As co-owner and operator, Shanna manages the Sales/Design and Business Management sectors of EarthCraft. Shanna earned a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Contracting from Penn State University, and has enjoyed working in and out of the landscape industry for the past 12 years. Shanna’s diverse history includes a background in graphic design, a successful stint in direct sales, marketing and leadership training, and many years of field labor experience. Our team could not operate without Shanna as she is your first contact at EarthCraft. She will lead you through every step of the sales process, including estimating, design, project completion and ongoing maintenance.
As co-owner and operator, Aaron manages the Operations and Financial sectors of EarthCraft. In addition to his nearly 17 years of landscape industry experience, Aaron holds a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Contracting from Penn State University. Aaron is an ICPI-certified paver installer, a NCMA-certified installer of segmental retaining walls, and is a PA state-licensed pesticide applicator. Most days you’ll find Aaron managing the shop, finances, and sometimes on a hardscape job, and you’ll surely witness his attention to detail, knack for precision, and a passion for excellence. He holds an essential role in the EarthCraft team.
As Landscape Division Manager, Justin works with clients and crews to coordinate materials, schedule projects, manage job details and ensure client satisfaction. Justin holds a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Contracting from Penn State University with a Landscape Design focus, and in previous employment he climbed quickly from field laborer to supervisor and then into division management. Justin has a unique ability to balance big-picture thinking with a knack for details, and possesses a rock solid understanding of the landscape industry. These skills, combined with a pleasant personality, make him the perfect fit for this position in the EarthCraft Team.
As Maintenance Division Manager, Pat works with clients to create comprehensive maintenance programs tailored to each site. He coordinates materials, schedules maintenance crews, and manages each site to ensure client satisfaction. Pat holds a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Contracting from Penn State University with a focus in Landscape Management. He is a PA state-licensed pesticide applicator. His degree and experience in the landscape industry makes him a great fit for this position.
As Office Manager, Kelly oversees the day-to-day operations of the office. Kelly is a graduate of IUP with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management. Her degree, as well as her 13 years of experience in finance and administration makes her a perfect fit as EarthCraft’s Office Manager. Although she is new to the landscape industry, she is an invaluable asset to our team.
Seth, our Landscape Crew Supervisor, earned an Associate’s degree in Landscape/Horticulture Technology from the Pennsylvania College of Technology. His degree, combined with several years of field experience, a farmer’s work ethic, and solid character made him the perfect candidate to lead our Planting & Maintenance Crew. Seth has become an integral team member throughout his time here at EarthCraft. He is also a PA state-licensed pesticide applicator.
Joe, our Hardscape Crew Supervisor, earned his Master’s degree in Ecology from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Biology from the California University of Pennsylvania. Along with his degrees, Joe has obtained a load of varying experience on farms as he grew up, his own farm, as well as in the mines. He has operated various types of large and small equipment throughout the years. Joe’s hardworking attitude, leadership skills, attention to detail, and fun personality make him a great asset to the EarthCraft Team.
“Aaron, Shanna, and the entire EarthCraft staff are very personable, professional and wonderful to work with. I am very pleased with the work that they have done for me at our home.”
– Laura M., Indiana, PA