Thanksgiving Day is a special day of giving thanks for the blessings of the harvest. It is a very special day for Ceibass CEO, Tom Fochtman.

“I am especially grateful for the wonderful people I have had the opportunity to know and work with in the lawn and landscape industry. Good people, reliable people, trustworthy people,” said Tom.  “I really believe that working with our hands, working with the earth, working with nature is a blessing that keeps us humble, genuine and true. Here’s to our industry.”

In addition, the enterprise value specialists at Ceibass are thankful for:

  • The continued traction of a record setting economy
  • Rising but continued low interest rates
  • Hard-working owners who have built great lawn & landscape companies
  • Buyers who recognize the “value” of our industry
  • Clean books
  • Legal workforces
  • The fact that grass grows, seasons change, snow falls
  • The honest, hardworking, good people of our industry
  • High contract renewal rates
  • Smooth, pain-free due diligence as possible for both sides of the transaction
  • Solid management teams
  • Efficient routes
  • Ambitious strategic buyers
  • Accelerated Depreciation
  • Safer and safer working conditions
  • Companies that engage their employees and open-up their futures
  • Upward mobility
  • Sellers with a plan and who know their number for retirement
  • Top notch organizations like NALP and all of the members and vendor/supplier partners
  • The efforts of the NALP Foundation and the Industry Growth Initiative
  • All the great people who have taken the time to Get To Know Ceibass!

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday!