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Our history

A business with humble roots that started in 2007 has grown to become the industry leader in lawn care. TruGreen South, which was started in Lafayette, La, is committed to meeting your lawn care requirements with reliable, evidence-based strategies. Trugreen South started in with 2 employees, Kevin and his wife Carmen. They have grown to 5 locations in Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas with a staff of over 20. TruGreen South provides homeowners and businesses with year-round pest control and grass maintenance assistance with their lawns by implementing tailored solutions for lawn care created by PhD-certified agronomists.

We use green products that won’t harm your family or pets

Meet Our Team

Making yards greener for over 30 years!

Kevin Vidrine

Franchise Owner

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His qualifications include:

  • Kevin and his wife Carmen have been in the lawn care business since 2007.
  • Kevin is an avid pilot and also enjoys hunting in his spare time.
  • Kevin is also a veteran of the US Air Force.
  • He and his wife Carmen have two daughters.
  • His qualifications include
  • University of Southwestern Louisiana Bachelors Degree in Finance.
  • Louisiana Commercial Pesticide Applicator # 00125743
  • Texas Commercial Pesticide Applicator #0707140
  • Texas Structural Commercial Applicator # 0815663

Michala Labry

Franchise Owner
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Her qualifications include:

  • Michala has worked for TruGreen since 2015.
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette Bachelors Degree in General Studies
  • Michala has over 15 years experience in business management.
  • Michala and her husband have one son.
  • Michala has been teaching dancing for 21 years

Micheal Hyde

Regional Service Manager

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  • Micheal has worked for TruGreen in Louisiana since May of 2012. He worked as a manager for TruGreen Corporate in Little Rock Arkansas before moving to Louisiana. He has been in the lawn care industry for over 20 years.
  • Louisiana Commercial Pesticide Applicator # 00160907

Jim Kalvelage

Shreveport Service Manager

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Jo Parr

Alexandria Service Manager

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Kelly Robin

Customer Service Representative

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Genie Lantier

Customer Service Representative

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  • Genie has worked for TruGreen since October of 2020.
  • Genie and her husband Cody have 2 children.
  • Genie has a technical diploma in Accounting.
  • In her spare time she likes to cook and spend time with friends and family and enjoying the outdoors.

Abby Vidrine

Customer Service Representative

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  • Abby has worked for TruGreen since March 2021.
  • In her spare time she enjoys spending time with friends.
  • Abby is pursuing a business degree from SLCC.