NORTHERN REGION STAFF

dave_swangerDave Swanger – Vice President

 – Responsible for the overall productivity & effectiveness of the Northern regional office

 – Williamsport Area Community College Graduate – Class of 1980

 – AAS Ornamental Horticulture/Nursery Management

 – Pennsylvania Accredited Nurseryman

 – Maryland Certified Horticulturist

                                           – LiveRoof System Certified Installer

                                           – Member of Keystone Athletic Field Managers Organization

                                           – Experienced in the landscape industry since 1976

                                           – Davis family business employee since 1983


Terry Hoffman – Project Mgt./Purchasing

– Responsible for managing all tasks relating to landscape construction for our Northern Region office

– LiveRoof System Certified Installer

– Experienced in the landscape industry since 1978

– Davis family business employee since 1981

 


Mike Gautsch – Commercial Sales

 – Responsible for all aspects from marketing, estimating, presentation and hand-off to production for our Northern Region office

 – Pennsylvania State University Graduate – Class of 1993

 – Bachelor of Science Degree in Landscape Contracting

 – Proficient in AutoCAD

                                      – LiveRoof System Certified Installer

                                     – ICPI Certified

                                     – Experienced in the landscape/nursery industry since 1994

                                     – Davis family business employee since 2007


Ryan Longenecker – Design/Estimating

 – Responsible for  all aspects from marketing, estimating, presentation and hand-off to production for our Northern Region office

 – Responsible for in-house landscape designs for clients & customers

 – Pennsylvania State University Graduate – Class of 1994

                                           – Bachelor of Science Degree with High Distinction in Landscape Contracting

                                           – Rutgers State University Graduate – Class of 2002

                                           – Degree with High Distinction in Professional Golf Turf Management

                                           – Experienced in the green industry since 1986

                                           – Experienced in residential landscape design since 1994

                                           – Experienced in the golf course industry since 2006

                                           – Davis family business employee since 2014


Dave Thomas – Landscape Maintenance Specialist

– Responsible for the mentoring and development of our maintenance operations in the Northern Region.

 – Pennsylvania State University Graduate – class of 1988

– Bachelor of Science Degree in Landscape Architecture

                                          – Experienced in the landscape industry since 1988

                                          –Experienced in managerial and mentoring roles since 1997

                                          – Davis family business employee since 2015



Brad Wetzel – Maintenance Operations Manager

 – Responsible for commercial and residential maintenance accounts for our Northern region office

 – Pennsylvania State University Graduate – Class of 2009

 – Bachelor of Science Degree in Landscape Contracting Design Build

                                           – Experienced in the landscape industry since 2002

                                           – Experienced in account management since 2012

                                           – Davis family business employee since 2014


Ben Gussler – Maintenance Account Manager

– Responsible for supervising, managing, planning, directing, and coordinating activities that foremen and crew members are engaged in for our  Northern        Region Maintenance Division

 – Pennsylvania State University Graduate – class of 2009

                                          – Bachelor of Science Degree in Landscape Contracting with Design-build and Maintenance Concentrations

                                          – Experienced in the landscape industry since 2002

                                          – Davis family business employee since 2009


Mike Lora – Maintenance Account Manager

– Responsible for supervising, managing, planning, directing and coordinating activities that foremen and crew members are engaged in for our Northern Region

 – SUNY Cobleskill Graduate – Class of 2007

 – Bachelor of Science Degree in Landscape Contracting

                                          – Experienced in the landscape industry since 2004

                                          – Experienced in account management since 2010

                                          – CLT Turf Certified Member

                                          – Davis family business employee since 2015



Joseph Zelinski – Maintenance Job Superintendent / Account Manager

  – Responsible for supervising, managing, planning, directing and coordinating activities that foreman and crew members are engaged in for our   Northern Region Maintenance

 – Attended Kutztown University

                                           – Experienced in property management

                                           – Experienced in the landscape industry since 2008

                                           – Davis family business employee since 2012

 



Chris Lannon – Irrigation / Spray Technician

  – Responsible for installation, repairs and troubleshooting irrigation systems

  – Responsible for maintaining the Northern Regions’s contractual obligations in regard to herbicide, pesticide and fertilization management

  – SUNY Cobleskill Graduate – Class of 2005

                                            – Associates degree in Turf Grass management

                                            – Bachelor of Technology in Ornamental Horticulture

                                            – Experience in the landscape industry since 2000

                                            – Experienced in the golf course industry since 2003

                                            – PA Pesticide Applicator License

                                            – Davis family business employee since 2010



Mitchell Davis – Field Supervisor

 – Responsible for managing, supervising, planning, directing and coordinating landscape installation projects

 – Experience in the landscape industry since 2005

 – Davis family business employee since 2005


Dean Fetters – Field Supervisor

 – Responsible for managing, supervising, planning, directing and coordinating activities that foremen and crew members are engaged in for particular projects for our Northern Region Installation Division

 – Pennsylvania State University Graduate – Class of 1974

 – Bachelors Degree in Forest Science

 – LiveRoof System Certified Installer

                                          – Experienced in the landscape industry since 1982

                                          – Davis family business employee since 1985


Ryan Blumenschein – Maintenance Job Superintendent/Account Manager

 – Responsible for supervising, managing, planning, directing and coordinating activities that foreman and crew members are engaged in for our Northern Region

 – Attended Delaware Valley College for Landscape Architecture

 – Attended HACC for Business Management

 – Experienced in fertilization & pesticide application

– Experienced in heavy equipment operation

                                          – Experienced in the landscape industry since 2004

                                          – CDL License – Air Brake & Tanker Endorsement

                                          – Davis family business employee since 2010


Wayne Korn – Maintenance Account Manager

 – Responsible for supervising, managing, planning, directing and coordinating activities that foremen and crew members are engaged in for our Northern Region

 – Attended Farmingdale State College

 – Experienced arborist since 1997

– Experienced in the landscape industry since 1997

– Davis family business employee since 2016


Bret Calderwood – Maintenance Account Manager

 – Responsible for supervising, managing, planning, directing and coordinating activities that foreman and crew members are engaged in for our Northern Region

 – Pennsylvania State University Graduate – Class of 2009

 – Bachelor of Science Degree in Landscape Contracting Design/Build

                                          – Experienced in the landscape industry since 2003

                                          – Davis family business employee since 2017


Lee Shaffer – Hardscape Manager

–          Responsible for supervising, managing, planning, directing, and coordinating hardscape projects

–          Williamsport Area Community College Graduate – Class of 1985

–          Associates Degree in Ornamental Horticulture

–          ICPI Certified

–          Green Industry Employee since 1980

–          Experienced in the landscape industry since 1987

                                          –          Experienced in the hardscape industry since 1998

                                          –          Davis family business employee since 2014


John Liebel – Operations Manager for Commonwealth Disposal, Inc.

 – Responsible for operations for Commonwealth Disposal, Inc.

 – Assists in directing field production in sizeable projects

 – Experienced in the landscape industry since 1978

 – Davis family business employee since 1982