Since opening our doors 4 years ago, Woodland Environment has been synonymous with great service and quality care. We continue this commitment to our clients and our employees through the merger of Woodland Environment and LandCare.
After thoughtful review and careful consideration, we have found a partnership that matches our values and preserves our culture. We are proud of our team and our reputation and don’t want these to change. With LandCare, we have a partner who will provide additional support, structure and systems that will help us continue to grow our team and enhance our service capabilities for our customers.
Craig Nye, Partner
Jeff Rupp, Partner
WHO IS LANDCARE?
After two decades in business and now with more than 4,000 employees coast-to-coast, LandCare is one of the most comprehensive providers of commercial landscape services in the United States. Privately held by the leaders that run the company, they are proud to be consistently ranked as one of the top landscape services companies in North America.
LandCare is a company with core values that lie at the heart of everything they do. Their core values aren’t just a set of blue-sky ideas. They’re actionable guidelines for each team member, from the executive staff to the service professionals out in the field. They were developed from the ground up, with a recognition that people and culture are their strongest assets.
LandCare’s core values:
- Delight our customers. Every time.
- Lead with confidence and integrity.
- Work hard, smart, and safe. Every day.
- Inspire others with meaningful environments.
- Have fun with a commitment to teamwork.
To learn more about LandCare, visit www.LandCare.com
WHY IS WOODLAND ENVIRONMENT MERGING WITH LANDCARE?
Woodland Environment takes pride in the business we have built and the customers we have served over the years. Since 2016, we have remained true to our mission of providing personalized, quality landscape management services to clients at a reasonable price.
Founded by Craig Nye and Jeff Rupp, Woodland Environment has established itself as a strong contender in the central Ohio market. As Woodland Environment continues to grow, Craig and Jeff have focused on providing opportunities for advancement for our team members and continuing to find the best service solutions for our customers. By partnering with LandCare, Woodland Environment looks forward to expanding these opportunities while providing the great service customers have grown to expect and appreciate.
After considering several options, Craig and Jeff chose LandCare because they found a company that shared their values. They have enjoyed a long friendship with LandCare’s CEO, Mike Bogan, as well as many other leaders and team members at LandCare, dating back almost 20 years to their early days working together for a former industry leading company. Trust, and shared vision and values, drove the decision to bring two great companies together.
WILL JEFF & CRAIG STILL BE INVOLVED?
Yes! Craig and Jeff will assume leadership roles at LandCare and will continue to lead the central Ohio market.
WHO BENEFITS FROM THIS MERGER?
Through the merger, LandCare will be able to provide additional resources for clients and employees.
Woodland Environment will now be able to leverage a multi-million dollar investment in technology and fleet, top-notch training, and industry best practices so clients continue to receive the quality service they enjoy.
Both Woodland Environment and LandCare value team members and their contributions. This merger will provide more employee development, greater career advancement opportunities geographically and across specializations, and improved benefits for Woodland’s team.
For information on career opportunities with LandCare please visit www.landcare.com/careers/
WHAT STAYS THE SAME?
Your Service Team
The same team and field managers will service the same properties. The crew that knows your site will be the ones caring for it going forward.
Pricing will remain unchanged. LandCare will honor the same commitments provided by Woodland Environment.
Contracts & Warranties
LandCare recognizes Woodland’s commitment to its customers, so existing contracts and warranties will not need to be revised.
Local Management Team
Woodland Environment has done an amazing job in the local market with their leaders and team members. While position titles may change to align with titles and positions at LandCare, the roles and responsibilities will remain the same.
Office locations and phone numbers will not change. Any changes to emails and contact information will be clearly communicated. All accounting and administrative issues can be directed to your Woodland Environment contact.
WHAT WILL CHANGE?
Over the next month, communications and documents will be transitioning to the LandCare name. You can expect to see correspondence, invoices, insurance certificates, fleet, uniforms, and other branded materials to be updated throughout the remainder of the year.
LandCare has an annual multi-million dollar fleet and technology investment for more effective communication and transparency, work efficiency, and quality control protocol.
With 50 branches in 20 states, clients can now access expanded service capabilities across the nation.
As industry leaders, Woodland Environment and LandCare look forward to continuing excellent service. Client feedback and input is vital to a successful transition. If at any point you have concerns or are unsatisfied, please contact us.
The future is exciting. We can’t wait for what’s next!