Phil Harwood

Phil Harwood is a managing partner with, one of three companies he has founded since retiring from a successful landscape and snow management career.  Phil holds an Executive MBA with honors and Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing, both from Michigan State University.  He was nominated “Alumnus of the Decade” by Michigan State’s Executive MBA Program. 

In addition, he is a Certified Snow Professional, Landscape Industry Certified Manager, National Association of Landscape Professionals Trailblazer, and Landscape Ontario Preferred Consultant. Phil is a management consultant, frequent guest speaker, and contributing writer for several publications and websites. His consulting firm, Pro-Motion Consulting, has been recognized twice by the Snow and Ice Management Association (SIMA) with the prestigious Snow Industry Commitment Award.


Track: Leadership & Labor
Jan 30 2019 - 8:00am

The labor shortage presents a serious challenge for the green industry, resulting a multi-tiered strategy to address this challenge. In addition to industry-wide initiatives, individual companies and managers are finding great success by...

Jan 30 2019 - 11:45am

Grab your lunch and gather on the trade show floor as we focus on the labor issues we’re all experiencing.

Phil's Lunch & Labor Presentation:

While many companies struggle to attract and retain people, others have found...