Petalon Landscape Management’s team consists of senior landscaping professionals with more than 20 years each of experience. We bring a wealth of knowledge for all of your commercial landscaping needs.
Rudy Sotelo – Sales Manager / CEO
A Bay Area native, Rudy Sotelo graduated at the California State Polytechnic University of Pomona where Rudy received his Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture. Upon graduation, Rudy began work at one of the largest landscape maintenance firms in Northern California. During his tenure he received many company awards rising to be a Branch Manager. In early 2000, Rudy’s entrepreneurial spirit drove him to resign his Branch Manager position and start Petalon. Rudy is instrumental in driving sales and managing the organization.
Jon Linn – General Manager / CFO
Jon Linn is a 4th generation native Californian who became interested in horticulture while attending Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo. Jon’s career in landscaping began in the mid 1970’s working for national and large regional landscape maintenance companies. He held many field and management positions, as well as developed and managed a comprehensive turf care program. His roles included Installation Manager, Field Supervisor, Operations Manager, and eventually manager of his own branch location. In 2000, Jon joined forces with his current partners forming Petalon.
Miguel Baez – Operations Manager
Miguel Baez has over 25 years of experience in landscape maintenance prior to joining Petalon. A former co-worker of Jon and Rudy, Miguel began his career in the landscape industry in 1983. Over the years Miguel has held almost every position in landscape operations management and has specific knowledge and expertise in all phases of landscape maintenance. These include safety training, operations management, and the use of recycled water systems. Miguel believes his success stems from his work ethic which he credits to his father.