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The Team

Kris Holland

Kris Holland

Owner/Operator

Kris Holland is the owner of Black River Landscape Management Inc.  He oversees every aspect of his company and has a hand in every job.  He started working for himself in 2011 but has been in the landscaping business for over 15 years.  Kris grew up working in a construction business, but found his passion for landscaping in his early 20’s. When he isn’t working (which is rare!), Kris is at home in Morris County with his wife, two daughters, and three dogs.  He loves working out, supporting non-profit organizations, and Facebook.  He is also a member of the Executives’ Association of New Jersey, Morris County Chamber of Commerce, and Bernards Township Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Jodie Freeland

Jodie Freeland

Landscape Designer

Jodie has been working for Black River Landscape since 2015. She is responsible for ordering materials as well as measuring, drawing, and designing all our planting and paver jobs.  She sketches freehand and creates beautiful 3D computer designs.

Jodie grew up planting vegetable and perennial gardens with her parents and grandparents.  She learned to draw at her Magnet high school and then earned her BFA in Interior Design in 2007.  After college, she decided to return to her original love for plants and uses her degree to help her with space planning, proper construction, and color in landscape design.  Her favorite plants are Philadelphus (Mock Orange), Hydrangea paniculata (Hardy Hydrangea), and Nepeta (Catmint). When she isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with her dog (a Brussels Griffon) and husband, crocheting, cooking, vegetable gardening, practicing yoga, and attending concerts.

Courtney Post

Courtney Post

Office Manager

Courtney Post is the office manager for Black River Landscape Management.  She’s been working for us since 2016 and has progressed quickly taking on many tasks such as billing, scheduling, human resources, and all administrative work.  When not in the office, Courtney loves to spend her time with her French Bulldog or at the gym.

Demetri Thompson

Demetri Thompson

Business Development Manager

Demetri has been with Black  River since 2016.  Since being with the company, he has taken on numerous rolls with a focus on customer services and commercial sales.  When he is not out in the field tending to our customers’ needs, he enjoys spending time with his family and staying active.

Yon Bostedo

Yon Bostedo

Hardscaping Foreman

Yon is one of Black River Landscape’s hardscape foremen.  He has worked for us for 2 years and has over 20 years of experience in the landscaping field.

Bill Onipenco

Bill Onipenco

Hardscaping Foreman

17 years landscaping,  machine operating and masonry experience.  Takes immense pride in his work

Pedro Lira

Pedro Lira

Masonry Foreman

22 years of experience in construction, landscaping construction, interior and exterior work.  Pedro has had the same crew with him for 10 yrs: Leo Avila, P. Luis Lira

Alexis Holland

Alexis Holland

Junior Designer

Since the day that Alexis has been born, she has been an immediate member of Black River Landscape Management. Her creativity, compassion, drive and determination will take Black River to the next step. She is eager to follow in her father’s footsteps once she has learned the ropes of the industry. Currently Alexis has been shadowing her father and other staff members in efforts of providing motivation and insight.

Serving the following towns: Randolph, Boonton, Butler, Chatham, Mendham, Chester, Denville, Dover, East Hanover, Florham Park, Harding, Jefferson Township, Kinnelon, Madison, Mine Hill, Montville, Morris Plains, Morris Township, Morristown, Mount Arlington, Mount Olive, Mountain Lakes, Netcong, Parsippany, Rockaway, Roxbury, Washington