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Join Us in DC for Renewal & Remembrance and Legislative Days.

By |May 6th, 2019|

The National Association of Landscape Professionals will hold its annual volunteer service event Renewal & Remembrance in conjunction with its annual advocacy event, Legislative Days on the Hill, July 15-17 in Washington, D.C. and northern Virginia. Don’t miss it. For details read the blog.

Ceibass Amazed at How Much Money is Chasing Landscaping

By |April 17th, 2019|

Last week Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO, participated in ACG Denver’s Rocky Mountain Growth Conference. “I met with 19 national investor groups and I am AMAZED at the amount of money chasing the landscaping industry,” said Tom. “They are finally catching on to the great fundamental realities of our industry…” For details read the blog.

Discover some first-hand, “lessons-learned” from a business owner selling his own business.

By |April 11th, 2017|

Selling your lawn & landscape business can be harder than starting it. Discover some first-hand, “lessons-learned” from a business owner selling their own business.

How to Build a Business To Sell

By |January 15th, 2015|

Tom presents tips for building a company you can sell in a video made for the educational series provided by the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado.

Uncommon Planning Pays Off

By |January 6th, 2015|

As Enterprise Value Specialists in the Lawn and Landscape Industry some of the questions we ask our clients are:To help discover the answers we recommend reading the book Blue Ocean Strategy by Renée Mauborgne and W. Chan Kim. In it the authors ask four questions that can form the basis for developing uncontested market space:
Raise: […]

Become a PLANET Ambassador

By |December 12th, 2014|

Encourage your colleagues to join PLANET. Become a PLANET Ambassador today.

You are the greatest testimony to the benefit of membership! Help others tap into a valuable networking, educational, and professional development resource and demonstrate your support and commitment to PLANET. Become a PLANET Ambassador. What’s in it for you?

The opportunity to give back […]

Cash Out? Stay Put? Start Preparing?

By |November 5th, 2014|

In this month’s Lawn & Landscape, Enterprise Value Specialist Tom Fochtman, CEO of Ceibass Venture Partners, reveals new and insightful thinking about one of the most important topics for owners of green industry business: When to Cash Out?

For most owners, the majority of personal wealth resides in their company, and selling is usually how an […]

Tom Fochtman Delivers Important Message at ALCC’s ProGreen Expo!

By |February 20th, 2014|

 

The Ceibass Team Spoke at ALCC’s ProGreen Expo Recently, in the Colorado Convention Center.

Enterprise Value Specialist, Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO, recently lead a group of panelists (his Ceibass team) in a discussion about how to transition landscaping businesses to the next level providing insider secrets on how to build a company you can sell.

For […]

Tom Fochtman Speaks at ALCC’s ProGreen Expo!

By |February 5th, 2014|

ALCC’s ProGreen Expo, Thursday, February 13th, in the Colorado Convention Center.

Enterprise Value Specialist Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO, will lead a group of panelists to discuss how to transition your landscaping business to the next level providing insider secrets on how to build a company you can sell.

Mark it on you calendar and join Tom. Or […]

Fochtman Delivers Keynote at 2013 Northwest Landscape Expo!

By |December 31st, 2013|

Tom Fochtman Delivers Keynote Address at 2013 Northwest Landscape Expo.
Commercial landscaping Enterprise Value Specialist and Ceibass CEO, Tom Fochtman recently spoke on the topic of what it takes to be successful in today’s economy for The Oregon Landscape Contractors Association at the 2013 Northwest Landscape Expo, in Portland.
Chosen because he had taken a $60k investment and […]