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Mighty Oak Award

Greg Wildeboer, Whispering Pines Landscaping, Wins

Jeffrey Scott’s 2019 Mighty Oak Award

Greg Wildeboer and his team at Whispering Pines Landscaping out of Orangeville, ON is one of our first winners this year of Jeffrey Scott’s Might Oak Award. Chosen by their peers, Greg and his team were awarded this prestigious award based on their performance as a business leader and outstanding achievements made by their companies.

The criteria for winning this prestigious award are:

  • Serving as a positive example to others in the profession.
  • Working with the highest levels of integrity, ethics, and accountability.
  • Achieving significant growth benchmarks.
  • Contributing to the advancement of the landscape industry.
  • Engaging in continual personal and professional development.

Honorees are chosen from the international participants in the Leader’s Edge peer groups for landscape business owners run by Jeffrey Scott.

Based on their business and personal achievements for 2018, we asked Greg, looking back, what his and his team’s achievements were:

“Working with Jeffrey and being part of his Peer Group has been the most defining change I implemented for my company. Our sales have increased significantly, and our profits have grown consistently over the last three years. We have established a solid management team and developed a loyal core staff. This team will guide the company into the future with strong growth and financial stability. Receiving the Might Oak Award was an honor and I appreciate the support I have received from my peers”

About The Leader’s Edge Peer Group Network: It is the largest network of peer groups in the lawn, landscape and irrigation industries. The Leader’s Edge is a peer group for green-industry professionals who want to transform and profitably grow their business. In this confidential group setting you will learn how other owners are running and growing their businesses, and gain insight on how to improve your own.