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Meet The Grounds Guys of Union Team

A Caring Team in Your Own Backyard

There's no place like home. And when home is Union, MO you know that home is more than just a place- it's a community. That's why the Grounds Guys are proud to have a team of individuals who are committed to serving their area and the people in it. Want to learn more about the people behind our dedication to excellent service? Get to know the stellar members of our team by reading below.

Phil - Owner

Phil, Owner

Phil grew up in Hermann and moved to Union in 1983. He's married and has two kids. He is passionate about what he does and enjoys what nature has to offer. He particularly loves the Missouri River and the history it brings. When he's not in the yellow & gold uniform, you can find Phil giving back to the community, reading, traveling, or playing around on his jet ski.

Fun Fact: Phil has been in the landscaping business since 1976. He purchased Platt Landscaping in 2004 and became a Grounds Guys Franchisee in 2012!

Stephen - Mowing Manager

Stephen - Mowing ManagerStephen has been with the company for almost a year. Stephen and his fiancé have a 2-year-old son and will be welcoming a baby girl in June 2017. When Stephen isn’t enjoying the smell of fresh-cut grass, you can find him manning the grill and watching college football (Go UGA!).
Fun Fact: Stephen is from Georgia

Jeff - Team Sales Member

Jeff - Team Sales MemberJeff is married and has two children; a son (who gave him a granddaughter!) and a daughter (who gave him a grandson!). When you don't see Jeff building landscape beds or constructing landscape proposals, you can find him enjoying a ride on his Harley Davidson FX Dyna Wide Glide.
Fun Fact: Jeff has lived in Mississippi, Tennessee, Illinois, Ohio, and now Missouri.

The Grounds Guys employees performing lawn work
  • 5 out of 5 Star Rating
    “I appreciate all the work the Grounds Guys have done for me!”

    - Emmie M.

  • 5 out of 5 Star Rating
    “Great service at a great price1”

    - Kim F.

  • 5 out of 5 Star Rating
    “Great bunch of guys!”

    - Joyce M.

  • 5 out of 5 Star Rating
    “The Best!”

    - KB

  • 5 out of 5 Star Rating
    “The service we received was well planned and handled very efficiently”

    - Marlene D.

  • 5 out of 5 Star Rating
    “Best service ever!”

    - Barbara T.

  • 5 out of 5 Star Rating
    “This company is a pleasure to work with!”

    - Craig H.

  • 5 out of 5 Star Rating
    “Great work, reliable, friendly people!”

    - David R.

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    “They are always easily accessible!”

    - Jim G.

  • 5 out of 5 Star Rating
    “Raving Fan Service”

    - Peter C.

We Believe in The Value of


Customers First • Attitude • Respect • Enjoy life in the process

Our Difference

  • Clean, Branded Vehicles
  • Professional, Uniformed Personnel
  • Timely Response Guarantee
  • Safe, Reliable Equipment Maintained Daily
  • Status and Quality Reports Delivered Daily