Green Industry Podcast

Growing a Profitable and Efficient Top 100 Site Management Company with Kory Ballard

Jun 30, 2019

Kory Ballard from Ballard Inc. shares his story from how he went from a high school student starting a lawn care company to now leading a Top 100 Landscape company. Kory Ballard owns Perficut in Des Moines, Iowa which is a Site Management Company that is recognized as one of the nations best. Kory also owns Ballard Inc which offers products that are innovative solutions for outdoor equipment.


From the Field to the Product Lab: Creating Efficient Lawn Care Accessories

Episode 63 – Jun 18, 2019

Kory Ballard joins us to talk about his successful marketing strategies. Through his hard work and dedication, Kory started his first lawn care business in high school. Now he develops the sort of efficiency products he wishes he had when he was still on the truck.

Lawn Care Business Success

Interview with Kory Ballard from Perficut and Ballard Inc.

Episode 190 – Mar 26, 2019

Kory shares his lawn care business journey with lawn care nation and how he went from mowing lawns at 14 to make extra money for a moped, to a 20 million dollar company today with 200 employees, and starting a second company Ballard Inc making and distributing innovative products for landscapers.

Lawncare Leaders

Time Management and Leading Well with Kory Ballard

Episode 23 – Feb 15, 2019

Real discussions around what it takes to win. Managing your time by knowing where you want to be and what your goals are. Lessons learned in leadership after running his company from nothing to a Top 100 company. Kory gives us advice we can use at any stage in our business. We also discuss taking risks and that loaded question of when to hire another crew or your first employee.

Kory Ballard, Perficut and Ballard Innovative Products

Episode 19 – Jan 16, 2019

From a push mower and a moped, to hitting the Lawn and Landscape magazine Top 100 list and now killing the retail side with extremely practical and professional products! Kory Ballard sits down with us to tell his journey and lessons learned along the way. We talk about taking action and the crippling fear of making that next leap into the growth of your company. He opens up about mistakes they have made in retaining good talent and what they are doing to fix it. We also discuss communication and how being clear in your “WHY” can make any menial task a small part of the big puzzle. Kory has over 30 years experience in lawn care/green industry. He is down to earth and very genuine in his approach to life. Listen and learn from this great Lawncare Leader.