Leigh Townsend and his firm J.W. Townsend Landscapes were awarded the Mighty Oak two years in a row. Last year it was for leading a small turnaround with profound results. After a small setback, Leigh and his company lifted the performance of every division including their three new innovative divisions, beyond expectations. This past year Leigh and his father, Jay, enacted a company transition in record time, with a win-win approach that had full buy-in from their staff. They are market leaders internally and externally.
Criteria for winning this prestigious award are:
-Serving as a positive example to others in the profession.
-Working with the highest levels of integrity, ethics, and accountability.
-Achieving significant growth benchmarks.
-Contributing to the advancement of the landscape industry.
-Engaging in continual personal and professional development.
Honorees are chosen from the international participants in the Leader’s Edge peer group for landscape business owners run by Jeffrey Scott.
This is an excerpt from an article published in the Oct/Nov/Dec 2015 VNLA Newsletter dated 11/30/15. See this link to read a copy of the full article: https://www.facebook.com/JWTownsendInc/photos/a.314727272146.152722.106759747146/10153890739657147/?type=3&theater