Our Experienced Northern Colorado Staff

Management

Dan Sagner

Dan Sanger

Owner
Dan is the founder and owner of Southern Exposure Landscape. He graduated from Colorado State University in 1987 with a degree in Ornamental Horticulture & Landscape Management. He is involved in all facets of daily operations, but particularly enjoys planting and layout.
Leslee Sanger

Leslee Sanger

Owner
Leslee has been working alongside Dan in the green industry for over 20 years, following a long career in corporate accounting and purchasing. In 1987, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Colorado State University. She is typically involved in managing the “big picture”, overseeing major company decisions.
Russell Hoff

Russell Hoff

General Manager
Russell has spent the majority of his career as a general manager of several landscape and property management companies throughout Northern Colorado. His educational background includes a degree from Colorado State University in Landscape Design and multiple certifications within the green industry.
Karen Kile

Karen Kile

Finance & HR Manager
Karen has spent her 20+ year professional career with various service companies handling all aspects of accounting and human resources. She discovered her love of numbers in the 3rd grade when she saw a family member using green ledger paper to track expenses – an accountant was born. She went on to earn her Accounting Degree from Metro State in Denver and continues to enjoy crunching numbers today.
Luke Wieben

Luke Wieben

Maintenance Manager
Luke has 8 years of experience in the landscape industry, starting as a member of an install crew and eventually working his way up to management. He continues to expand his knowledge today, actively pursuing all kinds of certifications and training opportunities. Born and raised on the Western Slope, Colorado is his home, relocating to the Front Range in 2012. In his free time, Luke enjoys a variety of outdoor activities, not to mention rooting for all the local sports teams!

Sales/Administration

Traveler

Traveler Sr.

Office Assistant
In loving memory of one of our favorite employees, he will always have a place in our hearts.

Production

Miguel Montelongo

Miguel Montelongo

Hardscape Foreman
Miguel has been with Southern Exposure for 15 years. He is an artist with all hardscape elements and an absolute master with flagstone. His attention to detail and his work ethic define his work.
Joe Sanger

Joe Sanger

Construction Foreman
Joe has moved up in the company by constantly improving his knowledge of the industry, and by showing his aptitude for operating heavy machinery. He is also licensed by the state of Colorado as a spray technician.
 Ricardo Ortega - Construction Foreman

Ricardo Ortega

Construction Foreman
Ricardo is well-rounded in all facets of landscape construction. He started as a crew member 12 years ago, and has learned the Southern Exposure standard of irrigation, planting and hardscape.