The National Association of Landscape Professionals has named, Mark Maslow, co-owner and President of Southern Landscape Group in Evington, Virginia, this year’s Young Entrepreneur of the year. Mark began mowing lawns in high school and started a small landscape maintenance company and he has grown it into Central Virginia’s premier residential Design Build contracting firm.
Mark received his Bachelors of Science degree from Virginia Tech in Horticulture and Landscape Design with a minor in Agricultural Economics.In addition to the landscape company, he has also built up and sold a landscape supply business.
Mark is also focused on mentoring and giving back. He loves working with student interns and young entrepreneurs The company is also active in the community, winning many awards. Mark was the President of the Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association, he is on the Board of Directors for Virginia Technical Institute and the Advisory Board for the Virginia Tech Department of Horticulture.