About Us

In California's north state, you can see the fingerprints of design in every aspect, from commercial needs to residential requirements, from utilitarian purposes to aesthetic enhancement. For over four and a half decades, McEntire Landscaping, Inc., and McEntire Associates in Redding, have been extending their design-build services across Shasta and its adjacent counties. As technology evolves, our company integrates cutting-edge developments like AutoCAD for design work and SMART Technology for irrigation and lighting systems. Our comprehensive service offerings are backed by a committed team comprising designers, arborists, landscape technicians, office management personnel, and supervisors. We proudly introduce ourselves as McEntire Landscaping, Inc., and McEntire Associates.

Meet The Team

James ‘Gus’ McEntireOwner/President
His licenses are for both an A-General Contractor and a C-27 Landscape Contractor. An active member of the Shasta Builders Exchange for over 45 years. Past President of the local American Subcontractors Association. Certified with the International Society of Arboriculture, holds a Pest Control License, and provides pesticide and herbicide applications. Current member and past President of the Rotary Club of Redding, Riverview Sunset. James established McEntire Landscaping, Inc. in 1978.

Debbie LeoneGeneral Manager
Debbie has been with McEntire Landscaping, Inc. since 1987 and handles the administration of all office duties, including office management, contract administration, Human Resources, payroll, and accounting. Debbie tracks all jobs, provides cost accounting reports, and assists with estimating material and supply procurement and coordinating projects.

Terry Pasero - Construction Superintendent
Terry has been with McEntire Landscaping, Inc. since 1986. He oversees irrigation and landscape design and installation. He has diversified knowledge in construction design, layout, and equipment operation and possesses completion certificates in Supervision and Management. Terry has also completed various irrigation manufacturer installation courses and sponsored landscape element training sessions. Terry oversees multiple projects and coordinates projects from pre-construction to final inspection and acceptance.

Rich Matlock - Lead Construction Supervisor & Shop Foreman
Rich has thirteen years of experience in the Green Industry. He has been a lead and shop foreman with McEntire Landscaping, Inc. since 2008. His expertise is also in engine mechanics. He oversees projects, runs the equipment, and has a commercial driver's license. As an active leader, he manages all aspects of landscape construction: site, grading, drainage, hardscapes, irrigation, soil prep, planting, sod, turf, and erosion control. Rich has also completed irrigation classes and various safety training courses.

Jesse Servantes - Sports & Irrigation Consultant  
Jesse has been with McEntire Landscaping, Inc. since 1989 and has over 35 years of landscaping experience. He oversees all maintenance projects, residential and commercial, including maintenance for construction projects installed by McEntire Landscaping for the specified contract period. Jesse possesses completion certificates in Supervision and Management. He also holds certifications as an Arborist with ISA and a Pest Control Applicator. Jesse is skilled in CADD and IT technologies.

James ‘Jim’ CoatsDesigner
Jim previously worked for the City of Redding. He spent his first 17 years in the Public Works Department and his last 18 years as GIS Manager in the Development Services Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Division. Jim has extensive experience in engineering CAD drawings and various forms of presentation graphics, including mapping, thematic, and map presentations. Additional knowledge and experiences include landscape and irrigation design, with a vast emphasis on City requirements, erosion, and sediment control design. Also, Jim has attended both the Rain Bird and Toro Irrigation Schools for residential and commercial irrigation. He is educated and experienced in the Rain Bird courses for Institutional and Sports Fields.