OUR TEAM

GREGORY W SMITH, SR

President

Mr Smith has over thirty years of experience in the landscape / maintenance and irrigation fields.  His career has involved all aspects of production, sales and design.  As an owner of HLS, Mr. Smith oversees all aspects of contract administration and customer service, as well as provides support to the HLS team.

WILL CULLEN

Vice President, Operations

Mr Cullen is the Vice President of Operations for HLS.  He has worked in the production department of landscape / maintenance for over thirty years.  As an owner of HLS, and with field experience, extensive knowledge in turf maintenance, applications and personnel management, Will manages all aspects of production operations for the HLS team.

DOUG SEVACHKO

Executive Director of Operations

DAVE WILDERMAN

Branch Manager, Sterling

Mr Wilderman has been active in the landscape industry for over twenty years.  His experience and personnel skills enable him to provide the leadership and oversight necessary to provide a quality, Class A service every time.  Dave oversees all aspects of service for our Sterling location. Under Dave’s leadership the Sterling location has enjoyed positive growth each year that he has been a part of our team. His extensive knowledge is a great asset to all HLS projects.

CORY LANIER

Branch Manager, Prince William

Mr Lanier has over twenty years of landscape management experience.  Cory is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a degree in Horticulture.  He oversees all aspects of service for our Prince William office.   Cory’s focus on job quality and training has been instrumental in establishing a culture of excellent customer service and on the job performance.

ROBERT ALEXANDER

Operations Manager, Sterling

JOHN ALDEN

Business Development Manager

Mr Alden has over twenty years of experience in the landscape industry in all aspects of customer service, account management, and business development.  His experience extends from landscape management to design / build and landscape construction.  John is a graduate of George Mason University.  He also provides support to the HLS team for any and all aspects of proposals, communication, budgets and special events.

DAVID BROWN

Business Development Management

David has been active in the landscape / maintenance industry for over fifteen years.  He has a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture from Virginia Tech.  David is a Certified Arborist (#MA-5947A) and Tree Risk Assessment Qualified (TRAQ). His background and knowledge of horticulture adds a unique element to the HLS team approach.

Patrick Smith

Business Development Management

Patrick is the Business Development Manager for Prince William County, Stafford County, and Fredericksburg. He has over sixteen years of experience in the landscape industry in all aspects of customer service, account management, and market development.  His experience extends from landscape management to contract administration.  Patrick attended George Mason University.

SARWET ABBASI

Controller

ROBERT WARREN

Safety Director

FERNANDA LASASSO

Human Resources

Sabrina Puffenberger

Contract Admin

AREA MANAGERS

Our area manager team has extensive experience in the landscape / enhancement / irrigation industry.  They are our front line of communication with our clients and will make sure that you are always aware of the condition of your property.  Their background and knowledge of horticulture help make sure that our customer’s needs are met and that our properties always show their best.

FRANK MARTIN

Area Manager, Sterling

OSCAR GONZALEZ

Area Manager, Sterling

ANDY DANNENBERG

Area Manager, Sterling

JORGE CORTEZ 

Area Manager, Stafford

DAVE RUSCH

Area Manager, Prince William

RON LEWIS

Area Manager, Prince William

SEAN SEVACHKO

Area Manager, Prince William

LANDSCAPE DESIGNERS

Our landscape design team has extensive experience in the landscape industry. They are the creative thinkers behind the award-winning designs for which HLS has been recognized. Their related knowledge of horticulture helps to ensure that the right plant finds the right place.

PROJECT / OPERATION MANAGERS

LAURO CASTREJON

Enhancement Manger, Prince William

ISMAEL CERVANTES

Project Manager, Prince William

EDGAR DUBON

Project Manager, Sterling

JUAN HERNANDEZ

Project Manager, Sterling

JULIO MARTINEZ

Project Manager, Sterling

LEE HAMMERL

Project Manager, Sterling