Massey Services received top honors in two categories, Best Lawn Maintenance and Best Pest Management Company, in the 2015 Orlando Sentinel’s Best Bets listing. This marks the third consecutive year that Massey Services has won the Best Pest Management category and the first year to win the Best Lawn Maintenance group.
“To be recognized as the Best Pest Management and Lawn Maintenance Company is a testament to the dedication and hard work of our entire Massey Services team here in Central Florida,” said Harvey L. Massey, Chairman and CEO of Massey Services. “We are extremely thankful to receive these honors and appreciate everyone who voted for our company.”
This is the ninth anniversary of the Orlando Sentinel’s Best Bets listing and all winners were selected by Orlando Sentinel readers as well as via online submissions.
Massey Services was named the Best Pest Control company in the 2015 Daytona Beach News-Journal Readers Choice contest. This highly coveted award is voted on by the newspaper’s subscribers as well as via online submissions.
“We are extremely honored to receive this award,” said Harvey L. Massey, Chairman and CEO of Massey Services. “This distinction is especially meaningful since the recognition comes directly from the readers and the Daytona Beach community we serve.”
Massey Services currently has ten service centers, 100 team members and provides more than 30,000 customers pest prevention, termite protection, landscape and irrigation services in the Volusia County area.
Harvey L. Massey, Chairman and CEO of Massey Services is proud to announce that the company has been recognized by the Orlando Sentinel as one of Central Florida’s “Top 100 Companies for Working Families.”
“We are extremely pleased to receive this honor and recognition in our community,” said Massey. “We strive to provide excellent benefits for our team members and their families. I congratulate our Management Staff as our results over the years are best reflected in our Company’s very low turnover and 30 consecutive years of profitable growth.”
Companies who make the list are evaluated on criteria such as optimal work/life balance and comprehensive benefits packages, including benefits such as health insurance, 401(k) programs, vacation, holiday and sick pay benefits, financial planning, etc.
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.
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.”
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.
Harvey L. Massey, chairman and CEO of Massey Services, announced that the company was one of the top finalists 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.”
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. Its 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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.