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Smith Grounds

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About Us

It’s not just me, or a bunch of equipment – it’s our dedicated people. You simply can’t grow this type of business by yourself. I’ve learned it’s very important for each individual employee to add value to each customer’s project.” -Chip Smith, President

Smith Grounds Management began in 1988 as a one man, one mower, and one truck operation. Chip Smith, President of Smith Grounds Management, now services the greater Charlotte area and maintains over 200 properties.

Born and raised in Charlotte, NC, Chip’s persistent attention to detail and personal contact with clients have earned him a stellar reputation throughout the local grounds management industry.

Understanding the qualities that Chip Smith values most, the Smith Grounds Management Team consists of professionals who know the importance of client relations and do everything possible to ensure that all of our client’s expectations are met and exceeded.

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At Smith Grounds Management, we mind your business by paying careful attention to ours.

Our Team

Chip Smith -President

Proud Owner and Team member since: 1988

Earl Anderson -General Manager

Team member since: 2004

Stephanie Spears -Controller

Team member since: 1992

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Jimmy Perry -Landscape Manager

Team member since: 2012

Nicanor Ortega -Shop Manager

Team member since: 2001

David Wichlacz -Account Manager

Team member since: 2011

Josh    -Account Manager

Josh Sells -Account Manager

Team member since: 2014


Donna Hammond -Payroll/Office Manager

Team member since: 2006

Trudi Collins -A/R Specialist

Team member since: 2006

Mike Wheeling

Mike Wheeling -Project Manager/Estimator

Team member since: 2017

Eric Pointer -Irrigation Manager

Team member since: 2014

Eric Cuddington -Irrigation Manager

Team member since: 2014

Josh Green -Account Manager

Team member since: 2016

Daniel Taylor -Account Manager

Team member since: 2018

Marcos Hernandez -Enhancement Manager

Team member since: 2018

Juan Flores -Account Manager

Team member since: 2016

David Cifuentes -Account Manager

Team member since: 2012