a family of trusted
landscape brands

our core values make us the best in the business.

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DRIVEN

landscapes will always radiate the quality of the community we serve

ACCOUNTABLE

we are always extremely responsive, on-time and our work is always exceptional

RESPECTFUL

we respect each other, our customers and the environment

PASSIONATE

we love what we do and wake up every day excited about our work

Brian DuMont

President/CEO

about Brian DuMont the man the myth the legend.

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Jonathan Williams

Jonathan Williams

Senior Designer

With over 20 years of experience in the landscape industry, Jonathan has a keen understanding of design and creating sustainable landscapes. As an artist, he takes a creative approach to each project using the elements and principles of design to develop stunning landscapes that his clients will cherish for years to come!

Having a firm sense of the real-world challenges in landscape installation and maintenance separates Jonathan from the average designer. Taking this into consideration he has a very thorough and thoughtful process for every project, always considering his client’s budget, aesthetic preferences and how the spaces he creates will be used and cared for in the future. His designs gracefully blend structure and nature, with the goal of bringing unity and order to the landscape.

Jonathan has worked on projects featured in Atlanta Homes and Lifestyle, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Ritz Carlton Lake Oconee, as well as high-end residential, commercial office, and retail landscape design. He also helped develop, and spent 5 years teaching, the Landscape Design Program at Emory University.

Jonathan is an accomplished artist who specializes in architectural renderings which he sells internationally. His work has been featured on TLC’s While You Were Out as well as multiple publications. He lives in Central Florida with his wife and two children where he enjoys a passion for writing poetry, creating art and digital/traditional animation in his spare time.

Mary Johnson Love

Mary Johnson Love

Designer

Born in Venezuela, Mary brings the vivid colors of South America to life with her breathtaking landscape designs! Known for her outstanding work with seasonal color, and exceptional attention to detail with planting layouts, Mary blends her artistic abilities with years of experience in the industry to create landscapes her clients will cherish for years to come!

Mary was a recipient of the ‘Women in Green Industry Award’ in 2023 for her unparalleled work in landscape maintenance management. With each new design, Mary carefully analyzes existing site conditions, overall community aesthetics, along with her client’s goals, to develop breathtaking and sustainable landscape designs. Her masterful work has graced numerous high-end community entrances and common areas throughout the Southeast.

Always considering the visual appeal her designs will offer in each season, Mary has a unique ability to develop dynamic landscapes that provide stunning curb appeal year-round. Her adaptive design capabilities are able to harmonize with any properties style, and her creative flair is highly praised in the industry.

Mary currently resides in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina with her husband, two puppies and kitten. If she’s not out exploring nature, Mary spends her spare time creating watercolor paintings and pencil art.

Brian DuMont

Brian DuMont

Chief Executive Officer

Brian started Yardnique in 1997 while attending North Carolina State University and graduated in 1998 with a degree in Landscape Horticulture. Since, under Brian’s leadership, Yardnique has grown to become one of the largest landscape organizations in the nation.

Brian enjoys spending time with his wife Summer, and their blended family of 6 children. When Brian is not working or attending one of his children’s events, he and Summer are working on another passion - to be the next Chip and Joanna Gaines fixing up, staging, and flipping houses.

Rob Wood

Rob Wood

Chief Financial Officer

Rob joined the Company as its Chief Financial Officer in 2021.  Rob has over 30 years of progressive financial experience in financial reporting, planning, and analysis. Previously, he was the CFO/Controller at several private-equity backed companies including Stay Online, Electronic Systems Protection, Burt’s Bees and TogetherSoft. Rob began his career at Deloitte & Touche and is a graduate of Fairfield University in CT.

 

When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids, swimming, exercising, and scuba diving.

Jordan Henderson

Jordan Henderson

Chief Revenue Officer

Jordan is from Mebane, North Carolina and joined the Yardnique family in 2021.  Jordan comes from a long background of sales, including technology, SaaS and commercial landscaping. She enjoys helping others to develop custom strategies for sales success. Her ability to form long-lasting relationships is unparalleled in the industry.

 

In her free time, Jordan enjoys hunting, spending at her home on the coast in Oak Island, riding motorcycles, and spending time with her husband and kids.

Norma Avalos

Norma Avalos

Chief of Staff

Originally from Texas, Norma moved to North Carolina in 2012 and joined the Yardnique family in March 2017. Norma’s background in business management and administration has been invaluable to Yardnique’s growth and assisting Yardnique’s CEO to carry out the company’s vision.

 

Norma enjoys new adventures while traveling, going to baseball/hockey games, loves a trip to the beach, hanging out with her family, and journaling in her spare time.

Ashley McDermott

Ashley McDermott

Vice President, Human Resources

Ashley joined Yardnique as Vice President of Human Resources in 2022 and brings over ten years of human capital management experience to the team. Ashley leads talent acquisition, career development, compensation, benefits, and diversity and inclusion efforts as Yardnique expands its operations throughout the southeast. Originally from Hartsville, SC, Ashley grew up in Raleigh, NC and graduated with a BA in Management from East Carolina University.

 

In Ashley’s free time, she loves to travel to new places, spend time with her family, and always enjoys a bit of retail therapy.

Robbie Blair (RB)

Robbie Blair (RB)

Vice President, M&A and Corporate Development

Robbie is the newest member of the Yardnique management team, earning his Bachelors Degree from Texas Christian University. Robbie leads Yardnique’s acquisition strategy with extensive finance and M&A experience previously working at SENTA ENT, FORVIS, Truist Securities, and JP Morgan.

 

Robbie currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia and is loyal to his TCU Horn Frog sports.  When not helping to expand Yardnique’s national footprint, Robbie covets his family time and dining with friends.

Barrett Hines

Barrett Hines

Regional Manager - Triangle, Triad, & Charlotte

Barrett has been a member of Yardnique’s Landscape Maintenance division since January 2010. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Horticulture from North Carolina State University. Prior to working at Yardnique, Barrett’s experience in the green industry included retail nursery sales and landscape installation.

 

Barrett lives in Raleigh with his wife Allison, their daughter Cameron, and the family dog Milo. He enjoys the outdoors, golfing and traveling.

Adam Boyette

Adam Boyette

Regional Manager - Florida

Adam joined Yardnique in 2013 and brings over 20 years of landscape and horticulture experience, primarily in commercial maintenance. He has played an integral role in Yardnique’s growth and continued expansion.

 

Originally from Florida, Adam moved to North Carolina in 2005 and worked for a wholesale nursery before returning to account management. Adam now lives in Florida and enjoys his time outdoors and spending time with his family.

Corey Bittner

Corey Bittner

Regional Manager - Coastal Carolinas

Originally from Walden, New York, Corey holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Contracting from SUNY Cobleskill in Cobleskill, New York.  His first 10 years of experience in the green industry were at design/build firms in upstate New York where he designed and installed full scale projects including patios, retaining walls, pools, plantings, irrigation and landscape lighting.

 

Corey relocated to Wilmington, North Carolina with his wife Marcia and joined the Yardnique family during the summer of 2013.  While not working, Corey enjoys snowboarding, golfing, and going to the beach with his friends.

Bryan Garruto

Bryan Garruto

Regional Manager - Georgia

Born and raised in New Jersey, Bryan has spent most of his life in the south after earning his BSBA in Marketing from LaSalle University. After starting in the industry in 2001, Bryan worked his way up to Branch Manager before joining NatureScapes as their General Manager in 2015 and now leads Georgia operations.

 

Bryan is an avid sports fan and enjoys spending time with his wife Alison and their two daughters, Emerson and Elise.

Tanner Hardee

Tanner Hardee

District Manager

Tanner is originally from Wendell, North Carolina where he grew up on his family’s cattle farm. He graduated from North Carolina State University with a degree in agriculture. After several years honing his skills in the green industry, Tanner joined Yardnique in 2013.

 

Tanner is a loyal Wolfpack fan and can often be seen cheering on his alma mater at football and baseball games. In his free time Tanner enjoys fishing and spending time at the beach with his wife Ashley.

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