The January issue of Lawn & Landscape magazine includes an interesting article by Carolyn Lawell entitle “A Full Industry Education” which chronlickes the experience of Mike Rorie.
Rorie founded Groundmasters in Cincinnati in 1979 and built it to approximately 500 employees before selling it to The Brickman Group in 2006. Rorie served as a vice presdient of Brickman until 2010. He is now CEO of GIS Dynmaics, an industry supplier which markets the Go iLawn mapping system.
The article includes a variety of tips and advice for contractors contemplating the sale of their businesses. One of those pieces of advice is to make sure you are emotionally ready before you sell your business.