Land-Tech Landscape Management Team

Kevin Lowrey - President

Kevin LowreyDuring his 32 years in Arizona Landscaping, Owner Kevin Lowrey has experienced every phase and facet of the industry. Kevin’s creativity, vast knowledge, problem-solving strategies, team approach, and dedication to providing the highest quality of workmanship, originates with his first 10 years in the field.

As the Assistant Superintendent of a local Championship Golf Course, Kevin’s responsibilities included irrigation system implementation and repair, grounds maintenance, over seeding, drainage, erosion control, application of chemicals, construction of an additional 18-hole golf course, and attention to every detail necessary for presentation of the elaborate course. He truly knows the industry from the “ground up” and possesses the broad knowledge necessary for successful completion of projects.

Over the next 15 years, Kevin was recruited by leading Valley landscape companies during which time he continued to increase his knowledge and gain vital expertise in the following managerial positions:

  • Construction Estimator
  • Vice President of Field Operations
  • Chief Estimator
  • Arizona Regional Manager
  • Estimating Manager
  • Vice President of Construction Services

In 2002, Kevin and co-owner wife Marsha, began the planning necessary to start their own business. Kevin pursued his licensing requirements, and presently is the qualifying party for the K-21 Commercial and Residential Landscape and Irrigation Systems License as well as the A-General Engineering License.

Land-Tech is purposefully maintained at a size which allows Kevin and Marsha to remain involved with each project from inception to completion. As owners, both retain the philosophy that they are ultimately responsible for each project and remain accessible to clients.

Kevin Lowrey  •  President  •


Marsha Baney - Vice-President

Marsha BaneyAfter 31 successful years, wife and co-owner Marsha Baney retired from public education. Following high school and elementary teaching, Marsha served the District as Special Education and Gifted Director, Federal Programs Developer, and the final 17 years as Principal. On a daily basis, Marsha was responsible for the selection, supervision and evaluation of 100+ staff members, the safety of 1,200 students, community relations, budgets, grounds maintenance, and the day-to-day operations of a large facility.

Due to Marsha’s extensive managerial and supervisory training and experience, she is involved in the screening and selection of all Land-Tech Managerial positions, staff evaluations, and other responsibilities as needs arise. Marsha’s firm belief is, “Land-Tech is successful because of loyalty and dedication in the field!”

Marsha Baney  •  Vice-President  •


Dick M. Abele - General Superintendent

Dick M. AbeleDick is a recent addition to our staff here at Land-Tech. He comes to us with a long history of growing up in the landscape industry with a family owned firm in upstate New York.

After graduating from Niagara University, Dick moved his family to Arizona, and firmly planted his roots in the Valley of the Sun. He has held management positions throughout his career, and is delighted to bring his knowledge and expertise of the Green Industry to the Land-Tech team and family.

Dick and his wife of 31 years reside in Scottsdale, close to their daughters, and son-in laws along with a brand new grandbaby.

Dick M. Abele  •  General Superintendent  •


John Burke - Estimator

John BurkeJohn relocated to Arizona from Chicago in September 2010. He has over 16 years estimating and sales experience in the Landscape Industry. Johns experience includes estimating both public and private sector projects including healthcare, educational facilities, athletic facilities and highways. John has a BS degree in Plant and Soil Science from Southern Illinois University, and holds industry certifications in over-structure and green roof landscape installations. His commitment to relationship building and "Creating an Environment of Solutions" make him a valued member of the Land-Tech team.



John Burke  •  Estimator  •


David Rummel - Project Manager / Estimator

David RummelDavid graduated from the ASU School of Construction in September 2009. He has been a valued member of the Land-Tech team for nearly five years and has performed every task imaginable to run a successful construction company. Along with his duties as Chief Estimator, he provides support with Purchasing, Project Management, Accounting, and Field Operations.

David Rummel  •  Project Manager / Estimator  •


Mercedes Hall - Office Manager

Mercedes HallMercedes relocated here from New Mexico with her husband and two amazing daughters in July of 2007.She has been with Land-Tech since March of 2008. She started as an administrative assistant and now works hard as our incredibly busy Office Manager. She manages all aspects of the accounting and system implementation of our ever-growing company. Mercedes has over 10 years experience in office management and is a vital part of our team.

Mercedes Hall  •  Office Manager  •