The grass is greener at The Growing Company.

About The Growing Company

When we opened our doors in 1988, owners Bruno and Anne Sandoval had a clear vision for the company: deliver creative, cost-effective solutions with extraordinary service at a competitive price.

Today, The Growing Company is Northern California’s premier commercial landscape maintenance company.

We never stand still – we work continuously to improve our knowledge, skills and systems. Ongoing education keeps our people at the forefront of new information and technology. We value long-term relationships – our connections with clients, vendors and staff often span years, even decades.

Company-wide, we remain firmly committed to our founding vision. We love what we do, and it shows in every landscape.

Bruno Sandoval

Owner / President

bruno@thegrowingcompany.com

Bruno founded The Growing Company, Inc. in 1987. He has an extensive educational background in horticulture, landscape design, and irrigation system design. His expertise and passion for creating exceptional landscapes has been the driving force behind the company’s continued growth over the past few decades. Most importantly, Bruno’s firm belief in fostering and maintaining strong business relationships and partnerships has been vital to the overall success of The Growing Company. Bruno has a C-27 California Landscape Contractors license, Qualified Pesticide Applicator license, Green Advantage Environmental Certification, and is a Certified Water Auditor.

Anne Sandoval

Owner / Vice President

anne@thegrowingcompany.com

Co-founder of The Growing Company, Inc., and founder of The Interior Plant Company, Inc., Anne manages client relations, marketing and the company finances. She has an educational background in marketing and finance. As the company's LEED Accredited Professional, Anne directs the sustainable landscaping practices for The Growing Company. Her knowledge and implementation of water-efficient landscaping, erosion control, and pest management has helped several of Sacramento's landmark buildings to earn LEED certification. Her work has helped The Growing Company to remain at the forefront of sustainability and environmental care.

Linda Cardenas

Assistant Vice President

linda@thegrowingcompany.com

Linda joined The Growing Company in 1998 and has been part of Interior Plant Company since its inception. She manages the day-to-day customer service, accounting, and human resources for both companies. Over the course of her career, Linda has become instrumental in establishing the high-quality customer service that both companies are known for, and that clients expect. Her extensive background in customer service, coupled with her enthusiasm for her work, makes her a key leader in the daily operations for The Growing Company and The Interior Plant Company.

Maria Rivera

HR Supervisor

maria@thegrowingcompany.com

Maria is the primary HR administrator for the company. She handles all insurance certifications and provides business operations support to the management staff. In addition to her main responsibilities, Maria provides communication assistance to The Interior Plant Company team. Maria obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work from Sacramento State University.

Edith Piña

Client Services Supervisor

edith@thegrowingcompany.com

Edith has worked for the company since 2005, and has since become an integral part of the administrative team. As our Customer Services Supervisor, Edith provides daily support to our office staff. With her fluency in both English and Spanish, Edith facilitates all communications between The Growing Company team and our valued clients. She has maintained an excellent track record for fulfilling client requests and continually exceeding expectations.

Vianey Rubio

Interior Supervisor

Vianey joined The Interior Plant Company in 2011, where she began as an Interior Plant Technician. Since that time, she has honed the skills necessary to provide superior plant care and maintenance, as well as to create remarkable holiday décor designs. Now, Vianey oversees the daily operations of the company, and is responsible for the conception, planning, and installation of our clients' holiday décor every year. She has become a fundamental factor to the growth and success of The Interior Plant Company.

Carly Gottlieb

Account Manager

Carly received her B.S. in Landscape Architecture from University of California, Davis in 2009. Before joining The Growing Company, Carly worked at a plant nursery for 7 years, where she maintained a position as the Director of Operations. Her extensive background in horticulture and landscape design makes her an integral part of every landscape project our team takes on. Her passion for landscape design is only exceeded by her love for her pit bull, Bula.

Melody Acierto

Accounts Payable/Receivable

Melody has multiple years of experience working in Financial Management. Her skillset with accounting principles and her keen eye for detail provide a great contribution to the daily operations of The Growing Company and Interior Plant Company team. Although Melody works primarily with AP and AR, the company also counts on her for daily administrative duties.

Carla Diaz

Human Resources

With an educational background in Business Administration, Carla brings over 5 years of bilingual administrative and human resources experience to The Growing Company and The Interior Plant Company. She joined our team in mid-2016 and has since become our primary HR liaison, in which she facilitates all aspects of employee communication and requests.

Jaliyah Dramera

Customer Service Representative

In the past, Jaliyah has worked as an events representative and marketing assistant. She thrives off of engaging with customers and facilitating client needs. Her interests include spending time with family and friends, and dancing.

Dionisio Corona

Production and Enhancement Manager

Dionisio currently oversees all renovation, annual color change projects, and water conservation management. He has worked for The Growing Company since 1997, and is an irrigation systems expert. Dionisio is a Certified Landscape Technician, Water Auditor, and Pesticide Applicator.

Guadalupe Rodriguez

Warehouse and Equipment Maintenance Supervisor

Guadalupe joined The Growing Company in 1991, making him the longest serving employee for the company. As head of equipment maintenance, Guadalupe works “behind the scenes” to ensure that all our workers’ equipment functions efficiently and safely.

Arturo Torres

Pesticide Control Supervisor

Arturo serves as the company’s Seasonal Color and Pesticide/Herbicide Supervisor, overseeing the company’s displays of brilliant flowering plants and Pest Control and Fertilizer programs. Arturo has been with The Growing Company since 2002.

Modesto Gonzalez

Area Supervisor

Modesto joined The Growing Company in 2003. An expert in irrigation systems, Modesto supervises The Growing Company crews in Fair Oaks, Rancho Cordova and Folsom. Modesto is a Certified Maintenance Landscape Technician and Certified Pesticide Applicator.

Humberto Zambrano

Area Supervisor

Humberto joined The Growing Company in 2012 where he worked as a driver and landscaper for one of our crews. Shortly after, Humberto took on the role of Area Supervisor within the company, where he now overlooks our landscaping crews in West Sacramento, Yolo County and Solano County.

Jairo Araiza

Safety Manager

Jairo began working for The Growing Company in 2015. His primary role within the company is to implement all necessary safety procedures. Staff safety training, hazard inspection and prevention, and proper compliance with O.S.H.A regulations are all examples of Jairo’s daily responsibilities at The Growing Company.

Gerardo Martinez

Area Supervisor

Gerardo has worked for the The Growing Company for over 20 years, the longest of our Area Supervisors. He oversees many areas within Sacramento County, including Downtown Sacramento, Arden-Arcade, Elk Grove, and even properties as far as Stockton.

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