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REPLAY: Cultivating Company Culture with Michele Posehn

In this replay episode of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, Macey Robinson at LandCare, Neal Glatt of GrowTheBench, Luke Melograno at Mariani Landscape, and Brett Lemcke of R.M. Landscape, talk with Michele Posehn, senior manager of diversity initiatives and university relations at SiteOne Landscape Supply. Posehn came to SiteOne three years ago and has built […]

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Faces of the Industry: Mari Medrano

Mari Medrano was 16 years old when she first started working in the office at CoCal Landscape Services, Inc., based in Denver, Colorado. She worked as an office assistant there and then left the industry for a time. She returned in 1998 while she was in college and started working in the field. “It was […]

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Happy Thanksgiving: Season 3, Episode 27 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In this special Thanksgiving episode of Growing in the Green Industry, our hosts wanted to wish all our listeners a very Happy Thanksgiving! This episode is hosted by Miles Kuperus III, with Include Software, Macey Robinson with LandCare and Brett Lemcke with RM Landscape. We’ll be back next week with a new episode. Listen to […]

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Meet Nick Brummel, the 2022 Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Growing up, Nick Brummel wanted to get to Kansas City Royals games early, not to watch batting practice, but to see the grounds crew get the field ready. Now his company, Brummel Lawn & Landscape LLC, based in Blue Springs, Missouri, helps by caring for the landscaping at professional sports stadiums. Brummel’s work growing his […]

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Meet Pam Dooley, 2022’s Woman Leader of the Year

Pam Dooley is a well-known figure in the industry and this year she has been named NALP’s Woman Leader of the Year for her innovation and desire to lead by example. “Being a beacon for other women in the industry that are coming in and just seeing the shift and the arrival of so many […]

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REPLAY: From OK to Outstanding with Steve Mulvany

In this replay episode of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape, and Luke Melograno, production coordinator at Mariani Landscape, talk with Steve Mulvany, president and founder of Management Tools Inc. Mulvany’s company works on […]

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Preparing for the Snowy Season with Phill Sexton: Season 3: Episode 25 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 3, episode 25 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, host Brett Lemcke of R.M. Landscape talks to Phill Sexton, founder and managing partner of WIT Advisers. WIT Advisers administers the Sustainable Winter Management (SWiM®) system and certifications.  Sexton is a professor at the Center of Agriculture and Natural Resources of the […]

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REPLAY: Casting a Vision and Leaving a Legacy with Zech Strauser

In this replay episode of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, and Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape, talk to Zech Strauser, founder and owner of Strauser Nature’s Helpers. Strauser has a strong passion for the outdoors and being […]

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Embracing Technology with Elizabeth Bonadonna: Season 3: Episode 23 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 3, episode 23 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Brett Lemcke of RM Landscape and Macey Robinson at LandCare talk with Elizabeth Bonadonna, president of Busy Beaver Lawn and Garden, based in Buffalo, New York. Bonadonna started this business with her two partners in 2014 and has continued to grow […]

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REPLAY: Leaders Never Stop Learning with Jenny Girard

In this replay episode of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape and Macey Robinson, branch manager at LandCare, talk with Jenny Girard, area manager with R.M. Landscape. Girard earned her associate degree in science and mathematics before moving on […]

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