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WILN Takeover – Getting Involved – The Woman’s Perspective with Beth Berry, Becca Presley and Gail Reinhart

In season 3, episode 19 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, members of the NALP Women In Landscape Network (WILN) took over the podcast. Beth Berry with Advanced Turf Solutions, Becca Presley with Senske Services and Gail Reinhart with Five Seasons Landscape Management hosted this week’s podcast. Berry is VP of turf and […]

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Filling the Gaps with Robyn Schmitz: Season 3: Episode 17 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 3, episode 17 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Brett Lemcke of R.M. Landscape and Neal Glatt with GrowTheBench, talk to Robyn Schmitz, CEO of High Prairie Landscape Group. Schmitz founded High Prairie Landscape Group with a big vision. High Prairie started in 2010 with nothing but an old Jeep […]

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REPLAY: Modern Management: Communication, Transparency and Adaptation with Ashly Neneman

In this replay episode of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Neal Glatt of GrowTheBench, Brett Lemcke of R.M. Landscape, and Macey Robinson of LandCare talk to Ashly Neneman, general manager of Sun Valley Landscaping, based in Omaha, Nebraska. As general manager of Sun Valley Landscaping, Neneman leads the company through the many […]

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WILN Takeover – Mentorships!: Season 3: Episode 10 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 3, episode 10 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, members of the NALP Women in Landscape Network (WILN) took over the podcast. Jenny Girard with RM Landscape and Stephanie Leveling with the Integra Group hosted this week’s podcast. Girard earned her associate degree in science and mathematics before moving on to […]

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Faces of the Industry: Gail Reinhart

Finding her career in the landscape industry was a process of trial and error for Gail Reinhart. She grew up on a 500-acre farm and was an athlete in high school, but after she graduated, she had no idea what she wanted to do next. She tried college for a semester before going into the […]

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REPLAY: The Twists and Turns of Finding Your Dream Job with Macey Robinson

In this replay episode of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, Miles Kuperus, system architect at Include Software, and Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape, talk with Macey Robinson, a branch manager for LandCare in Dallas, Texas. Robinson has been with LandCare since 2017 when she came […]

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Faces of the Industry: Sharon Chao

When Sharon Chao was recruited out of college by Gachina Landscape Management, based in Menlo Park, California, the company only had 60 employees. The company was growing with one accountant and Chao was brought on to help with payroll. Since then she moved up to accounting manager, controller and is now director of finance. Previously, […]

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Building Relationships with Your Service Partners with Katie Raymond: Season 2, Episode 52 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 52 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus at Include Software and Macey Robinson with LandCare talk with Katie Raymond, regional director of operations for Case Facilities Management Solutions. Raymond is a director of national operations at Case FMS. She has been there for 11 years and […]

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Faces of the Industry: June Hawkins

June Hawkins has been in the landscape industry for 37 years, but she majored in interior design in college. She also minored in horticulture and art. Her mother always felt Hawkins’s calling was landscape architecture, and Hawkins ended up working for a landscape architecture firm right out of college for 12 years, where she did […]

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Climbing High: Alisha Amundson’s Experience as an Arborist

If you reach Alisha Amundson’s voicemail, it says she’s either in a tree or assisting another customer. This sums up the majority of this arborist’s day, but she is also a mother and owner of Tree Girl Designs, based in Orlando, Florida. Amundson says getting into arboriculture was fated for her, although she didn’t seek […]

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