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Talking with Titans

Talking with Titans: Carmine Schiavone

Carmine Schiavone is CEO of SavATree and is a member of its board of directors. Schiavone joined the company in 2020 and has more than 25 years of experience leading large, complex businesses in manufacturing, construction and field service-based enterprises. In his previous role, he led the multi-billion dollar North American fire protection installation and […]

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Talking with Titans: Richard Sperber

Richard Sperber is the executive chairman of Sperber Landscape Cos. He started in the industry working for his father’s company, ValleyCrest Landscape Cos. Sperber took on leadership of ValleyCrest in 2001 and grew it to more than 100 worldwide locations. He merged the company with The Brickman Group in 2014 to form BrightView. After a […]

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Talking with Titans: Phil Key

Phil Key is the CEO of Ruppert Landscape. He recently assumed this role in June 2023 after serving as Ruppert’s president since 2013. He has been working for the company for over 24 years and has over 30 years in the industry. When you first started as an intern at Ruppert, did you ever think […]

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Talking with Titans: Mike Bogan

Mike Bogan is the CEO of LandCare. He began his career in the design/build division of a regional company in the Mid-Atlantic states. He spent 23 years with The Brickman Group and then went on to create Monterey Pine Advisors, a consultancy serving the green industry. He assumed leadership of LandCare at the end of […]

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Talking with Titans: Jennifer Lemcke

Jennifer Lemcke is the CEO of Weed Man, Mosquito Hero and TurfBot. She has been in the industry since 1993 and has led Weed Man in unprecedented growth over the years. She is driven by providing for her people. What has it been like working in every position in the company at Weed Man? It […]

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