Massey Services’ CFO, Jean Grono-Nowry, Recognized by Orlando Business Journal

Harvey L. Massey, Chairman and CEO of Massey Services is pleased to announce that, for the second year in a row, Jean Grono-Nowry has been honored by the Orlando Business Journal (OBJ) as one of Central Florida’s outstanding C-level executives in the category of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Jean is one of 25 C-level executives who was recognized at a luncheon at the Hilton Orlando on July 9, 2015.IMG_3376

Jean manages all financial matters relating to Massey Services, including corporate strategy, budgeting and planning, business integration, as well as all corporate administrative operations, such as accounting and human resources. In addition, she is extremely active in the Central Florida community, and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement of Central Florida, as well as Treasurer and Chair-Elect of the Board of Directors for United Arts of Central Florida.

“For more than 16 years, Jean has provided outstanding service to our company,” said Mr. Massey. “Her background in finance, accounting, auditing and management is of tremendous value to our organization. We are proud to see her publicly recognized for the valuable work she does with our Company and in our Community.”

Massey Services Acquires EcoShield Pest Control of Atlanta, GA & EcoShield Pest Control of Austin, TX

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Harvey L. Massey, Chairman and CEO of Massey Services, proudly announces the purchase of ECOSHIELD Pest Control of Atlanta, Georgia and ECOSHIELD Pest Control of Austin, Texas.

“We are pleased to welcome the Atlanta and Austin ECOSHIELD Pest Control team members and customers to the Massey Services organization,” said Mr. Massey. “We look for companies who have a reputation for exceptional customer service and ECOSHIELD Pest Control has done an outstanding job in their commitment to total customer satisfaction.”

The acquisition of the Atlanta, Georgia and Austin, Texas divisions expands Massey Services presence in the Atlanta and Austin markets. Massey Services is headquartered in Orlando, Florida and currently provides service to over 450,000 customers throughout Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas and South Carolina.

Massey Services was founded in 1985 by Harvey L. Massey, who is a leading industry voice and a 52-year veteran of the pest management and landscape services industries. Currently celebrating its 30th consecutive year of profitable growth, Massey Services is the fifth largest pest management company in the industry. In addition, Massey Services is the largest, privately-owned family company in the industry.

The Potomac Company represented and acted as the exclusive financial advisor to ECOSHIELD in the sale.

Massey Recognized as Finalist for PLANSPONSOR 401(k) Award

Harvey L. Massey, chairman and CEO of Massey Services, announced that the company was one of the top HLM Tony Signfinalists in the 2014 PLANSPONSOR of the Year Award for its corporate 401(k) program, along with companies from Dayton, Ohio; Harrisburg, South Dakota; East Meadow, New York; and Sanford, Florida. PLANSPONSOR is a trusted information and solutions resource for America’s retirement benefits and plans decision makers. Jean Nowry, Executive Vice President, CFO accepted the award at the Awards for Excellence celebration dinner in New York City on March 31, 2015.

“We are honored to be recognized for this accomplishment,” Massey said. “Ninety-two percent of our team members are currently enrolled in our 401(k) program with participants deferring an average of 4.5% of their incomes into their plans. We are proud to have such a significant number of team members planning for their future retirements.”

Andrea Massey-Farrell Appointed to Nemours Foundation

Harvey L. Massey, chairman and CEO of Massey Services, is proud to announce that Andrea Massey-Farrell, president and CEO of the Harvey and Carol Massey Foundation, Inc., has been appointed to the Florida Board of Managers of the Nemours Foundation.

The Nemours Foundation is a non-profit organization created by Alfred I. DuPont nearly 80 years ago. andrea-massey-farrellIts mission is to restore and improve the health of children through programs not readily available. The Foundation owns and operates the Nemours Children’s Hospital in Lake Nona’s Medical City, Nemours Children’s Specialty Care locations in Delaware, Florida, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and the Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children in Delaware. Overall, the medical facilities treat more than 300,000 children annually.

“As a mother of two young boys and an aunt to eight nieces and nephews, Andrea is intimately aware of how childhood illnesses can impact a family,” said Harvey Massey. “Her involvement with the Nemours Foundation and its mission to provide high-level medical care for so many young lives is an expression of her commitment to the health of future generations.”

Andrea is a fervent advocate for educational advancement, improved health and the arts. She serves on several boards including Orange County CRC Governing Board, the Rollins College Hamilton Holt School Advisory Board, the Orlando Shakespeare Theater Board of Trustees, the Winter Park YMCA Family Center Board and the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce Board. She is a 2011 winner of the Woman of Distinction award presented by Girl Scouts of Citrus Council, and was also a 2012 nominee for the Orlando Business Journal’s Women to Watch award.

Harvey L. Massey Honored with Mennello Distinguished Service Award

Massey Services is proud to announce that Harvey L. Massey, chairman and CEO of Massey Services, is the recipient of The Honorable Marilyn Logsdon Mennello 2015 Distinguished Service Award. The award was presented at “An Evening With Fabulous Friends” black-tie gala, which was recently held at the Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes, and is the signature fundraising event for the Mennello Museum. CWP_6658

“I am honored to be the recipient of this award, which is given in memory of a great person who supported arts and culture in Central Florida,” said Mr. Massey. “As a benefactor of the arts in our community, we are so pleased to continue Marilyn’s mission to make the arts accessible to all through exhibitions and educational programs.”

In his acceptance speech, Mr. Massey recognized Marilyn’s husband, Michael, for his tireless and continued support of the arts. “It would not be an understatement to say that Michael Mennello has poured every fiber of his being into enhancing and improving the quality of art in our community,” Massey shared.

Mr. Massey is highly active in the community, and has received many honors for his contributions, and those from Massey Services and the Harvey & Carol Massey Foundation. The Massey Family were one of the first main supporters of the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center, instrumental in the completion of the Central Florida Veterans Memorial, and sponsored “The Union Sculpture” as part of See Art Orlando’s Downtown Project, as well as being a major contributor to United Arts each year.

Massey Services Acquires MayDay Pest Solutions in Austin, TX

Harvey L. Massey, Chairman and CEO of Massey Services, proudly announces the purchase of MayDay Pest Solutions, a pest management company headquartered in Georgetown, TX.

“We are pleased to welcome the MayDay Pest Solutions team members and customers to the Massey Services organization,” said Mr. Massey. “We look for companies who have a reputation for exceptional customer service and MayDay has done an outstanding job in their commitment to total customer satisfaction.”

The joining of the two companies further expands Massey Services in the Austin, TX market.

Massey Services was founded in 1985 by Harvey L. Massey, who is a leading industry voice and a 51-year veteran of the pest management and landscape services industries. Currently celebrating its 30th consecutive year of profitable growth, Massey Services is the fifth largest pest management company in the industry. In addition, Massey Services is the largest, privately-owned family company in the industry.

Massey Services Receives the ACG-Orlando 2012 SMART Award

Last week, Massey was recognized by the Association for Corporate Growth®(ACG®)-Orlando with the 2012 SMART Award in the Services category.

Each year, ACG-Orlando recognizes companies whose accomplishments set the standard for operating excellence among middle market, second-stage growth companies with headquarters in Central Florida. Winners are selected by a group of independent judges who review quantitative factors such as demonstrated growth in revenue, profitability and employees, and subjective factors such as quality of corporate culture, entrepreneurial achievements, product development milestones and demonstrated community involvement.

“Massey Services is honored to be recognized by ACG-Orlando with the SMART award,” said Harvey L. Massey, Chairman and CEO of Massey Services. “However, this recognition would not be possible without the collective performance of our team members. I truly believe regardless of what business you are in, you are only as good as your people and I’m proud of our team and their dedication to outstanding customer service.”

The SMART Awards demonstrate ACG® Orlando’s continuing commitment to facilitate relationships among middle-market companies, capital sources and professionals active in corporate finance.
In order to be considered, companies must also represent middle-market corporate growth companies with revenue in the $10 million to $1 billion dollar range.

Harvey L. Massey Honored by Florida Citrus Sports

Our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Harvey L. Massey was recently presented with a very special award from Florida Citrus Sports – the Howard Palmer Award. This honor is given annually to a member of the community who, without regard for personal recognition, has maintained a long and active relationship with Florida Citrus Sports, continuously supporting and contributing to the success of the organization. This award is the organization’s highest service honor and recognizes a “lifetime” of service to Florida Citrus Sports. Congratulations Mr. Massey!

Mr. Massey has been involved with Florida Citrus Sports for nearly 25 years and has held various positions within the organization such as president (1998-99) and chairman (1999-2000). He currently serves as president of the Florida Citrus Sports Foundation, while his son Tony, President and Chief Operating Officer of Massey Services, presently serves on the Florida Citrus Sports Executive Committee.

For more information on Florida Citrus Sports, visit fcsports.com.

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.

Harvey Massey Named Junior Achievement Hall of Fame Laureate

Local business leader and philanthropist, Harvey L. Massey,CEO and founder of Orlando-based Massey Services, Inc., has been inducted as a Laureate into the Junior Achievement Mid-Florida Business Hall of Fame.

The Junior Achievement banquet, held on Nov, 20, 2008 at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida,has honored some of the top business and community leaders in Central Florida for the past 30 years. More than 1,300 guests attended the event, which attracted many past recipients and their colleagues. Also honored as 2008 Hall of Fame Laureates were Alan Ginsburg of CED Companies and the late William C. France of NASCAR. University of Central Florida President John C. Hitt was bestowed the Spirit of Achievement Award.

“I’m deeply honored to share this recognition with distinguished leaders such as Dr. John Hitt, Alan Ginsberg, and the late Bill France, Jr., a truly remarkable group of community and business leaders,” said Mr. Massey. “Over the years, I’ve learned that one of the singular and absolute truths in business, as well as in life, is that no one scales the business mountain and stays there for any period of time without the help, hard work,support and encouragement of a lot of generous and unselfish people who keep you moving along the way. I am thankful for the support of my family and am proud of our Massey Services team members and all they have given back to Junior Achievement.”

Massey Services has been supporting Junior Achievement for over 20 years. Tony Massey, President and COO of Massey Services, is currently serving on the Board of Directors, and many of the Massey Services team members are involved through projects teaching throughout the community. In addition, Massey team members contribute to JA through an annual Bowl-A-Thon event every spring.

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.

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