Employee Profiles



Scott Burk


Scott founded Scott’s Landscaping Inc. in 1990 with the support of his wife Kimberly Burk.  He serves as the CEO/President and oversees day-to-day operations, future planning & growth and mentors the  management supervisors.  Scott graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. in Landscape Contracting.  Scott is a Certified Landscape Professional, Certified Landscape Technician, certified installer with Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute and Certified Pesticide Applicator.



Frederick Smithmyer

General  Manager

Fred is the general manager and is responsible for guiding day to day operations.  He graduated from Pennsylvania College of Technology in 2002 with a degree in Landscape/Nursery Technology and has been working for Scott’s ever since.  Fred is the Chairman of the Safety Committee, a Certified Landscape Technician, and a Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturist.




Chad Spidell

Construction Coordinator

Chad is a landscape construction coordinator and project manager.  He is responsible for scheduling and managing crews, materials, equipment and change orders. 



Kristen Austin

Landscape Designer

Kristen graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. degree in landscape architecture.  She completed an internship at a design/build Landscaping company before joining Scott’s Landscaping, Inc. in 2003.  Kristen specializes in residential design and has won several awards for her unique and creative work.  Kristen oversees the design department, works with clientele in designing and estimating their projects and manages her ongoing installations.  She is a member of the American Association of Professional Landscape Designers and has a certificate in greenroof systems.



Melissa Cramer

Landscape Designer

Melissa started at Scott's Landscaping as a landscape technician as she was obtaining her bachelor's degree in Agricultural Science and minoring in Arboriculture and Horticulture at Pennsylvania State University.  After graduating she worked as a design assistant for Scott’s.  With a strong interest and background in horticulture Melissa went on to manage the retail sales office and do designs for our sister company Wheatfield Nursery.  In 2013 she came back to Scott’s as a designer.  Melissa also has an associate's degree in Landscape/Nursery Technology from the Pennsylvania College of Technology and is a Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturist.



Anthony Boob

Residential Maintenance Coordinator

Anthony is the Residential Maintenance Coordinator and estimates, schedules and manages residential maintenance projects.  He graduated from The Pennsylvania College of Technology with an Associates Degree in Landscape/Nursery Technology in 2001 and has been with Scott’s Landscaping since 1999.  Anthony is a Certified Pesticide Applicator and Certified Landscape Technician.  



Jeffrey Krezo

Commercial Maintenance Coordinator

Jeff is the Commercial Maintenance Coordinator and is responsible for estimating, scheduling and managing the completion of commercial maintenance project.  He graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. Degree in Landscape Contracting in 2008, though has been with Scott’s Landscaping since 1999.  Jeff is a Certified Pesticide Applicator.  



Marsha Harpster

Business Manager

Marsha is responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of company financials, budgets, human resources, payroll, and department of transportation compliance for our company.  She is responsible for making sure policies, procedures, and guidelines are being adhered to and assists in identifying and implementing corrective actions where necessary.  Marsha serves as secretary on Safety Committee.







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