Our Team

 Eric Drenner

Eric A. Drenner, Co-Founder & Partner In 1995, Eric earned his Bachelors of Landscape Architecture from the University of Maryland and began working in the area as a project estimator. After working his way up to President and Partner of a local company, he decided to start his own company. A Senior Managing Partner, Eric has a Virginia Class A Contractors License and a Maryland Home Improvement License as well as many certifications. Gaining LEED certification is one of Eric’s current interests. Eric works directly with contractors and developers to make sure their needs are being met.

 James Smithson

James Smithson, Vice President James earned a Bachelor of Science, Horticulture from Virginia Tech with a concentration in Landscape Contracting in December of 2006. James worked at McHale Landscape Design in the landscape management field from 2007 to 2008 where he developed a high attention to detail from a design and maintenance standpoint. He joined E-Landscape in 2008 as a Design & Estimating Assistant. Now he is Vice President, and he manages the Sales & Estimating Department. His responsibilities include job budgeting and estimating, developing landscape designs, and sales/business development for the company.

 Henry Quintanilla

Henry Quintanilla, Operations Manager Henry has been with the company since its inception starting as Lead Foreman specializing in hardscape and drainage installation. With over 13 years of field experience in the commercial landscape construction industry his knowledge and problem solving skills are a key component of the project management team. Henry is an I.C.P.I. certified installer, OSHA 10 hour safety certified and is fluent in both English and Spanish. Henry works in project management ensuring proper execution, quality control and technical oversight of the commercial landscape installation division.

 Karen Snyder

Karen Snyder, Purchaser Our newest member of the team, Karen, has over 10 years of experience in retail nursery sales and purchasing. She has acquired several certificates from the College of Southern Maryland and Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania, which include a focus in Landscape Design and Plant Propagation.  Karen’s passion and knowledge of plants combined with her extensive training in customer service make her a welcome addition to our team.

 Jason Villa

Jason Villa, Project Manager Jason earned his Bachelor’s of Landscape Architecture from the University of Maryland in May of 2013. In the summer of 2012 he interned with E-Landscape, becoming familiar with the Production and Estimating/Design divisions of the company. Upon graduation Jason joined the team full time as a project manager. As project manager Jason helps with the day-to-day coordination needed to meet the client’s needs, and deliver a quality product.

 Spencer Derrick

Spencer Derrick, Estimator Spencer graduated in May of 2013 from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture. He joined the E-Landscape team in February of 2014 after working primarily in the field of residential design/build. His love of the outdoors, eagerness to work, and desire to learn new things has helped him transition well into the commercial side of the industry. Spencer works with the Estimating Department, helping compile new proposals, and generate new sales.

 Courtney Shea

Courtney Shea, Project Engineer and Estimator Courtney began working with E-Landscape full time in May 2013 after graduating from the University of Maryland. Courtney earned a Bachelor’s of Landscape Architecture and a minor in Project Management. As an undergraduate Courtney completed two summer internships with E-Landscape which helped her make a smooth transition into her full time position. She serves as the liaison between the Estimating and Production departments, and she also manages the pre-construction process. Courtney’s­­­­­­­­­­­ ­high energy and comprehensive organization skills make her a great addition to the E-Landscape team.