Our Team

Landshapes employs 35 full-time / year-round employees.  Most of our crew members have been with us for over a decade, and this continuity is evident when you see how well they work together to complete an installation.   Their skill and team work has been an integral part of Landshapes’ award winning projects, and company growth.  Over half of our Commercial crew has OSHA 10, OSHA 30, CPR, First Aid / BBP certified, Silica Safety Training, and many hold additional certifications.

Meet Your Landscaping Team

Jason Hutchins

General Manager
(32 years)

Jason started landscaping at a very young age, doing projects for his family & neighbors in his home town of Charlotte. He established Landshapes in 1992 and the company has grown dramatically over the past twenty nine years. His dedication to quality and efficiency in every aspect of the business has been the driving force behind Landshapes’ success. Jason became a Vermont Certified Horticulturist in 1997. He loves nothing more than organizing the weekly schedule and working alongside his crew in the field. 

Jonathon Leduc

(21 years)

Jonathan grew up on his family farm in South Burlington and has always worked outdoors. He is a certified Landscape Lighting Professional as well as a certified Pool and Spa installer. Jonathon oversees all of our commercial maintenance and pool installations. He also has the talent and experience to handle some of our most complex projects.

Brian Lanphear

(20 Years)

Brian graduated from the University of Vermont with a degree in Forest Resource Management. Originally from Cape Cod Massachusetts, he worked his way through college working on the crews of several local landscapers. After deciding to make Vermont his permanent home, Brian owned his own landscaping company for 5 years prior to joining the team at Landshapes. He started his career with us as a Foreman, and has since become our lead estimator and commercial project manager. Brain leverages his construction and management experience to provide commercial contractors with valuable insight prior to and throughout the project life cycle. 

Andrew Ward

Director of Sales/Project Manager
(10 years)

Andrew comes to Landshapes with years of practical experience, a formal design education, and a vast horticultural knowledge base. Andrew graduated from The Conway School with a Master’s Degree in landscape design and sustainable land-use planning. He has worked on projects ranging from small backyard gardens to large scale estate projects. Andrew has been in green industry for over 20 years and brings that experience to help every client from conception to completion.

Caroline Dudek

(24 years)

Caroline is an award-winning designer with 40 years of experience in the landscape and nursery industry.  While she designs mostly residential projects, Caroline and Landshapes have earned awards for both residential and commercial projects.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Plant and Soil Science, with a focus on design, from the University of Vermont. Caroline managed the wholesale division of one of Vermont’s largest garden centers, before concentrating on design professionally.  She has worked for companies in VT, NJ and PA. Caroline incorporates her knowledge of plants and design experience into her creative in-depth site plans, which encompass all the features and details that client’s desire.

Manny Dutra

(12 Years)

Manny has 35 years of experience in the horticultural and landscape industry, he has worked for some of the country’s largest growers, brokers, wholesalers and design build firms. He has worked in every facet of the nursery industry including propagation, as a field and container grower, in customer service, as a sales representative and also a landscape designer. Manny attended the Stockbridge School of Horticulture at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. He brings with him a wealth of plant and soil cultural knowledge, which ensures our customers success with their trees and plants. 

Lindsey Moore

Field Manager/Head Mason
(21 years)

Lindsey brings an immense amount of experience in the landscape and masonry fields. He has the ability to understand an entire project from commencement allowing him to foresee any potential site constraints that might arise.  Adaptability allows him to make adjustments as needed throughout the project to keep things moving efficiently and on schedule.

Carl Robinson

(17 years)

Carl excels in both residential and commercial construction and management. His equipment experience and utilization allows him to complete projects with an extreme eye to detail while completing them with incredible speed. 

BJ Getty

Maintenance Supervisor
(15 years)

BJ manages all of the summer commercial and residential landscape maintenance operations. He is a trained horticulturist with years of experience in the field. His experience gives him the ability to customize a maintenance plan specifically designed for each individual property. From structural pruning to diagnosing pests and weed problems, BJ can ensure a beautifully maintained property.