commercial firm in Walpole, Mass. Brickman has... read more

BrightView appoints new CEO

November 10, 2016By
Andrew Masterman headshot

BrightView appointed Andrew Masterman as president and CEO. Masterman, who also will join the company’s board of directors, succeeds Pat Velasco, who has served as interim CEO since July when Andrew Kerin stepped down. Velasco, will remain on BrightView’s board of directors, will continue in that role until Masterman joins the company next month. BrightView is the new brand for the... read more