Landscape Enterprises was formed in 1968 as a small landscape construction company as Dave Schafer worked his way through college. After serving in the Peace Corps and completing his Master's Degrees, he and his wife moved to Wilsonville in 1979 and incorporated the company.
Dave has served on the national board of directors for the Professional Grounds Management Society, and is a long time member of NALP. He has also served in various leadership positions for the Portland Street Tree Commission, Oregon Golf Course Superintendents Association, and the Portland and Wilsonville Chambers of Commerce. He served as President of the Portland Jaycees, the Horticulture Congress, and the Northwest Agriculture Show. During his terms of office for these 3 organizations, he raised over $500,000.00 for various charitable needs, research efforts, and scholarship programs. Additionally, he was the co-founder of the Oregon Youth Leadership Foundation and served as the Corporate President for over 20 years.
Matt Schafer joined the firm in 1992 as a crew member pulling weeds and mowing lawns. He is now the operations manager and is the process of taking over the full-time management of the firm. With over 25 years of experience with the company, he is looking forward to its continued growth while maintaining the company’s goal of “Quality at a Reasonable Price.”