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 ornamental for Advanced Turf Solutions. Prior to ATS, Beth served as VP of business development for Real Green Software for 8 years and director of customer service for Scotts for 16 years. She continues to share her 30 years of experience in technology, operational management, regulatory compliance, and other innovative industry trends.
Presley is the director of marketing & communications for Senske Services, where she oversees the marketing for two brands, with four major services channels spread across the Western United States. She has nearly 20 years of marketing experience in various service industries and holds a BA in marketing and business management from Eastern Washington University.
Reinhart has been in the landscape industry for over 20 years, graduating with an associate degree in landscape and turf management from Owens Community College in 2000 and starting her career as a landscape maintenance technician for a commercial landscape company. She has held roles in sales, operations and production until transitioning into personnel management over the last 7 years.
In this podcast, they discuss how to get more women involved in the industry. They also discuss some of the challenges that women go through in a male-dominated industry – from clothing to equipment. They touch on where to seek more female candidates and the different opportunities to add value to your career.
Listen to the full podcast below.