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 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 enjoy 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!

Nicole- Office Manager

She loves cooking, spending time with her family & boating with her boyfriend of 8 years! She loves hanging out in the sunshine and being active with her family. Fun fact: She's a sports mom to her 12 year old son and a fan of Mickey Mouse with her 1 year old son!

Beth- Social Media Manager

Beth may look familiar as she worked here from 2013-2015! She has been married for almost 6 years (and for those that know her, you know this is a huge deal considering how clumsy her husband is 😉 ). They have a 2 year old son and a daughter arriving June 2017. She loves to hike and is a dancing machine, especially to her favorite song 'Don’t Stop Believin’.

Stephen- Mowing Manager

Stephen 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!

Jeramie- Mow Crew Team Member

Jeramie has been with the Grounds Guys for a year as a vital part of our mowing crew! He loves to fish and is a fan of all sports. In his spare time, he enjoys the outdoors with his family and friends, especially his girlfriend. Fun Fact: Jeramie moved to Union from Indiana right before starting with the Grounds Guys!

Jeff - Sales Team Member

Jeff 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.