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Contact: Lisa Stryker
National Association of Landscape Professionals
JENNIFER LEMCKE, COO OF WEED MAN USA RECEIEVES NALP'S WOMAN ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR AWARD
Fairfax, Va., (Jan. 26, 2018) The National Association of Landscape Professionals presented its Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award to Jennifer Lemcke, COO of Weed Man USA, at its executive-level conference, Leaders Forum, in Punta Cana, on January 26. Lemcke has served on numerous committees with the association and also served on its Board of Directors.
Lemcke has been with Weed Man for more than 25 years, working alongside her husband Chris and father Roger Mongeon, CEO of Weed Man. Lemcke has been instrumental in the growth of the franchising of the company in the U.S., recently reaching the $100 million milestone. Forbes ranks Weed Man as one of the Best Franchises to Buy.
“Jenn is a great friend and supporter of the industry. She is a role model for other women in the industry and we are very proud to honor her with this award,” said NALP CEO Sabeena Hickman, CAE.
NALP’s Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding female entrepreneur in the who has demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and initiative, who contributes to the advancement of the industry through her actions and endeavors, and serves as an example to current and future female entrepreneurs in the industry.
To watch a video about Jennifer Lemcke, click here.
The awards were presented at the Breakfast for Business Success sponsored by GIE+EXPO. For information about the NALP awards program, visit bit.ly/nalpawardsprogram.
The National Association of Landscape Professionals represents an industry of nearly 1 million landscape, lawn care, irrigation and tree care experts who create and maintain green spaces. The association advocates on issues impacting its members and offers mentoring and education programs that inspire its members to excellence. Get more information at www.landscapeprofessionals.org.