About Us

Landscape Workshop is a full-service grounds management company that has been providing professional service and expert maintenance for outdoor commercial spaces since 1984. We bring out the best in each property we serve while delivering a first-class experience every time.

Our Leadership Team

J.T. Price

Chief Executive Officer

J.T.’s main priority as CEO is to keep Landscape Workshop’s customers and employees happy. Since joining the leadership team in 2014, his primary goal has been to cultivate a performance culture - not a political one. We believe that we have the best talent in the industry, and J.T. aims to align every team member with our mission to be the most dependable landscape service provider in the Southeast.

Joe Socolof

Chief Operating Officer

A dedicated professional with over 25 years of experience as a management consultant and operator, Joe brings with him his expertise in operations, supply chain/procurement, finance and capital productivity. Joe’s main focus is to ensure that all of the LW branch locations are delivering consistent, superior service in every market we serve, while also developing LW employees to be the best that they can be every day. With Joe’s comprehensive experience, we are dedicated to maintaining our reputation of industry-leading customer service as we continue to grow the LW brand.

Christianna Denelsbeck Rudder

Chief Financial Officer

Christianna is responsible for overseeing all IT, Supply Chain, Marketing and Financial operations of Landscape Workshop. Joining the LW team in 2015 with a dedication to high-performance, she progressed through the ranks and has contributed mightily to LW's excellence in systems and finance. As a result, we've not only seen an increase in profits, but in productivity, as well.

Paul Young

Chief Integration Officer  

A 30+ year industry veteran, Paul is an expert on all things landscaping. His main charge as CIO, includes performing operational due diligence and post-merger integration of acquisitions. Since 2014, Paul has successfully defined and implemented a clear set of processes, aptly named, “The LW Way,” that guarantees every customer will have a first-class experience and every property will look its best. In this new position, Paul will continue to do what he does best, coach people and develop the culture in newly acquired parts of the LW family.

 

 

Mark Pettke

V.P. of Operational Improvement

Mark joined the Landscape Workshop team in 2017 with 23 years of landscape experience. He works closely with our branch operation teams to ensure consistent field operations and high quality, professional service across the company. Having served in nearly every role in the landscape business, Mark coaches our team members with the knowledge he has gained in order to help them meet and exceed their goals.

Pam Blankenship

V.P. of Human Resources

An SHRM Certified Professional, Pam's focus is on Landscape Workshop employees. She oversees all Human Resource functions, including the H2B program, and coordinates with management to ensure the company provides a safe work environment where employees are treated fairly.

Kerry Early, CPA

V.P. of Finance

Kerry joined the LW team in 2021, bringing with her over 8 years of experience in public accounting, corporate accounting and banking. She holds a BS in Accounting magna cum laude and a Masters of Tax Accounting from the University of Alabama. Kerry's technical expertise and experience is crucial to the LW team as we continue on into our next phase of growth. 

Bill Cobb

V.P. & Central Alabama GM

Bill is a green industry veteran with over 32 years of experience. As V.P. of the company, he aims to develop future leaders who not only possess knowledge and experience, but also a deep commitment to company values. As the General Manager of the Central Alabama branch, Bill leads the team in our largest service area to deliver high quality service and superb customer experience that Landscape Workshop clients depend on.

Nicole Lee

Dir. of Corporate and Talent Acquisitions

Nicole focuses on Landscape Workshop’s growth, both internally and externally. One of her goals is to recruit the top talent needed for Landscape Workshop to have the most professional management team in the industry. Additionally, she focuses on expanding the LW footprint through potential acquisitions. With over 12 years of talent acquisition experience, Nicole is skilled in building connections and seeking out valuable opportunities for the company.

“We take pride in our work and our primary focus is to exceed our customers’ expectations at all times.”
– J.T. Price, CEO

Our Values

Landscape Workshop’s values serve as the foundation of our company culture and drive everything we do. Dedicated to integrity, commitment, and excellence, our team of professionals operate as the “lead dog” in and out of the field.

 

  • We operate with integrity
  • We are committed to the people machine
  • We wow our customers
  • We are the “lead dog”
  • We execute
  • We are adaptable

Memberships 

Our memberships in these organizations allow us to enhance our relationships with local businesses, be informed of the latest industry standards and practices, as well as gain insight into trends and developments that could impact how we care for a customer’s property.

We view our memberships as a vital part of maintaining our reputation as experts in the landscaping industry. We will continue to support local and national landscaping organizations and industry-specific trade organizations in all of our markets.