LEADERSHIP AWARDS 

Frank Mariani, 2018 Lifetime
Leadership Award winner

Lifetime Leadership Award

The Lifetime Leadership Award is presented annually  to a member who has dedicated his/her life to the landscape and lawn care industry. He/she has demonstrated leadership and service, as well as made a commitment to both the industry and the association. Eligible nominees must be active members of the National Association of Landscape Professionals and have been a part of the industry for a minimum of 25 years. The 2019 Lifetime Leadership Award will be presented at LANDSCAPES.

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Jennifer Lemcke, 2018 Woman
Entrepreneur of the Year Award

WOMAN ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR AWARD

This award recognizes annually an outstanding female entrepreneur in the landscape industry who has demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and initiative, ensured advancement of the landscape industry by actions and endeavors, and serves as a shining example to current and future female entrepreneurs in the landscape industry. It is presented annually at the Leaders Forum, usually held in February.

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Zeke Cooper,
2018 Young Entrepreneur
of the Year Award

YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR AWARD

This award recognizes a young entrepreneur age 40 or under who has demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and initiative, and serves as a shining example to students in pursuit of a landscape industry career. Highlights the importance of private enterprise in the landscape industry as a viable career opportunity among our country’s youth, and investing in the growth of entrepreneurship in America. It is presented annually at the National Collegiate Landscape Competition, usually held in March.

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Associated Landscape
Contractors of Colorado
Accepting the award,
President of ALCC,
Kelly Gouge,
Swingle Lawn, Tree &
Landscape Care, Denver

ASSOCIATION LEADERSHIP AWARD

This awards program honors a State or Regional Association for their contributions to the lawn and landscape industry within their state/region and nationally as a member of the association. Nominations for these awards can be submitted by any National Association of Landscape Professionals member and the nominee must be a state or regional association member.

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