The year he was born, Tom Bennett’s father began doing lawn care for extra money. Tom got to experience the business growing up, which led to him starting his own lawncare company, B and B Lawn Service. B and B is a full service lawn care company providing year round service including mowing, aeration, fertilizing, tree and shrub care, spring and fall cleanups, landscaping and snow removal. They employ 10-20 employees depending on the time of year and specialize in full service packages for clients. Through their quality service, they continue to grow each year.
What has been your most important achievement professionally?
Developing my business from one employee into a team of 10-25 and also learning the skills to operate my business and develop my people.
Tell us about your family.
I’ve been married to my wife Kristin for seven years and we have two children. Steven is 7 and Hattie is 5. We love doing anything outdoors together.
What do you see as the biggest turning point in your life?
When I started B & B Lawn Service full time in Lincoln six years ago. I never would have imagined how much we would be able to grow in such a short amount of time.
What is your favorite thing to do on a day off?
Number one is spending time with my family. Number two is driving my ’68 Chevelle.
What is the most unique or interesting thing about you that most people probably don’t know?
I love watching old movies with my wife.
What are you most proud of?
What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
Keep life simple and balanced.
What is the one goal you would most like to accomplish?
I would like to take my wife to Paris.
How would your friends describe you?
Outgoing and easy to talk to.
What is your greatest talent that you don’t utilize in your daily work life?
The love I have for helping people in need. Because of my busy schedule, I am not able to incorporate this as often as I would like.
Which talent would you most like to have?
To be able to play the guitar.
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
To not overthink things…simple is good!
What is your favorite book or the last good book you read?
What is your favorite movie?
#1 is The Great Gatsby and #2 is White Christmas
What is your favorite TV show?
What is your favorite Lincoln restaurant?
If you could have dinner with one famous person from the past or present, who would it be?
What is the best way to contact you?
Call 402-742-4660 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org