GERMANTOWN — The founder of
David J. Frank Landscape Contracting, Inc., David J. Frank, died
Feb. 9 at the age of 69.
The company is one of the largest landscape contractors in the
country and offers commercial and residential services including
design-build, landscape management, interiorscape, lawn care, tree
care, irrigation, snow and ice management, and holiday décor.
Frank started to show his entrepreneurial nature at the age of 9
when he began mowing lawns in his Shorewood neighborhood on Downer
Avenue. By 12, he was caring for more than 30 neighboring homes.
Frank originated advances in the industry by creating in-house video
training and marketing programs, proactive service strategies, and
safety initiatives. His experience and expertise made him a
sought-after speaker for industry seminars and publications.
Today, the award-winning company currently employs more than 300
professionals working out of six branch locations throughout