ABOUT VALLEY LANDSCAPING

Our mission is to provide excellence every chance we get - from the quality of our landscaping and lawn maintenance services, to the character of the Valley Landscaping Team.
Things may be different now than when we started in 1991, but our dedication to making sure that every customer's needs are met has never changed. Without you, we wouldn't be where we are.

Across all divisions of our company, you'll find professional landscapers dedicated to their craft. No matter what your property needs, our experienced staff will make it beautiful.

  • Depending on the season, we employ anywhere from 45 to 120 team members
  • Diverse group of professionals dedicated to service
  • Integrity of our work and workforce is our foundation
  • Use of mobile technology in the field enables us to serve you more efficiently

Meet Our Team:

Office Personnel

Todd Walters

Todd Walters

Owner/President

With over 25 years of experience in the green industry, Todd’s love for the business goes back to his days growing up on his family’s farm. Before opening Valley Landscaping in 1991, he mowed lawns while attending Virginia Tech. Todd oversees the total operations of this residential and commercial landscaping and lawn maintenance firm. He also founded Lacie’s in the Valley in March 2001, which he named after his grandfather, Lacie Walters. Hardworking and dedicated, Todd values customer relations and continuing education in order to give his clients excellent service.

Todd is a member of the Southwest Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association, PLANET (Professional Landcare Network), the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, the Perennial Plant Association and the Virginia Turf Grass Council. Todd holds a Certified Pesticide Applicator’s License from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and is a Versa-Lok Certified Installer. Todd also holds a Class B Contractor’s License.

Todd is a graduate of Virginia Tech, class of 1991, where he received a degree in Agriculture, Landscape and Turf Management.

Brian Doyle

Brian Doyle

Vice President

Brian has worked in the green industry since 1999. He started as a crew member, and then was promoted to customer service representative, salesman, and sales manager, and now serves as the Vice President of Valley Landscaping operations.

Brian is dedicated to customer service and satisfaction, helping his lawn maintenance clients gain knowledge, insight, and enjoyment from their lawns and outdoor areas.

Brian is a member of the Southwest Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association, PLANET (Professional Landcare Network), the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce and the Perennial Plant Association. Brian is also a member of the Virginia Department of Agriculture, and holds a Certified Commercial Pesticide Applicator’s License.

Brian is a graduate of Virginia Tech, where he received a degree in Agriculture, Landscape and Turf Management. Brian and his wife, live in Blacksburg with their two beautiful daughters.

Kelsey Frazier

Kelsey Frazier

Sales Production Coordinator

Kelsey is the newest member to join the Valley Landscaping team. Overtime, Kelsey has mastered many organizational methods, team building skills, customer service expertise and computer literacy. She recently became interested in learning the green industry and has big plans to help Valley’s Sales and Production Teams. Kelsey coordinates with our production team to ensure that all plant materials are ordered to optimize lead time and project completion. Kelsey attended Ferrum College in Franklin County, VA. While there, she was a successful college athlete obtaining two conference championships, not only did she pursue her passion, she picked up beneficial team building skills that she brings to the Valley environment. Her overall goal is to bring cohesion and simplicity to the Valley team. . “Having the big picture in mind enables us to overcome the day to day routines that attempt to distract us from pursuing our dream.”

Kelsey is from Giles County, she currently resides in Christiansburg, VA with her boyfriend Henry and their two Great Danes, Griffin and Sadie. She coaches girls Recreation league basketball for Blacksburg Recreation. She also enjoys horseback riding and hanging out with her friends and loved ones.

Cindy Gentry

Cindy Gentry

Administrative Assistant, Lawn Maintenance Division

Cindy started with Valley Landscaping in April 2007 as our lawn maintenance division's administrative assistant. In winter 2011, Cindy moved to Florida to live closer to her son. In spring of 2014, Cindy moved back to her Blacksburg roots. She decided that she missed us and we missed her.

Cindy enjoys the family atmosphere that Valley provides. She loves sitting out on her porch enjoying the country air, flowers, and Virginia Tech Football.

Angie Albert

Angie Albert

Office Manager

Amber Page

Amber Page

Assistant Office Manager

Landscape Division

Caleb Harlow

Caleb Harlow

Shenandoah Valley Branch Manager/ Landscape Architect

Caleb’s love and knowledge for the green industry started during his senior year of high school when he worked for a local landscaper/nursery through a mentorship program. After high school he worked for Messer Landscape in Staunton, Virginia while earning his associates degree at BRCC. After graduating from Blue Ridge Community College he moved to Blacksburg, where he began working for Valley Landscaping while earning his landscape architecture degree at Virginia Tech.

During the five-year architecture program, he began to climb the ladder at Valley Landscaping starting out on a detail crew learning the year round maintenance properties and ended up as a landscape supervisor installing all sizes of landscape projects. After graduating from Virginia Tech, Caleb began working out of the Valley Landscaping Roanoke office where he runs the landscape division. Caleb’s many years of field experience combined with his landscape architecture degree allow him to create projects that meet and exceed the needs of his clients.

Nathaniel Haile

Nathaniel Haile

Landscape Architect / Sales Representative

Nathaniel came to the Valley Landscaping team in 2013 with an extensive educational and work experience background. A 2001 Virginia Tech, Landscape Architecture graduate, Nathaniel owned his own design/build landscape architecture firm for over 13 years with a focus on hardscape and masonry elements for outdoor living areas. From project management to sales and design, Nathaniel has the knowledge and background to execute the most complex of projects while bringing a personal touch and feel that most large companies no longer can or are willing to provide.

David McPhereson

David McPhereson

Landscape Division Production Manager

David, former owner and production manager of Virginia House Movers, joined Valley Landscaping in late 2014. David comes to us with the skills necessary to maintain a prompt lead time. David works closely with our landscaping crews to ensure that they have all the supplies and materials needed in order to make the project run smoothly from start to finish. Although mostly behind the scenes, David strives to exceed the expectations of our Valley Landscaping clients.

David lives in Blacksburg with his wife and two sons. In his free time, David enjoys working on the farm, hunting, and flying around the countryside in his brother's plane.

Sharon Parker

Sharon Parker

Sales and Production Assistant

Sharon is a plant/landscape design enthusiast. She designed her own landscape which Valley Landscaping installed. Sharon works behind the scenes supporting the production and sales teams. She makes sure every plant is available, accounted for and ready for installation. Her skills and dedication ensure that our clients expectations of Valley are exceeded.

Sharon lives in Blacksburg with her husband. In her free time, she enjoys learning about plants, hiking, snow skiing, visiting her 2 boys and travel.

Lawn Maintenance Division

Hunter Simmons

Hunter Simmons

Lawn Maintenance Accounts Manager - New River Valley

Hunter has been with Valley Landscaping since 1996, and has experience in almost every aspect of the production side of the business, from lawn maintenance to a variety of landscaping skills.

Hunter holds a Registered Pesticide Technician Certificate and is a member of the Southwest Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association, PLANET (Professional Landcare Network), the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce and the Perennial Plant Association. He attended Virginia Tech from 1994 to 1996.

Hunter has two children and lives in Dublin. He enjoys snowboarding and has won the Virginia State Foosball Championship.

Mark Vaughan

Mark Vaughan

Lawn Maintenance Production Manager - New River Valley

Mark has been with Valley for 13 years, in the green industry for over 20 years, and has been a registered chemical technician for 5 years. He loves working outside and seeing a job through to completion, without sacrificing efficiency or quality. Service to others is a virtue that is not lost on him, and the customer is #1 in Mark's eyes. He knows the only way to “grow” is by pleasing your clients to the fullest. Going the distance is not an option, but a commitment.

He currently lives in Christiansburg with his wife, Kim, and his daughter, Briann, who recently graduated from Radford University. He spends his extra time enjoying his lifetime love of watching sports and relaxing at home with his family.

Joe Sibold

Joe Sibold

Lawn Maintenance Production Manager/ Sales Representative

Joe has been with Valley since June of 2008. With over 12 years in the green industry, he has experience in almost every aspect of the industry from lawn maintenance and landscaping to chemical application and turf management. He has had a Registered Pesticide Technician Certificate for the past 7 years. His favorite part of his job is the customer interaction and the strong team atmosphere of Valley Landscaping.

He lives in McCoy with his wife, Tracy and their Dutch Shepherd, Elvis. He loves any outdoor activities especially riding his motorcycle, hiking, fishing, and competitive shooting sports.