Our Team

Our sales team members do more than build orders, they build lasting relationships.

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San Ramon Sales Team

  • Alex
    Alex

    Sales Manager

    Alex

    Sales Manager

    (925) 829-6006, x139

    AAzurdia@devilmountainnursery.com

    Alex brings to Devil Mountain an extensive background in shipping and receiving in addition to experience in customer service based delivery operations. He began his career with the nursery as a driver in 2018, where he gained first-hand experience working with plants and plant material. Having grown up in the California bay area, Alex is an avid Warriors fan and enjoys visiting local microbreweries.

  • Sergio speaks Spanish
    Sergio

    Sergio

    (925) 829-6006, x114

    SBarajas@devilmountainnursery.com

    Sergio is an original employee of Devil Mountain Nursery and has worked his way up through the ranks. Since joining the sales team in 1995 he has been a key representative. He understands the needs of Devil Mountain Customers because he helped design the company’s commitment to them. Sergio understands how to go from working the design plan to job completion with minimal problems. He is proud of the work he does which is evident by the number of customers who depend on him. Sergio is a big soccer fan; his favorite team is Cruz Azul.

  • Mark
    Mark

    Mark

    (925) 829-6006, x1122

    MTakeda@devilmountainnursery.com

    Mark worked for his family’s business, Mayfair Wholesale Nursery in San Jose from 1978 until its closing in 1999. For 21 years Mark’s focus for Mayfair was purchasing as well as catering to the needs of the retail nursery trade. In 1999 Mark joined the Devil Mountain team adding his years of unique experience in finding the finest quality plant materials and providing the highest level of service with his high energy style. Mark is an expert in general nursery stock and a detail person, which are valuable qualities when organizing large landscape jobs. Mark has a great passion for singing and has made a number of karaoke-style CDs.

  • Leo speaks Spanish
    Leo

    Leo

    (925) 829-6006, x120

    LSandoval@devilmountainnursery.com

    Leo started out loading trucks in 1997, and his hard work and keen eye for quality were recognized early. Leo became the nursery’s lead buyer and maintained Devil Mountain’s important ties to the West Coast’s top growers. Leo is known to ask lots of questions, because, as he says, “I do not like surprises when it comes to plants.” When not working with plants, Leo enjoys spending time with his wife of 10 years and their two boys, and is an avid soccer fan.

  • Brian
    Brian

    Brian

    (925) 829-6006, x146

    BOsgood@devilmountainnursery.com

    Brian’s experience in horticulture started in 2007 in the nursery department of Orchard Supply Hardware until 2010, when he was hired at Alden Lane Nursery as a member of the production team. Increasingly interested by the plant material he was stocking and watering, he began studying them. He also began working on smaller landscape designs and installations in his free time. Before long, Brian had worked his way up to running the tree department at Alden Lane, and he earned his CCNP in February 2016. Looking to spread his wings further, he applied to Devil Mountain Nursery in November 2016. Brian enjoys long walks on the beach, has a ridiculous sense of humor, and loves meeting new people.

  • Leslie
    Leslie

    Leslie

    (209) 886 - 3107

    LAllari@devilmountainnursery.com

    A native of California, Leslie grew up in Southern California where in high school she took a horticulture class that sparked her interest. After graduating from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in Horticulture with an emphasis in Sales and Service, she moved to Northern California and worked for Tree Haven Nursery in Gilroy. In 1989 Valley Crest Tree Company acquired Tree Haven and her career grew from here. Leslie brings over 30 years of experience and has a passion for sales and the many wonderful relationships she has formed over the years. She is known in the industry for her speedy service and attention to detail. Her favorite California locations she enjoys spending time with her husband Dan and their three daughters is Lake Tahoe’s West Shore, Sea Ranch and Yosemite.

  • Richard
    Richard

    Richard

    (925) 829-6006, x149

    RHarris@devilmountainnursery.com

    Richard has been working in the Horticultural trade for 10 years, as a display merchandiser and customer service representative for both indoor and outdoor garden centers across Northern California. As a sales representative for various companies, he keeps close contacts within the industry, and great relationships with not only his customers, but also his industry peers. As merchandising manager for large scale retail nurseries, he is familiar with retail quality material, premium vendor information and hands-on customer service. He is an avid nature enthusiast and musician.

  • Hugo speaks Spanish
    Hugo

    Hugo

    (925) 829-6006, x158

    HLevy@devilmountainnursery.com

    Hugo moved to the United States from El Salvador with his family in 1997, and that was when he entered the nursery industry. Having worked for different retail nurseries in the Bay Area in a variety of positions from stocking to sales, and eventually moving into landscape consultation, Hugo joined the Devil Mountain team in 2021. Hugo has enjoyed his time with Devil Mountain Nursery, and he values the relationships he has built with his customers. In his free time, Hugo loves to spend time with his family and friends, playing basketball or soccer, or just spending time enjoying the outdoors.

  • Mary
    Mary

    Mary

    (925) 829 - 6006, x153

    MBagazinski@devilmountainnursery.com

    Originally from Michigan, Mary moved to California in 2012 to complete her M.A. in French. After several years of teaching and project management, she decided it was time to fulfill another passion of hers – horticulture. Mary has tended to an indoor jungle of her own for most of her adult life, and is currently studying Greenhouse & Nursery Management and Landscape Design. When not buried in plants, you can find her drawing, walking her one year old pup, or playing roller hockey.

  • Juliana
    Juliana

    Juliana

    (925) 829-6009, x174

    JWu@devilmountainnursery.com

    Juliana was born and raised in San Francisco and started her interest in plants with urban farms/gardens. After graduating from U.C. Berkeley in Biology she went on to complete her M.S. in Horticulture and Agronomy at U.C. Davis, where she grew her knowledge and love of plants studying fruit and nut trees. Now she’s back in the Bay looking to learn more about plants in the landscape industry. Juliana enjoys staying active with sports like badminton and snowboarding as well as relaxing with her dog and plants.

  • Alessandro speaks Spanish
    Alessandro

    Alessandro

    (925) 829-6006, x178

    ABriones@devilmountainnursery.com

    Graduating from UC Santa Cruz with a double major in Psychology and Biology, Alessandro has always enjoyed working with people, plants, and animals. He has helped to contribute to the Banana Slugs research studies at UCSC, as well as helping children afflicted with autism achieve their personal goals. After working in the tech industry for two years, he decided to take a break from technology and spend more time with people and nature. Alessandro loves his two dogs, Nala & Juanito, and hopes to one day open his own rare indoor plant shop called La Plant Petite.

  • Evette speaks Spanish
    Evette

    Evette

    (925) 829-6006

    eavelar@devilmountainnursery.com

    Evette is an East Bay native who recently joined Devil Mountain in 2022. She has an extensive background in retail and customer service and has worked as a sales rep/merchandiser for Outdoor Garden Centers. She enjoys learning about plants, loves animals and relishes spending time with her family and friends.

  • Abel speaks Spanish
    Abel

    Abel

    (925) 829-6006

    abdominguez@devilmountainnursery.com

    Before joining Devil Mountain, Abel worked for Atlman Plants where he established close relationships with his store managers, customers, and vendors. He has over three years of experience as a sales rep and merchandiser. In his free time, Abel is a car enthusiast who enjoys movies, music, video games and spending time with his dog.

  • David speaks Spanish
    David

    David

    (925) 829-6006

    ndaguilera@devilmountainnursery.com

    Originally from Honduras, David has been working for Devil Mountain for 10 years. He started doing maintenance work as a puller and has advanced to become a member of the sales team. In his free time, he enjoy playing soccer and watching his favorite team, Real Madrid.

  • Faiza
    Faiza

    Faiza

    (925) 829-6006

    fsyed@devilmountainnursery.com

    Originally from Southern California, Faiza has always held a passion for the arts. She received her Bachelor’s in Fine Arts and Digital Arts from UC Irvine and hoped to pursue an environmental design career in film, music, or gaming. After moving to the Bay Area in 2019, she began shifting her focus to plants to further understand their composition. On this journey, she found a deep admiration and love for them and hopes to continue furthering her career in the industry. In her spare time, Faiza enjoys going to museums, farmer’s markets, and concerts.

  • Miguel
    Miguel

    Miguel

    (925) 829-6006

    mcruz@devilmountainnursery.com

    Miguel was born in the Philippines but was raised in the East Bay. Growing up, he enjoyed spending his childhood days in the garden with his grandfather. In college, Miguel enrolled in horticulture classes at Merritt College and interned as a propagator for their bi-annual plant sale. In his free time, he enjoys growing orchids, inline skating, instant film photography, and spending time with his chihuahua.

  • Paula
    Paula

    Sales Support

    Paula

    Sales Support

    (925) 829-6006, x142

    PAllen@devilmountainnursery.com

    Paula is a Bay Area native, and worked in the retail nursery trade for 13 years prior to joining our team, nine of those as a bedding buyer at a nursery in Redwood City. She is a CCNPRO, and enjoys customer service and sharing her extensive plant knowledge with others. Paula is an avid gardener, and enjoys designing pollinator gardens for herself and her friends, as well as vegetable gardening, hiking and reading.

  • Cecilia speaks Spanish
    Cecilia

    Sales Support

    Cecilia

    Sales Support

    (925) 829-6006, x136

    CDiaz@devilmountainnursery.com

    Cecilia is a Bay Area native and joined the staff at Devil Mountain in 2016. She previously worked in retail sales and truly enjoys applying that experience to the nursery setting. She likes learning about plants and really appreciates the team of people she works with. When she’s not working, Cecilia loves spending time with her family.

  • Trisha
    Trisha

    Sales Support

    Trisha

    Sales Support

    (925) 829-6006, x169

    TSmith@devilmountainnursery.com

    Trisha is a Washington State native, and recently relocated to the Bay Area. She was originally introduced to the landscape trade through her father, who managed a local retail nursery in the Pacific Northwest. Trisha brings to Devil Mountain an extensive background in landscaping and retail nursery management, as she worked as a private gardener for three years, and retail nursery manager for over 12 years. In her free time, Trisha loves to garden, cook, explore the state of California, all while spending time with family and friends.

  • Ashley speaks Spanish
    Ashley

    Dispatch

    Ashley

    Dispatch

    (925) 829-6006, x177

    AAceves@devilmountainnursery.com

    Ashley was born and raised in the East Bay. She joined Devil Mountain Nursery in 2021 and is excited to grow with the company and expand her plant knowledge. Ashley comes to us with retail, customer service, and delivery driving background. Plants have always been fascinating for Ashley, in their beauty and function, so getting the opportunity to work with them is a dream come true. She enjoys going to concerts, visiting nature sites, making jewelry, and baking vegan goodies in her free time. Ashley is passionate about living a sustainable lifestyle to help reduce environment damages and making positive changes to offset climate change.

Petaluma Sales Team

  • Haley
    Haley

    Sales Manager

    Haley

    Sales Manager

    (707) 835-0250, x209

    HSayre@devilmountainnursery.com

    Haley is a Santa Rosa native and the daughter of a landscaper. She and her family love the outdoors, and she grew up fishing, hiking, and camping. Haley graduated from Santa Rosa Junior College with a degree in Horticulture with an emphasis in Nursery Management. For six years she worked in retail nurseries and at a wholesale floral company before joining the staff at Devil Mountain. Haley is excited to help customers retrieve what they need to make the world a more beautiful place. In her spare time, she loves to hike, fish, and visit local restaurants.

  • Omar speaks Spanish
    Omar

    Omar

    (707) 835-0250, x210

    OBecerra@devilmountainnursery.com

    Omar has worked in the wholesale nursery industry since 2012. He has considerable experience in plant production and yard operations, having spent time as a driver, puller, loader, and in dispatch. He helped to construct the Petaluma nursery and became the Assistant Yard Manager before joining the sales team. Omar enjoys building relationships with customers and coworkers, and the fact that each day brings something exciting and new. Outside of work he enjoys family time, traveling, and visiting parks with his daughters.

  • Kelly
    Kelly

    Kelly

    (707) 835 - 0250, x219

    KSwanson@devilmountainnursery.com

    Kelly joined the Devil Mountain Wholesale Nursery team out of a sense of personal accomplishment and her horticultural passion. A graduate of UC Davis with a degree in plant science, and of Dominican University with a teaching credential in Math and Science, she worked in another wholesale nursery in Petaluma for 15 years and created professional gardens in the Sonoma County Fair for 20 years with her husband and family. While raising her family she taught in primary and secondary schools and managed a senior care business – Kelly likes to say she has come full circle with the return to the wholesale nursery business. Kelly loves sports and travel with themes of National Parks and cruising to other countries. Kelly and her husband Paul raised, educated and successfully launched three children and reside in Santa Rosa.

  • Mary speaks Spanish
    Mary

    Mary

    (707) 835-0250, x207

    MHernandez@devilmountainnursery.com

    Mary was born in Mexico and moved to the US as an adult. Mary has previously worked at a hotel and a senior center facility, and she began working at Devil Mountain in 2018 specializing in the receiving department, as well as the inventory specialist. Now you can find her in the office as a proud sales representative in the Wine Country region! Mary is happily married and has two beautiful adolescent children and one cat. In her free time she loves camping, going to baseball games, and exploring new places. She loves to interact with people, and loves her job specifically giving the best customer service possible to our clients.

  • Kristen
    Kristen

    Kristen

    (707) 835-0250, x212

    KCoffey@devilmountainnursery.com

    Kristen brings over 25 years of experience as a professional landscaper and fine gardener. She got her start with a contractor that instilled the aesthetic eye that soon became a very fulfilling career. After discovering her passion for plants, she received an AA in Landscape Construction and worked for commercial and residential contractors eventually running her own business for 20 years. She served on the Design Review Board in Fairfax for over 6 years as well as a board member of Sustainable Fairfax for 3 years. Her passion for working with plants and people continues to grow!

  • Yanci
    Yanci

    Yanci

    (707) 835-0250, x200

    YContreras@devilmountainnursery.com

    Yanci joins Devil Mountain following her work in the catering and event industry. She appreciates nature and the outdoors, and loves working with plants and developing new skills. In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her daughters.

  • Allison
    Allison

    Allison

    (707) 835-0250, x215

    aholmes@devilmountainnursery.com

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  • Nettie
    Nettie

    Sales Support

    Nettie

    Sales Support

    (707) 835-0250, x221

    NHealy@devilmountainnursery.com

    Nettie Healy was born and raised in Northern California. One of her first jobs was in aquaculture farming abalone and harvesting kelp off the coast of Crescent City,CA. From there her love of being outside in nature led to adventures in Biodynamic Farming, an Herbal Gardening Internship, volunteering with The Marine Mammal Rescue Center and eventually a job at a Nursery in Sonoma County in 2011. She has been enjoying working in the nursery industry ever since. She joined the Devil Mountain Team in Petaluma in 2021. During her free time, she enjoys gardening, traveling California and spending time at the local beaches and rivers with her family.

  • Laura speaks Spanish
    Laura

    Sales Support

    Laura

    Sales Support

    (707) 835-0250, x213

    LGomez@devilmountainnursery.com

    Laura was born in Mexico but was raised in California, she became interested in working in a nursery because her mother worked in a small retail nursery in Santa Rosa. When she and her siblings were small, they would visit their mother when she worked on weekends, and when she moved to working in Devil Mountain she decided to learn about plants. Laura started working in January of 2018 as a puller, and then moved to Sales Support in 2021. Laura enjoys learning new names and things about plants. During her free time she enjoys going hiking, going to the beach, and spending time with her nephews.

  • Thomas speaks Spanish
    Thomas

    Dispatch

    Thomas

    Dispatch

    (707) 935 - 0250, x205

    TJuarez@devilmountainnursery.com

    Thomas was born and raised in Southern California but has lived in Northern California for the past 14 years. He has always had a passion for plants and soil, and Thomas joins the Devil Mountain team after working in the Soil and Aggregate business since 2015. During his free time, Thomas enjoys going to concerts, camping, hiking, and watching or attending a good sporting event.

Clements/Farmington Sales Team

  • Ivan speaks Spanish
    Ivan

    Ivan

    (209) 759-3003

    IRomero@devilmountainnursery.com

    Ivan was born and spent part of his childhood in Mexico, before moving to Lodi, California at the age of 5. His interest in the landscaping and nursery industries came from his father, who has been working in Clements at Devil Mountain’s growing grounds for more than 5 years. Ivan has past experience working in the restaurant industry, but he is now a member of the Clements sales team, where he works alongside his uncle and cousins. When he is not at work, Ivan enjoys spending his free time with his wife and his daughter.

  • Matt
    Matt

    Matt

    (209) 759-3003

    MFoggiatto@devilmountainnursery.com

    Matt was born and raised in California’s Central Valley. He studied art in Seattle, WA and developed a passion for plants when he got his first job in a nursery 20 years ago. Matt joined the Devil Mountain team in 2014, where he helped build the distribution department in San Ramon that we still rely on today. Matt worked his way up to Yard Manager and helped establish the team in our Morgan Hill office and has played an integral role in the development of Devil Mountain. Matt admires the unique relationships that Devil Mountain has with our customers. Having a broad base of experience, he utilizes all his knowledge and experience to help organize and streamline projects from start to finish.

  • Manuel speaks Spanish
    Manuel

    Manuel

    (209) 774-4397, x407

    mbarajasjr@devilmountainnursery.com

    Manuel was born in Walnut Creek but grew up in the Central Valley outside of Lodi California. He started working at Devil Mountain in plant production and sales before joining the Dispatch team. Manuel enjoys spending time with his family and friends and is avid San Francisco 49ers fan.

Morgan Hill Sales Team

  • Amanda
    Amanda

    General Manager

    Amanda

    General Manager

    (669) 888-3738, x306

    AKeith@devilmountainnursery.com

    Amanda was born in Gilroy and raised on a small farm in San Martin. After graduating from Live Oak High School in 1999, Amanda focused on her career at Johnson Lumber/Ace Hardware working her way up to the accounting department. Amanda then transitioned to Johnson Garden Center when it opened in 2006. That is when she really discovered her passion for plants & enjoyed assisting customers with garden design. Her next opportunity was at a wholesale nursery where she expanded her management, growing and design skills. In 2013, Amanda began working as an office manager for a commercial landscape company before coming on board with Devil Mountain. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her wife Maria and their two French Bulldogs, Dayzee and Leela.

  • Jose speaks Spanish
    Jose

    Jose

    (669) 888-3738, x309

    JCeballos@devilmountainnursery.com

    Jose Luis has worked in the nursery and agriculture fields for twenty years. His experience includes loading, order processing, inventory, quality control, growing, farming, and machine operation. At Devil Mountain, he loves helping customers and learning new things every day. In his free time Jose Luis enjoys camping with his children and exploring the outdoors.

  • Renee
    Renee

    Renee

    (669) 888 - 3738, x313

    RErez@devilmountainnursery.com

    A Bay Area native, Renee has been a practicing landscape architect for 25 years. Renee spent many years designing public parks, schools, and trails before shifting focus to high-end residential design. She has also been involved in all aspects of landscape construction and maintenance, including a brief spell as the owner of a landscape makeover operation. A graduate of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Renee brings her love of design and plants to Devil Mountain. She is finding that there are far too many interesting plants out in the nursery – and, as her family reminds her – there is no room for more at home. In her free time, she enjoys painting, knitting, and volunteering at a high sierra Girl Scout camp.

  • Melissa speaks Spanish
    Melissa

    Melissa

    (669) 888-3738, x316

    MWilson@devilmountainnursery.com

    Melissa was born and raised in Gilroy. She has 25+ years’ experience in the horticultural business. She started working for a local nursery in 1990 as the color grower’s assistant and worked her way up to customer operations manager. She continued her career there for 19 years, until the business shut their doors in 2009. She took a couple of years off to be a stay-at-home mom, but then got the itch to go back to work. She started working for Garden product supply company in 2011 as an administrative assistant. She worked there for 7 years. She brings with her, knowledge in customer service, sales, HR, dispatching and is hoping to use that knowledge to have a successful career with Devil Mountain. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children, traveling, and watching her daughters play the sport they all love, softball. She is a diehard Dodgers and Raiders fan.

  • Victor speaks Spanish
    Victor

    Victor

    (669) 888-3738, x318

    VAvila@devilmountainnursery.com

    Victor started his landscape journey at the age of 16 with an old lawn mower and hedge trimmer. After graduating high school in 2012, he began working in sales at a retail store. His passion for landscaping pushed him back into the line of work with his newfound customer service experience and can-do attitude, he was determined to become well versed in all aspects of landscape maintenance and construction, as well as irrigation work. His adventure would soon lead him to Devil Mountain Nursery in Morgan Hill, CA where he started out as a delivery driver and eventually working his way into the sales department. In his spare time, Victor enjoys working on his car, woodworking, and remodeling his house.

  • Gillian
    Gillian

    Gillian

    (669) 888-3738, x314

    GCowell@devilmountainnursery.com

    Gillian was born and raised in the northeast of England. After school, she worked in accounting and finance while studying for her professional qualifications. She earned her Chartered Global Management Accountant status and joined Philips Electronics as a Management Accountant in London. She and her husband relocated to Texas before moving to Morgan Hill in 2003. After raising her daughters, Gillian returned to the workplace as an associate for a wholesale nursery, fully indulging her love for all kinds of plants. Gillian brings her love of plants and her accounting and finance experience to Devil Mountain. She is excited to be part of the Devil Mountain team and provide her customers with an excellent experience. In her spare time, Gillian loves to garden and enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, especially hiking and paddle boarding.

  • Cristina speaks Spanish
    Cristina

    Cristina

    (669) 888-3738

    cmoreno@devilmountainnursery.com

    Cristina was born and raised in Mexico then moved to California in 2000. She lived in Los Angeles and decided to make her way to Morgan Hill in 2003. She worked in the hotel industry for 13 years, and learned all aspects from cleanliness to party planning as well as front desk work. She began working with Devil Mountain in 2018 as part of the yard staff, stocking and maintaining all inventory before becoming a puller. Cristina was promoted to sales and is now assisting clients at the front counter as well as keeping everything stocked and clean. In her free time, Cristina enjoys spending time with her husband, three children and their dog Nala.

  • Damian speaks Spanish
    Damian

    Dispatch

    Damian

    Dispatch

    (669) 888-3738, x302

    DPonce@devilmountainnursery.com

    Born in Mexico City, Damian moved to Watsonville, California in 1998. He worked 18 years for a company internationally renowned for making apple juice and cider, one year as a machine operator, and 17 years as an assistant supervisor. Damian joined Devil Mountain Nursery in 2021 as a delivery driver, then moved into the dispatch position. When he is not working, he enjoys spending quality time with his family and friends.

Fillmore Sales Team

  • Chuck
    Chuck

    Sales Manager

    Chuck

    Sales Manager

    (805) 625 - 6019

    CNelson@devilmountainnursery.com

    A Southern California native, Chuck found his passion for the outdoors at a young age skiing, camping, and fishing with his family which translates to a great appreciation for the flora that he now has the opportunity to work with at Devil Mountain Wholesale Nursery. He received his B.A. in Business Management from Montana State University before returning to the West Coast. His love for people has shaped a career in customer service and sales with over 17 years’ experience in these areas. When Chuck is not working, he is spending time with his wife and daughter.

  • Jay
    Jay

    Jay

    (805) 625-6035

    JStratton@devilmountainnursery.com

    Jay was born and raised in Ventura California. He worked for BrightView Tree Company for two years and previously worked as a consultant for online businesses in San Diego. He has a passion and appreciation for nature, and is an avid surfer, hiker, snowboarder, and camper. Jay enjoys helping clients with their horticultural needs, and looks forward to a long and fruitful career in the industry.

  • Ben
    Ben

    Ben

    (707) 835-0250, x204

    BThompson@devilmountainnursery.com

    Ben brings to Devil Mountain a passion for plants that comes from years of hands-on experience. Since his first job at a small nursery, he has gained experience working in retail nurseries and in the landscaping industry. Time spent working on gardens in Southern Marin has given him a strong familiarity with plants commonly used in the Bay Area. Ben’s background in installation, maintenance, and irrigation has given him a strong knowledge of plant health and care. In his free time, he enjoys camping, fishing, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

  • Jeanette speaks Spanish
    Jeanette

    Jeanette

    (805) 524-3939, x1171

    JJuarez@devilmountainnursery.com

    Jeanette was born and raised in Santa Barbara, CA. She learned about plants from visiting the Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens & Lotus Land as a child with her dad, and was part of the FFA program in high school. In 2021 she left the retail automotive parts industry and joined the Devil Mountain team in Fillmore as Sales Support, where her knowledge of plants and landscaping continue grow every day. In the future, she hopes to further her knowledge by studying environmental horticulture. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her daughter and add to her collection of indoor plants.

  • Rusty
    Rusty

    Rusty

    (209) 886 - 3106

    RBrowning@devilmountainnursery.com

    Rusty began working in the nursery business in 2001, and became a certified arborist in 2008. His love of the industry, as well as its impact on the natural landscape and peoples’ everyday lives is what drives Rusty each and every day. Rusty is a lifelong resident of the Bay Area and Central Valley, he graduated from Fresno State University. During his free time, Rusty enjoys being a terrible golfer, bowling, reading, and taking scenic motorcycle rides.

  • Celia speaks Spanish
    Celia

    Celia

    (805) 242-4307, x1174

    carenas@devilmountainnursery.com

    Celia was born and raised in Southern California and is currently pursuing her Associates Degree in General Studies. She enjoys spending time with her family, taking long drives, watching the sunset, and going for hikes. Celia is passionate about helping others and loves nature.

Redondo Beach Sales Team

  • Rob
    Rob

    Sales Manager

    Rob

    Sales Manager

    (310) 909 - 7620, x1203

    RSulzbach@devilmountainnursery.com

    Born and raised in Southern California, Rob started working with a landscape maintenance company and noticed an interest in plants and their botanical names. He started working at a retail nursery and found that he had a keen eye and deep interest in plants of all types, from succulents to deciduous trees and everything in between. Rob also has a knack for plant ID, which he developed while worked at that same yard for 10+ years, where he also cultivated relationships with customers and vendors and worked his way up into management. Rob is hard working, friendly, light hearted, reliable, and extremely knowledgeable with 12+ years of experience in the trade. Rob is also a proud coffee snob and avid road cyclist. You can find him on the roads of the Palos Verdes Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, or running around the nursery!

  • Alex
    Alex

    Alex

    (310) 909 - 7620, x1204

    ARoss@devilmountainnursery.com

    Alex grew up and attended school in Southern CA. While going through primary school, his family members were avid organic vegetable gardeners and always showed an appreciation for plant life, which Alex took to. His appreciation for plants started at a young age and he now enjoys talking “plants” with his customers and constantly strives to continue learning. While his knowledge of plants continues to grow, so does his persistent desire to learn about his customers’ needs and help them find plant solutions of all sizes and time frames.

  • Enriqueta speaks Spanish
    Enriqueta

    Enriqueta

    (310) 909 - 7620, x1205

    ESalas@devilmountainnursery.com

    Enriqueta was born in Mexico and moved to California in 1990. She began working in retail and accounting after she graduated from Los Angeles College in 2000. Her path took her to the agricultural field in 2009, where she jumped into the nursery industry in both retail and wholesale settings. In her free time, Enriqueta likes to travel, go hiking, and spend time in nature.

Oceanside Sales Team

Orange Sales Team

  • Julie speaks Spanish
    Julie

    Julie

    (714) 921-1006, x16115

    JOrozco@devilmountainnursery.com

    Julie has 20 years of experience working in the horticulture industry. She began her career in the landscape industry at a wholesale nursery in 2002, and quickly moved her way up to Sales Manager. Her passion is mentoring her employees and passing on her knowledge of plants and excellent customer service skills. In her free time, she enjoys working out, cross fit, and spending time with her family.

  • David speaks Spanish
    David

    David

    (714) 921-1004, x17134

    DAlvarado@devilmountainnursery.com

    David has been working in the horticulture industry since 1987. He first started his career working outside in the yard, making his way up to store manager for a local nursery in Southern California. After the nursery’s closure, David joined the wholesale landscape industry. Through many years of experience, he now shares a vast amount of knowledge with his fellow colleagues and clients. He enjoys educating others about plants and how to care for them. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, and camping. David plans on backpacking throughout the country once he retires.

  • Vicente speaks Spanish
    Vicente

    Vicente

    (714) 442-9959, x16148

    VRuiz@devilmountainnursery.com

    Vicente grew up around the nursery business as his family has been in the industry for 3 generations. In high school, he expanded his knowledge in plants by volunteering at the nursery during his summer breaks. Vicente graduated from Cal State Fullerton in 2018. In 2019 he returned as a full-time employee and has enjoyed learning a variety of roles within the horticulture industry.

  • Laura speaks Spanish
    Laura

    Laura

    (714) 921-1007, x1612

    LOrozco@devilmountainnursery.com

    Laura Orozco has been in the industry for about 10 years. With her vast knowledge of plants, she is passionate about helping landscape professionals complete their projects. Her reward is seeing all their finished work when driving throughout local cities, knowing that she contributed to creating a joyful environment. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and dogs. She likes watching movies, concerts, and exploring new restaurants.

  • Melissa
    Melissa

    Melissa

    (714) 922-6036, x16147

    mpina@devilmountainnursery.com

    Melissa was born and raised in La Puente, California. She started working in the nursery industry as a volunteer and was later hired by her first nursery job late 2015. While working, she also went to college for Ornamental Horticulture and finished with a double major and 5 certificates in Summer 2022. She has extensive experience in plant identification, customer service, plant propagation, and agriculture equipment operations. As a person who was always interested in gardening and living off the land, she took the first step by buying her own property at the age of 23. While she enjoys working outdoors and assisting customers with their plant needs, she strives to become an educator, teaching the future about plants and the benefits of having them in our lives.

  • Miguel speaks Spanish
    Miguel

    Miguel

    (714) 780-2208, x16145

    marmenta@devilmountainnursery.com

    Miguel has 2 years of experience in the horticulture industry. He briefly worked at a conservation site as a landscaper in 2017 but did not stay for very long. After years in the automotive industry, he rediscovered horticulture, but this time along with his new found love for cactus and dove deep into researching all sorts of species. It was only a few months that went by before he decided to join Devil Mountain to pursue his new passion. One of his goals for the near future is to open a cactus conservation site in California.

  • KEVIN
    KEVIN

    KEVIN

    (714) 255-0796, x16146

    kjasinski@devilmountainnursery.com

    Raised in Southern California, Kevin brings to Devil Mountain an extensive background in the horticulture industry, having worked for multiple major wholesale nurseries. With an education in horticulture and strong background in sales and customer service, he is passionate about providing both a positive customer experience, and a dedication to continually strengthening his product knowledge. In his spare time, Kevin enjoys music (both listening and playing), travelling, camping, hiking, fishing and off-road ATV riding, and is an avid gardener.

Carmel Valley Sales Team

  • Chris
    Chris

    General Manager

    Chris

    General Manager

    (858) 703 - 7667

    CAdams@devilmountainnursery.com

    Chris has been working in the nursery industry since 2006. He started up in Sonoma County at a tree nursery, and worked his way down to the San Diego area. After 8 years at a wholesale nursery, he was recently brought into the Devil Mountain family to help with some new locations. Plant identification is something he enjoys and loves the challenge of figuring out the unique things that are grown around. He has a very supportive wife, two young boys and is a diehard Lakers fan.

  • Pedro speaks Spanish
    Pedro

    Pedro

    (858) 794 - 1858

    PMendoza@devilmountainnursery.com

    Pedro started working in Oceanside when he was just 19 years old. He worked outside in the field for 2 years, planting everything from annual color to larger 15-gallon material. Soon after that he was transferred to the Carmel Valley location and has been a staple to the team ever since. He is interested in so many different species of plants, and to this day wants to keep learning.

  • Raul speaks Spanish
    Raul

    Raul

    (858) 794 - 1858

    RVega@devilmountainnursery.com

    With over 23 years in the nursery business, Raul is a 3rd generation farmer specializing in growing Azaleas alongside his father and grandfather. Since their passing a few years back, Raul decided to continue his role in the nursery trade, and join Devil Mountain Wholesale as a sales representative.

  • Hector speaks Spanish
    Hector

    Hector

    (858) 250-2967, x15103

    hestrada@devilmountainnursery.com

    Hector has a little over 2 ½ years in the nursery business and is still learning about plants everyday working at Devil Mountain. He started off his plant career with another local San Diego nursery until its closure in 2021. In his free time he enjoys traveling to different places around the city and listening to all types of music.

San Juan Capistrano Sales Team

  • Tyler
    Tyler

    General Manager

    Tyler

    General Manager

    (925) 829-6006, x143

    TLong@devilmountainnursery.com

    Born and raised in the San Francisco East Bay, Tyler began his career in customer service at a Livermore Winery. After 4 years of volunteer work in New York he moved back to California and took his first position in the landscape industry with a Bay Area landscape maintenance company. He brings his experience to Devil Mountain, where he is excited to continue learning about the unique characteristics of native plants and trees and our beautiful environment. Tyler loves to travel and play golf, is a huge sports fan, and enjoys wine tasting, camping, and hiking.

  • Esther speaks Spanish
    Esther

    Sales Manager

    Esther

    Sales Manager

    (949) 201-1759, x17120

    eayala@devilmountainnursery.com

    Esther was born and raised in Southern Orange County. Her dad has been in the nursery industry most his life – that’s how her love for plants started – and Esther began working at a nursery fresh out of high school. Over the years she has created a strong relationship with customers. She loves the satisfaction she gets from helping her customers fulfill their projects, and that she never stops learning about the plant world. During her free time she loves spending time with her family and traveling.

  • Ana speaks Spanish
    Ana

    Ana

    (949) 284-0053, x17125

    aanaya@devilmountainnursery.com

    Ana started her career in the landscape industry when she was just sixteen years old, and immediately fell in love with plants. She enjoys that her job is unique compared to those of her peers, and she also enjoys helping customers. Ana believes the best part of working in the landscape industry is the never-ending learning about new plants and practices. She finds it extremely rewarding to help her customers complete their jobs with 100% satisfaction. During her free time, Ana likes to spend time with her friends and family.

  • Luis speaks Spanish
    Luis

    Luis

    (949) 284-0581, x17132

    lcastaneda@devilmountainnursery.com

    Luis began working in the nursery business in June 2021, and he is thoroughly enjoying working with customers and learning all he can about plants. He likes sharing his love of plants and nature with his children. Luis looks forward to continuing his career in the landscape industry and continuing to grow like the plants he is surrounded by.

  • Sara speaks Spanish
    Sara

    Sara

    (949) 272 - 0035

    SArjon@devilmountainnursery.com

    Sara was born and raised in Durango, Mexico, and moved to California in 2005. She started her career in the landscape industry in 2015, where she performed a variety of roles in wholesale and retail nursery sales, brokering, and office management. Sara has extensive knowledge of plant material and has built many relationships with customers. Her focus is always on providing excellent customer service. During her free time, Sara enjoys playing guitar and singing, as well as spending time with her family and cat.

Vista Sales Team

  • Chris
    Chris

    General Manager

    Chris

    General Manager

    (858) 703 - 7667

    CAdams@devilmountainnursery.com

    Chris has been working in the nursery industry since 2006. He started up in Sonoma County at a tree nursery, and worked his way down to the San Diego area. After 8 years at a wholesale nursery, he was recently brought into the Devil Mountain family to help with some new locations. Plant identification is something he enjoys and loves the challenge of figuring out the unique things that are grown around. He has a very supportive wife, two young boys and is a diehard Lakers fan.

  • Rosie speaks Spanish
    Rosie

    Rosie

    (760) 305 - 0427

    RPadilla@devilmountainnursery.com

    Rosie has been working in the nursery industry since 2013. Her extensive experience in management, purchasing, and sales make her an invaluable player in the Devil Mountain Vista team. She especially enjoys working with houseplants and cacti.

  • Shay
    Shay

    Shay

    (760) 305-0426, x19101

    chunt@devilmountainnursery.com

    Shay recently joined the Devil Mountain team based on a love of plants especially succulents and cacti. They/them enjoy trying to find amazing rare plants, knitting and drawing.

  • Neisael
    Neisael

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