Landscape Industry Certified Manager (LICM)| Landscape Industry Certified Technician (LICT)| NALP Trailblazer | BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics | B.A. in Business Administration
Tom Heaviland leads the commercial landscape management company he co-founded in 1985 with his late father Ron Heaviland. As President, he executes the vision and strategy of Heaviland Landscape Management and leads a curated team of gifted and passionate landscape management professionals. He encourages a workplace culture of servant-based leadership, a hierarchy structure whereby the leader’s role is to serve his fellow Team Members. Tom cites this leadership style and its guiding principles as the cornerstone of the family company.
Tom is a graduate of Bemidji State University in Minnesota with a B.S. in Business Administration. He is a Landscape Industry Certified Manager and Landscape Industry Certified Technician. Under his leadership, Heaviland Landscape Management maintains clients such as the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center, Callaway Golf Company and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Tom is a recipient of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics. He has been recognized as a Trailblazer by the National Association of Landscape Professionals. He has also served on the Board of Directors for the Associated Landscape Contractors of America and he is a past president of the California Landscape Contractors Association, San Diego Chapter.
Fun fact: Tom tried out for the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team; while he didn’t make the cut, the team famously won the gold medal.