As owner and president of Ground Effects Landscaping, Sean has developed a company firmly rooted in higher education and firsthand expertise. He earned a landscape design degree from the University of Rhode Island’s School of Architecture and Horticulture. Combined with over two decades of field experience, Sean’s proven industry experience puts clients at ease as he orchestrates your landscape masterpiece from design to installation.
Peter has over 15 years’ experience in landscape maintenance and 10+ years in business management. He earned a master’s from Northeastern University in Business Administration, and coordinates the firm’s landscape maintenance division while overseeing company finances. As a licensed Realtor, Peter understands the importance of achieving curb appeal while securing a return on your landscape investment. Careful to listen to the unique needs of his clients, he prides himself on delivering on the firm’s promises. Peter is also a MA Licensed Pesticide Applicator.
Chip holds degrees in Landscape Architecture and Horticulture from the University of Connecticut and loves plants! Chip has worked at large and small Landscape Architecture offices and owned his own landscaping company for several years before relocating to the South Shore and joining Ground Effects. As Chip embarks on his 20th year of designing landscapes professionally, he looks forward to making your property something that you and he can be proud of.
After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from LSU, Ann earned recognition as an MA Certified Landscape Professional: an elite distinction that is difficult to attain. A leader in her field, she has over 30 years of hands-on landscape design and construction expertise. She is also a MA Licensed Pesticide Applicator.
Ann has lived in Duxbury for over 30 years, and has vast knowledge of the intricacies of South Shore eco-systems and plant materials. This expertise, along with her industry experience and desire to please her clients, makes her the obvious choice when selecting a designer to plan your project. Ann prides herself on being a seasonal color, planter and window box wizard.
Luke has over 15 years of South Shore field experience in landscape maintenance operations, and knows, firsthand, how to deal with the challenges of ocean-impacted landscapes. A MA Licensed Pesticide Applicator and Hydraulics Operator, he oversees the operation of our maintenance division—from mowing to enhancement. Luke is a consummate professional who caters to client needs by listening to their requests and crafting programs to achieve their goals. He understands that continuing education is vital to maintaining his green industry expertise, and spends much of his offseason training and learning the latest landscape techniques to benefit our clients.
Lisa has over 20 years of managerial and administrative experience. She spent the last 8 years serving as an Office Manager / Service Writer in the automotive industry and has a strong customer service record. Lisa has held Management positions in the Nuclear, Automotive, Food and Agricultural industries. She will be handling accounts payable, accounts receivable and daily office management. Lisa attended Fisher College where she achieved an Associates of Science in Accounting and Business graduating Summa Cum Laude with a 4.0 average.
Jim has been dedicated to the landscaping industry for 30+ years. He learned from the ground up starting by digging the holes to running the jobs. Jim brings his decades of installation experience into every job to propose a scope of work that is organized, precise, and very well thought out. A Massachusetts licensed CDL class A driver and Hydraulics Operator, he oversees the operation of our construction division. Jim is a consummate professional who caters to client needs by listening to their requests and crafting a plan to achieve their goals. He understands that continuing education is vital to maintaining his green industry expertise, and spends much of his offseason training and learning the latest landscape techniques to benefit our clients. Jim’s knowledge and dedication to every job is top notch.
Altivo prides himself on perfection and consistency when it comes to all aspects of landscaping. For over 8 years Altivo has lead our landscape maintenance division by delivering the best results week after week. His dedication, knowledge and level of service can’t be matched.