MEET THE TEAM
Thad is an extremely valued long time employee of Progreen. Thad has been with Wally since the birth of the business, joining the Progreen team in 2011. Thad is an alumni of North Carolina State University holding two degrees, ornamental horticulture and turf grass management. Thad manages the maintenance division of Progreen and his strengths include being organized, and always prepared. Thad is also a forward thinker which is of great value to Progreen. Since graduating from NCSU. Thad has earned certifications as both a NC landscape contractor and NC pesticide applicator. When he is not working Thad can most likely be found somewhere on the water, fishing or duck hunting.
Michael grew up with Wally, also loving the outdoors. After high school. Michael joined the military and was a Sergeant of the 82nd Airborne Unit of the US Army. After completing two tours in five and half years of service, Michael retired from the military to be closer to his children. Upon his return home, Michael spent another five and half years working as a carpenter before joining the Progreen family in 2015. Since joining he has been a valuable asset. Michael’s strengths include problem solving skills, a hardworking nature, and a well-rounded knowledge of plants, pruning, stonework, grading and drainage. When Michael is not working he can usually be found in the outdoors, hunting, fishing, or gardening with his three boys.
Michael is the “newest” member of Progreen, joining the team in January 2019. Michael is local to the area, from Knightdale, NC. He is a great addition to the team bringing his extensive turf grass experience to the table. He studied Agriculture Business Management at North Carolina State University and has a substantial amount of experience in residential and commercial landscape maintenance. Michael is our ‘Turf Specialist’ and will be working alongside Thad, managing maintenance accounts. Michael’s strengths include building relationships with clients and diagnosing what each property needs for improvements. He is currently a certified NC Pesticide Applicator and is working towards becoming a NC Certified Turfgrass Professional. Michael lives with his family in Wendell. In his free time Michael enjoys college sports and outdoor traditions with friends and family. We are so excited to have him as part of the Progreen family!