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Our team at Bates Landscaping is young, hardworking and ambitious. It takes a lot of diligent teamwork to provide quality customer service and 100% client satisfaction. From our design and build process to maintaining our client's estates, we are here to provide the best outdoor products possible.
Meet the Bates Landscaping Team
Justin Bates | Owner & Operator
Justin Bates is the fearless leader behind the Bates Landscaping team. Justin has an active role in managing his team in and out of the field. He has over 10 years of industry experience and continues to attend trainings and educational seminars to better himself and his team. Justin has always said, "You have to hire for your weakness," and he believes that's what sets us apart from our competitors.
Melissa Blake | Sales Representative & Designer
A proud Penn State graduate and an ISA Certified Arborist, Melissa Blake is leading the way into a greener future! With an extensive knowledge of plants and years spent working in the field, Melissa is able to add value to her clients' property by providing friendly, quick, and insightful service. Melissa believes in 100% customer satisfaction and strives for excellent customer care and quality service.
Dylan Bates | Field Supervisor & Equipment Operations Manager
Dylan Bates is known as "Mr. Fix-it" on the Bates Landscaping team. Dylan has several years of experience in the industry and is the go-to foreman on any hardscape installation project. His strong work ethic has brought Dylan to where he is today within the company. He started out as a crew member and is now our experienced operations manager. When Dylan comes up with a new way to perfect a process or make a task more efficient, he says, "Great ideas are all I ever have."
Megan Sullivan | Office Manager
If you've ever wondered who the superstar of the Bates Landscaping team is, her name is Megan. She brings over 13 years of customer service and client satisfaction experience to the team. Megan handles all aspects of scheduling, accounting, and human resources while still keeping Melissa, Justin, and the crews on track. She is the glue that keeps the team together, inside and outside the office. Megan is a proud mother of one daughter, Kirstin, two cute Boxers, and a loving wife. Outside of Bates Landscaping, Megan enjoys spending time with her family and visiting new places!