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Mike started in landscaping when he was 14 years old as an assistant with his father's tree care business, fertilizing trees and treating American elms for Dutch Elm Disease. After studying at the University of Missouri he worked at Ironhorse Golf Club and later was the Greens Foreman at Indian Hills Country Club. Prior to founding Complete Turf and Landscape, Mike served as sales representative, account manager and seasonal color coordinator for Hermes Landscaping.
In 2005 Mike became one of only 66 people in Missouri and Kansas to earn the title "Certified Landscape Technician" from the Professional Landcare Network. He has an Associate in Applied Science, Grounds and Turf Management degree from Longview Community College.
Mike is active in the community serving as both a merit badge counselor for the Heart of America Boy Scouts and is a Troop Committee member with Troop 150. Mike is the President of the Ward Parkway Homes Association and is also the Chapter Advisory Board Chairman for the Phi Delta Theta Eta chapter at Missouri Western State University.
In his spare time Mike enjoys spending time with his wife Debby and their children Mary, 17 and Robert, 13. His interests include youth coaching, golfing, biking, canoeing, camping and attending Royals and Mizzou Tigers games.
Gage Ryan, originally from Columbia, Missouri, lives in Waldo with his wife Whitney, and their son Oliver. He studied Plant and Soil Science at the University of Missouri and has 12 years experience in green industries: growing wine grapes, various vegetable crops, and in greenhouse production across the state of Missouri. Originally trained in mowing and landscaping by his (very particular) grandfather at a young age, he has worked in the landscaping industry in the Kansas City area for the last 4 years. With an interest in soil microbiology and native plants, Gage helps to provide clients with high quality landscaping that can have a positive impact on the environment and local wildlife. Off the clock, Gage’s favorite activity is spending time with his family enjoying travel, music, food and nature, or a combination of the four.
Richard has been installing and repairing irrigation systems for over thirty years. Richard is a graduate of Bishop Miege High school and attended Kansas State University. In his spare time he enjoys golfing and hitting the lake.