Green Industry Companies Announce Appointments

Jobber, Scag and Nufarm appointed board members and promoted executives to new positions in recent press releases

Dennis Opalacz
Dennis Opalacz

Goodman Joins Jobber’s Board of Directors

Jobber recently announced that Gail Goodman has been appointed to its board of directors.

Goodman is a decorated leader who was named “Executive of the Year” at the American Business Awards and the New England Regional winner of Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year.

She was inducted into the MITX Innovation Hall of Fame and the Boston Globe named her among the city’s Top 30 Innovators.

“Gail has dedicated her career to helping small businesses succeed, and to helping great companies that support them amplify their impact and reach global scale,” said Sam Pillar, co-founder, and CEO of Jobber. “Gail shares Jobber’s passion for small business entrepreneurs and appreciates the impact they have on communities and economies. She has a proven track record of building highly competitive global companies and will be an invaluable advisor to Jobber as we continue to scale our business and expand our offerings. I’m thrilled to welcome her to our board.”

Goodman previously served for 16 years as CEO of Constant Contact, one of the first large-scale SaaS companies to serve the small business segment. As CEO, she led the company through its initial public offering and eight years as a publicly traded company until 2016 when it was acquired by Endurance International Group Holdings, Inc.

Under Goodman’s leadership, Constant Contact became the marketing platform of choice for over 650,000 small businesses globally. The company routinely ranked on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 list and was also named Best Overall Company by the American Business Awards for three consecutive years.

Today, she is a board director at Shopify. In addition to serving on the Shopify Board of Directors, Goodman currently serves as board chair and mentor at Entrepreneur For All (EforAll), is a co-founder and board member at Pepperlane, and is board chair at She previously served as board member at MassChallenge, a startup accelerator based in Boston.

Jobber addresses a large, underserved segment of the small business market—home service entrepreneurs who are hungry for solutions that allow them to transform their customer experiences, while enabling them to manage their businesses more seamlessly,” said Goodman. “Culturally, the Jobber team is deeply passionate about its customers, which is something I prioritize in the companies that I work with. The home service category is ripe for digitalization, and I believe Jobber is well-positioned to expand its leadership in this space.”

Scag Announces Promotion of Vice President of Sales

Scag Power Equipment recently announced the promotion of Dennis Opalacz to vice president of sales.

Opalacz started with Scag as a regional sales manager in 2006, based out of Chicago. In 2008, he moved to Wisconsin upon accepting a sales manager position in the Mayville corporate office.

“During his career, Dennis has worked at all levels of the outdoor power equipment channel: dealer, distributor and manufacturer,” said Chris Frame, president of Scag, “His communication, sales skills and industry knowledge are exceptional.”

Nufarm Appoints Barham VP Crop Protection Sales

Ken Barham has been appointed VP Crop Protection Sales – US at Nufarm Americas Inc.

“Ken’s consistent customer focus and knowledge of the crop protection market landscape will ensure the success of this integral role. I look forward to working alongside Ken as he takes the Nufarm Sales organization to the next level, supporting exceptional outcomes for our ag supply channel partners and the growers they serve,” said Brendan Deck, Nufarm’s general manager, North America.

Prior to joining the Nufarm team Barham led post-patent strategies for herbicide and insecticide marketing at Syngenta. He also spent eight years in roles within operations, sales, and marketing with Adama Group Companies. Most recently, he served as Nufarm’s VP customer and brand marketing over the past four years.