Management

It takes a Village…

Success in multi-faceted landscape projects that utilize the most current technology, while also strengthening economic and environmental values, takes a team of highly trained and experienced professionals.

Leadership

J. Donald Henry, CEO/President
Don Henry has a Landscape Contractor License and a BS in Landscape Architecture from California State Polytechnic University, a Certificate in Executive Management from the EMBA Program at the Druker Management Center, Claremont Graduate School and a Masters of Science from MIT. He is a licensed Landscape Architect, Certified Planner, a LEED AP-accredited with the US Green Building Council (accreditation pending) and has nearly 30 years of experience in overall project design/management and construction activity and he has successfully run his own landscape architectural design firm for nearly 25 years.

 

J. Donald Henry

 

Eric Montelongo, Water Management/Irrigation Engineer

Mr. Montelongo, has over 30 years of experience in planned community, public facility, civic, industrial and commercial landscape and irrigation/water management strategies. Knowledgeable in all aspects landscape construction, including plant material such as drought-tolerant and hybrid-native selections and their respective water-use requirements, Mr. Montelongo is able to add value to a project bottom line by prescribing efficient and appropriate plant choices while implementing the latest equipment and systems in irrigation design. All California projects are designed to meet the project-specific landscape criteria and compliance with the State’s AB1881, as the foundation for the new 2010 Landscape Water Efficiency Ordinance. Current relevant experience also includes documentation with LEED new project Water Efficiency Credit qualifications.

 

 

Mark Davis, Quality Counts Leader & Plant Whisperer

Mark was born and raised in Southern California and is a self-taught landscape professional that has been involved in gardening, and landscape maintenance and construction for over 50 years.  From a very early age, Mark adopted the “learn by doing” approach to landscape by following in his Grandfathers footsteps, who provided gardening service to commercial and residential establishments for over 45 year.  Since that time, Mark knew that landscaping would be his passion and career. Mark has studied the trade and many different aspects of the business over the years and is leader in our quality control/”quality counts” program and specializes in sustainable practices and plant health for the company.

 

Frankie Vella, Jr., Account Manager

Frankie Vella has a degree in Business Marketing from Santa Barbara City College and has been with the Company from nearly its inception. He began his journey in landscape maintenance and construction as an apprentice for the Company. With hard work, persistence, and training, Frankie gained the skill sets and knowledge that has allowed him the opportunity to advance into a Management position with the Company. Frankie aspires to one day become part owner of the Company and to continue to help it grow forward.