Menlo Park, CA – Gachina Landscape Management is pleased to introduce Steven van Dongen, who has joined the organization to further develop their growing portfolio of Bay Area Corporate clients. Steven’s resume includes nearly two decades of horticultural and sales management experience in New York City, the Mid-West, and Northern California. Steven also brings special expertise to Gachina in the area of flower bulb gardening and annual color selections.
He has held senior sales management positions at Bayer Crop Science and Shire Pharmaceuticals in the San Francisco Bay Area. Steven started out his career managing relationships in New York City for the Netherlands Chamber of Commerce working with Dutch multinationals and their partners such as Phillips, Rabobank, Cushman & Wakefield, CBRE, and Randstad North America.
Steven joins Gachina as the business development manager for corporate accounts in the Peninsula and Silicon Valley working closely with owner, H. Jaclyn Ishimaru-Gachina, and the business development team.
Steven is excited for the opportunity to join the Gachina team, and to leverage their unique presence in the Bay Area’s finest landscaped shopping plazas, business parks, and corporate campuses. Jaclyn stated, “I have a lot of confidence in Steven to connect with our discerning customer base.”
Steven holds a Bachelors in Business Administration from Holland University in the Netherlands and speaks fluently Dutch with advanced knowledge of Spanish, French and German.