Green people: News from Weed Man USA, Heaviland Landscape

Corbin and Audrey SchlatterCorbin and Audrey Schlatter

North American lawn-care franchisor Weed Man USA recently awarded the company’s highest honor to Corbin and Audrey Schlatter of Weed Man Columbus North in Plain City, Ohio.

The Weed Man USA Award of Excellence recognizes the Schlatters for achieving operational excellence in all aspects of their franchise. Weed Man USA describes the recognition as “a significant milestone that can only be achieved through years of meticulous planning and execution.”

Among other accomplishments, said Jennifer Lemcke, chief operating officer of Weed Man and Turf Holdings Inc., the Schlatters’ Weed Man Columbus North franchise has achieved net sales of $2 million while expanding its territory.

Corbin Schlatter has been a business owner in the lawn and landscape industry since the age of 19. He sold his landscaping company in 2005 to focus on growing Weed Man. His wife, Audrey, left the nursing field to join Weed Man in 2015, and the company’s growth since then has included the addition of Green County and a recent expansion into Dayton.

“We have our team and family to thank for this award,” Corbin Schlatter said.

Heaviland Landscape Management hires account managers

Brandon JenkinsBrandon Jenkins

San Diego area commercial landscape company Heaviland Landscape Management has hired two new regional account managers, Tim Sayegh and Brandon Jenkins.

Sayegh first entered the landscape industry 30 years ago. For more than 12 years, he owned and operated his own landscaping company, designing and installing commercial and residential landscapes, waterfalls,

Tim SayeghTim Sayegh

fire pits, lighting and hardscapes. He coordinated with Southern Nevada Water Authority for conversions, smart clocks and water efficiency programs. Sayegh is based at Heaviland’s Vista headquarters.

Jenkins’ passion for the booming landscape industry and beautiful weather brought him to California from Utah, where he began his career. He holds a bachelor’s degree in landscape construction from Utah State University, as well as an associate degree in ornamental horticulture. Jenkins is based at the Miramar branch of Heaviland Landscape Management.

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