The J. Landon Reeve, IV Visionary Award

The J. Landon Reeve, IV Visionary Award recognizes the MNLGA member whose work embodies the character, professionalism, and leadership in industry innovation as exemplified in the life and career of J. Landon Reeve, founder of Chapel Valley Landscape Company.

Landon, as he was known, was fortunate to find a passion and career early in his life when he and his wife, Janet, started Chapel Valley Landscape Company in 1968. What began with three employees and a green Volkswagen Bug grew to over 450 employees, 7 locations and a reputation for unparalleled customer service that is widely known throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast.  Landon’s passion for the landscape industry never waned, as his desire was not only to build the business, but to help others build their careers. He promoted landscape professionalism locally and nationally. Landon’s work ethic, professionalism, and progressive leadership earned him the highest accolades and reputation throughout the industry, both locally and nationally. 

Landon was an innovator and instrumental in raising the professional standards of the industry by promoting quality workmanship, training and certifications, and safety.

The John Landon Reeve, IV Visionary Award was established by the MNLGA Board of Directors in 2020.