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Marisa Palmieri is an experienced Green Industry editor who's won numerous awards for her coverage of the landscape and golf course markets from the Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA), the Press Club of Cleveland and the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). In 2007, ASBPE named her a Young Leader. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism, cum laude, from Ohio University’s Scripps School of Journalism.

Posts by Marisa Palmieri

West Coast tree company transitions to employee ownership Posted on 14 Nov 2017 in the Turf+Ornamental Care categories.

Arborwell transitioned to employee ownership by becoming a 100 percent Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Trust, on Jan. 1. The Hayward, Calif.-based tree care company’s 200 employees became beneficial owners... Read more»

Double duty Posted on 10 Nov 2017 in the 1117 & Cover story & Current Issue & Featured categories.

What you can learn from a landscape company that survived the year both of its owners were deployed. “Oh boy, what do we do now?” Larkin Scott III recalls having this... Read more»

Editor’s Note: Ready to serve Posted on 08 Nov 2017 in the 1117 & Current Issue & Editor's Note categories.

“I don’t know how you did it when your husband was deployed,” a coworker said to me the other day. His wife was out of town and he was fending... Read more»

Yellowstone acquires Heads Up Landscape Posted on 01 Nov 2017 in the Mowing+Landscape Maintenance & Today's Green Industry News categories.

Yellowstone Landscape, based in Bunnell, Fla., acquired Heads Up Landscape in Albuquerque, N.M. Terms were not disclosed. Yellowstone ranks No. 9 on the 2017 LM150 list of largest landscape companies... Read more»

Court approves $4.7M OT case settlement for former Brickman supervisors Posted on 25 Oct 2017 in the Today's Green Industry News categories.

Earlier this month, a Pennsylvania court approved a nearly $5 million overtime case settlement against The Brickman Group, now BrightView. The class/collective action settlement resolves the case, Acevedo, et al. v.... Read more»

How to improve your chances of winning awards for your landscape work Posted on 17 Oct 2017 in the 1017 & Design/Build+Installation categories.

Follow these tips to improve your chances of winning awards for your landscape work. This month at the Landscapes 2017 conference in Louisville, Ky., the National Association of Landscape Professionals... Read more»