Mark Richards

President and Founder

Now in it’s 20th year serving Texas customers, Mark founded Woodlake Outdoor to serve an exclusive clientele in DFW and expanded to Austin and surrounding areas. Previously, Mark was with the Brickman Group (now BrightView) in New Jersey and in Texas, where he led the introduction of Brickman and expanded it to multiple Texas markets. Since 2003, Woodlake Outdoor proudly serves a wide range of developers, HOA’s, architects, industrial and other customers providing commercial maintenance services, landscape construction, and stone masonry work throughout DFW, Austin, and nearby lake communities.

For fun, he enjoys water-skiing, soccer, and playing the violin.

University of Arkansas
BS: IPM/Horticulture Minor: Business Administration
Southern Methodist University (SMU)
Entrepreneurial Program

Kevin Bardsley

Regional Vice-President of Operations

Kevin is an industry professional with 20 years of landscape experience and has worked extensively in the North Texas market. He previously worked for 7 years with The Brickman Group (BrightView) managing The Las Colinas Association landscape maintenance project, as well as various commercial corporate campuses. He joined Woodlake Outdoor in 2013 and as Regional VP he manages all operations in DFW and Austin including maintenance, construction, and stone masonry. He has finance, strategic planning, and fleet management responsibilities and is the executive sponsor for corporate Recruiting and Retention initiatives. Kevin is a member of the Executive Senior Leadership team.

In his spare time, Kevin likes to travel and enjoys boating and fishing.

Stephen F. Austin State University
BS: Business Administration Minor: Horticulture

Carrie Boehmer

Director of Administration and Controller

Carrie has over 25 years of experience working in accounting and bookkeeping in various industries in both the for-profit and non-profit sector. Her love for accounting started early in the manufacturing industry. That challenge and the good fortune of working with CFO’s, CEO’s and Accountants who were willing to teach her everything they knew opened up a niche and a career. Carrie joined the staff at Woodlake Outdoor to lead administrative and accounting aspects of the business, as well as HR, IT and legal issues. Carrie is a member of the Executive Senior Leadership team.

She loves the beauty of the outdoors and time spent with family and friends.

Concordia St. Paul

Rancho Santiago College, CA

Justin Novosad

Director of Operations Landscape Construction, DFW

Justin has been in the Landscape industry for 20 years and has experience working in multiple locales and climates in Texas. He has worked in residential and commercial landscape, entering the field as an irrigation laborer. He has led the development of multiple projects at Woodlake Outdoor, including Trinity Falls, and is a member of the corporate Sales Leadership Team and of the Campus Recruiting Team.

Texas Tech University
BS: Landscape Architecture
State of Texas Licensed Irrigator

Tony Gendron

Director of Operations, Austin

Tony has extensive experience in landscape construction and design, leading teams completing multi-million dollar projects in Texas and in international markets. He is a registered Landscape Architect in Texas and leads the operations team for maintenance and construction in the Greater Austin area for Woodlake Outdoor.


Colgate University, NY
BA International Relations

Texas A&M University
MLA Landscape Architecture

Joshua Phillips

Director of Operations, Landscape Maintenance DFW

Josh is highly experienced in landscape maintenance operations and arbor care, working across the DFW metroplex for 20 years. He leads the team managing large commercial clients including developers, industrial, HOA’s and office parks, and guides the maintenance business development plan and team.


Stephen F. Austin University, TX
B.S. Foresty. Emphasis Urban Forestry

Joe Feather

Project Manager

Joe is an industry professional with over 40 years of landscape and irrigation experience. He has worked in North Texas as a horticultural consultant, landscape irrigation designer, landscape account manager, and engineering technician. He has a broad range of landscape design, management and installation accomplishments which includes design of LEED qualification. He is also an Adjunct Faculty member for North Central Texas College, teaching horticulture classes including: Landscape Design, Introductory Irrigation, and Woody/Herbaceous Plant Identification.

Joe enjoys motorcycle riding with his family, beekeeping, and shooting at the range.

Texas A&M University
BS: Horticulture

State of Texas Licensed Irrigator

Terri Hopkins

Sr. Accountant.

Terri has over 15 years of experience in accounting with a strong background in analytics as well. Her accounting background was in the insurance industry which also included analyzing a lot of data for government programs. She is organized and dedicated and is adept at task completion. Terri is a CPA candidate.

In her spare time, she enjoy reading, visiting with friends and family, and trying different restaurants.


University of Phoenix Dallas, TX
BS Accounting
 
Keller Graduate School of Management Richardson, TX
MS in Accounting and Financial Management

Randa Homann

Project Manager

Randa is a recent graduate from Texas A&M. She has experience in landscape maintenance, arboriculture and in the wine industry. She has many years of experience working on her family’s ranch which led to her interest in horticulture. At Woodlake Outdoor, she manages large scale maintenance projects. She enjoys fishing, hunting, and paddle boarding and relocated to the DFW area to join the team.

Texas A&M University
B.S. Horticulture. Minor: Business Administration.

Tim Sloan

Project Manager

Tim has 25 years of landscape industry experience in the DFW area. His experience includes 9 years with The Brickman Group (BrightView) leading landscape maintenance for all downtown properties. He led regional color coordination and grower selection for all major Texas markets, and served as the lead landscape designer for the landscape enhancement division in Dallas. He leads large-scale landscape maintenance projects for Woodlake Outdoor in North Texas. Tim was an avid soccer player until injuries side-lined him, but he stays involved in the sport as a coach for his children.

Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX
B.A. Art History

Michael Mylonas

Project Manager

Michael “Mylo” Mylonas heads up the landscape maintenance work in the Greater Austin area, and brings over 15 years of commercial and high end residential landscape industry experience, and has other commercial sales and production management background. He manages maintenance operations and irrigation services for Woodlake Outdoor, including several large properties – Orchard Ridge and Bryson, an award-winning master planned community. He has extensive experience in Zero, Xeric and waterwise landscape designs that are suited to the Central Texas climate.

He worked previously for Greater Texas Landscape and Benchmark Landscape in the Austin area, and is a US Army veteran. He is a graduate of the certified Arborist Program (Texas A&M), and a GREEN/Water Preservation Educational Training Program.

Mylo is an active volunteer for the Healing Warriors Hearts/Texas for Heros non-profit association and enjoys being outside – whether hiking, hunting, fishing, or relaxing under an old oak tree.

Fidel Pacheco

Production Manager

Fidel has been a landscape industry manager for 34 years, providing field supervision for projects in Chicago and in Dallas. He worked for The Brickman Group (BrightView) prior to joining the Woodlake Outdoor team. He leads teams on large commercial maintenance projects throughout DFW, and has extensive experience training crew members. Fidel’s specialty and favorite type of project is managing large tree transplants. He enjoys watching and playing soccer as well as riding horses with his three year-old grandson.

Nick Oliver

Project Manager

Nick is an industry professional with over 10 years in landscape construction. He started his career with a design build firm in Lubbock while at Texas Tech University and worked in the nursery and with installation crews. He spent 6 years managing high end residential landscape projects throughout DFW and hospitality projects across the state. Nick manages commercial hardscape and construction projects for Woodlake Outdoor. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, reading and fishing.

Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX
B.A. Landscape Architecture
OSHA Certified Environmental Specialist

Lauren Baker

Business Analyst Production

Lauren has over ten years of experience in accounting and administration. She started her career with a concentration in real estate working for both banks and mortgage companies. She has always had an interest in numbers and all things in balance, and puts those skills to work managing regional finances for Woodlake Outdoor.
Outside of the office, Lauren enjoys spending time with her family, attending live music concerts, animals and traveling/exploring anywhere she can go.
Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX
B.B.A. Business Administration

Eduardo Beltran

Production Manager

Sabino Nino

Production Manager

Genesis Medrano

HR COORDINATOR

Genesis is a senior at the UNT in Denton where she is studying human resources management and international trade. She had 6 years of customer service and human resources experience. She worked for a Criminal Defense Law Firm in Dallas prior to joining Woodlake Outdoor. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her family and friends and loves exploring new places around town.

University of North Texas, Denton TX
B.A. Human Resources & International Trade (In progress – 2022 candidate)

Nancy Rantala

Administrative Assistant

Nancy has over 25 years of customer service and office administration experience, including managing the office of a manufacturer’s rep firm where she honed her administrative and customer service skills. Nancy has a background in marketing administration and commercial art, with an interest in photography. For entertainment, she likes to read, listen to music, travel, practice photography and enjoy the outdoors.

University of North Texas (UNT)
Amarillo College Studies

Kevin Wiley

Production Manager

Kevin is an industry professional with over 15 years of experience. He has a diverse background, which includes having been a landscape construction foreman, Horticulture Manager for the Dallas Arboretum, and Parks Superintendent at the City of Lancaster. He is a Certified Playground Safety Inspector, Aquatic Facility Operator, and Licensed Irrigation Technician. Kevin is also the proud father of three girls and in his spare time his interests include music, reading, and real estate.

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Bachelors of Landscape Architecture, Minor: Horticulture

Brittany Gaidar

Billing Specialist

Brittany graduated in May 2020 from Texas Woman’s University with her Bachelor’s in Biology and a minor in Mathematics. While finishing up her B.S. degree, we was an Office Manager for 4 years focusing on customer service and billing. She has always loved numbers and enjoys working with them. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, listening to podcasts and shopping.

Texas Woman’s University , Denton, TX
B.S. Biology Minor: Mathematics

Joshua Bergbreiter

Business Developer Landscape Maintenance

Josh has been in the landscape industry for over a year and joined Woodlake Outdoor in 2021. He has four years of sales experience, selling in both Chicago and in Texas markets. He prospects and sells landscape maintenance work in the DFW market.

In Josh’s free time he likes to travel go to sporting events.

Rockford University, IL.
B.S. Business Administration

Eduardo Almanza

Production Manager

Roberto Rivera

Production Manager

Loni Anderson

Customer Assistant