“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.


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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Green Industry Partner

Barry Robinson

Owner of CSI Home and Commercial Services and Spring-Green
Fredericksburg, VA

Barry Robinson had been doing lawn care for a number of years, and didn’t see franchising as a fit for his business — until a downturn hit. Though struggling with effective marketing solutions and presented with a Spring-Green franchise opportunity, Robinson was still hesitant. But his skepticism was quickly alleviated when he met with current Spring-Green franchise owners at the company’s national convention.

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Green Industry Partner

Jason Vahle

Owner of Green Thumb Lawn Care ‘n’ Landscape and Spring-Green
St. Charles, MO

Jason Vahle knew he would never have the buying power or networking capabilities that a larger corporate structure has that would help him take his business to the next level. After receiving a call from Spring-Green and going through the discovery process, he quickly learned the backbone of their networking support extended well beyond just buying power that has now proven successful for both his businesses.

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