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NALP Is Your Trusted Resource for Information You Can Use.

By |May 20th, 2020|

In times of rapid change having access to practical information you can trust is essential. “The COVID-19 situation is evolving at hyper-speed. The lawn and landscape companies that move first, fast and are persistent are the ones that are going to come out with a competitive edge,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “A great trusted resource for what to do and what not to do is…” For details read the blog.

In Uncertain Times Plan for Many Possible Futures

By |May 13th, 2020|

“In uncertain times like these you have to plan for many possible futures,“ said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “Why? Because you have to move fast…so the more thinking and preparation you can do in advance the more of an edge you get on the competition. Assemble your team and start thinking about…” For details read the blog.

Hallelujah for the Benefits of Landscaping

By |May 6th, 2020|

Hallelujah for the benefits of landscaping. Now, more than ever, people need to experience the benefits of green spaces…and the enterprise value specialists at Ceibass want to celebrate the hard-working professionals of landscaping for taking on the risks and bringing us the beautiful fruits of their labor. “Here’s to you. We can’t thank you enough,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO.” Healthy, well-managed landscapes make us healthier and happier, and…” For more read the blog.

Make Sure You Apply For Your PPP Loan Today!

By |April 8th, 2020|

Stop why you’re doing and apply for your PPP loan right now. Later won’t work! The enterprise value specialists at Ceibass have been busy working with lawn & landscape business owners to help them secure their fair share of the CARES Act and specifically the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP loans). Some are approved already and should get their money this week! For details read the blog.

Cash & Cash Flow Rule in Uncertain Times

By |April 6th, 2020|

Cash and cash flow rule in uncertain times. What should you be doing right now as a lawn & landscape business owner? “Safety first, then it’s all about cash,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “Get on accounts receivables, get real with budgets, ask for assistance on your loans and…” For details read the blog.

The National Association of Landscape Professionals’ website is an essential resource of Covid-19 guidance.

By |April 2nd, 2020|

The National Association of Landscape Professionals’ website is an essential resource of Covid-19 guidance for you: www.landscapeprofessionals.org. They are offering up to date news & resources, webinars, podcasts and advocacy to help you through the crisis. For details read the blog.

COVID-19 Creates a New Obligation

By |March 18th, 2020|

The COVID-19 situation has brought forth the importance of a new standard of conduct for every one on the planet. “We are all in this together,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “As global citizens we have an obligation to each other, to do what we can to reduce the consequences of COVID-19 and ...” For details read the blog.

Will The M&A Market Remain Strong? Get The Deloitte 2020 M&A Trends Report.

By |March 12th, 2020|

Will The M&A Market Remain Strong? Get The Deloitte 2020 M&A Trends Report. “There is record levels of cash sitting on the sidelines waiting to be put into play,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “Deal volume expectations are high. Deal value expectations are high.” For details read the blog and get the report.

A Thought Exercise for Lawn & Landscape Business Owners.

By |March 3rd, 2020|

This is a smart thing to do even if you are not going to sell your lawn & landscape company. “On the fence about whether to sell or not to sell in this hot, hot market?” asks Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “ My advice for owners in this situation is to perform your due diligence. Start preparing your business to sell even if you’re not going to sell. You’ll be better off for it. Why?...” For details read the blog.

NALP’s National Collegiate Landscape Competition, March 18-21, 2020, East Lansing, Michigan.

By |February 19th, 2020|

“What you’re getting access to at this event is the best young talent in the lawn & landscape industry. These are kids who have committed…they are getting a landscape related degree and have chosen this as their career and profession,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “Any forward thinking company that is truly committed to building a talented team at all levels within their organization will be in attendance.” Read on for details.