Personnel

Michael A. Gilkey, Inc. is a full-service landscape architecture design studio and exterior contracting company. We take extreme pride in every employee at our firm, including landscape architects and designers, office management, landscape contractors and maintenance professionals. With our loyal and professional team, we can ensure customer service and personal attention to our industry, our clientele, and our craft.

Design Team

Michael A. Gilkey, Jr.MICHAEL A. GILKEY, JR. ::  email
Michael A. Gilkey, Jr. is a licensed landscape architect and President of Michael A. Gilkey, Inc., overseeing all operations of the design, contracting, and maintenance divisions of the firm. Michael received a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Florida in 1999, and was licensed and registered in Florida in 2004. He is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects and serves on University of Florida Department of Landscape Architecture’s Advisory Board.

GAVIN CAIN :: email
Gavin Cain is a licensed landscape architect and a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Florida in 2009, receiving the Landscape Architecture Foundation’s University of Florida Olmsted Scholar Award in the same year. 

RYAN HYNKO :: email
Ryan Hynko received a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Georgia in 2011. He is  a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects and is currently pursuing Florida licensure. 

LAURA GILKEY :: email
Laura Gilkey received a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Florida in 2000. She is currently the Marketing Manager for Michael A. Gilkey, Inc.

MIC GILKEY :: On February 21, 2012 we lost a great man. A husband, a father, a grandfather, a son, a brother, an uncle, a friend, a landscape architect, and the founder of our company. We will continue to honor his legacy as a company every single day. Donations can be made in Mic’s honor to Neuro Challenge Foundation, dedicated to the fight against Parkinson Disease.

Office Management

KATHY GILKEY :: email
Kathy Gilkey is co-owner and co-founder of Michael A. Gilkey, Inc. Mrs. Gilkey advises financial and business operations for the company.

GANA GILKEY :: email
Gana Gilkey received a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Florida in 2000. She is the financial manager and landscape photographer for Michael A. Gilkey, Inc.

DENISE VOGEL :: email
Denise Vogel has been in construction accounting and administration for over thirty years. She is the office administrator and customer service liaison for Michael A. Gilkey, Inc.  

Contractors

ED DARBY :: email
Ed Darby is the Construction Supervisor of our Landscape Contracting Division, overseeing all landscape installation operations for Michael A. Gilkey, Inc.

CONTRACTING CREW
The Landscape Contracting Division at Michael A. Gilkey, Inc. employs a team of professionally trained men with an average of 9 years landscape installation experience.

Maintenance Professionals

KEN KIGER :: email
Ken Kiger is a licensed horticulturalist and Pesticide Applicator. Ken oversees all pesticide and fertilizer applications for the Maintenance Division of Michael A. Gilkey, Inc. and provides quality control and customer service for our clientele.

MAINTENANCE CREW
The Maintenance Division of Michael A. Gilkey, Inc. employs crews of professionally trained landscape maintenance technicians and horticulturalists.