Learn from the best in the business.

Experience & insights.

Hear how the best of the best have used new processes and technology to take their businesses to the next level! From becoming more efficient to creating an environment that draws (and keeps) top level talent, this group is changing the landscaping game.

We've handpicked a group of the industry'stop performers & insiders to share their experiences and thoughts regarding their business, progress, and what it means to be a landscaper/business owner in 2018. Things have changed a great deal over the last few years and this crew has made great and innovative strides toward taking their own companies and the industry as a whole to the next level.

 
 

Learn from the best in the business.

Experience & insights.

Hear how the best of the best have used new processes and technology to take their businesses to the next level! From becoming more efficient to creating an environment that draws (and keeps) top level talent, this group is changing the landscaping game.

We've handpicked a group of the industry'stop performers & insiders to share their experiences and thoughts regarding their business, progress, and what it means to be a landscaper/business owner in 2018. Things have changed a great deal over the last few years and this crew has made great and innovative strides toward taking their own companies and the industry as a whole to the next level.

 

Open Book Finance, Profit Sharing and Developing a Fun & Accountable Culture

Ryan Markewich – Creative Roots Landscaping

Ryan will build on his presentation from this year's Leader's Summit providing all attendees with an in-depth overview of how he is turning his employees into owners of his company. Ryan's radically transparent approach and easy going style will make this a session guaranteed to inspire and delight.

More About Ryan

From Estimate to Invoice… Organizational Processes to Maximize Efficiency

Sherry Watts & Jim Swaye – Impullitti Landscaping

When it comes to anything in business, your output is only as good as your input. By following a systematic process for everything you do in LMN, you can learn how to produce valuable information in an easy to understand format and in a fraction of time. Spending time initially in the set up of your process will pay exponential dividends on the back end. Learn how Impullitti Landscaping reduced their billing time by 80% and ultimately achieved more sales without increasing administrative staff. This presentation will cover everything from estimating, to process flow thru LMN Time to send out the invoices and getting paid!

More About Sherry & Jim

Building Culture Through Transparency and Technology to Attract & Retain Top Talent

Troy Clogg – Troy Clogg Landscapes

Join Troy Clogg as he deep dives into the importance of knowing “why” your business exists and the effect of this knowledge on your company’s culture. Through a ‘painted picture’ approach Troy will demonstrate how implementing a paperless system empowered transparency, shaped the culture, improved training, enabled sharing, retained staff, streamlined processes and grew the customer base allowing TCLA to become one of the leading snow companies in the Midwest.

More About Troy

Changing the Perspective & Approach of a Successful Family Run Landscape Company

Nick Scharf – Greg’s Lawn & Landscaping

As the owner’s son, Nick was often challenged by the longer serving employees. The ability to make quick decisions that caused positive changes to the company enabled Nick to gain the respect of the staff. The net result was a change in culture that resulted in growth in the business. Nick brings a different perspective to the operations that considers numerous angles. Nick will share how his unique ability to combine insight from the field with the capabilities of software and the use of the proper equipment to make employees jobs easier while increasing efficiencies that result in an improvement to the bottom line.

More About Nick

Learning From BrightView – Competing & Winning

Greg Herring – The Herring Group

When a company goes public, it must disclose valuable information – information that it would prefer for its competitors not to know. Greg Herring, who has served as CFO (Chief Financial Officer) of both public and private companies, has read more than 200 pages of BrightView material so that you don’t have to. He will share his insights on BrightView’s success and the remarkable consistency of their financial results. More importantly, he will make these insights relevant to increasing the profitability and value of your business. You can get a jump start on part of his presentation by downloading his handout, 32 Golden Opportunities Inside Your Landscape Business.

More About Greg

Business is a TEAM Sport! - Creating Value through Lean Business and Engaging Your Team with Open Book Management

Dan Foley – D. Foley Landscape

Spend the morning with Dan Foley who will devote equal amounts of time demonstrating the value of a Lean Organization and the advantages of Open Book Management practices. Dan Foley, an industry entrepreneur, and veteran, will share some “lessons learned” in over 30 years of experience within our industry. Dan will challenge commonly held beliefs in the day-to-day operation of your landscape business and will discuss the advantages of teaching your “players” more about how this “sport of business” works.

More About Dan

Open Book Finance, Profit Sharing and Developing a Fun & Accountable Culture

Ryan Markewich – Creative Roots Landscaping

Ryan will build on his presentation from this year's Leader's Summit providing all attendees with an in-depth overview of how he is turning his employees into owners of his company. Ryan's radically transparent approach and easy going style will make this a session guaranteed to inspire and delight.

More About Ryan

From Estimate to Invoice… Organizational Processes to Maximize Efficiency

Sherry Watts & Jim Swaye – Impullitti Landscaping

When it comes to anything in business, your output is only as good as your input. By following a systematic process for everything you do in LMN, you can learn how to produce valuable information in an easy to understand format and in a fraction of time. Spending time initially in the set up of your process will pay exponential dividends on the back end. Learn how Impullitti Landscaping reduced their billing time by 80% and ultimately achieved more sales without increasing administrative staff. This presentation will cover everything from estimating, to process flow thru LMN Time to send out the invoices and getting paid!

More About Sherry & Jim

Building Culture Through Transparency and Technology to Attract & Retain Top Talent

Troy Clogg – Troy Clogg Landscapes

Join Troy Clogg as he deep dives into the importance of knowing “why” your business exists and the effect of this knowledge on your company’s culture. Through a ‘painted picture’ approach Troy will demonstrate how implementing a paperless system empowered transparency, shaped the culture, improved training, enabled sharing, retained staff, streamlined processes and grew the customer base allowing TCLA to become one of the leading snow companies in the Midwest.

More About Troy

Changing the Perspective & Approach of a Successful Family Run Landscape Company

Nick Scharf – Greg’s Lawn & Landscaping

As the owner’s son, Nick was often challenged by the longer serving employees. The ability to make quick decisions that caused positive changes to the company enabled Nick to gain the respect of the staff. The net result was a change in culture that resulted in growth in the business. Nick brings a different perspective to the operations that considers numerous angles. Nick will share how his unique ability to combine insight from the field with the capabilities of software and the use of the proper equipment to make employees jobs easier while increasing efficiencies that result in an improvement to the bottom line.

More About Nick

Learning From BrightView – Competing & Winning

Greg Herring – The Herring Group

When a company goes public, it must disclose valuable information – information that it would prefer for its competitors not to know. Greg Herring, who has served as CFO (Chief Financial Officer) of both public and private companies, has read more than 200 pages of BrightView material so that you don’t have to. He will share his insights on BrightView’s success and the remarkable consistency of their financial results. More importantly, he will make these insights relevant to increasing the profitability and value of your business. You can get a jump start on part of his presentation by downloading his handout, 32 Golden Opportunities Inside Your Landscape Business.

More About Greg

Business is a TEAM Sport! - Creating Value through Lean Business and Engaging Your Team with Open Book Management

Dan Foley – D. Foley Landscape

Spend the morning with Dan Foley who will devote equal amounts of time demonstrating the value of a Lean Organization and the advantages of Open Book Management practices. Dan Foley, an industry entrepreneur, and veteran, will share some “lessons learned” in over 30 years of experience within our industry. Dan will challenge commonly held beliefs in the day-to-day operation of your landscape business and will discuss the advantages of teaching your “players” more about how this “sport of business” works.

More About Dan
 

Ask Mike!

Get the inside track with LMN CTO, Mike Lysecki.

Mike of LMN will be leading this engaging session where the questions asked directly by the audience will be answered by Mike. This session will provide any level of LMN user with key tips and tricks in an interactive, engaging and rapid-fire approach.

Tuesday, October 16

 
 

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It's as easy as clicking a button.

So maybe it's a few buttons... and entering your info. But it still takes less time than getting dressed and downing that first cup of coffee in the morning so that's something right? It doesn't hurt that it's also quite likely the best business decision you'll make this year. So c'mon, let's meet up in Louisville.


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