Our Mission


Barry Stern has worked in the landscape business since 1969 and earned a B.S. degree in Horticulture from Purdue University in December of 1974.  In 1978 Barry moved to Atlanta to start a landscape maintenance division for a local contractor.  According to figures compiled in the May, 1989 Lawn Care Industry, a trade publication, Barry's maintenance division was the 26th largest in the country, with revenues of $2,170,000 in 1988.  In March of 1990, Barry left to form his own company, Genesis Landscape Group, Inc.

Mr. Stern is a member of the Industrial Division Advisory Board representing the Environmental Horticulture Industry for the North Metro Technical Institute.  He has also served on the Board of Directors for the Metro Atlanta Landscape & Turf Association, and was its President in 1987.



Tim Schoeff, attended Indiana University and was the southeast regional sales manager for The Putnam Publishing Group for five years  (1980-1985).  Moving to Atlanta in 1986,

Tim was a business representative in the Atlanta area for The United States Chamber of Commerce until being recruited by a large local Landscape Contractor in November of 1987 as Sales/Account Manager. In August of 1990 Tim joined with Barry Stern to take up his duties as co-owner and Vice President of Genesis Landscape Group, Inc.

 A sales/service oriented person, Mr. Schoeff has received intensive training and education in the green industry.