leadership

Josh Kane

President & Head Designer

Josh Kane is the founder of Kane Landscapes, Inc.  In 1988 when Josh was 12 years old he began maintaining lawns and landscapes for several&

Josh Kane

President & Head Designer

Josh Kane is the founder of Kane Landscapes, Inc.  In 1988 when Josh was 12 years old he began maintaining lawns and landscapes for several neighbors and residents in Vienna, Virginia. With a love of working outdoors and running a business Josh went on attended Virginia Tech to pursue his interest in landscaping and graduated in 1998 with a degree in Horticulture and Landscape Design, all while continuing to grow the company.  Now with over 30 years of experience in the landscape industry Josh has helped the grow Kane Landscapes into one of the premier landscape architecture, build and garden care firms in the Northern Virginia Region.

Josh truly believes in giving back to the community that has allowed Kane Landscapes to become such a successful company, since 2012 Josh has been serving on the Board of Directors for the Landscape Contractors Association  and is a Past President. In addition, he serves the Boards of Loudoun Habitat for Humanity and NOVA horticulture Technology Advisory Committee and is a past board member of Langley Residential Support Services.

Julie Kane

Vice President

Julie joined Kane Landscapes, Inc. in March of 2005. She graduated from George Mason University with a Bachelors degree in Communications and received

Julie Kane

Vice President

Julie joined Kane Landscapes, Inc. in March of 2005. She graduated from George Mason University with a Bachelors degree in Communications and received her Masters of Business Administration from George Washington University. Julie oversees business development and planning, marketing, employee development, human resources, and most importantly, customer service. Julie’s top priority is to ensure long term company viability through growth and employee retention. She recognizes that we can provide a higher level of customer service by showing our commitment to our employees.

Patrick Gillette

General Manager

Pat comes to Kane Landscapes with over 25 years of experience providing strategic and operational leadership in both residential and commercial landsc

Patrick Gillette

General Manager

Pat comes to Kane Landscapes with over 25 years of experience providing strategic and operational leadership in both residential and commercial landscape management, design, and construction.  He holds an associate degree in ornamental horticulture from Northern Virginia Community College and went on to study business at George Mason University.  Pat believes that the key to providing superior customer service lies in the training and continued development of the Kane Landscape team.     In his free time, Pat enjoys hiking and fishing with his wife and their three daughters. 

Justin Hill

Office Manager

Justin graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in 2007 with a degree in Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies. He has been in the landscaping industry sin

Justin Hill

Office Manager

Justin graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in 2007 with a degree in Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies. He has been in the landscaping industry since 2007 and has experience in many areas, including production management, snow management, and customer service. His adorable dog Jax keeps morale high at the office.

Alan Blalack

Senior Landscape Architect

Alan holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Landscape Architecture from Texas A & M University where he also studied European gardens while par

Alan Blalack

Senior Landscape Architect

Alan holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Landscape Architecture from Texas A & M University where he also studied European gardens while participating in a semester-long overseas study program in France. Alan joined Kane Landscapes in 2012 and brings with him over 30 years of award-winning expertise in residential landscape design/build. Whether you need a more inviting arrival area to mark the entrance to your home, or a rear yard development that creates memories and provides a welcomed relief from life’s stresses, Alan has the proficiency to make it happen through creative design and detailed project management of the installation. Alan is delighted to work with you to create a vision for the “outdoor rooms” of your garden, being careful to incorporate your personal tastes, preferences, and lifestyle.

Emily Inglis

Landscape Architect

Emily joined the Kane Team in 2015 after obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from Virginia Tech (Go Hokies!) Working as bot

Emily Inglis

Landscape Architect

Emily joined the Kane Team in 2015 after obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from Virginia Tech (Go Hokies!)

Working as both a Registered Landscape Architect and Sales Consultant, Emily thrives on working closely with clients to help them develop their dream landscape while also seeking out new challenges that push her to use her creativity and innovation. Whether it’s developing a beautifully manicured garden, or ensuring the proper handling of storm water, Emily will make sure your vision comes to life. Aside from Landscaping, Emily’s favorite hobbies include dancing, reading, and lying by the pool.

Walter Bainbridge

Landscape Architect

Walter joined the Kane team in 2019 with over 30 years of experience in the residential landscape field. Like Josh, he began his career in horticultur

Walter Bainbridge

Landscape Architect

Walter joined the Kane team in 2019 with over 30 years of experience in the residential landscape field. Like Josh, he began his career in horticulture as a driven teenager that saw an opportunity to make money maintaining lawns. His passion for design and construction grew from there. Walter is especially talented at the design and installation of hardscapes such as pavilions, pergolas, porches, outdoor kitchens, pool decking, patios, and entryways. Walter is extremely knowledgeable and dependable. He works closely with his clients to fully understand how they plan on using their outdoor space and help you get the landscape of your dreams, all while considering your budget carefully. He will walk you through each step of the design and construction process to ensure that you are kept informed during every phase of your project. Walter is a native to Northern Virginia and has lived in Vienna and Fairfax for the past 15 years. In his free time, he enjoys being with his wife, children, and grandchildren. He also has a passion for barbequing, much to his colleagues’ delight!

John Peer

Landscape Operations Manager

John brings over 30 years of high-end, landscape installation experience with him. He is a Certified Landscape Technician (CLT) in both hardscape and

John Peer

Landscape Operations Manager

John brings over 30 years of high-end, landscape installation experience with him. He is a Certified Landscape Technician (CLT) in both hardscape and softscape installations. John also spends his time involved in the training and judging of both certifications for other certification seekers. Moreover, he also holds certification in permeable concrete pavers and ICPI certification. Over the years, John has won several awards in design and build, having developed a reputation for excellence and quality. With his extensive knowledge and passion for customer service, he will make sure your landscape is installed the way you envisioned and will answer any questions you have along the way.

Steven Spieker

Landscape Manager

Steven’s start in the landscape industry began in 2000 as he began mowing and maintaining lawns in his neighborhood. Steven served in the United Sta

Steven Spieker

Landscape Manager

Steven’s start in the landscape industry began in 2000 as he began mowing and maintaining lawns in his neighborhood. Steven served in the United States Navy after high school. After leaving the Navy, Steven attended The Pennsylvania State University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Landscape Contracting and a double minor in Horticulture and Arboriculture. Steven joined the Kane Team in May 2018 as a foreman, but with his hard work and leadership skills, he was promoted to Operations Manager when the position arose. In his free time, Steven likes to go hunting and hiking. 

Jon Soderberg

Internal Operations Manager

Jon joined the Kane team in 2013 as a Lawn Care Technician after graduating from Hampden-Sydney College with Bachelors in Economics Commerce. In 2015

Jon Soderberg

Internal Operations Manager

Jon joined the Kane team in 2013 as a Lawn Care Technician after graduating from Hampden-Sydney College with Bachelors in Economics Commerce. In 2015 Jon became a Certified Landscape Technician, specializing in turf maintenance. In 2016 Jon moved into the position of Operations Manager. He works with our vendors to ensure timely delivery and supply of inventory, provides customer service by keeping our customers informed of the schedule of work, and works closely with designers, managers, and team members to ensure that inventory and projects are streamlined and efficient.

Brian Coughenour

Senior Maintenance Operations Manager

Brian became part of the Kane Team on October 2017. He has lived in Northern Virginia since 1998, where he moved after obtaining a Bachelor of Science

Brian Coughenour

Senior Maintenance Operations Manager

Brian became part of the Kane Team on October 2017. He has lived in Northern Virginia since 1998, where he moved after obtaining a Bachelor of Science Degree in Landscape Contracting from Pennsylvania State University. Since then, he spent over 19 years in the HOA/Commercial landscape market with ValleyCrest Landscape Companies. Brian handled many responsibilities during his tenor including scheduling, estimating, client relationships, production training, team leadership, jobsite quality, safety and snow management. Brian is also a Virginia Class A Licensed Contractor. Brian and the Maintenance Division look forward to providing you with timely quality service, proactive communication, and sound horticultural maintenance practices. In his spare time, he enjoys the outdoors with his wife and two daughters as well as Salmon fishing in Upstate New York.

Bobby Gordon

Area Manager

Bobby joined the Kane Team in June of 2012 after receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Hampden-Sydney College. Originally hired as

Bobby Gordon

Area Manager

Bobby joined the Kane Team in June of 2012 after receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Hampden-Sydney College. Originally hired as a Lawn Care Tech, Bobby quickly became a valued member of the company and earned his way up from Assistant Maintenance Manager to Maintenance Operation Manager. Bobby works closely with our clients, not only managing new sales but also keeping homeowners informed about their properties, addressing questions or concerns in a professional and accessible manner. Equally, at home in the office or the field, Bobby helps ensure that our maintenance work is of the highest quality by effectively communicating with and managing his team.

Ben Scaring

Area Manager

Ben Scaring graduated from Virginia Tech in 2019 with a degree in Turfgrass Management. He joined Kane Landscapes in the summer of 2020 as an Assistan

Ben Scaring

Area Manager

Ben Scaring graduated from Virginia Tech in 2019 with a degree in Turfgrass Management. He joined Kane Landscapes in the summer of 2020 as an Assistant Foreman for the Landscape Division. Ben quickly proved to be an invaluable asset to our company, being promoted to Foreman. When a position for Maintenance Area Manager became available, we immediately thought of Ben. After training for a few months at the end of 2020 he has moved full time into the AM role. We know Ben will do well as he brings with him great knowledge, a strong work ethic, and several years of experience in the landscape industry. Prior to working for Kane, he gained several years of experience in residential and commercial landscape maintenance. In his free time, he enjoys working around the farm where he lives in Delaplane.

Rebecca Pales

Graphic Designer

Rebecca joined the Kane team in November of 2018. With a degree in computer graphics from Keiser University, Rebecca is able to create 3D renderings t

Rebecca Pales

Graphic Designer

Rebecca joined the Kane team in November of 2018. With a degree in computer graphics from Keiser University, Rebecca is able to create 3D renderings to help clients better visualize and understand our designs. She also assists with marketing and other projects in the office and is usually the friendly voice you hear when you call us. She likes to spend her free time painting, cooking and snuggling on the couch with her three cats.