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.
Owner / President
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.
Owner / Vice President
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.
Assistant Vice President
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.
Client Services Supervisor
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 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.
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.
Nohemy joined The Growing Company in 2021. She brings several years of HR experience in where she has been involved in various interviewing, onboarding and training campaigns. Nohemy prides herself on her hands-on approach, and ability to effectively facilitate all aspects of employee communication and requests.
Jessica joined The Growing Company in 2019. Her ample experience in customer service coupled with exceptional, interpersonal expertise makes her a key component in the day to day activities of our HR department. Her love for helping people and creative, proactive thinking expedites all facets of employee communication and requests.
Customer Service Representative
When Teresa joined the company in 2017, she brought along with her multiple years of customer service experience. As the first point of contact for the company, Teresa’s goal is to provide excellent service to our clients, from start to finish. She’s happy to assist with any inquiries and requests, and to ensure that we exceed your landscaping needs.
Customer Service Representative
Guadalupe began her time with The Growing Company in 2018. She brings many years of administrative expertise with a Bachelor of Art from Saint Martin’s University in Washington. Guadalupe works closely with our area supervisors to compile and prepare service proposals. She is a wonderful asset to our administrative team with a strong knack for detail oriented projects. She will always go above and beyond to ensure our clients are happy. In her free time, she enjoys being in nature and hiking.
Jesus joined The Growing Company team in 2018. With a background in business administration Jesus has a Bachelor of Science in Business Finance from California State University, Stanislaus. He oversees all of our property budgets and campaigns, working in conjunction with our area supervisors to streamline client communication. Jesus is an avid sports fan with strong roots in Northern California. On the weekends, you can find him spending time with family while cheering on the Sacramento Kings and Oakland Raiders.
Business Development and Account Manager
Felipe joined The Growing Company in 2021. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of California, Los Angeles. In addition, Felipe has ample experience in both the business and law sector. He has been employed with a top consumer law firm in Los Angeles and served as a financial analyst for a well-respected financial firm in the greater Sacramento area.
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.
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.
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.
Mitchell joined The Growing Company team in 2020. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and has more than 4 years in irrigation systems and pesticide management. experience. His vast background in leadership coupled with spearheading time-sensitive projects makes him an asset as an Area and Crew Supervisor. Mitchell currently oversees the Downtown and Midtown crews in Sacramento.
Ignacio brings over a decade of landscape maintenance and renovation experience to The Growing Company. He has a passion for landscaping, taking a hands-on approach to every job and further growing his expertise. In his free time, he enjoys home improvement projects and spending time with his family. Together they work on their home garden, play soccer, and barbecue.
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.
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.