ORLANDO, Fla. – Continuing an aggressive expansion as it celebrates its 25th anniversary, Orlando-based U.S. Lawns announces the addition of six new franchisees to its network of more than 240 landscape-management franchises nationwide.
The company has brought on nearly two dozen franchisees during the past 12 months and currently operates in all 48 contiguous states.
The newest group of U.S. Lawns franchisees recently completed training at U.S. Lawns’ Home Office in Orlando. The training consists of classroom and field training in all areas of commercial landscape management. As well, U.S. Lawns regional franchise advisors were assigned to each new franchisee and will work closely with the owners during the start-up months and provide ongoing, one-on-one training in both business planning and agronomics.
“These new franchisees are crucial additions in our efforts to create the nation’s top commercial landscape-management network,” said Ken Hutcheson, U.S. Lawns president. “As with all our franchisees, we will continue to mentor and support them as they grow and provide the outstanding commercial landscape-management services U.S. Lawns is known for nationwide.”
U.S. Lawns’ new franchisees are:
• Elizabeth and Freddy Villegas, Lubbock, Texas
• Patrick Murphy, Farmington Hills, Mich.
• Terry Engler and Justin Nelson, Wichita, Kan.
• Kent Smith, Brooklyn Park, Minn.
• George and Stacy Guthrie, Montclair, Va.
• Kyle and Kelly Sims, Basehor, Kan.