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Dan Benner

Hydro Environmental

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When Dan Benner started his company, Hydro Environmental, Inc., in January 1993, he was already a seasoned veteran at a very young age.    More
Friday, October 1, 2004 DENNE GOLDSTEIN

Dan Cunado

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Entrepreneurs come in many shapes and forms, but they all have at least one trait in common -- a driving passion to make a success of their business. Dan Cunado, is a prime example of a person that was driven to succeed.    More
Saturday, May 1, 2004 DENNE GOLDSTEIN

Dan Foley - Foley Landscape

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Since his teenage days Dan Foley had a strong desire to be in business for himself and, early on, he began preparing himself to fulfill this desire.   More
Friday, July 1, 2005 DENNE GOLDSTEIN

Dave Abrams

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It takes more than luck to double the size of an established company in less than two years; it takes special skills, dedication and commitment. That?s what Dave Abrams brought with him when he joined Agucultural Products, Inc., in January 2003.    More
Tuesday, February 1, 2005 DENNE GOLDSTEIN


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Pond products and fish farming? Dave Ouwinga would be the first to admit that while he was growing up in the small town of Grant, Michigan    More
Thursday, February 17, 2011 DENNE GOLDSTEIN


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The irrigation industry was completely different than what it is now when David D. Pagano designed his first system in 1957. Smart controllers were years away from being invented, as were sensing devices. If you asked anyone in the industry what a rotary nozzle was, most likely your answer would have been a silent, quizzical look from someone wondering what on earth you were talking about.   More
Thursday, April 16, 2009 DANNY FASOLD

Dave Wesolowski

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Dave Wesolowski grew up in Southern California, where his father was a landscape contractor; he installed irrigation systems and did tree work. "Before I started high school, I was cleaning trenches and setting heads. I was always mechanically inclined enough to figure out how to build irrigation systems. But it wasn't anything I wanted to do for for the rest of my life. I really didn't want to go into the family business."   More
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Jason Gibby

David Katz

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Many young people graduating from high school don't have a clue as to what to be when they 'grow up'. David Katz, founder and president of Elite Landscaping in Poughkeepsie, New York, was not one of them. He knew from the get-go what he wanted to do with the rest of his life.   More
Monday, September 16, 2013 DENNE GOLDSTEIN


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DAVID SNODGRASS WAS HARDLY old enough to stay up late by the time he earned his first paycheck. As a third-generation employee in the family’s landscape business...    More
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 EMILY KAPLAN

David Werning

John Deere Landscapes

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Within five years, David Werning had his passport stamped at least fifty times in Japan, twenty-five times throughout Europe, and twenty times in Latin America, traveling as director of International Operations for John Deere’s Construction Equipment Division.    More
Monday, April 21, 2008