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Lending for Growth with Northeast Horticultural Services

“Stacey Marcell, a licensed arborist with over 20 years of experience, founded Northeast Horticultural Services (NHS) in 2008. She never envisioned she would be opening her own business. However, with the birth of her first child, she had to take matters into her own hands.

Stacey had many years of previous experience working for a local Fairfield County tree service. She enjoyed the work and was routinely obtaining great results for her customers. When she became a mom, she felt it was the right time to go into business on her own. She knew if she was able to work that hard for somebody else, she could certainly do it for herself and be more in control of her own destiny.  She purchased two trucks with her savings and Northeast Horticultural was born.

Luckily for Stacey, it did not take long for word to get out. She had enjoyed a wonderful relationship with many of the contacts she had with the former business. Many of those customers sought Stacey out and moved their business to her newly-formed company. She also solicited significant new business and, by the end of her second year of business, she had exceeded $1 million in revenues.

Growing her business and revenues also meant growing her team.  The small company soon had over a dozen employees. Since some of those new hires had experience in tree care, Stacey invested in a bucket truck and chipper and began to include tree services in her offering.”

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