Baron Ablon is the President and CEO of Soil Building Systems, Inc. Baron transformed the company from a small generational family-owned mulch business into a thriving and prominent landscape supply manufacturing organization. From the day Baron arrived, the company’s manufacturing capacity increased six-fold. He enhanced the quality and consistency of the products and by January 1, 2017, the company went through a significant 400% expansion by increasing its physical footprint from 5 to 20 acres. The company has been recognized as one of the 100 fastest growing Aggie companies in the world and is the recipient of the Aggie-100 Award.
Soil Building Systems, Inc. (SBS) began in 1972 and is headquartered in Dallas. Their objective is to produce only high-quality products. This has helped them achieve greater prominence and a strong following. Several recent installations include:
- Dallas Cowboy Headquarters – “The Star”
- Klyde Warren Park
- George W. Bush Presidential Center
- AT&T Stadium
- Blue Star Omni
- Perot Museum of Nature and Science
- Vitruvian Park
- Reverchon Park
- Dallas Audubon Center
- Omni Downtown
- Dallas Soccer Complex
In 1993, Soil Building Systems, Inc. relocated its main processing center to Dallas, to better service the landscaping community in and around the Metroplex. SBS focused on delivering top-quality products and services. In 2001, when Baron joined the company, he injected an energy and a heightened level of quality and sophistication that permeated all aspects of the business, allowing it to gain market share and sustained visibility.
Baron Ablon received his Bachelor in Business Administration in Data Processing and Analysis from the University of Texas at Austin. He spent 15 years working in the technology industry, developing software for Fortune-100 and Fortune-500 companies across the globe. Later, he went into management and other senior organizational leadership roles, leading segments of small start-ups and large established companies. He has also served on various boards of trustees from 2003 to 2015, such as Alcuin School and Grandview Terrace POA.