Aiello Landscape Vero Beach Staff

The Team

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

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.

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.

Pete Benedict, General Manager

Pete is a partner of Aiello Landscape of Vero Beach and leads operational matters for business strategy and employee resources, including the training program. He also manages a portion of the landscape project portfolio. He is a native of Vero Beach and graduate of Colorado State University and Vanderbilt. He is certified in Florida Green Industries Best Management Practices and writes a Garden Advice column for Portfolio magazine.

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Diane Jones,
Office Manager 

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Joe Brazina,
Purchasing Manager

Chelsea Barkwell

Chelsea Barkwell,
Garden Accounts Manager

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Julia Buddendorf,
Garden Accounts Manager

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Elizabeth Carper,
Garden Accounts Manager

Doug McCue

Doug McCue,
Landscape Designer

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Nicole Nowak,
Landscape Sales

Diana Barker

Diana Barker, 
Container Gardening Manager

Navini Coakley

Navini Coakley,

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Susan Aguirre, 
Office Assistant


We expertly stack and lay natural rock to create any number of different landscape features.


Synthetic Turf

Synthetic turf is now available for installation in all commercial and residential settings.


Tree Relocation

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


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

Container Gardening

Whether you are looking to freshen an interior space or simply welcome your guests with flowers at the front door.


Landscape Installation

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


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