Meet Our Team

William Winiecki General Manager Hicks Landscapes, Formerly Ireland GannonWilliam Winiecki
General Manager, Hicks Landscapes
William Winiecki has worked in the landscape design-build industry for more than 26 years. He earned degrees in both Horticulture and Landscape Architecture from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Born in Green Bay Wisconsin, William has lived on Long Island for more than 25 years. In addition to spending time with his wife and three children, William enjoys kayaking and bicycling.
Richard Barker, Production Manager at Hicks NurseriesRichard Barker
Production Manager
Richard Barker has worked in the landscape design-build industry for more than 22 years. He is a certified nursery and landscape professional and has earned a degree in Business Management. He has managed both residential and commercial projects from Shelter Island to Long Island’s North Shore and New York City. When not working, Rich enjoys spending time with his family and friends.
Craig Donley, Landscape Designer at Hicks Nurseries, Formerly Ireland Gannon
Craig Donley
Landscape Designer
Craig Donley has been a successful landscape designer on Long Island for more than 19 years. A graduate of the University of Georgia, Craig earned a Bachelor’s of Landscape Architecture degree in 2000. He has been honored with multiple awards from both the Long Island Nursery & Landscape Association and the New York Nursery & Landscape Association. A native Long Islander, Craig spends his free time with his wife Melissa and their two girls. He loves camping, fishing and bowling.
Thomas Cahill, Landscape Designer at Hicks Nurseries
Thomas Cahill
Landscape Designer
Thomas Cahill has worked in the landscape design-build industry for 24 years and is a graduate of Farmingdale State University. When time allows, Tom can be found working in his garden and spending time with his partner and their two dogs.

Sean Maher
Landscape Designer
Sean Maher is a graduate of Farmingdale State University where he earned degrees in both Ornamental Horticulture and Business Management. He is also a certified nursery and landscape professional. When not working, Sean enjoys watching and playing soccer and volleyball as well as spending time with his wife Danielle, family and friends.
Anthony Musso, Landscape Designer at Hicks NurseriesAnthony Musso
Landscape Designer
Anthony Musso is a graduate of Rutgers University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture. When not working Anthony enjoys watching and playing football as well as cooking for family and friends.
Louis Budniak Client Relationship Manager Hicks Nurseries
Lois Budniak
Client Relationship Manager
Lois Budniak has worked for landscape design/build firms for many years assisting clients and the landscape design team with the management of their projects. Outside of work Lois enjoys spending time with her husband and family – especially her three beautiful and funny granddaughters. 
Ken Muellers Senior Landscape Designer Hicks NurseriesKen Muellers
Senior Landscape Designer
Ken Muellers received his Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from Penn State and has been in the landscape design/build industry for over 30 years. He is a New York State Certified Nursery/Landscape Professional and an ISA Board Certified Master Arborist. You can read his ‘Garden Spot’ Column regularly in HOUSE magazine where he has been a contributing columnist for 15 years. He has received numerous state and local awards for his residential and commercial landscape projects. Ken is the father of two, and enjoys the great outdoors in his spare time.
Kristen Kelly
Landscape Designer
Kristen Kelly attended Farmingdale State University where she received academic honors and the Long Island Nursery and Landscape Associations student design award. Using her 15 years of experience in the home remodeling field, Kristen is most interested in creating landscapes that become an extension of the home. Outside of work, Kristen loves to spend time with her support team which includes her husband Tim and their kids Leah and Daniel.
Call 516-334-0068 to speak to a member of our team today. 
Landscape Foreman

Alex Rivera Landscape Foreman Hicks Nurseries

Alex Rivera

Juan Mejia Landscape Foreman Hicks Landscapes

Juan Mejia

Inmar Parada Landscape Foreman

Inmar Parada

Brian Yamond Landscapes Foreman Hicks Nurseries

Brian Yamond

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