Michael Martin


Michael is the President and owner of Live Green Landscapes. A pillar in the landscape industry for more than 33 years, Michael founded Live Green in 2008. He graduated from Penn State University with degrees in Agriculture and Horticulture.

Brandon Proescher

Vice President Commercial Landscapes

Vice President of Commercial Landscapes, Brandon leads the Commercial Department of Live Green. He’s been in the industry for 13 years and has been with Live Green for ten years now. He earned an AA from Carroll Community College and received his MBA and BS from York College of Pennsylvania.

Aaron Raines

Residential Department Manager, Landscape Architect

As head of Live Green’s Residential Department, Aaron meets with clients regularly and helps facilitate the design and construction process from start to finish. He graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Landscape Architecture. Aaron has been in the industry for 19 years and has been with Live Green since 2009. In addition to his role with Live Green, Aaron serves as Immediate Past President on the Board of Directors of the Landscape Contractors Association for Maryland, Washington D.C and Virginia.

Maggie Montes

Human Resources Manager

Born and raised in Queretaro, Mexico. Maggie has been with Live Green since 2016, her previous positions within the company include Estimating admin assistant, Payroll administrator, and Accounting clerk. In her spare time, Maggie enjoys going to the gym as well as hiking during the weekends. Considers Baltimore as her second home, Go ravens and O’s!

Nick Channing

Commercial Project Manager

Nick, our Commercial Project Manager ensures the work is done in a timely and cost effective manor for both Live Green and our clients. In Nick’s 24 years of experience, he has fulfilled many different positions in the landscape industry from estimating and sales to field production and fleet management. Nick has been with the company since June of 2020.

Kevin Crawford

Assistant Project Manager

Kevin joins us after recently graduating with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of South Carolina. We are very fortunate to have him at Live Green and can't wait to see what the future holds for him.

Justin Jones

Commercial Production Manager

Justin brought 9 years of industry experience when he joined the Live Green Team two years ago. He possesses a Certificate in Ornamental Horticulture from Applied Agriculture at the University of Maryland. On top of that, he is also a Certified Irrigation Technician. Justin assures jobs are running as planned and completed on time by coordinating with Live Green’s foremen, as well as General Contractors. In his off time, you may catch Justin watching an Orioles game or hunting during the season.

Scott Pickett

Residential Production Manager

Our Residential Production Manager, Scott runs the residential side of production. He ensures our crews and jobs are on track, and that jobs are living up to Live Green’s high standards. Scott has been in the business for 25 years and has been with Live Green since 2015.

Jay Crawford

Commercial Estimator

Jay has worked with Live Green for several years now, first filling the role of Estimating Administrative Assistant before becoming an Estimator for the Commerical Department. Jay roots for the Ravens, the O’s, and the Philadelphia Flyers. He’s an avid golf fan and plays as often as he can at our local Maryland courses.

Tom Connors

Commercial Estimator

Tom is an Estimator for the Commercial Department here at Live Green. He spent his first year as an Estimating Administrative Assistant, where he trained with the estimators to learn the ins and outs of the position in preparation for moving into the role. Tom looks forward to continuing to learn and growing in the landscape industry.

Danny Stawowczyk

Landscape Design Sales Associate

Danny, a member of the Residential Design and Sales Department at Live Green graduated from Penn State with a degree in Landscape Contracting, Design/Build. Danny is also a Landscape Industry Certified Exterior Technician through the NALP. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, he is a huge Steelers and Penguins fan. His favorite part of his job is seeing clients' reactions once their projects are completed.

Kamsi Gerry-Ofor

Landscape Design Sales Associate

Kamsi joins our Residential Department as a Landscape Design Sales Associate with a degree in Landscape Contracting Design/Build from Penn State. Kamsi was born in Minnesota, but she grew up in Lagos, Nigeria and has always loved to make people happy. With her creative flair, Kamsi hopes to continue her mission spreading positivity with her clients at Live Green.

Juan Aguilar

Accounts Payable Clerk

The newest addition to the Live Green Team, Juan Aguilar, is a graduate of Alvernia University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. In his spare time, Juan enjoys disc golfing with his friends as well as watching sports on the weekends. He’s an avid fan of the Patriots and the Nittany Lions.

Caroline McMaster

Estimation Administration Assistant

Caroline joined the Live Green team in August 2020 as a vital part of the estimation support staff. Born and raised in New Jersey, Caroline moved to Maryland in 2016 after graduating Lycoming College with a Bachelor's degree in History. She loves indoor gardening, raising freshwater fish, and spending time outside.

Esme Garcia Flores

Administrative Assistant

At the end of 2020, Esme Garcia started at Live Green as an intern, however she became such an asset to the team that her position evolved into HR Administrative Assistant. Esme helps to assure our mornings run smoothly at Live Green by working hand-in-hand with Production Managers and our crews. Esme is the eldest of seven children, and is known for her nurturing nature. When she isn't keeping the office organized or corralling children, you can find Esme making jewelry or listening to music.


Front Desk Greeter

Keeper is Brandon's black Labrador and the Live Green office dog. When Keeper's not going for walks around Reisterstown or taking naps, he enjoys cheering up clients and staff, and searching for scraps of food left in trash cans!