Our Team

Capstone Landscape Management

Capstone Landscape Management is here to do everything possible to improve the aesthetics and overall health of the upstate outdoors.

We have a combined 50 years of experience in both commercial and residential creative landscaping solutions and maintenance for an array of satisfied and grateful clients.

Our Mission

At Capstone, Our mission is to practice servant leadership with integrity while having excellent professionalism and being environmentally conscious.

Our Core Values

Integrity, Servant Leadership, Continual Learning & Improvement, Excellence & Professionalism, Environmentally Conscious.

Our Team


Derek Gracley

Derek is the CEO of Capstone Landscape Management. He oversees selling, marketing, and the vision for the company. He went to Clemson University, studied marketing, and worked in corporate America for a few years. After some years in the marketing world, he decided it wasn’t for him and in 2007 started a landscaping business that is now Capstone Landscape Management.  Derek enjoys being active through cross fit, baseball, wakeboarding, and is also very family orientated.


Savannah Blankenship
Client Services Manager

Savannah is Capstone’s Client services manager. She oversees client’s services and is their concierge to make sure they have the best experience with the company. When she isn’t at Capstone, Savannah enjoys cooking and being outside. She is a loving wife and a fur mom to her two adorable boxers.


Alex Niesman
Administrative Support

Alex is the admin support for Capstone Landscape Management. She answers the phone and assists clients with any questions with billing and scheduling. She also manages Capstone’s social media platforms. When Alex is not at Capstone, she enjoys being outside and spending time with her husband and cat.


Chris Irby
Landscape Maintenance Supervisor

Chris is our Landscape Maintenance Supervisor. He supervises our maintenance teams and oversees the daily operations. Chris also trains our maintenance teams and ensures all projects are done in a timely manner and correctly. When Chris is not at Capstone, he enjoys an active and healthy lifestyle and is very family orientated.


Fanny Mason
Business Support Team Manager

Fanny is the business support team manager for Capstone Landscape Management. She oversees the running of the office. She also handles HR and accounts receivable and payable. Fanny is a loving wife and mother. She enjoys spending time with her kids, shopping, cooking, and selfcare.