about

Our Team

RBS steve-bakerSteve Baker

Vice President

Steve has been with R.B.Stout for over 20 years.  He is the senior commercial landscape estimator and project manager and also does residential and commercial landscape design. 

He is an Ohio Certified Master Technician-Nursery.  Steve is  certified by Allan Block, Versa Lok, and Reading Rock for segmental wall and paver installations.

Steve has a BBA in accounting and has attended OSU-ATI Landscape Technologies.


 

RBS  Dave OleksaDave Oleksa

Landscape Architect

With over 30 years in the landscape and horticulture industry, Dave is our residential and commercial landscape design expert.  

He is an Ohio Registered Landscape Architect, receiveing his B.S from The Ohio State University.  Dave is also an Ohio Certified Nursery Technician.

 

 

 


 

Mike Roberts

Operations Manager of the Landscape Maintenance Department.

With 35 years at R.B. Stout, Mike directs crew supervisors who manage 20 maintenance crews. He is involved in all scheduling, tracking, and quality control issues.  He is the fleet and equipment manager, responsible for purchases and repair. Mike also oversees safety training and compliance.

Mike is Landscape Industry Certified


 

RBS  Greg GombasGreg Gombas

Operations Manager of the Lawn and Tree Division.

With 40 years in the Green industry (20 years with R.B. Stout), Greg is our expert in charge of sales, service and production for lawn and plant fertilization, weed control, disease and insect problems.

Greg has his B.S. in Agriculture from The Ohio State University. He is a licensed Commercial Applicator with the Ohio Department of Agriculture, certified in Turf, Ornamental, and Industrial categories.  


 

RBS  Mark RhoadesMark Rhoades

Landscape Production Manager

Mark started his career with R.B. Stout in 1975. As landscape production manager, Mark is responsible for commercial and residential landscape installations.  This entails organizing and scheduling crews and equipment to meet deadlines.  All while ensuring the high quality standards expected by homeowners, builders, developers, and architects.

 

 


 

RBS  Kim WrightKim Wright

Kim is our seasonal color design specialist overseeing annual flower and perennial bed installation and maintenance for both residential and commercial properties.

As an artist in her own right, Kim has the natural talent and ability to create “paintings” with real flowers, enhancing private living areas and commercial sites for all to enjoy.   

Kim has a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Kent State University and a Masters Degree from The Rhode Island School of Design.


 
RBS  Paul RevoldtPaul Revoldt

With over 30 years in the landscape industry, Paul is involved in estimating and sales of residential and commercial landscape installation and maintenance.

Paul is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a B.S. in Agronomy/Turfgrass management.   

 He is a licensed Commercial Applicator with the Ohio Department of Agriculture, certified in Turf, Ornamental, and Industrial categories.  

 


 

RBS  Junior Luna RBS  Gus Gerhart

Junior Luna
Gus Gerhart

With a combined total of over 60 years working for R.B. Stout,

Junior and Gus supervise 20 landscape maintenance foremen and make sure that the nearly 400 commercial and residential properties are always looking their best. 


 

RBS  Al KeeferAl Keefer

Vice President

Al has been at RB Stout for over 45 years, and in that time has done just about everything a person can do in the landscape business.   

Al currently is our plant buyer for all our landscape projects, but more importantly, he is our “go to” person for just about any question one might have.  

Al is a graduate of Purdue University