Southern California Area Manager
- B.S- Agronomy- Cornell University-2000
- Turfgrass Management Short Course-Cornell University-2001
- Turfgrass Management Short Course-Rutgers University- 2002
- Work Zone and Traffic Control Safety- The Safety Center
- California QAL (Qualified Applicators License) #131039
- New York Class A Pesticide License
- Member PAPA (Pesticide Applicators Professional Association
- Traffic Control -Safety Center
- OSHA 10 Hour Training
- OSHA 30 Hour Training
- Basic First Aid
Since 2018, Manny has provided daily oversight of our Southern California projects. In this role, he provides daily support of all Supervisors to accomplish their specific project goals for their cities. From 2014 to 2018, Manny provided the on-site daily supervision of MCE’s City of Pomona project which included parks and landscape maintenance for the entire city system. His responsibilities included direct supervision of a staff of 20 and all tasks associated with the project of 130 acres. These tasks include overseeing turf mowing, turf renovation, all irrigation, ballfield maintenance, restroom maintenance, chemical and pesticide applications, trash and litter removal, open space maintenance, shrub and groundcover pruning, all other associated tasks and meeting with City personnel, developing schedules and meeting with council members on project sites.
From 2011 to 2014, Manny was Superintendent for crew of 14 groundskeepers at Champions Club Greenway Golf Course. Responsible for planning and schedule of crew activities, turfgrass management of 30 plus acres of Santa Ana Bermuda, managed renovation of drainage projects and new pump system and oversight of overseeding, fertilization, chemical and irrigation programs and repairs. 2007-2011, Manny was Assistant Superintendent for crew of 22 groundskeepers at LaQuinta Resort/PGA Course. Responsible for planning and schedule of crew activities oversight of overseeding, fertilization, chemical and irrigation programs and repairs. Managed installation upgrade to Rainbird wireless centralized irrigation system, new pump station, VFD drives (wells) and fertigation system. From 1998-2004, Manny held progressively responsible positions ay Middle Island County Club in Long Island, New York. Culminating in Greens Superintendent for staff of 20 groundskeepers. Responsible for budgeting, capital expenditures, personnel, equipment and irrigation maintenance and repair.