ORLANDO, Fla. (March 7, 2012) – U.S. Lawns is seeding the new year with continued record growth as the company added seven franchisees in January to its nationwide network of commercial landscape management operators. The company marked a major milestone last year when it exceeded 250 franchises.
 
The newest group of U.S. Lawns franchisees recently completed training at the company’s Home Office in Orlando. The program consists of several days of classroom and field training in all areas of commercial landscape management practices and business operations. U.S. Lawns Regional Franchise Advisors also have been assigned to each new franchise and will mentor them during the start-up months and provide additional one-on-one training in both business and agronomics.
 
We’re excited to kick off 2012 with yet another strong slate of new franchisees in key markets throughout the country,” said Ken Hutcheson, U.S. Lawns president. “We will mentor and support these new franchisees as they grow and provide outstanding commercial landscaping service under the U.S. Lawns banner.”
 
The new U.S. Lawns franchisees are:
Tim Marquez – Riverside, Calif.
Barry Richardson – Ogden, Utah
Matt Ward – Sequim, Wash.
Damon and Erica Deandrade – Cleveland, Ohio
Bob Donatella – Rochester, N.Y.
Jerry Kincaid – Corydon, Ind.
Richard McCaslin – Springfield, Mass.