Our Team

Hank Parker

President

Growing up Hank spent his days playing with his brother, exploring the forest, and playing baseball. During his teen years, he worked for a construction company building homes in the summers and playing Varsity football and baseball during the academic year. Hank graduated from Oak Park Christian School and was valedictorian of his class. He then went on to attend the University of South Alabama when he focused on a business degree.

His love for hard work soon took hold of him when he had the opportunity to start Bay Landscaping, Inc. in 2007 and grow it from a one man show to doubling in size after just the first year due to his quality of work and professionalism. It has continued to grow each year and push forward as a leader in the landscaping industry in the Mobile area. Hanks drive and energy is what pushes Bay Landscaping, Inc. forward and helps lead the team and company.

Today Hank leads Bay Landscaping, Inc. with almost 30 landscape professionals behind him and pushes himself and the company to exhibit Quality, Professionalism, Efficiency, Accountability, and Safety at every turn.

Fun Fact: Hank is a husband and father of three children. He spends most of his free time with his family and when the wind is blowing just right he is out surfing the waves of Dauphin Island. Hank also enjoys fishing, Crossfit, traveling, and other outdoor activities.

Jeremy Pickett

Assistant Project Manager

Jeremy grew up in the Birmingham area and has worked in the green industry for 25 years. 

He may be new to Bay Landscaping but he is not new to the green industry. He has a landscape management certificate and an urban forestry certificate. Jeremy also holds an Alabama ornamental and turf control license and an ICPI paver installer certificate.

Nick Stanley

Sales Manager

Nick Stanley is originally from a small town in South Georgia and his love of the outdoors, horticulture and landscaping began at an early age. Some of his fondest memories are working alongside his grandfather in one of the many established gardens the family maintained throughout the year. As he grew older, his interest in plant cultivation continued and he went on to study environmental horticulture and landscape management. With more than 15 years of experience, Nick’s career began in Atlanta where he managed both commercial and residential accounts for some of the city’s premiere, award-winning landscaping firms. Nick has worked with some of Atlanta’s largest design/build players on the commercial side, as well as a number of high-end residential property owners with needs that varied from elaborate renovations to more traditional designs and seasonal enhancements.

Nick and his wife Anna, along with their two kids traded in the traffic and crowds for a much more relaxed, slower-paced lifestyle on the beautiful Eastern Shore. Nick brings a unique perspective to Bay Landscaping and is enthusiastic about helping customers achieve their goals. His commitment to quality and attention to detail helps ensure he not only meets but exceeds customer expectations.

Fun Fact: One of Nick’s hobbies is building custom heart-pine furniture for his friends and family.He also enjoys coaching youth baseball, fishing and is especially proud of the annual flower garden he and his daughter grow and maintain each year.

Brian Gabrielse

Manager

Brian Gabrielse is originally from Central Illinois. He has been in the green industry since 1997. Brian started off working in a nursery in the summer watering and taking care of plants. After high school, he went to college in Joliet Illinois, and received an associate's degree in landscape design and a second in turf management. He has worked for several companies in Illinois working his way up from a landscape foreman to a landscape designer to a sales manager and a project manager.

Brian and his wife moved to Alabama in 2015 and worked for a company for 5 years managing a landscape company. In May of 2020, Brian and his wife moved to the Mobile Alabama area and came to work for Bay Landscaping. Brian holds an OTPS Pesticide Applicator Permit with Alabama, He has been certified in class 1 Allan Block retaining walls, He has attended AquaScape university. Brian is excited to help our clients in any way possible. 

Fun Fact in his off time he enjoys spending time with his wife at there home and golfing.

Greg Furneaux

Business Relations

Greg Furneaux is originally from Naperville, Illinois a suburb of Chicago. After graduating from Illinois State University with a degree in construction management, Greg moved to California to work in the commercial construction industry. However, Greg was always drawn back to his "roots" and his love for landscaping and horticulture. Greg returned to Illinois to start his own landscaping company in 2010. 

After growing his business sucessfully over several years, Greg sold his company to be a stay-at-home dad. Greg returned to the landscaping industry in 2017, working for one of the top 50 landscaping companies in the nation in sales and account management. Greg and his family moved to the Mobile area in 2019. He is excited to bring his knowledge and experience to BLI. 

Fun Fact: Greg is adept at managing crews, accounts and equipment for snow removal, a skill that hopefully will not be put to use in Alabama!

Melanie Scogin

Accounting Administrator

Melanie Scogin was born and raised in New Orleans, LA. She landed in Mobile by way of Oregon in 1995. Melanie earned an Associate's degree from Faulkner University in 1997 where she also served as the treasurer of Phi Theta Kappa Honor society. Melanie has experience from her University and some of the most premier restaurants in NOLA. We are delighted to have her on our team bringing over 20 years of experience in accounting and office management.

Fun Fact: Melanie enjoys hiking, the outdoors, and traveling with her family.

Bridgette Moss

Office Administrator

Bridgette Moss grew up in Waynesboro, MS. She moved to Mobile in 2003 after receiving her Bachelor's degree in Interior Design from the University of Southern Mississippi. After working in Interior Design for 7 years she took time off to be a new mom to her wonderful son Kenton. When it was time to go back to work Bridgette decided to put her many years of customer service experience to good use. She joined Bay Landscaping, Inc in 2016 and has become a valued team member.

Fun Fact: Bridgette loves living in Mobile because of of the rich history, tradition, and culture. She enjoys the beach and listening to live music. She and her son enjoy discovering new local bands and artists.

Sloane Parker

Director of Marketing & Co-Owner

Sloane Parker is a native of Mobile, AL and graduated from St. Paul’s Episcopal School in 2006. Sloane then went to the University of South Alabama where she ultimately graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Communications and a Minor in Sociology. She also has her real estate license and has been an active realtor in Mobile since 2009. With this knowledge, Sloane comes to Bay Landscaping, Inc. with passion and energy that leads our marketing team.

Fun Fact: When she is not in the office, Sloane is busy as a mom to three children and a dog: Chloe, Alys, Alexander, and Pancakes. Sloane enjoys traveling, fishing with her father, eating sushi, and being near the water.

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