Shannon Lengell, Florida born and raised, has been with Commercial Lawn Care since August 1990 with many of those years, he had perfect attendance. Shannon began his career with CLCS at the very basic levels, working in the field on a maintenance crew. Over the years, Shannon worked every facet of the landscape business as he worked his way up through the ranks gaining not only experience, but an excellent education in horticulture. Throughout his career, Shannon was taught that education was as important as the experience he was getting every day in the field. Continuing education is an important part of the culture at CLCS and Shannon has always been eager to learn more about the profession he loves.
Shannon’s responsibilities include oversight of all field personnel including maintenance crews, pest control, irrigation and landscape installation crews, enhancement crews, mulch crews and tree/palm crews and works in tandem with the Fleet Service Manager making sure that the employees have the right equipment to get the job done well and safely. Shannon meets with clients, does property inspections for quality control and enhancement estimates, oversees all the company required Safety Training, Continuing Education Training and makes sure the company is operating not only efficiently, but with the best interests of client in mind. He makes sure the trucks that pull up to your property are clean and equipped to do the job. All foremen have company phones so they can quickly get in touch with Shannon with any questions or concerns they have about the property they are working on.Every property CLCS is entrusted with is documented with site maps, irrigation zone maps, tree and palm counts, flower bed layouts, maintenance specifications and photos. Shannon makes sure all these records are up to date with the latest information so that management, office personnel and field teams have the correct and best information on file for every property. This documentation is as valuable for the client as it is for the personnel providing services. Every department in the company has access to all the property information to provide all the services contracted consistently and in compliance with all water restrictions and local codes and ordinances. Photos have always been an important tool at CLCS and with the wave of new technology, foremen can quickly snap a photo of an issue from any property and get it to Shannon so the proper action can be taken in the here and now. Often small issues can be found, communicated and resolved before the client ever knew the problem existed. This is one of the areas that Shannon is best at; He makes things happen quickly and seamlessly.
Over the years, Shannon’s love for the industry was not just limited to the care of properties alone, but he also developed a strong passion for protecting the environment for future generations. Shannon consistently emphasizes Best Management Practices while setting the example himself in his daily oversight of the business. Shannon’s unique experience and training makes him a great resource for not only the employees, but for the clients. Shannon is available for property walks with clients to discuss any part of the landscape care from environmental questions to landscape enhancements including palm and/or tree trimming, mulching, complete renovations and consulting on improvements or enhancements for the irrigation system. Shannon is up to date on all the latest irrigation technology and has an in depth understanding of irrigation systems from controllers to valves to wells. He also keeps up to date on the latest watering restrictions for the several cities and counties we work in. He also stays up to date on the latest code requirements and permitting requirements for tree removal and replacement. Clients look to CLCS to be up to date on all the latest information having anything to do with the landscape of our properties. His wealth of knowledge and work ethic makes him an important asset in the long term success of CLCS.
Shannon’s Achievements and Certifications include:
Shannon is an Open Wheel Modified race car enthusiast and he, along with his wife can often be found at any one of the regional race tracks participating in race events during racing season. In fact the race track is where Shannon met his wife. Shannon has won several regional races over the years ... Read more