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If you're a Chatham client, here's what you can expect from our highly trained and accomplished professionals.
Communication. We communicate with each of our clients by personal meeting, telephone and e-mail before and after service to ensure that we attend to everything that requires attention, that we are aware of incidental landscape matters and that our clients are enthusiastic about our performance.
Capability. Under the direction of an English-speaking personal account manager, your property is groomed by employed W-2 professionals who personally know your concerns and the special needs of your property. We hold quarterly training sessions for all employees.
Courtesy. Our people show respect to our clients by their appearance, their behavior, and their focus on their work.
Commitment. Creating a safe, healthy and secure environment for our customers and our employees is a fundamental business practice of Chatham Landscape Services. We comply with all applicable federal, state and local health and safety laws, standards and regulations, including those mandated by the Occupational Safety Hazards Administration, Georgia Department of Transportation, Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Agriculture, Department of Labor, and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Chatham Landscape Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Chatham Landscape Services background checks, drug tests and e-verifies all employees.
Scott Chatham, Founder & President
Today the company Scott Chatham founded in 1995 is the most honored landscape company in Georgia, having led all others in Georgia Urban Landscape Professionalism awards every year since 2013.
But some 30 years ago, Scott’s wage for a week's work was about $135. He was a landscape laborer and proud to be part of the prestigious Post Properties Landscaping crew.
His work at Post earned him the Doug Bates Memorial Scholarship for outstanding vocational and academic performance and later a B.A., Landscape Architecture from the College of Environment & Design at the University of Georgia. He also studied landscape architecture abroad at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Australia.
Following his studies, Scott worked in different capacities in Atlanta's most respected landscape firms, even acting as lead designer for some of Atlanta's signature projects, including North Point Mall, Wildwood Office Park and Bank of America Plaza. But his proudest achievements are on display at the more than 300 homes and communities whose landscapes are entrusted to him and his team of landscape professionals.
Scott lives in Johns Creek with his wife, Darlene, and their children, Laurel Lee and Joe.
Steve Rollins, Vice President of Maintenance Sales
When Steve Rollins began his first landscape job as a laborer (happily earning $5 per hour), he could hardly have known he would make it a career. While working toward his degree at Kennesaw State University, Steve dedicated weekends, holiday breaks and summer “vacations” to work full- and part-time at the trade he had come to enjoy.
In 1996, he began working for Scott Chatham, serving in many capacities such as landscape maintenance, customer service and account management. Today, Steve directs all client relations for Chatham Landscape Services.
Steve is a member of the Atlanta Apartment Association and the National Association of Landscape Professionals. He is a contributing member of the Atlanta Apartment Association in conjunction with the Membership Drive and the Atlanta Food Bank, helping to raise money for its annual Can Can Ball, which benefits which benefits food banks across the state.
A native of East Cobb, Steve is active in Cobb County youth sports. He lives in East Cobb with his wife, Katie, who faithfully referees spirited family games played by her husband and three sons, Michael, Charlie and Tate.
David Whittaker, Vice President of Residential Services
David Whittaker oversees Residential Services, which includes Residential Maintenance, Installation, Irrigation, Personnel and Fleet Management. His responsibilities include financial profitability management of a portfolio in excess of $5 million.
Like other colleagues at Chatham, David found Post Properties Landscape Division fertile ground for a young man looking to grow a career in landscaping. After a 1989 stint as a summer associate with a local company, he joined Post Landscaping, the nation's top in-house landscape organization, where experience in several roles led to his promotion to oversee Personnel Management and Plant Purchasing for trade areas that included California, Texas, New York, Virginia and Georgia.
In 2003, David accepted the position of Vice President of Residential Services at Chatham. He is actively involved in the Georgia Urban Ag Council and National Association of Landscape Professionals. He is a Georgia Certified Landscape Professional, Georgia Department of Agriculture Licensed Pesticide Applicator and is licensed with the Georgia Soil & Water Conservation Commission.
David and his wife, Raven, live in Paulding County with their daughter, Caitlin, and son, Parker.