Poseidon Ponds & Landscaping is a growing company and we are focused on training, educating, and developing our team members. We attend yearly industry events and conferences to further our education and make sure we are top in our field. We strongly believe in order for us to serve our customers at the highest level we need to focus on the growth and happiness of our employees.
Maverick LeSchack, the nephew of our owner, Cory Mann started helping Poseidon from its beginnings. He offically joined the team in 2017 and has contributed to both the installation and maintenance teams. He brings a great attitude, kind heart and a willingness to grow in the company. He is currently our Maintenance Foreman where he gets to protect and interact with the pond creatures that he loves.
Austin Cooke started here as our Intern in 2015. After graduating from Michigan State with his Agricultrue Technology Certificate in Landscape & Nursery Management he joined our team and has become a huge asset to Poseidon Ponds & Landscaping. Austin is very passionate about the landscape industry and making sure our customers are happy. It is very important to him to continue his education and is constantly pushing himself further in this industry. He is a hard worker and always ready to take on any task given to him. Austin is from Belleville, Michigan (MI) and very is passionate about his family, fitness and sports.
Cory Mann is the owner of Poseidon Ponds & Landscaping. He is a Dexter, Michigan (MI) native (5th generation) and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Horticulture from Michigan State University. Cory started this company in 2012 but has worked in the water feature and landscape industry for over 15 years. Often times you will see Cory on-site helping out with installations or maintenance jobs. When he's not out in the field he is in the office making sure everything that keeps the team running gets done. Cory is very passionate about his work, his clients and loves every aspect of nature. Cory is a family man and loves spending time with his wife Jill, and three children Laila, Landon and Camden. He enjoys teaching them all about nature and playing with them in the hybrid pondless waterfall he designed that can be converted into a small pool for his children.
Dan Dettling has been with the Poseidon team since 2018. He joined our team as the Installation Supervisor with over 7 years experience building and maintaining water features and over 10 years experience in the landscaping industry. Dan is from Milan. If you don't find Dan spending time with his son, he is must likely playing with his band in a local bar or camping somewhere in rural America.
Ani Cooper joined the team in 2017 as our Maintenance Supervisor. She graduated from University of Michigan - Dearborn in April 2017 with a bachelor's degree in Environmental Science. She oversees the maintenance division of the company and ensures that all maintenance is environmentally friendly and has minimal impact on a given ecosystem. She is always trying to learn and better herself in every way possible. Ani is from Livonia, Mi and grew up spending the majority of her time outdoors. She enjoys reading, hiking, and exploring nature.