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.

Harvey Massey Inducted Into The Pest Management Professional Hall Of Fame


Local business leader and philanthropist, Harvey L. Massey,CEO and founder of Orlando-based Massey Services, Inc., was inducted into the Pest Management Professional Hall of Fame.

Nominees are selected by peer vote with inductees chosen by an anonymous committee impaneled by Pest Management Professional. Criteria for selection include industry expertise and experience, leadership and innovation.

Mr. Massey helped to revolutionize the industry with the development and introduction of “pest prevention” as a service model, replacing traditional pest control. The business that bears his name is one of the nation’s largest and most respected service companies, providing residential and commercial pest prevention, termite protection and landscape services since to more than 181,000customers from 61 service centers throughout Florida,Georgia and Louisiana. In addition, Mr. Massey helped found the Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), an advocacy and promotional organization designed to elevate the professional status of the industry. Over the years, Mr. Massey has received numerous industry related awards and accolades, culminating in selection to the Pest Management Professional Hall of Fame.

“I cannot convey what it means to me to be recognized in such an enduring way by my colleagues and peers,” said Mr. Massey. “To be inducted into a hall of fame of any kind is truly special; to be recognized for what you have done to influence and change an industry is truly humbling.”

“We are proud to have Harvey Massey as a member of the Pest Management Professional Hall of Fame Class of 2008,” said Frank Andorka,editorial director of Pest Management Professional. “His accomplishments, both inside and outside the industry, prove that Mr. Massey is an outstanding person as well as pest management professional. He fits in well with an extremely strong class, and we congratulate him on his induction.”

The Pest Management Professional Hall of Fame induction ceremony was held on Oct. 21, 2008 at the Gaylord National Resort &Convention Center on the Potomac River in Washington D.C.

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 lawn, tree and shrub care services to more than 185,000 customers from 61service centers throughout Florida, Georgia and Louisiana. For more information about Massey Services, please visit masseyservices.com.