Our Staff

Customer Service is our highest priority and that begins with good leadership by a knowledgable and well-trained management team. For assistance, please contact anyone on our management staff, listed below:

John Puryear  
President & Owner

B.S in Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

E-mail: johnpuryear@puryearfarms.com



Ross-Heinen-c.jpg                                                                                      Ross Heinen
Operations Manager

B.S in Agriculture with emphasis in horticulture
Western Kentucky University

Email: rossheinen@puryearfarms.com





Matthew Zarichansky
Dept. Manager - Maintenance

Assc Degree in Specialized Technologies
Int. Cul. Inst / Pittsburgh

E-mail: matthewZ@puryearfarms.com



Rob Ary,                                                                    Dept. Manager - Installation

B.S.in Agriculture / Grounds Maintenance Concentration
University of Tennessee at Martin

E-mail: robary@puryearfarms.com



Michael Marvin,                                                        Sales Manager

B.S in Human Resource Management
Western Kentucky University

E-mail: michaelmarvin@puryearfarms.com


                                                                                      Seth Tennant,
Sales Associate

B.S in Agriculture - Plant & Soil Science
University of Tennessee - Martin

E-mail: sethtennant@puryearfarms.com



Tara Piergies-Baker,
Landscape Designer

B.S. Degree in Landscape Architecture
Rutgers University

E-mail: tarabaker@puryearfarms.com