Founded by Robert S. Cruikshank in 1993, Robert S. Cruikshank Landscape Contractor specializes in the artistic and solid installations of wood and rock structures for the garden. Our long serving team of craftsmen is passionately committed to the needs of our clients. We practice open and transparent communication and want the experience of creating our clients dream landscape to be an enjoyable experience and not a nightmare.
Every member of the Robert S. Cruikshank team knows that our success and longevity is based upon our acute sensitivity to the desires of our customers. Our goal is to provide our clients with the very best realization of their dream landscapes on time and on budget, every time.
At Robert S. Cruikshank Landscape Contractor we know that successful landscape projects depend on excellent teamwork. We work closely with our clients and their designer/architect at all stages of the project. We love to be on board at the pre-design or design stage of projects so we can advise on how best to create beautiful, functional landscapes that marry the desires of our clients with their budget to ensure projects are buildable, cost-effective and of the highest quality craftsmanship.
The great teamwork that is essential to a successful landscape installation depends entirely on having a great team. The following are our current team members and what they see as important to their participation in our company.
Robert Cruikshank: The principal owner of the company since 1993. Robert loves building a team of people who enjoy working together efficiently and treating each other with full respect in order to install the dream landscape for our clients. Robert values each team member’s contribution and encourage them to take on leadership roles in providing great service to our clients.
Robert has continued to develop his business over the years by participating in programs about all aspects of the landscaping field offered by the California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA). After years of experience, Robert has become the best choice for landscape contractor in the San Francisco East Bay Area.
Juan (Nico) García Monroy: Field Manager, responsible for the overall management off all current projects. Nico has been a part of our company since 2002. He really appreciates the mutual respect between the members of the company work force. He is also proud to treat our clients with the highest respect while giving them the landscape that they dream of. Nico feels blessed to have a wonderful wife and two beautiful children. He bleeds for Cruz Azul, a perennial favorite in the Mexican soccer league.
Roberto (Beto) Rodriguez: Project manager, responsible for the smooth operations of a single project or a particular aspect of a larger project. Beto likes the good feeling among members of the company. He feels inspired to deliver the very best quality in his work. He appreciates how mutual respect and respect for our clients is an important value of our company. He is a fan of Chivas de Guadalajara, another famous team in the Mexican soccer league.
George (Jorge) Gonzalez: Project manager, responsible for the smooth operations of a single project or an aspect of a larger project. George also appreciates the harmonious feeling amongst the company’s workforce while taking great pride in providing our clients with high quality craftsmanship. He loves how fun it is to work for our company. He is eager to participate in the company’s further growth while maintaining a high quality product.
Eduardo (Lalo) Cisneros: Project assistant, responsible for dealing with all the details on a particular project. Lalo really appreciates participating in a company that values each member’s contribution. He also values the flexibility our company provides so that he can take care of family matters when the need arises. He supports Club America, another famous team in the Mexican soccer league.
Angel Garcia: Project assistant, responsible for dealing with all the details on a particular project. Angel really appreciates being able to work in a company that values delivering a quality product and giving our clients what they have always wanted. He loves being able to use his skills and develop new ones all the while he has fun working as part of our team. He also is a fan of Club America.
Hector Arvizu: Project assistant, responsible for dealing with all the details on particular project. He also assists with the development of proposals for the company by doing take offs from landscape designs. Hector is a student in the Landscape Architecture program at Cal Berkeley. He really appreciates being able to see design concepts put into reality. He likes the good organization, the attention to detail, and the high quality of the product that our company delivers.
Gabriela (Gaby) Sar: Company bookkeeper. Gaby really appreciates being an important part of a growing company that provides its clients with great service and an outstanding product. She also loves the camaraderie between the members of the company team.
Nathan Rivera: Office assistant. Nathan loves being able to do his part in helping the company become more organized and able to provide great service to our clients. He loves traveling to Portugal during his summer vacations from Berkeley Community College.