Founder and CEO of a Multimillion-Dollar Landscape Company
and a Leading Green-Industry Consultant
Marty is a unique combination of full-time landscape pro and leading green-industry coach and consultant. When other landscapers turn to him for help in growing their businesses, it’s not because he’s been there, done that but because he’s still there, still doing that. His ability to provide real-world, real-time guidance and to motivate clients to reach new heights is virtually unmatched in the field.
Marty is president and CEO of Grunder Landscaping Co., one of the Midwest’s most successful landscaping companies, and president of Marty Grunder! Inc., a premier consulting firm providing training, business guidance, and speaking services throughout the United States and Canada. Since 1995, Marty’s been inspiring those who want to grow with his practical advice, creative ideas, and infectious enthusiasm.
An award-winning entrepreneur and author, Marty is a noted authority on leadership, team building, sales and marketing, and professional and personal success. He’s delivered more than 550 talks and motivated audiences of all sizes, from a small gathering of 20 to a stadium of 9,000.
Helping Landscapers Grow in Their Business and Their Life
Marty has the credibility and the confidence to point out where landscape pros need to improve, yet he’s also understanding and supportive of all the other aspects of their lives. He cares about improving the whole person. And those who’ve worked with him know he’ll give until he’s worn out.
Marty lives in Dayton, Ohio, with his wife, Lisa. Together they have three daughters and a son. A dedicated leader in the area’s small-business community, Marty volunteers his time and treasure to numerous charitable organizations, with a particular focus on fostering entrepreneurship among the young.