Speaker Bio


Josh Willey

Josh Willey

Senior Vice President of Operations, Green Lawn Fertilizing/Green Pest Solutions

Josh began his career in the Green industry in 2000 with a national Lawn and Garden product company as they were starting a Lawn Service division.  He has built and scaled operations, inside sales, outside sales & customer care teams in both new and existing service territories throughout the Eastern US. He has also recruited, trained and developed leaders to grow with their teams. 

He joined Green Lawn Fertilizing/Green Pest Solutions in June of 2017 and his current role is the Sr. Vice President of Operations. He oversees the customer care, human resources & operations departments along with the Lawn & Pest outside sales teams.  Under Josh’s leadership, the business has grown from $12.9m with 80 team members in 2017 to $19.1m with 160+ team members in 2019.

Josh has spent his entire time in the industry in a rapid growth environment with sourcing, recruiting, training and developing great people fueling the growth.  35+ front line team members have advanced into leadership roles under Josh’s leadership or through programs he has installed. Many have advanced further into branch and regional leadership roles.  He is passionate about the industry and the opportunity it provides for so many people to provide a great life for their families.

Session:

Lawn Care Spotlight - Recruitment and Talent Development

February 20 @ 11:35 AM