Harvey Massey Recognized With James B. Green Award from Metro Orlando EDC

Local business leader and philanthropist, Harvey L. Massey,CEO and founder of Orlando-based Massey Services, Inc., has been named recipient of the 2009 James B. Greene Economic Development Award by the MetroOrlando Economic Development Commission (EDC).

The James B. Greene Economic Development Award, first presented in 1990, is the highest honor bestowed by the EDC. The award recognizes an individual whose efforts have contributed substantially to the economic vitality of the region.

“I’m deeply moved by this tremendous recognition from the Orlando EDC,” said Mr. Massey. “We have been blessed since we began our business here in Orlando24 years ago. We are proud to count many of Central Florida’s finest as Team Members and to have made a positive impact on the local economy.”

Mr. Massey will be recognized at the annual awards dinner, to be held on March 18, 2009 in Orlando, Florida. Since 1990, the EDC has bestowed 19 leaders in Central Florida with the James B. Greene Economic Development Award.

“Harvey Massey undoubtedly embodies the spirit of this award,” said Metro Orlando EDC Chairman and Orlando Health CEO, John Hillenmeyer. “He is a community leader who has significantly contributed to MetroOrlando’s economic well-being and has demonstrated extensive community service.”

About Massey Services

Massey Services is one of the nation’s largest and most respected service companies. Massey Services and its subsidiary organizations provide residential and commercial pest prevention, termite protection and landscape services to more than 185,000 customers from 61 service centers throughout Florida, Georgia and Louisiana.For more information about Massey Services, please visit masseyservices.com.