Name: Steve Tice

Hometown: Memphis, Tennessee

University(s) Attended and Major: University of Memphis, Chemistry

Family Status: My wife, 2 children and 4 grandchildren.

Length of Employment with Michael Hatcher & Associates, Inc.: 20 years

I was attracted to work at Michael Hatcher & Associates, Inc. because: I enjoy building things and the outdoors.

Job Title: Landscape Construction Supervisor

Primary Job Responsibilities: I am responsible for the safety and training that goes into landscape construction.

The best thing about my job is: I work with great, young people. 

My favorite project at Michael Hatcher & Associates, Inc. is: Any type of waterfall project.

I would describe the company culture and environment as: A group of people that are willing to work together.

The most important thing I have learned from working in the landscape industry is: Patience.

The best thing about living and working in Memphis/Mississippi is: I'm close to family.

The biggest influence on my career has been: Growing with the company.

My short-term career goals include: Me assisting others with their professional goals.

The most important characteristic of a leader is: Confidence.

My one piece of advice to a new graduate or person seeking employment in the landscaping industry would be: To make sure that you love it.

If I didn't work in the landscaping industry I would be: A target shooter.

When I'm not at work I'm: Spending time with my 4 dogs.

If I won the lottery I would: Retire.