KANSAS CITY, Missouri - DCA Outdoor has announced that Brian Kane has joined DCA Outdoor in a newly created position of business development director. Kane brings 18 years of green industry experience to the company. His role will focus on assisting all brands within DCA to acquire new clients and create add-on sales to existing customers.
Kane is a graduate of Kansas State University with a degree in Horticulture. His previous position included residential/commercial lawn, tree, and pest control services. Kane’s track record includes considerable achievement through development of add-on services using concrete strategies, innovation, and persistence as well as developing and leveraging strong internal and external business relationships.
“It’s not very often that you get a chance to bring someone into the organization that has as much industry experience as Brian has,” said Tory Schwope, DCA Outdoor founder and CEO. “The business development role is a unique opportunity in the organization and we were on the hunt for someone with that entrepreneurial spirit and competitive fire. Brian has that and will represent KAT and Brehob in the professional community very well.”
The business development director position was created to support other managers within the company by helping customers with their landscaping needs and determine those needs in a timely manner.
“The biggest thing that attracted me to DCA Outdoor was the explosive growth happening right now,” Kane said. “This is a great opportunity to be a part of a growing company. I am excited to join the team and help build a program that is designed to grow the business while getting to know the heartbeat of the company.”
DCA Outdoor was founded in 2016 by Tory Schwope. With a mission to create a family of green industry companies that provide unparalleled production and vertical integration, DCA Outdoor serves a family of brands including Anna Evergreen, Brehob Nurseries, Colonial Gardens, KAT Wholesale Outdoor, PlantRight, PlantRight Supply, Schwope Brothers Tree Farms, Utopian Plants, and Utopian Transport.