Our Landscaping Team

Truly a Team Environment

Our team of landscaping professionals is top notch. We pride ourselves in being hardworking, educated and passionate about our work.

If you read our About Us page first, then you know how much we value our employees. And if not, well we're happy to say it again here. Our employees are the sole reason for our success in the landscaping business. Without them, nothing would work. We run a small, very skilled, highly efficient team. We provide them the tools and equipment they need to get the job done right and on time. Please take a moment to get to know our landscapers.

Sales and Design

Dan Fuquay, President
Dan Fuquay, Owner & President

Dan started Aching Acres in 1996 with nothing but a pick up truck and old skid-steer. He graduated from Vincennes University with a degree in Landscape Design. Dan is responsible for running the day to day operations and leading the install teams. Dan is a proud husband, and a father of four.

Bruce Laufer
Bruce Laufer, Mulch Sales & High-End Turf Fertilization

Bruce is all things turf. Bruce had 16 years of turf management under his belt with national lawn care companies when he joined Aching Acres in 2004 to help promote the material blowing service. Today he is responsible for sales and high-end fertilization. Bruce is a proud husband and father of one who takes his love for the turf to the golf course whenever he can.

Brian Williams
Brian Williams, Landscape Designer

Brian is our newest addition to the Team. He is our in-house visionary. He'll design your landscape project on a personal level with you that ensures a level of sustainability, ease of maintenance and has your own personal touch. Brian holds a degree in Landscape Architecture from Purdue University, has 13 years of landscape design experience and is a proud husband and father of two.

Install and Production

Wayne Dassel
Wayne Dassel, Landscape Install Foreman

Narrowly escaping a career in Law Enforcement, Wayne became the first employee at Aching Acres and has played a major role in the success of the business. Wayne has accumulated 15 years of experience in landscape installation and maintenance. Wayne is a proud husband and father of two.

Brian Murphy
Brian Murphy, Chief Blower Truck Operator

Brian is our in in-house MacGyver. He's our chief mechanic and blower truck operator. This guy can fix and run anything, and it's because of him that our equipment is always in tip-top shape. When Brian isn't fixing something for us, you can bet he's fixing something at home for his wife and two children.

Jeff Buchanan
Jeff Buchanan, Landscape Install Technician

Don't let his quiet demeanor fool you. Jeff tackles landscaping installs like nobodies business, and with 10 years of landscape installation experience, he's one of the best. Jeff has a degree in Landscape Design from Vincennes University and is a proud husband and a father of one.

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