“Investing in your Success”

Owner Profiles

Don’t take it from us. Hear it from existing Spring-Green owners instead.

The benefits that come with starting a lawn care business with Spring-Green Lawn Care are perhaps best left explained by the entrepreneurs and green industry business owners who have realized them. Visit each owner’s summary below, identify with the owners who might be similar to you, watch the videos and download their full profiles. Learn from their experiences and discover how a Spring-Green franchise can help you achieve your goals and dreams.


Green Industry Partner

Rodney Gaddis

Owner of Gadco and Spring-Green
Nashville, TN

Rodney and Heather Gaddis were missing out on revenue by subcontracting the fertilization and weed control portion of their mowing and maintenance business. Sound familiar? They turned to Spring-Green to help control their business and retain profits, which has led them to a recent expansion of their business.

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Green Industry Partner

Ben Whitehouse

Owner of Whitehouse Lawns and Spring-Green
Charlotte, NC & Fort Mill, SC

Ben Whitehouse admits he was at a crossroads. Having built his lawn care and maintenance business from scratch, he had a strong foothold in the local market. While all signs pointed to a bright future, he looked at the more profitable lawn care side and wondered what it would take to grow it bigger. That’s when he discovered Spring-Green Lawn Care.

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Mike Valestin
Green Industry Partner

Mike Valestin

Owner of Valestin Landscape Design Company and Spring-Green
Mequon, WI

Mike Valestin ran his own landscaping company for eight years, but wanted to grow. The great advantage of lawn care, he noted, is the recurring revenue. He quickly discovered Spring-Green was the best solution for his business and long-term goals.

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Green Industry Partner

Wade Herndon

Owner of Evergreen Landscaping and Spring-Green
Myrtle Beach, SC

Reeling from a sharp economic downturn, Wade Herndon knew it was time to re-strategize. He needed to bring his landscaping and irrigation business back to pre-recession levels, as well as find a new revenue stream. When he went through the discovery process, he saw the value in a strategic partnership with Spring-Green that would diversify his business and eventually help him endure bad economic times and even weather.

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Green Industry Partner

Travis Snead

Owner of T and T Lawn and Sweeping Services and Spring-Green
Shallotte and Wilmington, NC

Travis Snead’s lawn care business grew steadily over the years, but as he looked to the future and his retirement, he knew he needed to diversify and address the inconsistent income that sometimes challenged his company.

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