Richard A. Winnestaffer

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Richard A. Winnestaffer, founded WinnScapes in 1981. As CEO, Rick mentors and supports the staff of his residential and commercial lawn and landscape firm and is a sought after professional speaker in the landscape and snow industry. A truly dedicated individual, Rick values customer relations and continuing education to consistently deliver superior service. His experience in the green industry, combined with his drive for perfection, is an asset to our customers.

The Ohio State University, Landscape Architecture
Ohio Certified Nursery Technician-Garden Center & Landscape
ALCA-Certified Landscape Professional (CLP)
SIMA Certified Snow Professional (CSP)
Small Business Award-Small Business Person of the Year Finalist, 1996-97
Ernst & Young – Entrepreneur of the Year Nominee, 1998-99
Business First-40 under 40
Business First-Fast Fifty Award, 1996-97
Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association
Associated Landscape Contractors of America
Snow and Ice Management Association
Builders Owners & Managers Association
Better Business Bureau
Gahanna Chamber of Commerce
New Albany Chamber of Commerce
Building Industry Association
Builders Exchange of Central Ohio
Rocky Fork Watershed Protection Task Force
Jefferson Township Homeowners Association
Jefferson Township Historical Society
Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association

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