The Team

We’re proud to provide training and continuing education to each of our employees.

Vero Beach Management

tommy aiello head shotTommy Aiello, Founder, President Tommy developed his passion for horticulture at the age of 5 from working in his grandfather’s vegetable garden in New Jersey. He studied horticulture at the University of Maryland and began his career in Pasadena, Maryland working in a Garden Center. He relocated to Jupiter, Florida in 1984 and trained under legendary Nurseryman, Roy S. Rood. He founded Aiello Landscape Inc. in September 1994. Tommy and his wife Mary have five children. His hobbies include Gardening, Running, Golf, and traveling the state of Florida.

dan crisafulli head shotDan Crisafulli, Vice President

Dan is a partner of Aiello Landscape of Vero Beach and leads the Gardening Services division. He is a Florida native and graduate of Florida State University graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in History and Political Science. He is a Florida Certified Horticultural Professional through Florida Nursery, Growers & Landscape Association. Dan is committed to guiding Aiello Landscape to achieve the highest level of customer satisfaction through excellent service, quality gardening, and a strong professional team.

Dan, his wife Samantha, daughter, and son reside in Wabasso Beach and enjoy traveling as well as other outdoor activities.

susy bryan head shotSusy Meade, Office Manager Susy grew up in Miami. She discovered her passion for numbers while she was working for her family’s business during high school. She has worked for Aiello Landscape since 2003 and is grateful for the opportunity to be a part of Aiello’s team. Susy enjoys spending time with her family and friends, staying fit and healthy and being a positive influence in helping others reach their fitness goals.

joe brazina head shotJoe Brazina, Purchasing Manager

Joe is from New Jersey and relocated to Florida after graduating from Seton Hall University. He entered the horticulture industry in 2005. He has a passion for flowers and container design. He has been an employee of Aiello Landscape of Vero Beach since 2011. Joe enjoys spending time outside, working on his own garden, taking road trips and collecting sports memorabilia.

julia buddendorf head shotJulia Buddendorf, Garden Accounts Manager

Originally from New Jersey, Julia spent many years working in the service industry, but she longed for the sun and relocated to Florida. She quickly fell in love with all the planting possibilities Florida provides and has been working in the nursery and container design industry ever since. She has been an employee of Aiello Landscape of Vero Beach since 2011. Julia loves photography and if she takes your picture you will actually get a real printed picture from her! She enjoys the beach and riding around on her big Kahuna bike.

Will Estes, Garden Accounts Manager

A Vero Beach native, Will’s passion for plants and horticulture began while working for his family’s citrus business, where he studied horticulture first hand. Looking to expand his passion and knowledge of plants he joined Aiello Landscape of Vero Beach in 2016. Will enjoys spending as much time as possible outdoors and on the river with his wife and kids.

Pete Benedict, Landscape Sales

Pete is a Vero Beach native, who returned to the area after a career in education. He has expertise in leading major projects, a background in serving client’s needs, and a love for the outdoors. This combination allows him to understand a client’s landscape goals and deliver on Aiello’s mission for service, quality, and professionalism. He also oversees the company’s training program and coordinates communications and other initiatives. When he’s not checking on a new landscape installation, he’s waterskiing on the Indian River.

Hobe Sound Management

Dan Pedersen, President Dan began with Aiello Landscape in 1995 on a part time basis while he developed his own landscape maintenance business. In 1999, he sold his business and began working full time for Aiello Landscape as a Foreman. In 2001, he was promoted to Project Manager. In 2005 Dan became Vice President and part owner of Aiello Landscape Inc. of Hobe Sound. After 10 years of dedication and leadership Dan became President in 2015. He oversees all operations and team members while continually growing and refining the company. He truly enjoys running the business and as president his focus is on developing the company as a team where they can work together to fulfill their company motto, “Exceeding expectations through service, quality and client satisfaction in a professional manner”.
Brian Wojcieszak head shotBrian Wojcieszak, Landscape Operations Manager Brian is a Stuart, FL native who joined Aiello Landscape, Inc in 2006. He started his career with the company as a Landscape Installation Foreman and after a year was promoted to Project Manager. In 2013, he was promoted to Landscape Operations Manager where he oversees many different aspects of the landscape division. From the beginning of his career with Aiello Landscape his personable attitude and superior customer service has made him a client favorite. He always goes above and beyond to ensure every detail of a project exceeds client expectations.
Amanda Mitchell head shotAmanda Mitchell, Office Manager Amanda started with Aiello Landscape in 2006 as an Administrative Assistant. In 2012, she became Office Manager for Aiello Landscape, Inc. Amanda works behind the scenes to ensure that the company runs smoothly and efficiently. Her attention to detail, ability to wear many hats and commitment make her a key member of the team. She has her AA degree in Accounting and is continuing her education for her Bachelor’s in Accounting at Indian River State College.
Westin Pedersen head shotWestin Pedersen, Gardening Service Manager Westin discovered his interest in horticulture as he grew up around the landscaping business. In 2015, he had the opportunity to join the Aiello team as a landscape installation crew member. After over a year of working in the field and learning many different aspects of the landscape installation process he was promoted to Gardening Service Supervisor where he proved to be a tremendous asset to the company. His natural leadership skills and high quality of service led him to another promotion in 2017 as Gardening Service Manager where he has continued to exceed expectations.
Kevin Gerard head shotKevin Gerard, Landscape Project Manager Kevin is originally from Long Island, New York and after graduating from the United States Military Preparatory School he moved to Hobe Sound, FL. In 2014, he joined the company as a driver and landscape installation crew member. Shortly after, he took on a leadership role as Project Manager of the Landscape division under the direction of Landscape Operations Manager, Brian Wojcieszak. In this position, he continues to provide excellent customer service and is a great support to team members.
Keith Harkins head shotKeith Harkins, Plant Purchaser Keith is a native Floridian who has spent his entire life on the Treasure Coast. He has been in the landscape industry since 2004. In 2014, he came aboard the Aiello team as a landscape installation crew member. His knowledge and experience in the industry led him to a promotion as Plant Purchaser. He truly enjoys this position and he continues to refine his knowledge of plant material as well as strives to exceed client expectations.


We create a custom program to meet your garden’s needs and, ensure maximum beauty.

Container Creations

We are passionate gardeners that look over every detail throughout an installation process.

Landscape Installation

We have been providing landscape installation for residential and commercial clients for over 20 years.

Tree Relocation

We use sound horticultural practices to ensure the safe relocation of your trees.


6250 SE Bridge Road
Hobe Sound, FL 33455
Tel. (772) 546-9890
Fax (772) 545-0019


2047 47 Street
Vero Beach, FL 32967
Tel.(772) 563-0071
Fax (772) 563-0767