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Celebrating Independence!

By |June 28th, 2019|

At Ceibass, our Independence Day is a time to celebrate the birth of our nation as an independent nation and a time to celebrate lawn & landscape business owners who have constituted their ambition to be financially independent. Political freedom first. Then financial freedom. For details read the blog.

You Don’t Want to Miss This!

By |June 17th, 2019|

“In its fourth year, Frank & Marty’s Excellent Adventure provides owners with a rare opportunity to go behind the scenes of a leading landscaping company – this year the local branch of LandCare, one of the most comprehensive and successful commercial landscape services practices in the U.S. and ranked #10 in Lawn & Landscapes’ Top 100,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “You don’t want to miss this! Mark it on your calendar and go.“ For details read the blog.

A Tribute to David Frank, Lawn & Landscape Pioneer

By |June 10th, 2019|

In February, the industry lost one of its great leaders. David J. Frank, founder of David J. Frank Landscape Contracting, passed away after an illness. “I had the privilege of knowing David Frank,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “He was one of the true pioneers of our industry.” For more, read the blog.

Know Your Industry by the Top Players & Their Numbers

By |June 4th, 2019|

This week at the Executive Summit & Awards Show in Dallas the 2019 Lawn & Landscape Top 100 Companies by revenue were announced. Know your industry by the top players and their numbers. Who are the top dogs? The up and comers? Which states have the most companies on the list? For details, read the blog.

What To Do When You’re Going WACKO.

By |May 22nd, 2019|

The enterprise value specialists at Ceibass realize that at this time of year most lawn & landscape business owners are going WACKO – spring startups, weather delays, labor shortages, taking on too much…what should you do? For details read the blog.

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.

Industry Growth Initiative

By |May 1st, 2019|

“The NALP Foundation is committed to growing the industry and its workforce through the Industry Growth Initiative,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO and President-Elect, NALP Foundation. “The Industry Growth Initiative (IGI) is the most important initiative the Foundation has ever undertaken. The future of our industry is at stake.” 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.

Landscaping’s March Madness!

By |April 1st, 2019|

March 20 -23, 2019, Tom Fochtman, Ceibass, CEO, was a judge at the National Collegiate Landscape Competition at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. “This is landscaping’s March Madness!” said Tom. “The best, brightest and most ambitious are here competing.” For details read the blog.

Critical Factors to Grow Your Business

By |March 22nd, 2019|

Last month the enterprise value specialists at Ceibass joined ambitious landscape pros from around the country in Denver, Colorado at GROW! 2019, the annual conference held by Marty Grunder of The Grow Group. “I want to drill down on the most important critical factor to emerge from this conference, and that is the need to develop a strong leadership team,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass, CEO. For more read the blog.