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About
2020 SiteOne Lawn Care Industry Forum 
September 29, 2020 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm Eastern Time 
Little Changes Drive Big Results
Best Practices to Grow Your Lawn Care Business

Knowledge can give you a competitive edge. Our 2020 SiteOne® Lawn Care Industry Virtual Forum consists of powerful insights and a virtual supplier expo where you can discover the latest industry offerings, connect with manufacturer representatives, and get answers to your questions. 

- Keynote Presentations by Doug Black, Chairman and CEO of SiteOne Landscape Supply and Marty Grunder, President and CEO of Grunder Landscaping Co. and The Grow Group

- Best Practices Covering Business Resources, Service Expansion, Weed & Insect Control, Chemical Application, Resistance Managemant and More.

Attend and be entered for a chance to win 250,000 SiteOne Partners Program points, a $3,475 vaule - redeemable for trips, merchandise, credit on your SiteOne account and more! Plus you could win one of 50 prize packs including a $50 VISA gift card and merchandise when you visit our virtual supplier expo.

SiteOne Landscape Supply is committed to providing you the resources and materials you need to raise industry standards, keep abreast of industry insights and provide the best service to your clients.

SiteOne Sweepstakes: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchasing does not improve your chances of winning. This Sweepstakes is not open to the general public. The SiteOne Lawn Care Industry Virtual Forum Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous U.S. states including D.C., who are currently employed by or own a professional landscape business or pest control company, age 18 or older. Void in AK, HI, Puerto Rico, and where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 AM ET on 09/11/20 and ends at 4:59:59 PM ET on 09/29/20. To enter without attending a virtual event and Official Rules click here. Sponsor: SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc., 300 Colonial Center Parkway, Roswell, GA 30076.   

Virtual Support

If you have questions regarding the event, please contact Karen Draeger at KDraeger@siteone.com

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FAQ’s

Thank you and enjoy the event!

– Support Team

Speakers
Marty Grunder
President and CEO of Grunder Landscaping Co. and The Grow Group

Marty Grunder is president and CEO of The Grow Group and of Grunder Landscaping Co., one of the most successful design-build operations of its kind in the Midwest. An unusual combination of full-time landscape professional and leading green-industry coach, Marty is uniquely positioned to deliver real-world, real-time guidance to Grow Group clients. His landscaping company has earned more than 50 local and national design awards and is a two-time winner of the Better Business Bureau’s Eclipse Integrity Award, while Marty has himself been named entrepreneur of the year by both Ernst & Young and the US Small Business Administration. The author of The 9 Super Simple Steps to Entrepreneurial Success, he has coached tens of hundreds of landscaping professionals and companies across the US and Canada and delivered more than 550 talks, motivating audiences of all sizes and shapes—from a small gathering of 20 to a stadium of 9,000—to achieve success. He is a columnist for Landscape Management and The Buckeye magazines, and is a member of the boards of the NALP Foundation, Park National Bank of Southwest Ohio, Wright State University, and the Dayton Development Coalition. A graduate of the University of Dayton School of Business, Marty is based in Dayton, Ohio.

Doug Black
Chairman and CEO, SiteOne Landscape Supply

Doug Black has served as SiteOne’s Chief Executive Officer since April 2014, and as the Chairman of our Board since June 2017. Prior to joining SiteOne, Mr. Black was President and Chief Operating Officer of Oldcastle Inc., an integrated building materials manufacturer and distributor and a wholly owned subsidiary of Irish-based CRH plc. During his 18-year career with Oldcastle, Mr. Black led the company’s entry into building products distribution and then held several senior leadership roles, including Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Oldcastle Architectural Products and Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Oldcastle Materials. Prior to Oldcastle, Mr. Black’s business career began at McKinsey & Company in 1992 where he led strategy, sales force effectiveness and plant improvement projects in the telecommunications, airline, lumber, paper and packaging industries. While serving as a U.S. Army Engineer Officer from 1986 to 1990, he completed construction projects in the Southeastern U.S., Central America and South America. Mr. Black earned an M.B.A. from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business as a Fuqua Scholar and a B.S. in Mathematical Science/Civil Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, where he was an AP all-American fullback and NCAA Scholar Athlete.

Vince Torchia
Vice President, The Grow Group

Vince Torchia is vice president of The Grow Group, where he drives strategy, oversees day-to-day operations, and provides executive coaching to clients. A graduate of the University of Dayton’s School of Business, Vince travels the country, ensuring our programs consistently deliver results and demonstrating how business owners can leverage the strengths of both their right-hand men and women and the millennial workforce to succeed. He is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Kevin Laycock
Sr. Category Manager, SiteOne Landscape Supply
Gilbert M. del Rosario PCA, QAL, MLA
Western T&O Sales & Market Development Leader

Mobile: 1.949.878.7371   

Dr. Brian Anyardi
Research Scientist | PBI Gordon
Dr. Jason Fausey
Director of Technical Services | NuFarm
Dr. Zac Reicher
Green Solutions Team | Bayer
Kyle Miller
Senior Technical Specialist | BASF
Matt Giese
Technical Services Manager | Syngenta
Mike Sisti
Marketing Manager | FMC
Andy Engelbrecht
Austin Marsteller
T&O Territory Manager

Mobile: 610-295-2809

Bill Affinito
Regional Sales Representative – Northeast

508-250-3821 – Cell

Bill Blackman
Golf Sales Manager
Blaine Pinkerton
VP, Turf & Ornamental Sales

Mobile: (937) 725-1407

Brett Rieck
Eastern Regional Sales Manager

816-392-5060 – Cell

Chris Pearson
Market Specialist

Mobile: 919-795-2649

Christy Ratchford
Partners Program Manager
Cozette Rosburg
Danny Jones
Territory Manager
Dave Torska
Key Account Manager

Moblie: 480-330-0383

Don Botkin
Regional Sales Representative – Michigan/Ohio/Kentucky

612-655-8787 – Cell

Eric Schutman
Territory Manager
Gary Sorensen
Regional Agronomic Manager

Mobile: (678) 877-7485

Jamie Heydinger
National LCO & Key Accounts

Mobile: (330) 636-1490

Jason Manz
National Accounts Director

984-288-2222 – Cell

Jason Whitecliffe
Jeff Weld
Area Sales Manager- New Jersey
John Rodriguez
IT Operations Manager
John Test
Jonathan Jones
Area Sales Manager Georgia
Josh Walker
Sr. ECommerice Manager
Judy Strickland
Customer Service Manager
Kelli Reeves
Application Manager
Kerry Avirett
Account Manager

Mobile: 979-299-3855

Lee Bloomcamp
Territory Manager
Marc McNulty
National Account Manager Ohio
Marco Noyola
IT Project Manager
Matt Ayala
Regional Sales Representative - Florida/Caribbean

954-579-6030 – Cell

Matt Carroll
Market Specialist

Mobile: 239-339-3431

Melaine Lavallee
Production Coordinator
Melissa Barron
Key Account Manager
Melissa Gugliottii
Territory Manager
Mike Long
Regional Agronomic Manager

Moblie: (410) 703-4216

Pat Marsh
Regional Agronomic Manager

Mobile: (727) 243-3717

Pat O'Toole
Regional Agronomic Manager

Mobile: (440) 336-3060

Peter Lange
Regional Sales Representative - Georgia/Alabama/Mississippi

404-360-6250 - Cell

Philip Parish
Line of Business Specialist

Moblie: (469) 693-8691

Pooja Natarajan
Customer Experience Manager
Raymond Miller
T&O Territory Manager

Mobile: 813-363-9059

Rod Marquardt
National LCO & Key Accounts

Mobile: (772) 284-4835

Rodney Piasecki
SiteOne University Manager
Ryan Schuette
Regional Agronomic Manager

Mobile: (303) 525-4121

Scott Waltz
Shane Wiman
Hub Manager

Mobile: 551-270-4517

Shawn Emmack
Territory Manager
Stephanie McKay
Key Accounts Manager

Mobile: (312) 448-1756

Steve Vincent
Sales Manager, Turf & Ornamental

Mobile: (913) 333-8602

Tina Bond
Technical Services Manager

Mobile: 863-243-4048

Tom Wharton
National Sales Manager

Mobile: 480-330-0383

Tracy Tudor
Market Specialist

Mobile: 215-704-6679

Trevor Radford
National Accounts Manager

208-250-3120 – Cell

Wes Eppele
Wes Kleffner
Area Sales Manager Missouri
Zac Reicher
Green Solutions Team Nebraska
Chris Moyer
Category Lead | Corteva
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1:30 PM
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5:15 PM
.General Session: Join us as experts in the industry share their insights and best practices in Lawn Care covering a variety of topics.
Start
1:30 PM
End
6:30 PM
Chris Pearson
Dave Torska
Matt Carroll
Tina Bond
Tom Wharton
Tracy Tudor
Mike Sisti
1.Supplier Expo: FMC
Start
1:30 PM
End
6:30 PM
Danny Jones
Eric Schutman
Lee Bloomcamp
Melissa Barron
Melissa Gugliottii
Shawn Emmack
2. Supplier Expo: Syngenta
Start
1:30 PM
End
6:30 PM
Jeff Weld
Jonathan Jones
Marc McNulty
Wes Kleffner
Zac Reicher
3. Supplier Expo: Bayer
Start
1:30 PM
End
6:30 PM
Andy Engelbrecht
Cozette Rosburg
Scott Waltz
Wes Eppele
4. Supplier Expo: BASF
Start
1:30 PM
End
6:30 PM
Blaine Pinkerton
Jamie Heydinger
Rod Marquardt
Stephanie McKay
Steve Vincent
5. Supplier Expo: NuFarm
Start
1:30 PM
End
6:30 PM
Bill Affinito
Brett Rieck
Don Botkin
Jason Manz
Matt Ayala
Peter Lange
Trevor Radford
6. Supplier Expo: PBI/ Gordon Corporation
Start
1:30 PM
End
6:30 PM
Austin Marsteller
Gilbert M. del Rosario PCA, QAL, MLA
Kerry Avirett
Raymond Miller
7. Supplier Expo: Corteva
Start
1:30 PM
End
6:30 PM
Christy Ratchford
Josh Walker
Judy Strickland
Kelli Reeves
Mike Long
Philip Parish
Pooja Natarajan
Rodney Piasecki
Ryan Schuette
8. Supplier Expo: SiteOne Landscape Supply
Start
1:30 PM
End
6:30 PM
Bill Blackman
Gary Sorensen
Pat Marsh
Pat O'Toole
Shane Wiman
9. Supplier Expo: LESCO