OUR TEAM

Steve Mitton

General Manager

Steve has a keen understanding of the landscape industry, as he started working at his dads company when he was only 11 years old.  He also isn't afraid to go out and sweat with the guys to remind them he still knows how to "work".

Fun Fact:  Can eat more tacos than an entire crew at lunch time.

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Abby Ĉerniga

Office Administrator

Loves to study languages and travel the world.  Currently speaks three languages fluently; including English, Spanish, and Russian with German in the works.

Her dog, Luke comes to work with her everyday and is now the office mascot. 

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Raul Martinez

Supervisor

The definition of a leader.  Raul is one all the guys can look up to and respect.  He has an excellent eye for how a property should look and is great at helping his team see the same.

Fun Fact:  Has more real friends than most people have Facebook friends.

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Inocente Nunez

Maintenance Team Lead

Not everybody loves what they do, but it is evident in the quality of his work.  Inocente LOVES landscaping and does a great job at making the most out of any landscape project. 

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German Duque

Maintenance Team Lead

German likes to get an early start to the day.  He is usually the first one to arrive at the shop in the morning and the first one at the jobsite.  

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Ruben Penaloza

Maintenance Team Lead

If you need someone you can count on; count on Ruben.  He is very talented, quick to learn, reliable, and one of our favorites.

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Jose Cortes

Maintenance Team Lead

With many years of experience, Jose is sure to do a great job at any one of our clients properties.  He is one of the newest member of the Black Diamond Team but we feel lucky to have him on board. 

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Israel Alvarado

Irrigation Team Lead

Israel has a wide rage of skills that benefit us here at Black Diamond Grounds but spends most of his time as an Irrigation Team Lead.  He has many years of experience in the field and can tackle the toughest irrigation projects; from new installs, to diagnosing and repairing existing systems.  

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Chaz Gonzales

Videographer and Graphic Design

We are super excited to welcome Chaz Gonzales to our team.  He is very talented in video production, graphic design, and has and overall great eye for making things look cool. 

Fun Fact:  He did the voice over for our 2 minute explainer video!