Susan Mullinix, President
Susan brought 25 years of accounting experience to Choice Plantings, Inc. When she began working in the Interior Plantscaping Industry where she met Patty Lang. They worked together in management for 10 years. In 2004, they started Choice Plantings, Inc. and Susan took on her passion learning from Patty’s operations background and began working hands-on installation and plant maintenance while building the company. She will always stay involved with the accounting, but loves to include sales and design when time allows. In her spare time, she enjoys boating, kayaking, and snow skiing.
Patty Lang, Vice President
Patty worked in the interior plantscaping industry while attending college at University of Maryland. Upon graduation in 1988, her company promoted her to Operations Manager. In 2002, she found sales to be her real passion. In 2004, she and her co-manager Susan Mullinix opened Choice Plantings, Inc. where she could take her client service to the next level. She takes pride in every design and ensures that her staff keep an eye on the details that set Choice Plantings apart. She is a certified trainer for GPGB (Green Plants for Green Buldings) and uses her leadership skills as a board member for CREW (Commercial Real Estate Woman). She enjoys exercising and spending time with her family.
Stacee Puller, Office Manager
Stacee started with Choice Plantings, Inc. in 2006, bringing three years of experience in the Plantscaping Industry. She is involved in all areas of the company: she processes all orders, oversees warehouse operations, creates our newsletters and social marketing. She portrays her creativity teaching our Decorating Staff to make unique, lush Holiday Décor. Stacee enjoys spending time with her family and boating.
Jennifer Cawthorne, Maintenance Supervisor & Holiday Designer
Jen has worked for Choice Plantings the past 7 years. In those seven years she has worked in several positions in the company and is currently the Maintenance Supervisor and Holiday Designer. She loves to create new designs for our holiday displays to keep them current with what’s trending. Jen loves to travel with her family and watching her sons play lacrosse and steel drums.
Patrick Sergeant, Installation Supervisor
Patrick Sergeant joined the Choice Planting family in 2015. He has since stepped into a leadership position Installation Supervisor. Patrick has backgrounds in personnel management, warehouse work, exterior landscaping and customer service. He brings flexibility and problem solving abilities to work with him in executing new installations and refreshing and updating existing installations. He enjoys time near and on the water and cooking good food.
Oscar Baltodano, Plant Health Specialist
Oscar Baltodano is our Plant Health Specialist and supervises all of our maintenance technicians. He was born in Costa Rica and raised around tropical plants growing naturally in the wild. Oscar attended the University of Costa Rica where he received bachelors and masters degrees in plant pathologies. His professional experience includes agricultural development work in numerous countries around the world and laboratory research on plant illnesses. Oscar is passionate about keeping plants healthy and beautiful. In his spare time, he enjoys running, playing with his dog, and renovating his home. Oscar has also led a volunteer tree planting effort in Baltimore’s Mount Vernon neighborhood that has resulted in over 600 new street trees being planted in just five years.