NOW:53045:USA01489
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01489
55°
H 55° L 55°
Clear | 6MPH

Grounds Maintenance Services Named Finalist in “Business Excellence Awards” Competition

Jan. 14, 2013

Brookfield, Wis. – Grounds Maintenance Services is a finalist to be named “Best Overall Company” in a global competition sponsored by ActionCOACH, the world’s largest business coaching firm.

Grounds Maintenance Services is one of just five companies remaining in the “Best Overall Company – Less than 50 Employees” category, from a cast of nominations submitted from around the world. The Brookfield landscaping and winter services company is competing in ActionCOACH’s annual “Business Excellence Awards” competition.

The “Best Overall Company” award recognizes businesses “that demonstrate exceptional ‘best practices’ that lead to outstanding results year-over-year.” The award has four levels based on number of employees. Winners of this award, and 11 others, will be announced Jan. 25-26 at ActionCOACH’s “Business Excellence Forum” in Las Vegas.

The “Best Overall Company” nomination for Grounds Maintenance Services detailed how the business not only survived - but grew - during a year when weather conditions seemed to conspire against it. The mild winter of 2012 gave way to an early spring and lengthy drought, conditions not friendly to a business dependent on plowing snow, cutting lawns and building landscapes.

“The last year was certainly challenging, but we continued to grow and move forward by improving customer service and operational processes,” said Todd Ruedt, owner of Grounds Maintenance Services. “We’re both proud and humbled to be a finalist for this prestigious award. We thank all our customers and hard-working employees for helping create the opportunity.”

Ruedt also commended Tom Palzewicz, his longtime adviser at ActionCOACH of Elm Grove, for their work together. Ruedt, a Brookfield native, has more than 25 years experience in landscaping and lawn maintenance. His company has a long record of involvement with and support of organizations dedicated to improving the Brookfield community.

Founded in 1999, Grounds Maintenance Services offers a full range of landscaping and yard maintenance services, plus in-home Christmas tree delivery, holiday lighting setup and snow plowing. Its professional staff prides itself on helping homeowners grow their dreams, one yard at a time.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Lancers win sectional title, first trip to state since 2001 7/21

» Menomonee Falls baseball team beats BC in GMC third place game 7/10

» Lancers late rally falls short; drop 4-2 decision to Hamilton 7/9

» Light industrial development in works for Brookfield 7/9

» Blood donations: Mosquitoes are feasting on Milwaukee-area residents 7/7

» Sustachek's no-hitter lifts Oak Creek baseball team to GMC title 7/3

» Brookfield to pick up tree damage 7/2

» Falls complicates GMC race with 5-2 win over Brookfield Central 7/1

» Judge drops complaint against woman who left gun in Brookfield church 6/23

» Milwaukee suburbs Fourth of July 2014 celebrations 6/20

» Lancers' Sommerfeld no-hits Spartans, 4-0 6/19

» Social media photos of the June 18 storms around Southeast Wisconsin 6/18

» World War II military medals taken in home burglary in Brookfield 6/11

» Germantown nips Lancers, 1-0, off to state tournament 6/5

» Ruby Farm site pitched for stores, offices, housing 6/5

» Crash causes backups on I-94 at Moorland Road in Brookfield Updated:  5/29

» ELCA members to vote on opposition to 'religious freedom' laws 5/28

» Chick-fil-A construction progresses in Brookfield, Greendale 5/27

» Brookfield Christian to celebrate 50th anniversary 5/9

» Whitefish Bay's Davre beats state-level 1,600 field at Benson Invite 5/2

» Venice Club to close after 31 years in Brookfield 4/29

» Brookfield Central High School presents 'Lend Me a Tenor' 4/29

» Communities net $1.2 million rebate from Waukesha County recycling 4/21

» Hilton planned for town of Brookfield 4/21

» Police: Girl, 10, says she was coerced into sending naked photos of herself to stranger 4/15

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss
Deal Watch - Milwaukee

Milwaukee's Best Discounts & Deals

Local Business Directory

CONNECT