MEET OUR TEAM.
DEDICATED INDIVIDUALS
UNDENIABLE PASSION.

Dave Klassen

Dave Klassen

Owner, Founder

 

Dave is a young, visionary entrepreneur. He began his first company, Newport Landscaping, at the age of 16. With drive, passion and dedication, he has grown the company to now employ 50 + full time staff with an ever growing array of service offerings. He loves interacting with clients, empowering those around him and creating and managing beautiful landscapes. He is passionate about politics, business and his two daughters.

Derek DeVries

Derek DeVries

Operations Manager, Landscape Construction Manager

 

Derek holds an extensive background in the construction industry and landscaping, with over 15 years of combined experience. His passion is guiding the company in a direction that is as efficient and well-rounded as it can possibly be. Pushing the boundaries of contemporary landscaping and project managing, while helping Newport to be the best in the game.

Felicia Desjardins

Felicia Desjardins

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR, HR

 

Felicia manages the office and our staff. She has more than a decade of customer service and office experience. She is a social butterfly, and passionate about art, organization and helping others. She enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, campfires, kayaking and fishing.

David Bakker

David Bakker

Accounting

Erica Hammond

Erica Hammond

Landscape Design & Sales

 

Erica is our landscape designer, with over 6 years of industry experience, and specialization in 3D rendering. She has a naturally creative edge which brings a unique style to everything she designs. She is passionate about leaving a space better than how she first encountered it. Her hobbies include gardening, art, and spending time outdoors.

Nick Sousa

Nick Sousa

Irrigation and Landscape Lighting Manager

 

Nick is our operations manager for Oasis Irrigation. With over 12 years of irrigation/landscaping experience in residential and commercial settings, his knowledge and natural gregariousness makes him an all-star at customer service and managing crews. He is passionate about helping others, sports, and above all- his family.

Harsh Patel

Harsh Patel

Landscape maintenance manager

 

Harsh has a bachelor’s degree in Horticulture. In addition to over 5 years of landscaping experience he also holds a landscape exterminator license. He is always implementing new ways to improve our ever-growing maintenance department. His attention to detail and years of experience creates amazing results in the field. He is passionate about spending time with his friends and travelling.

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