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Landmark Automation Introduces Robin Autopilot Robotic Mowing Service to the Tampa Market

TAMPA, Florida and CLEVELAND, Ohio – December 12, 2018 – Landmark Automation is launching the Robin Autopilot lawn mowing service in Tampa, Florida, this month, as it continues to lead the way with disruptive robotic technology for the landscaping sector.

As seen on ABC’s Shark Tank,, Robin Autopilot is a full-service lawn maintenance solution that uses robotic lawn mowers that are battery-powered and emissions-free. The robots are quiet, can mow in the rain, and can be programmed for precise daily cutting for a greener, healthier lawn. Similar in concept to the highly popular robot vacuum cleaners that growing numbers of consumers are using in their homes, the Robin Autopilot mowers are eco-friendly, reliable and affordable. Robin Autopilot crews also use eco- friendly battery-powered edgers, trimmers, and blowers.

“With annual revenues of $93 billion and more than 1 million employees, the landscape services industry is a large market that has seen little to no innovation in the past several decades,” said Logan Fahey, Chief Executive Officer of Landmark Automation. “This is about to change with the introduction of Robin Autopilot. We believe this technology will provide a solution for landscape services to expand their businesses without over- extending their available workforce, while offering homeowners superior, reliable, and environmentally safe lawn maintenance.”

In addition to providing an alternative to gas-burning, pollution-emitting lawn mowers, the Robin Autopilot is a low-cost solution for consumers. Rather than having to buy an expensive mower, customers purchase a subscription service that costs as little at $19 per week and includes installation, maintenance, GPS tracking, wire repairs, and theft protection.

“We are excited to be partnering with Landmark Automation to offer this service in the Tampa area along with Northeast Ohio,” said Justin Crandall, Chief Executive Officer of Robin Autopilot. “Robin gives our customers a powerful way to limit air and noise pollution and keep their lawns looking fresh-cut every day, while helping bring about meaningful environmental change through their choice of lawn care service.”

About Robin Autopilot

Robin Autopilot is the world’s first robotic lawn maintenance franchise, combining proven robotic mowing technology with highly professional installers and lawn maintenance crews to deliver a more reliable, affordable, and eco-friendly lawn care solution, all for a price less than traditional gas-powered mowing. Its fully electric robotic lawn care service can reduce as much pollution every week as replacing two family cars with electric vehicles. Robin Autopilot has been featured on ABC’s Shark Tank, CBS This Morning, and as part of TechCrunch Disrupt’s Startup Battlefield. Customers can sign up for robotic service at www.robinautopilot.com.

About Landmark Automation

Landmark Automation is a partnership of The Fahey Group, Landmark Lawn and Garden Supply Inc., and Total Property Contracting, all based in Northeast Ohio. Landmark Automation introduced the Robin Autopilot robotic mower service to Northeast Ohio customers in November. Business consultant, entrepreneur, and innovator Logan Fahey developed Landmark Automation to focus on automating the landscape service industry through disruptive technologies such as Robin Autopilot.

For more information, contact:

Ellen Bruno, VP, Operations, Fahey Group 574.524.0364 ellen.bruno@faheyadvisors.com media@faheyadvisors.com

Logan Fahey
The Fahey Group Partners with Landmark Lawn and Garden Supply
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Landmark Lawn and Garden Supply to Focus on Growth Markets, Adds Robotic Mowers to Its Product Line

  • Forms management partnership with The Fahey Group

  • Announces closing of Westlake/Bay Village store to focus on growing Avon and Strongsville locations

  • Will offer Robin Autopilot robotic mowers for the 2019 season

Strongsville, Ohio – October 3, 2018 – Landmark Lawn and Garden Supply, one of Northeast Ohio’s leading suppliers of lawn and garden products and services for contractors, residents and cities, is taking several steps to better serve its customers and drive future growth.

The company has formed a partnership with The Fahey Group, which will manage the business, led by Logan Fahey, founder of the Fahey Group. Logan Fahey has successful operating and consulting experience across multiple industries, including retail businesses and start-ups. He has advised small businesses in the areas of social impact, marketing and sales, and overall operational management.

Landmark intends to continue to expand its ability to serve all of its customers and grow for the future. To concentrate its efforts on the growing markets in Avon and Strongsville, Ohio, the company will close its Westlake/Bay Village store on November 1, 2018. Customers of that store will continue to be served by the Avon store, which is only a 10 to 15 minute drive from Westlake and Bay Village. In addition, Westlake/Bay Village customers will be offered several incentives, including delivery from the Avon store at the same cost, free delivery to job sites for contractors, and free delivery online for all retail products. All deliveries to the Westlake and Bay Village area will be from the Avon location, and customers will still be able to call the existing Westlake/Bay Village number.

“Closing the store was a difficult decision to make,” said Gary Smith, President of Landmark. “However, Avon and Strongsville are experiencing faster growth in residential construction, and we have decided to focus our resources on our locations in those markets. We are committed to providing our Westlake and Bay Village area customers with the same high level of service as always, and we see an exciting future ahead for our business under the strong management of Logan Fahey and The Fahey Group.”

Additionally, Landmark Automation (a partnership between The Fahey Group, Landmark Lawn and Garden and Total Property Contracting) is partnering with Robin Autopilot to offer robotic mowers to customers in Northeast Ohio. As seen on ABC’s Shark Tank, the Robin Autopilot is a robotic lawn mower service that is battery-powered and emissions-free. The robots are quiet, can mow in the rain, and can be programmed for precise daily cutting for a greener, healthier lawn. Landmark will offer Robin Autopilot for pre-buy beginning November 1 for the 2019 season. Customers will be able to visit either of Landmark’s stores in Strongsville or Avon for a demonstration or visit cleveland.robinautopilot.com for more information. 

“Robotic mowers are an exciting part of the future of lawn care, and Landmark is committed to helping our customers purchase, install and maintain them,” Fahey said. “This new offering will complement Landmark’s existing full line of lawn products, tools and services, and will strengthen our capability to be the one-stop shop for all of our customers’ lawn and garden supply needs. We have a tremendous customer base, a trusted brand and a long history of serving contractors and homeowners in the Northeast Ohio market. With the expansion of our offerings and the consolidation of our stores, the company is well-positioned for growth.” 

About Landmark Lawn and Garden

Landmark Lawn and Garden Supply Inc. has provided Northeast Ohio residents, contractors and cities with quality products and service for over 81 years, and is the “One Stop Shop” for all lawn and garden supply needs. Landmark offers a full line of bulk landscaping materials such as mulch, soil, stone, gravel and sand, along with bagged mulch, topsoil, soil conditioners, fertilizers, weed controls, propane, firewood, salt and birdseed. Landmark also carries a full line of “Do It Yourself” lawn and garden products.

About The Fahey Group

The Fahey Group owns and operates retail bakeries in St. Petersburg, Florida, a landscaping automation company in Cleveland, Ohio, and a robust management consulting practice based in Cleveland. The firm takes an innovation-led approach to helping businesses solve problems, grow and realize their goals. It is passionate about addressing challenges head-on and delivering results that last.

For more information, contact:

The Fahey Group

media@faheyadivsors.com

Logan Fahey
St. Petersburg Social Enterprise Bakery - Press Release

Logan Fahey & Maurice Chaplais continue to innovate in the field of social enterprise to help provide jobs for those returning home from incarceration.

Serial social entrepreneur Logan Fahey is partnering with internationally renowned artisan bakery specialist Maurice Chaplais to scale a unique social venture throughout the United States: bakeries that employ ex-offenders.

This isn’t the first time Fahey and Chaplais have joined forces, nor will it be their last. Together, they successfully launched Bloom Bakery, a Towards Employment social venture that provides training and jobs for adults returning home to Cleveland after incarceration. They will establish their next location in St. Petersburg, Florida, building on their vision to create a scalable, sustainable and profitable social venture that supports individuals with barriers to employment.

Fahey firmly believes that if you want to make a real impact in the field of social entrepreneurship, you have to scale: “Having started five social ventures in Northeast Ohio, we now understand and believe in the impact it has on our employees’ lives,” said Fahey. We’re committed to scaling this initiative and providing as many jobs as possible in the coming years.”

Fahey has made a career out of helping ex-offenders reintegrate back into their communities. Right out of high school, he started working with True North, an organization that focuses on supporting youth offenders when they return home from incarceration. During that time, Logan launched his first social enterprise, True North Landscaping, which continues to provide employment opportunities for those returning from The Ohio Department of Youth Services.

“Ever since I volunteered in the youth prison system back in 2012, I knew we had to do something to provide sustainable jobs for those returning home,” said Fahey. “I watched my friends from the neighborhood go to prison, and I learned first-hand the remarkable struggles they faced upon reentry.”

With this new joint venture, Fahey and Chaplais plan to make a serious dent in the reentry obstacle.

Logan Fahey