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Our Team

"Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success”
- Henry Ford
We are very proud of our team of professionals. Each one of them brings skills and talents to the team that we work together to continuously hone and improve. Some have been here for many years and some are just beginning their careers with HighGrove. Either way, they all believe in our vision and principles and are focused every day to make it a reality.

Senior Management

Jim McCutcheon

Chief Executive Officer

With more than 25 years’ experience in all facets of landscape design, installation, maintenance, water management...

Gib Durden, CLP

Vice President Design/Build

Gib has been in the landscape business since graduating from the University of Georgia (Bachelor’s of Landscape Ar...

Mark Knaggs

Vice President of Sales

With a BBA in Marketing from Georgia State University and an MBA in Finance from Kennesaw State University, Mark h...

Erin McCutcheon, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

A graduate of the University of Georgia with a Masters in Accounting and Florida State University with a Bachelor ...

Gary Tomlinson

Vice President Operations

Gary brings over 30 years of experience to HighGrove, in all aspects of the commercial landscape industry. Since j...

Ryan Gardiner

Vice President of Business Development

Ryan has been with HighGrove for 12 years and served as Client Relations Manager, Senior Client Relations Manager,...

Eric Pence, LEED AP

Director of Client Relations

Eric has over 30 years of experience in the horticultural industry, holding positions in landscape maintenance and...

Client Services

Chris Dobson

Director of Business Development

Chris has over 25 years of field sales experience working with numerous Fortune 500 companies. His background incl...

Wills McCutcheon

Business Development Manager

Wills is a recent graduate from Centre College with a BS in Economics and Finance. Following his academic pursuit,...

Duane Donaldson

Client Relations Manager

Duane brings over 20 years of experience in the landscape industry to the HighGrove Team. The opportunity to work ...

Daniel Sharitz

Client Relations Manager

Daniel is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. He graduated from Mississippi State University in 2020 where he played bas...

Michael Keener

Client Relations Manager

Michael has more than five years of landscape experience which has included enhanc...

Travis Hatcher

Client Relations Manager

Travis brings 13 years of experience in the Landscape Industry, specializing in seasonal planting, maintenance, ha...

John-Michael Long

Client Relations Manager

John Michael has over five years of experience in design/install and residential/commercial landscape maintenance....

Shaun Ingram

Client Relations Manager

Shaun brings an impressive 15-year track record in the landscape industry to HighGrove, showcasing expertise in Ac...

Porth Monts

Client Relations Manager

Porth joined HighGrove in 2023. He has a BS in Horticulture from Clemson Universit...

Sydney St. Martin

CRM Marketing Manager

Sydney joined HighGrove in 2020 as a Marketing Assistant. She graduated from Kenne...

Design / Build / Enhancements

Chip Crumbley

Operations Manager

Chip was born in Griffin, GA, and grew up in Jacksonville, NC. He has been in the landscaping business for 27 years i...

Nick Pham

Land Services Manager

Nick has over 10 years of experience in landscape design, landscape construction, and enhancement, holding positions ...

Maintenance Operations

Hilario Hernandez

Operations Manager

Hilario graduated from the Independent University of Chapingo with a certification as an Agronomist Irrigation Specia...

Mark Todd

Operations Manager

Mark began his career as a Maintenance Supervisor in Florida and has been in the landscape business for over 20 years...

Brad Riggins

Irrigation Manager

Brad has over 20 years of experience in the landscape industry. He is a native of Smyrna, GA, and graduated from The ...

Maria Ramirez

Account Manager

Maria Ramirez has been in the g...

Bill Aderhold

Account Manager

Bill joined HighGrove in 2015 with two horticu...

Brandi Osborne

Account Manager

Born and raised in Marietta, Georgia, Brandi has been in the industry since 2010, creating great relationships with c...

Michael Tarr

Account Manager

Michael has been working in the landscape industry since graduating high school in 2002. He has a degree in Ornamenta...

Ramon Perez

Account Manager

Ramon has been with HighGrove since 2008 as a supervisor. He was recently moved into the position of Operations Manag...

Eleazar Cruz

Account Manager

Eleazar has been working for HighGrove since 2009. He started in a labor position and worked his way to a Supervisor....

Carmen Altamirano

Account Manager

Carmen joined the HighGrove team in 2020. She started out on one of our flower crews ...

Sidney Smith

Account Manager

Sidney joined HighGrove in 2018 as a Supervisor and was promoted to Account Manager in 2022. He has over eight years ...

Oscar Perez

Team Leader

Oscar joined HighGrove in 2006 as a Supervisor and rose quickly to an Operations Manager role, responsible for managi...

Scott Possiel

Team Leader Austell

Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, Scott has been a Georgia resident since 1974. He has been in the green industr...

Tim Henderson

Director of ArborCare

Tim has been in the tree care industry for over 20 years. His experience includes ove...


Peter Jones


Originally from Syracuse, New York, Pete has been a resident in the Metro Atlanta are...

Angela Krause

Accounts Payable

Angela Krause was born and raised in Georgia. She joined the HighGrove Team in 2012 and is responsible for Accounts P...

Brenner McCutcheon

Financial Analyst

Brenner is a recent college graduate from Centre College with a BS in Economics and Finance, and a minor in Mathemati...


Kim Wood

Executive Assistant

Kim serves as the right hand to HighGrove’s founder and CEO and provides support to the CFO. She plays an instrumenta...

Faith Gregory​

Office Manager

Faith has been with HighGrove since 2019, preparing contracts for clients and making sure each client and property...

Randi Randolph

Customer Service Representative

Randi joined HighGrove in 2018 as the team's Customer Service Representative. She has over 20 years of customer se...

Joshua Langley

Clerical Operations

Josh is a Georgia native and holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Georgia State University....

Katie Durrence

Clerical Staff

Katie was born and raised in Georgia and studied marketing at Dalton State College...

Ashley Tomlinson

Clerical Staff

Ashley initially joined Highgrove in 2019 over the summer. She now works full-time as...

Hailey McNutt

Clerical Operations

Hailey joined HighGrove in 2023 with several years of customer service experience. She works closely with the ArborCa...


Greg Nelson

Fleet Manager

Greg has over 20 years’ experience in fleet and equipment management and repairs, starting at Post Properties / HighG...

Jimmy Cabrera


Jimmy moved to Georgia, from California, where he earned a degree in Automotive Technology from Universal Technical I...

Alec Tomlinson


Alec joined HighGrove in August of 2017, working part-time in support of the mechanical team while attending Lanier T...

Exciting career opportunities

As HighGrove continues to grow and play a leading role in the green industry, we recognize that our greatest challenge is finding great people. Our team members are our most vital asset and we strive to retain and develop them to their fullest potential. If you’re interested in an exciting career in the green industry, we hope you consider HighGrove.

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