Jason Earley was educated alongside his co-owner Chuck at S.U.N.Y. Cobleskill, and graduated in 1992. He has since started two successful landscape contracting businesses, that have led to a career encompassing many challenges within the industry.
- BS of horticulture and landscape development from S.U.N.Y. Cobleskill
- Owned a landscaping business in Albany, NY for six years
- 30 years of experience in landscape contracting
- Business Member - NALP — National Association of Landscape Professionals
- Business Member - Builders Association of Northwest PA
- Jason A. Earley graduated from the State University of New York with a Bachelor of Technology in Plant Science. His concentration of landscape business management, with an emphasis on sales, human resources, and financial management served as an early educational foundation for his future career success. Earley also received his Associates in Landscape Development from the State University of New York in June of 1990.
- Graduating first in his class, Earley was ready to begin an internship with a top-ranked landscape contracting firm. In 1992, he completed a fifteen week internship with the fifth largest landscape contractor in the United States. In this role, he was exposed to field work, management training, estimating, purchasing, and enhancement design.
- Upon finishing his internship, Earley decided to put his solid education and internship experience to the test. In May of 1992, he formed his own company, Environmental Plantscapes. He built the business from the ground-up and specialized on custom landscape design & installation. As owner and operator, his responsibilities included: design and sales, estimating, book keeping, human resources, materials and equipment procurement, marketing, and client relations.
- In 1998, Earley was offered a position as a landscape designer and salesman for a prominent landscape firm in Erie, PA. In this position, he was an integral member of an award-winning design team for distinguished landscape design and was an instrumental figure in the re-shaping of the organization's accounting basis.
- Earley also participates in several member-based organizations, including: NALP — National Association of Landscape Professionals, and the Builders Association of Northwest Pennsylvania. In fact, Earley has been the recipient of multiple awards for Landscape Design from the Builders Association of Northwest Pennsylvania.