Dallas/Fort Worth: 817-477-3910 Houston and other areas: 1-844-425-8168

Our Team

Experience and dedication to the four pillars of our business set our people apart.  We have acquired over 200 years of combined Horticulture and Landscape Management Experience with our team.  Meet some of our team who strive to deliver value and quality service with integrity.

Mark Chaffin

Owner and CEO

  • Started company in 1979
  • Nursery Floral License #256105
  • Pesticide Applicators License #0268772

Mana Chaffin

Owner and CFO

  • Worked for  Earthworks, Inc. since 1983
  • Bachelor of Science in Sociology from the University of Texas Arlington
  • Licensed Irrigator LI 4493

Chris Lee

President

  • +18 years of green industry experience
  • Worked for  Earthworks, Inc. since 1998
  • 2013 Certified Apartment Supplier (CAS)
  • Licensed Irrigator LI 18300
  • Pesticide Applicator License #078546
  • Lonestar Irrigation Association Expo 2011-2016
  • Studied Business at the University of Arkansas
  • On going education through Texas A&M Agrilife System
  • Studied Horticulture and Landscape Design at Tarrant County College
  • Contributing author to several green industry articles

Heriberto Ramirez

General Manager of the Lillian Office

  • Worked for Earthworks, Inc. since 1981
  • Started as a Laborer and was the first non owner Employee of Earthworks, Inc.
  • Landscape Designer/Estimator for +20 years
  • General Manager for our home office for +20 years
  • +35 years of Green Industry Experience

Todd Sankey

General Manager of the Irving Office

  • Worked for Earthworks, Inc. since 2005
  • +10 years of Green Industry Experience
  • Licensed Irrigator # LI0018477
  • 2013 Belgard University Symposium
  • 2012-2016 Lonestar Irrigation Association Expo
  • 2012 Troubleshooting and Performance of Irrigation Systems
  • 2011 Toro Water Smart Award
  • 2010 TIS-612 Intelli-Sense Smart Controller Installation
  • 2009 Water Conservation Strategies in Landscape Irrigation

Shaun Callaway

Branch Manager of the Houston Office

  • Worked for Earthworks, Inc. since 2011
  • Texas A&M University – Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
  • Landscape Irrigator  LI18397
  • Certified Backflow Tester BP14032
  • 2013 Belgard University Symposium
  • 2012-2016 Lonestar Irrigation Association Expo
  • 2012 Arboricultural 101
  • 2012 North Texas Mid Winter Green Industry Symposium
  • 2012 Troubleshooting and Performance Testing of Irrigation Systems

Paul Carmella

Branch Manager of the Garland Office

  • Worked for Earthworks since 2013
  • Over 21 years’ experience in the commercial landscape industry
  • Penn State University- Bachelors of Horticulture
  • Certified Water Wise Professional
  • Commercial Pesticide Applicator License #1021489
  • Strong Background in Irrigation Management
  • Member of: BOMA, AAFAME, PLANET, and Austin Apartment Association
  • Over 17 year’s customer service experience
  • International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist-TX– 4133a

Speedy Martinez

Director of Maintenance

  • Worked for Earthworks since 2007
  • +15 years of Management Experience
  • +25 years Green Industry Experience

    Zac Chaffin

    Business Manager

    • Worked for Earthworks since 2012
    • Texas A&M University – Bachelor of Business Management
    • 2013 Certified Apartment Supplier (CAS)
    • 3+ years of experience in finance/wealth management

    Victor Sargsyan

    Account Manager & Irrigation and Chemical Department Manager

    • Licensed Irrigator LI0021528
    • Certified Backflow Tester BP0017050
    • Licensed Pesticide Applicator #0756198
    • +8 years of Green Industry Experience
    • 7 years in various management positions
    • 12 years of customer service and sales
    • Certified in Water Conservation Strategies In Landscape Irrigation
    • Fluent in multiple languages
    • Bachelors degree in Decorative Art and Design
    • Agrilife Extension Pesticide Applicator Training
    • 2012-2016 Lone Star Irrigation Association Expo

    Cesar Vasquez

    Senior Account Manager and Director of Client Relations

    • Certified Irrigation Tech IT0007529
    • Worked for Earthworks, Inc since 2007
    • Bi-Lingual in Spanish and English
    • 2012 North Texas Mid Winter Green Industry Symposium
    • 2011 Water Conservation Strategies in Landscape Irrigation
    • 2010 TIS-612 Intelli-Sense Smart Controller Installation
    • +15 years of Green Industry Experience

    Vic Ekholm

    Business Development

    • 10 years + landscape design and sales experience
    • Texas Nursery and Landscape Association Past Member
    • Texas Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects Affiliate
    • 20 years+ Business Development and Public Relations experience
    • Active member of BOMA and IFMA

    Kevin Narveson

    Esitmator

    • +30 Years of Green Industry Experience
    • Former Irrigation Association Member
    • Studied Business and Business Law at Harper University
    • Hunter Trailblazer Recipient

    Sergio Enriquez

    Field Supervisor

    • Worked for Earthworks since 1986
    • +30 years of Green Industry Experience
    • +15 years of Supervisor Experience

    Ruben Martinez

    Field Supervisor

    • Worked for Earthworks since 2007
    • +15 years of Green Industry Experience
    • Bilingual English/Spanish

    Ricardo Garcia

    Irrigation Manager/Account Manager

    • +15 years of Green Industry Experience
    • +5 years in Customer Service
    • Bilingual Spanish/English

    Tod Russell

    Account Manager

    • 32+ years Industry Experience
    • Member Texas Turfgrass Association
    • Certified Professional Turfgrass Manager
    • Pesticide Applicator License #0562000
    • Studied Business Administration at the University of Iowa
    • Studied Horticulture at kirkwood College

    Tyler Perry

    Estimator/Account Manager

    • Bacone College- Bachelors of Criminal Justice
    • Worked for Earthworks, Inc. since 2006
    • OSHA 300 Certified

    Jacob Crockett

    Account Manager

    • University of Arkansas – Bachelors of Finance and Marketing
    • Certified Irrigation Tech IT0005758
    • +2 years of Green Industry Experience
    • +5 years in Customer Service/Sales

    Nelson Ortiz

    Safety Director/Account Manager

    • +3 years of Green Industry Experience
    • +4 years in various management positions
    • +5 years in customer service
    • Bilingual Spanish/English
    • Studied Horticulture at TCC
    • Studied business at TCU

    Lee Ann Perry

    Office Manager/Accounts Receivable

    • Worked for Earthworks since 2005
    • In charge of all phases of Accounts Receivable for over six years
    • +15 years in customer service

    Jo Morin

    Human Resources Manager

    • Tarrant County Community College- Degree in Accounting
    • +7 years in Human Resources Experience
    • Bilingual English/Spanish

    Suzi Craig

    Accounts Payable/Receptionist

    • Associates Degree in Accounting/Bookkeeping
    • +25 Years of experience in customer service
    • +20 Years of experience in office management
    • +20 Years of experience in A/R, HR, Payroll

    Sonia Zamora-Bosquez

    Administration/Receptionist

    • Bilingual English/Spanish
    • +20 Administrative Assistant/Support
    • +20 Years of Customer Service

    Xochitl Lopez

    Administration/Receptionist

    • Bilingual English/Spanish
    • +5 Administrative Assistant/Support
    • +10 Years of Customer Service

    Miguel Sanchez

    Field Supervisor

    • +10 years of Green Industry Experience
    • Bilingual English/Spanish

    Value • Integrity • Service • Quality