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From the top - What Canada's largest landscape association president has to say
Have you ever heard of a Landscape Association called Landscape Ontario? Well, if you haven't, now you have. They are by far one of North America's largest associations, with well over 2000 members in total. From advocating for the green and snow industry in government backrooms to creating value benefits for its members and creating industry standards provincially and nationally, Landscape Ontario is at the forefront if it all.
And at the helm of the wheel is recently appointed President, Dave Wright. Dave Wright has over 50 years of experience in Landscaping. Born into the landscape industry, following his father's footsteps through the industry, Dave has built a wildly successful design and build and maintenance company.
In this episode of the podcast, Stanley and Dave talk about climbing insurance rates, how to deal with COVID, industry standards and how we move forward in 2021. They also cover the Landscape Ontario task force and his role in creating a more sustainable future for the next generation landscaper.
David Wright is the President of Wright Landscape Services, a design build and maintenance company operating in Waterloo Region for over 50 years . Born into the industry, he started as maintenance labourer at the tender age of 13. Dave graduated from the Landscape Architecture program at University of Guelph and worked in design offices in the States and on the west coast before rejoining the business as a partner in 2002. Throughout his career Dave saw the importance of being involved in professional organizations and has been on the Chapter and Provincial Boards of Landscape Ontario for over 18 years, and now serves as Board President.
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