Brad Donaldson - Operations Manager
Brad has been in the landscape industry for twenty-three years, first working at the age of fifteen laying sod for a neighbor's tree and landscape business. Brad holds a diploma in Environmental Horticulture and Principles of Landscape Design from Gwinnett Technical Institute. He is a firm believer in taking care of each of his customers and developing long term relationships.
Brad has been married to Mitzi for eighteen years, they have two children together, Jacob 16, and Abbey 13. He is a devoted family man and enjoys spending time with his family camping, fishing and cycling.
Pete Stonecypher - Enhancement Manager
Pete began his landscaping career while still in High School, working at a golf course. He worked there through college and for 11 years as an Assistant Greens Keeper. In 1997, Pete began working at Landscape Management Company as a Landscape Tech. Twenty years later, he is still working at Landscape Management Company doing what he loves to do as the Enhancements Manager. Pete is a Georgia Certified Landscape Professional. (GCLP). He is also a certified Level I A in erosion control with the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission.
Pete is married to Marty, his beautiful wife of 27 years. They have 2 sons, Wil 22, and Seth 15. He spends most of his free time going to sports events to watch his boys kick butt. He loves doing anything outdoors: camping, hunting, rock climbing, and white-water kayaking.
Joy Perkins - Enhancement Design
Joy is from the small town of Bainbridge, GA. She graduated from University of Georgia with a Masters in Health and Physical Education. Joy taught for a decade and then decided to do something entirely different. So, she started to work in small nursery and then evolved into landscaping. Joy began working for Landscape Management Company in 1993 and has been learning about plants and landscaping for the last twenty-four years. Joy enjoys quoting and selling enhancements to her clients.
She spends her free time hanging out with her three dogs and one cat and working around her house.
Jimmy Fitzpatrick - Account Manager
Jimmy was born in Columbus, Ohio. He is a Georgia Certified Landscape Professional. This is a certification through the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. He also has a Commercial Applicator Category 24 license with the Georgia Department of Agriculture.
Jimmy started working with Landscape Management Company in 1986. When asked about his favorite thing about his job, Jimmy shared, "The people that I have met at LUSA have been great. I enjoy the sense of teamwork that permeates throughout the company. As a landscaper, I really feel that our work enhances the environment that our clients spend their daily lives in. I really enjoy working with them and doing what I can to assure that they are pleased with their overall experience with Landscape Management." Jimmy has been married for eighteen years and has two sons. In his free time, he enjoys outdoor activities, hunting, and fishing, especially fly and saltwater. "I am a land locked ocean lover."
Joey Brock - Account ManagerJoey is originally from Columbus, Ohio but has lived most his life in Gainesville, Georgia. Joey has been a Georgia Certified Pesticide Applicator for the past sixteen years.
Joey started at Landscape Management Company in 1990 while attending Gainesville College and quickly realized he preferred working outside rather than spending any time in a classroom. He has worked his way through the company from crew member to site manager to his present position as an account manager. "I enjoy most everything about what I do, from the relationships I have with my clients and crew members to the opportunity to play a part in making my clients' properties beautiful." Joey and his wife of seventeen years have a four-year-old son. When Joey has free time, he spends it with his family.
Ron Edwards - Turf Care Manager
Ron was raised in Hollywood, Florida. He has a Horticulture Associate Degree from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, as well as a Georgia Pesticide License. Ron has been in landscaping for forty-one years. He has been married for thirty-seven years and has two children and two grandchildren. In his free time, he enjoys going on cruises and spending time with his grandchildren.
Kelly Groenhof - HR
Kelly is from Birmingham, Alabama. She attended the University of North Georgia and received her BA in Political Science. She has been with Landscape Management Company for ten years. She is a SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Certified Professional. Kelly has been married for fifteen years. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time at the barn with her twenty-two-year-old horse.
Saraih Torres - Administrative Assistant
good feeling!" She also loves the family atmosphere. "When you work with people 5 days a week for 9 hours a day, they tend to grow on you." Saraih has been married for eight years. Together, she and her husband have three kids. Saraih shares, "My kids are everything to me, there is nothing that I would not do for them! I also have 4 dogs (2 Pitbull's & 2 Chihuahua's). It's a crazy mix and a crazy house, but I wouldn't change it for the world!" In her free time, Saraih likes to spend time with her husband and family going to the park, the movies, the mall, out to eat or spending one-on-one time with her kids.
Daniel Stagg - Regional Vice President South East
Daniel has enjoyed a career in the Green Industry for over 22 years. He first started working as a greenskeeper and spray technician on a golf course in North Central Florida. He eventually started his own landscape design, installation and maintenance business which he operated for over 11 years. After selling his business he progressed into leadership roles with a couple of national companies. Through small business ownership and Commercial Landscaping, he cultivated his passion for team and individual development bringing success for businesses, team members and providing superior service to his customers. Daniel says he is excited to be part of the LUSA family and looks forward to helping grow our business, developing teams and serving our customers while providing beautiful and enjoyable landscapes. He has a passion for outreach and helping others, be it through his local church, community or with friends and family. He is an avid outdoorsman and proud husband.
Chip Morris - Founder and Past President
Chip was born in Clemson, South Carolina, and he grew up in Gainesville, Georgia. Chip studied at Georgia Tech, Gainesville State College, and Brenau University. He started Landscape Management Company in 1978 with the mission of providing excellent customer service and career opportunities for staff.