Advisory Board

We are pleased to introduce you to the 2021 Lawn & Landscape Technology Conference Advisory Board.

Dani Collinson
Division Manager
Blades of Green Lawn Care and B.O.G. Pest Control

Daniele wants to be a part of a world full of innovative, technology seeking individuals that want to change the way people view our industry while growing their businesses and empowering their people!

As a Division Manager for Blades of Green Lawn Care and B.O.G. Pest Control she's worked in the office, routing department and is currently the manager for the Pest and Plant Health Care departments. Through the support of the company and the mindset that we should always question the things that "have always been done that way.” Daniele has been able to help advance the company through concepts like going paperless, monthly billing, multi-service routing and overall increasing efficiencies. She is a passionate leader that wants those on her team to be excited about learning new things and growing themselves in both technical and interpersonal aspects.

When Daniele is not growing her team she is at home growing crops and raising pigs, cows and her two children, Owen and Ellie alongside her husband Jerrett.

Ben Collinsworth
General Manager
Yellowstone Landscape

Ben began his commercial landscaping career in 1999, but started mowing lawns in 1989 as a 13-year-old in the Dallas area. Native Land Design was founded in 2001 and grew into a large commercial maintenance firm in Austin, Houston and south Texas over the past 18 years. In February of 2019, Native was acquired by Yellowstone Landscape and Ben remains committed to growing the Yellowstone brand throughout Texas.

During the past four years Native worked hard to implement technology throughout their systems and processes to make them more nimble and profitable. Ben helped develop and internal application for their irrigation department that became Tapigo, and is now working to bring that technology to the industry. Ben and his wife Barbie recently had a section of the Texas A&M University Gardens named in their honor to help teach gardening to future generations.

Michael Mayberry
Chief Technology Officer
Level Green

As Chief Technology Officer with Level Green, Michael is skilled in systems development, field operations management, web design, strategic planning and digital marketing. He blends a passion for the outdoors with technology to create a new way for the green industry to conduct business, both internally and externally. He's responsible for all software development and technology across multiple departments to continue building the company’s lead generation and delivery platform. He also oversees the company’s strategic efforts and finds ways for IT to support business goals while enhancing the company’s product or service.

Nate Moses
Precision Landscape Management

Nate is the founder of Precision Landscape Management located in Greenville, SC. Like many, Nate found his way into the industry through a love of the outdoors and a desire to work with his hands. At 10 years in business, Precision provides employment for nearly 40 staff who are focused on Design/Build, Maintenance, and Lawn & Plant care. The young and growing team at Precision has a strong emphasis on the use of technology and environmental protection. Nate’s passions are leadership, business development, and embracing change in the landscape industry.

Zech Strauser
Strauser’s Nature Helpers

Zech Strauser founded Strauser Nature's Helpers in 1998 and continues to push the boundaries that define the landscape industry by promoting ecological landscaping. With headquarters in the Poconos in Northeast Pennsylvania, Zech now runs 3 regional branches and relies heavily on software and technology to keep things running smoothly and efficiently. From GPS tracking to enterprise software for landscape and snow servicing, technology is making it possible to continue to scale the company. He also utilizes this investment in technology as a recruiting, marketing, and leadership tool, and continues to adopt new technology when it will benefit the company financially and help it to grow.