Specialists in crafting exceptional stone masonry and commercial landscape projects for clientele in North and Central Texas including the Dallas/Fort Worth, Hill Country, and Austin areas, Woodlake Outdoor Inc. excels in delivering superior customer service, unique and creative solutions to design requirements, and outstanding operations management.
Our passion, simply put, is to deliver unique and aesthetically pleasing custom work that consistently exceeds customer expectations.
Our executive and management team is made up of industry professionals with an average of 20 years experience each in construction and landscape. We have over 85 years of combined experience, including 50 years in Texas markets. This experience includes a wide array of stone masonry construction, landscape installation and maintenance projects, hardscape, and project management.
Operations Director – Dallas
Mark is an industry professional with over 26 years of industry experience in leadership roles. Mark has worked extensively in the Texas market for over 18 years, developing landscape and construction projects with commercial and residential clients in Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin and Houston. He has fifteen years of management experience with one of the largest U.S. commercial landscape and construction companies. He was instrumental in winning major ALCA awards for landscape installation and maintenance projects and was recognized for his process management skills and horticultural expertise. Mark then directed the start-up of the company's operations in Texas which grew to a successful multi-city operation under his leadership. In 2003 he formed Woodlake Outdoor to serve clients in Dallas/Fort Worth in stone masonry construction, hardscape and landscape projects, and has since expanded operations to Austin and other Texas markets.
Mark is a graduate of the University of Arkansas.
B.S. IPM/ Horticulture. Minor: Business Administration
Graduate Studies at the University of Houston
Southern Methodist University (SMU) Entrepreneurship Program
Operations Director – Austin/Hill Country
Mark is an industry professional with over 28 years of experience in leadership roles. He has worked throughout the U.S. developing extensive knowledge in hardscape and landscape construction. Mark has been in the Texas market for over 15 years, developing landscape and construction projects with clients in Austin and Houston. He has twenty-two years of management experience with one of the nation's largest industry providers. During that time he led major ALCA award winning landscape and hardscape projects including a Grand Award for AT&T's Global headquarters. Mark works extensively with design/build clients and projects with emphasis in the commercial, premium residential, community and site development areas.
Mark is a graduate of Purdue University
B.S. Horticulture with Design Emphasis Minor: Math
Operations Director – Dallas/Fort Worth
Justin is an industry professional with 23 years of experience. He has hands-on experience in stone masonry, brick/block, stucco and concrete, as well as in flooring materials including granite, natural stone and tile projects. With 12 years of management experience, he oversaw the construction of large commercial buildings in New Zealand and Australia. Justin grew up in the family construction business in New Zealand. He joined Woodlake Outdoor and brings an international perspective and broad experience to projects in Texas.