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Jud Griggs departs Lambert’s; COO Theresa Austin appointed interim marketing lead

DALLAS, TX, December 10, 2015 ~ Landscape Architect Paul Fields, Lambert Landscape Company’s president and director of design announced that landscape architect Judson Griggs, director of marketing and sales for more than three years, and a senior member of Lambert’s management team for more than six, has moved from Dallas to Atlanta, Georgia to be closer to his extended family.

“It’s a bittersweet moment for our management team and for our company family to say goodbye to such a good friend,” said Fields. “Jud’s been more than a colleague, he’s been a voice at the leadership table for a number of years and has contributed significantly to creating and growing our award-winning marketing program and client service initiative. Jud was a close and trusted advisor to me, a good friend to our clients and an enthusiastic member of our community. I wish him all the best moving forward in his new home and in his new position at ScapesGroup—they are lucky to have him,” he added.

In the interim, marketing and sales will report to Chief Operating Officer Theresa J. Austin, Austin leads Lambert’s strategic growth initiative for the company’s second century.

Ron Brown continues in his role as sales manager.

About Lambert Landscape Company
Founded in 1919, Lambert Landscape Company is an integrated, multi-disciplinary and environmentally responsible landscape services company providing residential landscape architecture, design-build, organic garden maintenance services, irrigation and water management, and tree care to residential clients throughout greater Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. The Lambert’s family of companies includes branded service lines Moore Life organic plant health care products and Moore Tree Care certified arborist services.

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Veteran business developer Ron Brown joins Lambert Landscape Company

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DALLAS, TX, September 8, 2015 ~ Lambert Landscape Company announced today that Ron K. Brown, award-winning business developer and sales leader, joins the Lambert’s team as Sales Manager.

Effective immediately, Brown will assume responsibility for strategic growth across all the firm’s service lines, including landscape architecture, construction, gardens services and tree care.

“Ron’s positive attitude, energy and a solid track record will enhance our mission to deliver the finest quality landscape services in the market,” said President and Director of Design, Paul Fields. “His work ethic, determination to succeed and his attention to detail are qualities that accelerated our decision to bring Ron into our team,” added Fields.

Brown has been actively involved in all areas of sales and marketing, including establishing new revenue streams, expanding market share, and elevating brand recognition. Formerly, Brown served as director of business development for America Civil Constructors in Irving; was a high-performing business developer for ValleyCrest in Dallas; was vice president of North Texas Sales for Acequia in Austin; and director of sales and marketing for Site Planning Site Development in Arlington. He is a licensed realtor in the State of Texas.

About Lambert Landscape Company

Founded in 1919, Lambert Landscape Company is an integrated, multi-disciplinary and environmentally responsible landscape services company providing residential landscape architecture, design-build, organic garden maintenance services, irrigation and water management, and tree care to residential clients throughout greater Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. The Lambert’s family of companies includes branded service lines Moore Life organic plant health care products and Moore Tree Care certified arborist services.

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Lambert Landscape Company realigns to enable client service, performance and efficiency

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DALLAS, TEXAS, July 11, 2014 ~ Lambert Landscape Company, a residential design-build garden services firm serving Dallas and Fort Worth today announced a realignment of positions and new staff assignments as part of its organizational restructuring.

Jodi Joseph. Lambert’s veteran, Jodi Joseph, transitions to her new position as Director of Construction Services. She will immediately oversee the management of all landscape construction projects, including the systematic implementation of processes and procedures for design-build.

Chris Jones, Beth Lewis, and Kathleen Rigodonzo, all with significant green industry experience, join Lambert’s as Production Managers. They will oversee garden crews and be responsible for technical perfection and horticultural execution.

Keith Jenkins joins Lambert’s as a Garden Service Manager with client-facing responsibilities.

Kelley Jackson joins Lambert’s as a Client Service Representative for Lambert’s sister company, Moore Tree Care.

The realignment comes as a result of the company’s strategic initiative begun in 2013, which was designed to transform the 95-year old company for its second century. Chief Operating Officer, Theresa J. Austin, is leading the mandate to realize its next generation vision.

“We’ve made important strides,” said Austin, “but there is more to do. Technological developments, economic conditions and market shifts mean that we regularly have to sharpen our position to remain performance-based and serve and support everything our clients need. One of the measures of our longevity, is in our ability to stay fresh and relevant,” she added. “This means continuously improving, learning, and changing to keep moving in the right direction.”

Lambert’s is uniting behind a core strategy that will create a set of shared goals for everything the company does in service to the client. Moving forward, all parts of the company will share and contribute to a high-value client experience.

Jud Griggs, director of sales and marketing for Lambert’s and responsible for client service agreed, noting, “Our desire to build lasting, adaptable and mutually beneficial relationships defines and drives everything we do. Having a client-first culture across our multiple service lines gives us the ability to see a complex situation from our client’s perspective. Having the right team in place and front-line staff who are organized for speed and service, and who can balance client needs and business imperatives, solve problems quickly, and with more real-time tools than in the past, is our greatest priority.”

About Lambert Landscape Company

Founded in 1919, Lambert Landscape Company is an integrated, multi-disciplinary and environmentally responsible landscape services company providing residential landscape architecture, design-build, organic garden services, irrigation and water management, and tree care serving residential clients throughout greater Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. The Lambert’s family of companies includes branded service lines Moore Life organic plant health care products and Moore Tree Care certified arborist services.

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Jason P. New joins Lambert Landscape Company as Director of Landscape Services

DALLAS, TEXAS, June 25, 2014 ~ Landscape Architect Paul Fields, president and director of design at Lambert Landscape Company, announced today that Jason P. New has joined Lambert’s as Director of Landscape Services.

In this role, New will be managing the production groups for all landscape installation, garden management, and tree care services to ensure that the company’s landscape operations run smoothly and efficiently, providing stability and continuity to both clients and crew.

Jason_New_Head_Shot“We’re excited to welcome Jason to our team,” said Fields.  “From the beginning, our mission and absolute focus has been to seek and achieve excellence in all we do.  We strive for a culture built on respect, integrity, honesty and a shared passion to deliver the best experience to our clients, our employees and our industry.”  “We believe that Jason’s energy and talent will flourish at Lambert’s as we strategically continue to exceed our clients’ needs and continue to deliver unparalleled personalized service,” he added.

“I am thrilled to be joining Lambert’s as they near the century mark serving clients in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex,” said New.  “The company not only has a reputation and legacy for providing great client service but is known for its impeccable design and quality. I am equally excited about the growth in our industry.   Lambert’s leadership makes this opportunity a great fit for me as we work to drive professionalism for our industry. Joining the company at this key time in their history will be a great adventure for all of us,” he added.  “I am so happy to be on their team.”

Prior to joining Lambert’s, New served as Vice President, Garden Management for Southern Botanical and Account Manager for The Brickman Group. He began his career in the green industry as an intern with ValleyCrest Companies.   He attended graduate school at Southern Methodist University, Edwin L. Cox School of Business, and holds a B.S. in Horticulture and Business Management from Tarleton State University in Stephenville, TX.

New is active in PLANET as Chair of the Landscape Management Specialty Committee; he is a mentor with PLANET’s Trailblazer program; and a member of the Gardens & Grounds Committee at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden.  In addition, he is a well-known subject matter expert and regular guest columnist for green industry publications.

About Lambert Landscape Company

Founded in 1919, Lambert Landscape Company is an integrated, multi-disciplinary and environmentally responsible landscape services company providing residential landscape architecture, design-build, organic garden services and tree care serving residential clients throughout greater Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas.  Lamberts.net

 

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Wayne Hitt completes first ISA TRAQ course in Texas

Landscape Management – October 1, 2013

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This book could be your game changer

Landscape Management – February 11, 2011
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Lambert’s knows gardens like few other companies

Landscape Management – March 2, 2011
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Lambert’s wins top award for garden

Lawn and Landscape Online – March 9, 2011
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Learning from Lambert’s

Landscape Management – December 20, 2012
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