Austin Sypula is a great Crew member. Austin went to Stevenson High School and loves spending time with his family and daughter. When he has free time, Austin loves skateboarding and going on adventures! Austin joined the team during the winter of 2020.
Xavier Williamson joined Poseidon Ponds & Landscaping in 2020 and is a Construction Foreman. Xavier is an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing and trapping. He enjoys everything outdoors and spends most of his time either fishing, hunting, trapping or participating in motocross races.
Erik Harbert is a Construction Foreman/Pond Builder by day and a plant enthusiast by night. Erik loves to transform plain, ordinary backyards and spaces into a paradise oasis! Erik has been with Poseidon since 2019.
Nick Kolb is a valued Crew member at Poseidon. He is passionate about building waterfalls. Nick also enjoys hunting, fishing, being outdoors, camping, spending time with friends and family as well as hockey and skiing. Nick joined the Poseidon family in 2020.
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.
Connor Wolfe is working part time with Poseidon while he attends Washtenaw Community College to pursue a career in teaching. He has passions for art, music, and writing. Connor enjoys playing guitar in his free time and collecting vinyl records.
Adam Wright is a newer addition to the Poseidon team. Wearing a few hats; he is a lead maintenance worker, behind the scenes organizational help and a video editor. Originally from the Driftless Region of Minnesota and Wisconsin, he obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia College in Chicago. Being raised in the wild hills of the Upper Midwest and a frequent visitor to the deserts and coastal plains of Texas has given him a love of the natural world and an appreciation of nature as a form of solace and inspiration. This passion towards making nature more accessible and wishing to give others more peace in a hectic world informs and inspires his love of water features and maintaining flourishing ecosystems.
Jill Tanner became an integral part of Poseidon in 2019 and is the Office Manager. When not working, she and her husband enjoy hanging out with their Labradoodle and Old English Sheepdog. as well as kayaking, bicycling, hiking or just going for a walk. Jill also loves drawing, painting, and all things creative.
Ani Cooper joined the team in 2017 and is our General Manager. She graduated from University of Michigan - Dearborn in April 2017 with a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science. Ani was hired in to run the maintenance division and now oversees all operations. She is always trying to learn and better herself in every way possible. Ani is from Livonia, Michigan and grew up spending the majority of her time outdoors. She enjoys reading, hiking, and exploring nature.
Cory Mann is the owner of Poseidon Ponds & Landscaping. He is a Dexter, Michigan 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 four children Laila, Landon, Camden and Kyler. 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.