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Our Team


Tyler Papenfuss


Tyler founded what is now South Central Landscapes in 2005. He maintains a hands-on approach, personally ensuring each project reflects the quality and standard expected from South Central Landscapes. Tyler recieved his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management from the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse. He is occasionally accompanied on site by our resident "trucker dog", Goose. 

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Kayla Sipple

Managing Partner

Kayla has worked behind-the-scenes at South Central Landscapes from the early stages of inception. In her current role, she manages the company's dynamic day-to-day affairs and oversees long-term development strategy. She received dual Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.

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Jordan Nichols

Sales & Project Manager

Jordan joined South Central Landscapes in 2023. He enjoys being part of the process in delivering high-quality transformation to clients. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and getting out on the golf course as often as possible. Jordan holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern Illinois University. 

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Scotty Omit

Field Production

Scotty joined South Central Landscapes in 2018. His favorite parts about South Central Landscapes include working alongside a close-knit team and the opportunity to continually learn on our dynamic project sites. As an avid fisherman, he can often be found on the water in his free time, and enjoys the sport year-round.


Patrick Holden

Field Production

Patrick joined South Central Landscapes in 2018. He enjoys the camaraderie afforded by the close-knit team at South Central Landscapes. In his free time, Patrick can often be found practicing his strike out as a member of our local bowling team.

Abner Garcia

Field Production

Luke first joined South Central Landscapes in 2022. He enjoys working on challenging and detailed hardscape projects. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family and being outdoors.

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Our "Original" Mascot

Goose joined the South Central Landscapes team in 2016. Our four pound "trucker dog" can often be found accompanying Tyler when safe and practical. He loves truck rides, begging staff for treats at the shop and chasing birds. He is now joined by two younger brothers, Ricky and Julian, but still rules the roost.

Want to work here?

We're always hiring detail oriented, team players. Check out our current career opportunities, or contact us if you think you'd be a good fit for another position not listed. 

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