Franklin location now open to better serve clients in Williamson County!

The Greathouse Team

  • Lee Greathouse


    Our founder and CEO, Lee has built the company from one person to more than 75—on two separate occasions! He set the tone for us by creating and implementing our mission and vision. Today, he manages the overall operations and resources of the company, and leads the way as we develop our short- and long-term strategy. Lee is a NALP-certified Landscape Professional and holds a B.S. in Agriculture (Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design) from the University of Tennessee. Always looking forward, Lee loves being an early adopter of the latest tech tools and devices.

    Favorite Core Value: “Integrity—Always do the right thing, be true to yourself.”

  • Will Greathouse


    As our president, Will loves the responsibility and opportunity to guide our team. He feels lucky to work with this group and is passionate about our past, present, and future. He has worked in the industry for 15 years and counting and holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of Tennessee. Will married his high school sweetheart more than 11 years ago, and they have four kids that keep their lives, hearts, and schedules full.

    Favorite Core Value: “Team first—I believe that if we are all pulling in the same direction, we will all succeed together.”

  • Nick Cooper

    Business Development Manager

    Nick helps our development team succeed by creating goals for business growth, implementing new marketing initiatives, and identifying new prospects. He’s a natural when it comes to building relationships and loves helping our clients realize the vision they have for their properties. A man of many skills, Nick stays active as an avid outdoorsman, a Jiu Jitsu black belt, and a nationally licensed soccer coach. He’s proudly married to his best friend for 15 years and counting!

    Favorite Core Value: “Integrity”

  • Bob Chappin

    Landscape Designer

    Bob creates a vision for our clients’ outdoor spaces and communicates it through beautiful and accurate design renderings. We lean on his expertise throughout our projects, from initial meetings to project completion and beyond as he consults with clients, salespeople, project managers, account managers, and crew. He’s been in the industry for more than 25 years and holds a B.S. in plant and soil science from MTSU. Outside of work, you’ll find him enjoying time outdoors, traveling with family, or reading pioneering naturalist and conservationist John Muir.

    Favorite Core Value: Persistence. “Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.” –John C. Maxwell

  • Canaan Blair

    Commercial Project Manager

    Canaan oversees our commercial installation department, building trusted, lasting relationships with our clients. His problem-solving skills keep us running smoothly as he coordinates with sub-contractors, foremen, and technicians. Before coming to The Greathouse Company, he built, owned, operated, and sold his own business. A Nashville native, he loves hunting and other outdoor activities, and spending quality time with his amazing wife and kids.

    Favorite Core Value: “Respect—Valuing differences and respecting others allows us to effectively combine our various strengths.”

  • Adam McCullough

    Account Manager

    As an account manager, Adam loves the relational focus of his role at The Greathouse Company—whether that’s dreaming up solutions with clients or collaborating with our crews to make those dreams a reality—as well as getting to see our clients’ properties transform over time. He also enjoys watching his colleagues succeed and grow in their roles. In his free time, you can find Adam playing sports to stay active—in college he played basketball and made the all-freshman team in cross country.

    Favorite Core Value: “Positive attitude—Having a positive attitude allows you to push through difficult situations better and makes for a better environment for teamwork and accomplishment.”

  • Donna Lawler

    Procurement & Inventory Manager

    Donna is an industry veteran, having worked in landscaping for more than 35 years. Here at The Greathouse Company, she purchases all our plant materials, keeps track of our inventory, coordinates with the nursery manager on plant care and crew needs, and helps us think through pricing for all our projects. When she’s not on the clock, you’re more than likely to find her enjoying the great outdoors!

    Favorite Core Value: “Integrity—We’re honest and committed to doing the right thing for the customer and the long-term success of our landscapes!”

  • Ed Walsh

    Business Development Representative

    Ed works with our commercial and residential prospects and clients, with a commitment to understanding their needs and finding the best possible solution. He’s part of the 2020 class for Williamson, Inc.’s Leadership Young Professionals program, which equips the future leaders of the Williamson County community. Born and raised in London, Ed came to Nashville after finishing his degree at the University of Tennessee, where he was an All-American swimmer.

    Favorite Core Value: “Accountability—It takes more than one person to make the company run successfully. Being accountable forces us to constantly communicate, making us better at our jobs each day.”

  • Michael Grantham


    Michael helps us keep projects on budget—providing data for bid proposals, determining material costs, and overseeing plant counts and takeoffs for residential and commercial projects. He has a horticulture degree from Auburn and also attended the Historical Landscape Preservation Institute at Monticello/UVA. In his free time, Michael loves to do just about anything outdoors.

    Favorite Core Value: “The Golden Rule—I believe everybody should be treated with respect and fairness.”

  • Keith Jolly

    Commercial Project Supervisor

    Keith has worked in landscaping for more than 10 years, making sure each of our commercial projects is completed safely and on time while producing outstanding results. He makes it a priority to keep the lines of communication open with our clients throughout each project. Keith is a graduate of Nashville Academy, with several professional certifications as well. Outside of work, Keith loves spending time with his family outdoors. You can find them fishing, camping, or riding ATVs!

    Favorite Core Value: “Honesty—I believe open and truthful communication will result in easier problem solving.”

  • Ryan Sheehan

    Nursery Manager

    As nursery manager, Ryan cares for all the plants we have on site, while also facilitating proper care and planting after they leave our holding yard. He helps us evaluate clients’ properties to find the best solutions for their needs and tracks down the right plant material for each job. Ryan is a graduate of the Institute of Tree Sciences, is an ISA Certified Arborist, and holds a plant and soil science degree from MTSU. He’s also the proud owner of a 5-acre hobby farm where he is actively working to reforest the property and restore native grasslands.

    Favorite Core Value: “Integrity—It allows for things to be done the right way the first time, no shortcuts.”

  • Juan Mario Escoto

    Maintenance Supervisor

    Juan oversees all our maintenance work, showing up bright and early every morning to make sure each crew is equipped for the day’s tasks. He’s committed to providing excellent results for our clients and regularly visits each maintenance site to ensure that the work is done to the highest quality. Juan is a graduate of Nashville’s own Pearl-Cohn comprehensive magnet high school, where he was once honored as student of the month. Here at The Greathouse Company, he has worked his way up from being a general technician to maintenance supervisor.

    Favorite Core Value: “Trustworthy—When your team trusts you as a leader, communication improves and ideas flow more freely. Perhaps more importantly, employees are more comfortable with change and more willing to embrace new vision.”

  • Roger Buttle

    Account Manager

    As an account manager, Roger uses his organizational and planning skills to make sure we meet and exceed our clients’ expectations. With more than 22 years of experience in the industry, we lean on his expertise as a leader in a young department. Roger holds a degree in business management from Purdue and a certification in plant disease and insect control from the College of DuPage in Illinois. When he’s not at work, he loves to travel with his wife and fix up antique cars.

    Favorite Core Value: “Communication—For the company to succeed and grow, communication at all levels must be open and honest.”

  • Travis Young

    Account Manager

    Travis communicates with clients and technicians to ensure each landscape project is personalized to fit the client’s needs. It’s his goal for his clients to be exceptionally happy with the quality and timeliness of our work. Travis is a consummate team player—always available, approachable, and willing to lend a hand anywhere he can. A graduate of McEwen high school (where he was named “friendliest” in his class!), Travis’s hard work and dedication continue to help him reach his career goals.

    Favorite Core Value: “Integrity—It’s the most important principle of leadership and demands truthfulness and honesty. It means telling the truth even if the truth isn’t what you want to hear.”

  • Lincoln Carter

    Residential Project Manager

    Lincoln spends his days keeping our residential projects on track and on budget. That involves scheduling and supervising our installation crews, sourcing materials, implementing our designers’ plans, and keeping clients updated every step of the way. Lincoln graduated from Franklin high school and holds an ICPI Hardscape certification. And if you’re looking for him, well, you can find him sitting right next to Keith.

    Favorite Core Value: “Drive—Celebrating success is important, but a truly self-motivated person will always critique their work looking for ways to grow and improve their personal skills.”

  • Christie Busby

    Accounts Payable Coordinator

    As accounts payable coordinator, Christie makes sure everyone gets paid! She monitors all our accounts payable invoices, manages payroll and coding expenses and reconciles our credit card accounts.

    Favorite Core Value: “Reliability—I believe it’s very important for a person to follow through with what they are assigned to do. This gives everyone confidence in you, knowing that what you say you’ll accomplish—or are expected to accomplish—will be completed on time.”

  • Shelly McCutchen

    Business Systems Manager

    As business systems manager, Shelly keeps everything running smoothly here at The Greathouse Company. She wears a lot of different hats for us, functioning as our accounting manager, HR manager, and office manager. She has more than 14 years of accounting experience.

    Favorite Core Value: “Integrity—Integrity is at the heart of my personal core values. Without it there can be no true success in life, personally or professionally.”

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