Meet The Team2018-10-06T15:21:16+00:00
Victoria Glassman
Victoria GlassmanPresident & CEO
Victoria brings 16 years of business ownership and leadership to the Outdoor Effects family. Victoria is a 1983 graduate of North Georgia College and State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. She was certified as a “WBENC” (NATIONAL WOMEN’S BUSINESS ENTERPRISE CERTIFICATION) in May of 2010. In April of 2011 she was recognized by “CAMBRIDGE WHO’S WHO” as an honored member for the registry of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs.

Professionally she is active in Women in the Green Industry, Urban Ag Council Georgia, GGIA (Georgia Green Industry Association) and is a volunteer for the Woodstock Flower League.
Victoria’s vision for Outdoor Effects is to provide unprecedented service and attention to property detail and customer needs. Her passion is bringing “Green Effects for Outdoor Spaces”.

Tre Glassman
Tre GlassmanPresident of Maintenance & Construction
Tre’ Glassman, a Georgia native, brings twenty plus years of sales and management experience to Outdoor Effects. He has seven years of customer service and call center management and fifteen years of landscape industry experience. Tre’ is highly motivated and constantly seeks to improve efficiencies of the maintenance and construction departments. Tre, through years of hard work, has built a great rapport with our customers and vendors alike.
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Our Valuable Team Members

Mike Simmons
Mike SimmonsOperations Manager
Mike Simmons brings ten years of landscaping experience from throughout the North Georgia area. Mike spent six years as a landscape foreman where he learned firsthand customer preferences. For the past four years Mike has served in the role of operations manager working one-on-one with existing and new customers alike. He not only brings great enthusiasm and energy to the crews he leads he is also a great liaison between customers and the back office staff.
Rodolfo Linares
Rodolfo LinaresMaintenance Supervisor
Rodolfo brings to the Outdoor Effects family 15 years in the landscape industry. Ten of those years have been in hardscapes and four years as a maintenance supervisor.
Rodolfo’s area of expertise and area he enjoys are hardscapes which include construction type jobs including patios, stonework and retaining walls.
Rachael (Rae) Schneider
Rachael (Rae) SchneiderConstruction & Special Projects Mgr
Rae brings to the Outdoor Effects family 20 years of office experience ranging from receptionist to 10 years in commercial banking and office administration. She handles all accounts receivable and accounts payable for us.

Rae’s area of expertise and what she enjoys most are customer service, interacting with all of our clients and vendors keeping accurate, detailed records.

Missy Brewer
Missy Brewer Office Manager
Missy Brewer has over 25 plus years of experience in all phases of General Accounting. The range of her responsibilities over the years included Cash Receipt Entry, Credit Card Processing, Daily/Weekly/Monthly Invoice Processing, as well as Month-End associated procedures. Accounts Payable duties have included timely entry and processing of payments to Vendors and monthly reconciliation of Vendor Statements.

Customer Service has always been a Top Priority as with every business and she has always worked diligently to resolve any billing errors, disputes or other issues. She also has a strong background with Human Resource Administration, insuring that proper procedures are in place for both the Employer and the Employee.

Melissa Casteel, RLA
Melissa Casteel, RLALandscape Architect
Melissa brings to the Outdoor Effects family 11 years in the landscape design industry. Melissa is a 2000 graduate of the University of Georgia School of Environment and Design. She is a State of Georgia registered Landscape Architect with experience working in both the private and public sectors of the land planning and landscape design industry.

Her professional career has spread across the full spectrum of design including Urban, Institutional, and Commercial Master Planning and Design, City Planning and Regional Analysis, Site Layout, Residential Landscape Design and Presentation Development including Color Renderings. Many of these being her current pursuits and specialties.

Melissa’s passion is to be part of the landscape architecture field and to marry her love of art and ecology with her passion to create. The culmination is a career that strives to enhance the daily lives of her Client’s by creating a realm of experience through the design of outdoor spaces.

Nick Lynch
Nick LynchIrrigation Specialist
Nick brings to the Outdoor Effects family 28 years in the irrigation industry.
Nick specializes in installations of new systems. His expertise is repairing “Old systems” to be like new!

Nick is the master at “Making the Irrigation” flow!

Brian Johnson
Brian JohnsonManager
Brian Johnson brings ten years of landscaping experience to Outdoor Effects. Having a great interest for plants and the green industry, he is currently pursuing a degree in horticulture from Chattahoochee Tech. Brian is responsible for all areas of our shop including truck safety and inspection to organization and cleanliness of our shop yard.

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