About


Locally owned, our goal is to create and maintain beautiful landscapes that enrich people’s lives.

Our competitive advantage is our deep desire to listen to the needs of our clients and to deliver creative solutions to achieve their goals.

We believe that when we make mistakes, which are inevitable, we apologize and work to make sure things are corrected. We want to be the best landscaping company in the market.

With a commitment to customer satisfaction, the Cumberland Landscape Group team has developed a reputation for expertise, efficiency, and a personal, caring approach that results in an experience valued by customers.

Our Core Values

Transparency

We engage in open, honest, and appropriate sharing of information and feedback in all aspects of our business.

Respect

We live the golden rule through our commitment to always treat people the way we would want to be treated.

Teamwork

We are collectively committed to the success of the company and one another and are fully accountable for ‘my part of the whole.’

Meet Our Team

BILLY VAN EATON

Founder, CEO

Billy Van Eaton grew up in Ardmore, Oklahoma and Birmingham, Alabama before attending Hampden-Sydney College and receiving a B.A. in Economics and Commerce. Billy has worked in commercial banking, commercial demolition, and as an industrial broker in commercial real estate prior to starting Cumberland Landscape Group. Billy, his wife, and their two sons live in the Wildwood neighborhood of Atlanta. Billy focuses on managing the sales team, financial management, and the strategic direction of Cumberland.

KIM JENKINS

President

Kim grew up in Georgia and studied at Chattahoochee Technical College. Kim has an extensive background in the landscape industry with one of the largest companies in the country. She has 20+ years of experience in the industry with managing finances, growing businesses, system implementations, and process improvements. Kim is a long time resident of Powder Springs, GA where she currently lives with her husband and daughter.

PERNELL ROBERTS

VP of Operations

Pernell grew up in Augusta, Ga, and attended the University of North Georgia where he majored in Business Management. Pernell has an extensive work history in the landscape industry spanning over 20 years, with his most notable position including his work at the Augusta National Golf Course where he spent countless hours perfecting the art of turf and landscape management. Pernell, his beautiful wife, and their three boys live in Buford, Georgia.

HILARY PORTERFIELD

Director of People Services

Hilary grew up in Duluth, GA. Her career started in the landscape industry managing all accounting and human resource functions of a small lawn care business. She then joined a Top Fuel Drag Racing team for 14 years which is where she gained most of her Human Resources/Recruitment/Training knowledge. She joined Cumberland Landscape Group in June of 2022 and is happy to be back in the industry where her career started. Hilary has a passion for recruiting future team members, developing career paths for current employees and the chance to create meaningful and lasting relationships within the organization. Hilary currently lives in Woodstock, GA with her daughter.

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CINDI WILEY

Controller

DEBBIE MACKEY

Office Manager

Debbie Mackey grew up in the Southeast, predominantly in the Atlanta area. She attended David Lipscomb Univ., in Nashville, TN, majoring in Psychology. Her experience in administration and management ranges from Assistant to the Controller at a large Atlanta law firm to Assistant to the President at a refining company, Business Manager at a personnel agency and Office Manager at a manufacturing company. She is the mother of an amazing, young adult son and currently lives in Peachtree Corners

NOLAN WAGNER

Operations Analyst