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The Team

Tim Lindgren


Tim is the founder and President of Lindgren Landscape & Irrigation, Inc. Tim graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in Construction Management. He is very active in the day to day operations of Lindgren Landscape. His goal is to provide Northern Colorado with a landscape firm that offers each client an enjoyable experience carried out with the utmost integrity.

Matt Wadlington

Landscape Construction Operations Manager

Matt joined Lindgren Landscape in 2007 as a construction foreman. Matt worked several years as a foreman and was promoted to operations manager due to his exceptional management and organizational skills. Matt enjoys the balance between time spent with clients, construction crews, and designers.

Georgia A.P. Perry

Design/Sales Manager

Georgia has been a part of the Lindgren design team since 2005. She has a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Horticulture, and a minor in Construction Management from Colorado State University. Her focus is on developing spaces that create an atmosphere where people are drawn to engage with their landscapes and spend more time outside. Georgia particularly loves plants, and uses her home landscape as an experimental plant lab. At home, Georgia loves hanging out with her husband and 2 kids.

Mitch Benshoof

Senior Designer

Mitch has been with the Lindgren Design team since 2012. With a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from Arizona State University, he brings a passion and creative edge to all of his designs, and is a master of 3D models. Mitch is a social guy, inside and outside of work. He cares about people and the relationships he builds. Aside from designing, Mitch enjoys golfing and spending time with his family and his dog, Ziggi. And yes Benshoof is Dutch.

Jamie McCarn

Senior Designer

Jamie joined the Lindgren team after spending 6 years in the Chicago area at a landscape design/build company, Jamie brings a unique and creative vision to the team. Being a Fort Collins native, she is thrilled to be back in beautiful Colorado! Jamie graduated from Colorado State University with a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Horticulture (Landscape Design and Contracting) with a Fine Arts minor. Jamie’s passion for design comes from helping a client realize a space’s true potential.

Chris Jeffrey

Landscape Architect

Chris joined the company in 2021 after spending 10 years in Tucson Arizona. A native of Guelph, Ontario Canada, Chris has a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from Arizona State University where she graduated as a 4x NCAA All-American Swimmer. Chris has over 25 years experience in the Landscape Design field and is a Registered Landscape Architect in Colorado, Wyoming, and Arizona. Chris brings her passion for the outdoors, a keen sense of environmental responsibility and a unique creative style to all her projects.

Kristin Klimaszewski

Associate Landscape Designer

Kristin joined the Lindgren team at the beginning of 2018 after spending 3 years at a landscape design studio in WI. She graduated from UW-Madison with a Bachelor of Science degree in Landscape Architecture-Natural Resources. She also has an Associates Degree in Horticulture and Landscape Design. Kristin has a passion for planting design, and is looking forward to taking part in designing spaces that accentuate and reflect the natural beauty of Colorado.

Jill White

Small Construction/Service and Repair Sales

Jill joined the team in the spring of 2020. She studied Landscape and Nursery Management and has 40 years in the Landscape Industry. Jill was the first woman in the state of Colorado to become a Certified Landscape Technician of Construction. She has an extensive knowledge of plants and a real passion for them. Outside of work she enjoys exploring the Colorado outdoors in her Jeep with her husband and two pups, Luna and Tucker.

Scott Taillon

Landscape Construction Estimator

In 1993 Scott began working for Lindgren Landscape of Brighton CO. In 2005 he transferred to Lindgren Landscape of Fort Collins. During his tenure he installed landscapes for 15 yrs followed by 6 years of serving as Production Manager of our installation crews. As our company continues to grow Scott's focus now is on estimating, safety coordinator, and oversees the care of Lindgrens' facilities and equipment. His product knowledge, relationships with our vendors and suppliers, and installation experience, is key to cost competitiveness and quality on all our projects

Shannon Price

Maintenance Division Manager

Shannon joined the Lindgren team in 2019. He brings 22 years of Business Development and Sales Management at various companies. Shannon received his degree from Radford University in Radford, VA. In his off time, Shannon is a ultra-distance athlete competing in many endurance running events throughout the nation.

Edward Johnson

Account Manager

Ed joined Lindgren Landscape in spring 2008 to manage the service and warranty department for Lindgren Landscape. He started his career in the industry in the summer of 1985 and over the past 24 years he has been involved in many facets of the industry including; design, construction, maintenance and customer service. He has been certified by many industry organizations, and continues to educate himself.

Luke Gilliland

Account Manager

Luke joined Lindgren Landscape as an Irrigation Technician in 2020. He was then promoted to an Account Manager position due to his personal communication skills and hard work ethic. He received his bachelor's degree from Dordt University in Community Development with emphasis in Agricultural Food Science and Public Health. He has a passion for helping people live outside and enjoy nature to its fullest potential. In his free time, Luke enjoys spending time outside rock climbing, mountaineering, and playing disc golf.

Cresta Shafer


As the Controller for Lindgren Landscape, Cresta is responsible for the oversight of the day-to-day functionality of the accounting department. As a member of HFTP and a graduate of DeVry University in Accounting, Cresta brings more than 25 years of in-depth management experience in accounting, finance, purchasing, and operations for the hospitality and real estate investment industries. Cresta’s experience encompasses hotels, restaurants, resorts, golf courses, and hotel management companies. When she's not crunching numbers, Cresta loves exploring new places with her family, cooking, and being a mom.

Genie Butcher

Office Administrator

Genie joined Lindgren in May of 2018. Genie has worked 30 plus years in administrative support and customer service and finds great joy in knowing she has done all that she can to support our clients and team. She enjoys working in her garden, therefore, she finds the landscape industry so fascinating. In her spare time her biggest joy is spending quality time with her family.

Meggie Kurth

Jr. Estimator

Meggie became a part of the Lindgren team in 2021. She began her career in the green industry by working at nurseries, where she gained valuable experience and a love of plants. She's a Colorado State University graduate (Go Rams!) with a bachelor's degree in Environmental Horticulture, and a minor in Business Administration. Through coursework, and industry experience Meggie has found a passion for estimating which coincides with her attention to detail and strong work ethic. Meggie spends her free time enjoying the outdoors, spending time with friends and as a girl's lacrosse coach.