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.
Kelli Cosner, Holiday Creative Director
Kelli joined the Choice Plantings Family in 2016 as a seasonal decorator. She stayed on with us to help in the warehouse with organizing and un-decorating. She has since moved to the position of Holiday Creative Director. Kelli enjoys creating new holiday designs and experimenting with new decorating ideas. She helps our decorating staff by setting up samples for them and teaching them to make our unique holiday designs to ensure our clients receive a superior end product. Kelli likes to spend time with her family, visiting extended family and cooking.
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.
Chris Lang, Account Manager
Chris has worked part-time for Choice Plantings since 2014. He began a full-time position after graduating from Towson University in 2021. He has worked in the installation department as well as the maintenance department. As a current account manager, he is responsible for creating and maintaining a great relationship between Choice Plantings and his assigned clients. He creates new designs for clients and ensures they are happy with their current services. In his free time, he enjoys coaching high school football.
Kristin Gerhardt, Account Manager
Kristin started with Choice Plantings, Inc in 2018 and has worked in all areas of our company including the maintenance, and installation departments, and has been an integral part of our holiday décor design team for many years. In January of 2022, Kristin was promoted to account manager where she manages over (50) accounts and supervises our horticultural staff to assure we exceed the expectations of our clients. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her son, Brayden.