MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 27 /PRNewswire/ — The ServiceMaster Company today announced Stephen M. Donly has joined the company as president and chief operating officer of TruGreen LawnCare. TruGreen is the world’s largest professional lawn care servicesprovider, serving more than 3.4 million residential and commercial customers across the United States with lawn care, tree and shrub care, and landscaping services.Prior to joining TruGreen, Donly was president and chief executive officer of Enterprise Media Networks, Inc., a San Diego-based technology company that specializes in cutting edge high-tech solutions for the entertainment and restaurant industries. Prior to that, he spent six years as president of Aramark Uniform Services, Inc. (AUS), a division of the Fortune 100 company Aramark and the world’s second largest supplier of uniform rentals.
Before joining Aramark in 2000, Donly spent 27 years at Ryder System, Inc., a global leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions. At Ryder, Donly held a variety of management positions including senior vice president of sales and marketing and senior vice president of operations for the largest business unit within Ryder.
“We are pleased that Steve has joined the ServiceMaster family as president and chief operating officer of TruGreen,” said ServiceMaster CEO J. Patrick Spainhour. “I look forward to working with Steve as he leads theTruGreen LawnCare team. I am confident that he will be successful in driving sustainable growth while helping the TruGreen team to deliver world-class service to our customers.”
TruGreen is the nation’s largest lawn and landscape company, serving more than 3.4 million residential and commercial customers across the United States with lawn care, tree and shrub care, and landscaping services. As the current industry leader, TruGreen continues to pioneer the development of new technology for lawn care, and devotes substantial resources to evaluate new products and equipment continually. In 2008, TruGreen joined the Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program (PESP), an EPA maintained group of businesses committed to reduce the amount of pesticides entering our environment. TruGreen’s vision is to develop programs that meet consumer needs for a healthier, sustainable landscape, promote the environmental benefits of lawns and landscapes, and reduce overall use of pesticides. TruGreen is a member of the ServiceMaster Family of Brands. For more information, go to www.trugreen.com or www.servicemaster.com.
ServiceMaster currently serves residential and commercial customers through a network of more than 5,500 company-owned locations and franchised licenses. The company’s brands include TruGreen, TruGreen LandCare, Terminix, American Home Shield, ServiceMaster Clean, Merry Maids, Furniture Medic, and AmeriSpec. The core services of the company include lawn care and landscape maintenance, termite and pest control, home warranties, cleaning and disaster restoration, house cleaning, furniture repair and home inspection.