We’re all about transformation and growth

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About Us

Who we are

We specialize in investing in and managing a growing number of companies in the labour and service-based sectors. With a positive track record in acquiring and building companies primed for long-term success, Eight Lakes Equity has quickly become a trusted and respected leader in the service industry and asset management community.

Our Focus and Approach

Our Prime Focus

Our focus is the acquisition of businesses that align with our existing portfolio and expertise. Our prime acquisition targets include, but are not limited to, service industry companies with:

  • Annual revenues of up to $10M
  • Integration potential to optimize synergies
  • Opportunity to leverage technology to realize the full potential of a business

Our Approach

At Eight Lakes Equity, our approach to business is grounded in honesty and integrity, and we make it a priority to treat our partners with respect and professionalism. With experience in regional, national, and international business acquisitions, our team is known for its proven track record and solid reputation.

  • Fair

    In purchase price, terms/conditions and treatment of existing staff.

  • Flexible

    In business types, purchase agreements, and financing.

  • Experienced

    In founding, acquiring, managing and operating companies.

  • Qualified

    By demonstrating financial capacity for successful execution.

Our Portfolio

Snow Squad

Snow Squad

Sudbury, Ontario

Innovative snow removal service operating in the City of Greater Sudbury.



Sudbury, Ontario

Professional landscaping, mowing, lot sweeping and property maintenance services operating in the City of Greater Sudbury.

Weed Man

Weed Man

Sudbury | Sault Ste. Marie | Sarnia | North Bay | Thunder Bay | Regina

Weed Man is Canada’s largest lawn care franchise and services all lawn care needs, from fertilizer and weed control to aeration and seeding.

Mosquito Hero

Mosquito Hero

Sudbury | Sault Ste. Marie | North Bay | Thunder Bay | Regina

Mosquito Hero provides guaranteed, strategically applied barrier applications to reduce mosquito populations to protect you, your family, pets and guests from itchy and potentially dangerous bites.

Jack Dougan Associates Ltd.

Jack Dougan Associates Ltd.

Sudbury, Ontario

Commercial and industrial HVAC equipment and parts supplier.


Our Leadership

Taylor Marshall

Taylor Marshall


A true entrepreneur with the integrity, strategic leadership and resources to make good deals happen, Taylor has grown his first grass-cutting business into a continuously growing group of highly successful service industry businesses with combined annual operating revenues of over $16M and and a reputation as a respected asset manager.

Mitch Gammon

General Manager

A key member of the management team since 2015, Mitch is accountable for the successful, profitable operation and growth of all Eight Lakes Equity companies. His sales leadership, business planning and execution skills drive continuous growth in all markets. His ability to integrate new acquisitions into the group to optimize synergies and operational efficiencies result in continuously improved customer service and maximized profits.

Danielle Smith


As a CPA, Danielle’s financial management skills guarantee the accuracy and integrity of the group’s financial controls. Her financial reporting, forecasting and analysis strengths position Eight Lakes Equity to act quickly and with confidence on investment and acquisition opportunities.

Sheila Marshall

Project Manager

A seasoned project management and communications specialist, Sheila leads the implementation of the group’s operational projects to help optimize operational efficiencies, communication and the customer experience.

Thomas Alexander

Operations Manager

With first-hand experience and knowledge of all aspects of operations, Thomas leads the Snow Squad, Weed Man Sudbury and Mowr operations to ensure their success, growth and strength as assets to leverage new acquisitions.

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