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Our Landscape Team

WILLIAM WINIECKI - General Manager

William has more than 25 years experience in the landscape design-build industry. He earned degrees in both Horticulture and Landscape Architecture from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Born in Green Bay Wisconsin, William has lived on Long Island for more than 25 years.

RICHARD BARKER - Production Manager

Richard has worked in the landscape design-build industry for over 25 years. He is a certified nursery and landscape professional and earned a degree in Business Management. He has managed both residential and commercial projects from Shelter Island to Long Island’s North Shore, New York City and Connecticut.

CRAIG DONLEY - Landscape Designer

A successful landscape designer on Long Island for over 20 years, Craig a native Long Islander, is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor degree in Landscape Architecture. He has been honored with multiple awards from both the Long Island Nursery & Landscape Association and the New York Nursery & Landscape Association.

SAL MASULLO - Landscape Designer

For over 35 years Sal has been designing award-winning landscapes from Manhattan to Montauk. He has a bachelors of Landscape Architecture degree from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and has dedicated over 25 years to serving the green industry on the Long Island Nursery & Landscape Association Board of Directors.

THOMAS CAHILL - Landscape Designer

Thomas’ landscape design-build industry experience spans 25 years. He is a graduate of Farmingdale State University.

SEAN MAHER - Landscape Designer

A graduate of Farmingdale State University, Sean earned degrees in both Ornamental Horticulture and Business Management. He is also a certified nursery and landscape professional.

ANTHONY MUSSO - Landscape Designer

Anthony is a graduate of Rutgers University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture.

LOIS BUDNIAK - Client Relationship Manager

Lois has worked for landscape design/build firms for many years assisting clients and the landscape design team with the management of their projects.

KEN MUELLERS - Senior Landscape Designer

Ken received his Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from Penn State and has been in the landscape design/build industry for over 30 years. He is a New York State Certified Nursery/Landscape Professional and an ISA Board Certified Master Arborist. You can read his ‘Garden Spot’ Column regularly in magazine where he has been a contributing columnist for 15 years and monthly Hicks blogs with Hicks Landscapes. He has received numerous state and local awards for his residential and commercial landscape projects.

KRISTEN KELLY - Landscape Designer

Kristen attended Farmingdale State University where she received academic honors and the Long Island Nursery and Landscape Associations student design award. Using her 15 years of experience in the home remodeling field, Kristen is most interested in creating landscapes that become an extension of the home.

ALEX RIVERA - Landscape Foreman

Alex has a strong construction and masonry background which allows his group to tackle a variety of intricate projects that come our way.

JUAN MEIJA - Landcape Foreman

Juan’s strengths include on-site project organization and cleanliness for which our clients truly appreciate! His desire to be a true mentor to his crew make him a very well rounded leader.

INMAR PARADA - Landscape Foreman

One of the reasons Inmar’s group truly excels in our client’s eyes is because of his relentless attention to detail and ability to put his own creative stamp on the installation.

BRIAN YAMOND - Landscape Foreman

Brian’s hedge pruning skills really show off his maintenance expertise. His ability to interpret our client’s vision and make it a reality proves itself time and time again.

PETER COOPER - Landscape Foreman

A strong horticultural background coupled with diverse plant knowledge make Peter a true asset to the Hicks Landscapes Production group.

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LEROY HAWKINS - Landscape Production Manager Assistant

Roy’s passion for plants is only exceeded by his self-motivated personality and follow through skills.  As a managerial assistant, he consistently demonstrates his drive to exceed all expectations.

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Fill out the inquiry form on this page or call 516-334-0068 to speak with a member of our staff. 

You can also stop by The Landscape Inspiration Center at Hicks Nurseries during store hours. 

We are available at anytime to discuss your needs. 

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