MasterScapes® Staff

Dan Haught

Dan Haught

Owner

Dan earned the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration in Management from Abilene Christian University and was named Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.  Dan is licensed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as a Licensed Irrigator (#4426) and a Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester (#8740).  He is also licensed by the Structural Pest Control Service of the Texas Department of Agriculture as a Commercial Applicator (#559741).  He is recognized by the University of Georgia as a Certified Turfgrass Professional; the Purdue University Center for Urban and Industrial Pest Management for Turfgrass Pest Management completion; and the Texas Nursery and Landscape Association as a Texas Certified Nursery Professional (#4230).

Andrew Moehlman

Andrew Moehlman

Chief Executive Officer

Andrew graduated from Abilene Christian University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry. He has grown through the company into his current role as CEO, first working in our treatment department and then progressively gaining experience in all areas of MasterScapes service and operation. Andrew is Six Sigma Black Belt certified by Villanova University and is passionate about developing leaders in all that he does. It is his belief that leaders are made, not born. He works every day as an example to the MasterScapes team and has helped shape the company’s focus on relationships and innovation.

Kali Bowen

Kali Bowen

Marketing Communications Manager

Kali moved to Abilene from Gainesville, Florida, where she graduated cum laude from the University of Florida. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Education & Communication and minors in both Agriculture & Natural Resource Law and Leadership. She is passionate about using her skills of graphic design, public speaking and leadership to help steer and grow the MasterScapes brand. Kali enjoys spending time outdoors and loves Gator football. She joined MasterScapes in 2017.

Erik Boyer

Erik Boyer

Landscape Designer

Erik, from Jerome, Pennsylvania, moved to Abilene in 2017 to join the MasterScapes team. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Landscape Architecture from Penn State University and simultaneously completed several internships in the same field. Erik is experienced in creating digital landscape renderings and collaborates with our landscape architect to bring pen-and-ink designs to life. Erik is an avid video gamer and has a heart for animals.

Jon Brokaw

Jon Brokaw

Sales Advisor

Jon is an Abilene native and graduated in the top of his class from Abilene High School.  He was a Presidential Scholar at Abilene Christian University and graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Texts minoring in Business Administration.  Jon is licensed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as a Licensed Irrigator (#17452), by the Structural Pest Control Service of the Texas Department of Agriculture as a Commercial Applicator (#608298), and by the International Society of Arboriculture as a Certified Arborist (#TX-4111A).  Jon joined MasterScapes in 2011.

Lutricia Brown

Lutricia Brown

Administrative Assistant

Lutricia is a graduate of MacArthur High School in Irving and originally came to Abilene to attend Abilene Christian University.  After marrying her college sweetheart and moving away to raise a beautiful family, she and her husband returned to Abilene in 2012.  Lutricia joined MasterScapes in 2013 with a wide range of office skills and experience.  Her pleasant voice and willingness to assist clients in any way make her invaluable to the office.

Lydia Casey

Lydia Casey

Client Service Specialist

Lydia earned a degree in Psychology from Argosy University.  She enjoys meeting new people and learning new things and is experienced in providing excellent client service.  In her free time, she enjoys Crossfit and being outdoors.  Lydia joined MasterScapes in 2016.

Mary Collins

Mary Collins

Logistics Specialist

A graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas, Mary earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Literary Studies and brings more than a decade of administrative experience to our office.  She loves talking to clients and working to help them in every way possible.  Her approach to life is with humor and patience!  Mary joined MasterScapes in 2016.

Andres Ibarra

Andres Ibarra

Supervisor

Andres joined MasterScapes in 2001 with more than ten years of property care experience.  As a Supervisor in the Property Care division, he is responsible for managing crews and ensuring work quality, and serves as a fine role model with his work ethic.  Originally from Mexico, Andres has lived in Abilene since 1989.

Daniel Julian

Daniel Julian

Landscape Advisor

Daniel, originally from Sherman and a graduate of Palestine High School, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Hardin-Simmons University.  He is licensed by the Structural Pest Control Service of the Texas Department of Agriculture as a Commercial Applicator (#606384) and by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as a Licensed Irrigator (#20513).  Daniel joined MasterScapes in 2010.

David Kasselman

David Kasselman

Director of Human Resources

After working as a financial planner in his native South Africa, David came to Abilene Christian University and earned Bachelor and Master degrees in Bible and Ministry.  While in ministry, he realized his strengths in administration and served as Executive Minister for several years at a church and later as Director of Administration at a private school.  David’s administrative and organizational skills combined with his desire to serve others provide strong leadership.  David joined MasterScapes in 2012.

Tom Martin

Tom Martin

Landscape Architect

Tom earned the degree of Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from Texas A&M University and is a Texas Registered Landscape Architect (#1632).  Following five years of practice in Dallas, Tom joined the City of Abilene in the Parks Division where he spent ten years working with various aspects of the development and enhancement of municipal parks and facilities.  In addition to his strong analytical and design skills, he has extensive working knowledge of ornamental and native plant material.  Tom joined MasterScapes in 2000.

Monty Montgomery

Monty Montgomery

Landscape Logistics Manager

Originally from Ft. Worth, Monty has called Abilene home for more than 30 years. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Abilene Christian University in 1989. In his role as Landscape Logistics Manager, he coordinates with our vendors and assures products are ready for our upcoming landscape and irrigation projects. Monty likes spending time with his family and enjoys exploring new places, hiking and backpacking. Monty joined MasterScapes in 2017.

Stephen Myers

Stephen Myers

Division Manager

A graduate of Abilene High School, Stephen earned the degree of Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Texas Tech University and brings more than 20 years of experience to the MasterScapes team.  He is a Texas Registered Landscape Architect (#1914) and is also licensed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as a Licensed Irrigator (#7323).  Stephen, a married father of two, is active in the soccer community and enjoys coaching select teams.  Stephen joined MasterScapes in 2016.

Jordan Phillips

Jordan Phillips

Division Manager

Jordan is a cum laude graduate of Tarleton State University earning the degree of Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Services and Development.  He is licensed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as a Licensed Irrigator (#17186) and by the Structural Pest Control Service of the Texas Department of Agriculture as a Commercial Applicator (#45969).  Jordan joined MasterScapes in 2007.

Grant Rhoden

Grant Rhoden

Sales Manager

After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Abilene Christian University, Grant spent the next 20 years working in sales, management, and operations in several industries.  His broad experience and passion for customer service make him a skilled leader and excellent mentor.  He is licensed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as a Licensed Irrigator (#19262) and by the Structural Pest Control Service of the Texas Department of Agriculture as a Commercial Applicator (#585078).  Grant joined MasterScapes in 2008.

Morgan Smith

Morgan Smith

Department Manager

From Albany, Texas, Morgan attended Albany High School and later, Texas Tech University. He brings over a decade of management and inventory control experience to our office. In his role as Treatment Division Manager, Morgan assures quality and efficiency in our weed control and fertilization services.  Morgan’s wife is a school teacher and together they have two sons. In his free time, you can find him hunting, camping or spending time with his family. Morgan joined MasterScapes in 2017.

Wade Spaulding

Wade Spaulding

Department Manager

From the coastal town of Ingleside, Texas, Wade is a graduate of Abilene Christian University earning the degrees of Bachelor of Arts in Ministry and Master of Divinity.  He is licensed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as a Licensed Irrigator (#21938).  Wade joined MasterScapes in 2015.

Wayne Summers

Wayne Summers

Department Manager

After earning an Associate of Applied Science degree from Brigham Young University – Idaho, Wayne spent 25 years working in the technology field before turning to construction and building maintenance.  At MasterScapes®, he is responsible for the management and maintenance of all machinery, equipment, and vehicles.  Wayne enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, children, and grandchildren.  He joined MasterScapes in 2014.

Jenni Trietsch

Jenni Trietsch

Director of Finance

Jenni, an Abilene native, graduated magna cum laude with Bachelor of Business Administration degrees in both Accounting and Financial Management and a Master of Accountancy degree from Abilene Christian University.  Before returning to Abilene, she worked in Dallas as a staff auditor at Arthur Andersen and spent twelve years at Rosewood Resources.  Jenni is a Texas Certified Public Accountant (#080227) and a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  She joined MasterScapes in 2013.

Dena Van Lengen

Dena Van Lengen

Client Service Specialist

Dena recently graduated cum laude from the University of South Florida in Tampa with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications. A friendly people-person, she puts her experience in public relations and customer service to work as one of the first points of contact for our clients. Dena enjoys being on the water, boating and traveling. She joined the MasterScapes team in 2017.