Meet the People of Terra-Opus

Meet the people who will help you design, build and grow your landscape.

Terra-Opus Group - Caleb Riches

Caleb Riches

President
Terra-Opus Group - Caleb Riches
Caleb Riches  - President

Terra-Opus Team Member Since 1998

Caleb began his career with the company in 1998 when he was hired as a general laborer for the summer months as he attended the University of Toronto. As the years progressed he developed a keen eye for detail, intelligent landscape design, and flawless craftsmanship. Caleb became the firm’s lead foreman in 2002, eventually purchasing the company from the original owner in 2006 and chose to diversify the landscape services the company offered, rapidly expanding the business to its present capacity.

Terra-Opus Group - Jessica Riches

Jessica Riches

Financial Lead
Terra-Opus Group - Jessica Riches
Jessica Riches  - Financial Lead

Terra-Opus Team Member Since 2006

As a partner in the company alongside her husband, Caleb, Jessica manages the financial aspects of the business.

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Ian Hunter

Landscape Maintenance Supervisor
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Ian Hunter  - Landscape Maintenance Supervisor

Terra-Opus Team Member Since 2016

Ian arrived with a diploma in Turfgrass Management from the University of Guelph. He’s also licensed as a landscape exterminator and Canada-certified IPM Agent. Since joining the team, he has also received certification in Holistic Turf Management.

Terra Opus Group - Blair Davis

Blair Davis

Lead Landscape Designer
Terra Opus Group - Blair Davis
Blair Davis  - Lead Landscape Designer

Terra-Opus Team Member Since 2008

Starting as a general landscape labourer, Blair worked his way up in the company to become our lead designer. He is certified in Dynascape Landscape Design and continues to enroll in courses to better his skills.

Tom Jones

Fleet Manager
Tom Jones  - Fleet Manager

Terra-Opus Team Member Since 2016

Tom is fully licensed as a 310S mechanic and ensures all our vehicles and equipment are in working order.

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Anthony VanDyke

Construction Foreman
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Anthony VanDyke  - Construction Foreman

Terra-Opus Team Member Since 2011

Anthony has a wide range of knowledge in landscape design construction, utilizing his certifications and experience in project management, hardscape preparation and installation, and the construction of fencing, decks and small structures.

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Codie Gladding

Construction Foreman
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Codie Gladding  - Construction Foreman

Terra-Opus Team Member Since 2014

Codie has extensive knowledge in landscape design construction, utilizing his skills and experience in hardscape preparation and installation, specializing in stonework.

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Nick Whitney

Construction Foreman
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Nick Whitney  - Construction Foreman

Terra-Opus Team Member Since 2013

Nick has an extensive background in landscape design construction, with seasoned skills in hardscape preparation and installation, and the construction of fencing, decks and small structures.

Terra Opus Group - Hayley O'Brien

Hayley O’Brien

Lead Commercial Gardener
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Hayley O’Brien  - Lead Commercial Gardener

Terra-Opus Team Member Since 2014

Hayley’s wide-ranging knowledge and experience in plant identification and proper care procedures ensures our commercial clients’ gardens get the nurturing care and attention they need to remain healthy and rich.

Brad McVicar

Lead Residential Gardener
Brad McVicar  - Lead Residential Gardener

Terra-Opus Team Member Since 2007

An expert in plant identification and proper care procedures, Brad knows how to nurture and care for our residential clients’ gardens to keep them lush and beautiful.

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Taylor McKeown

Construction Foreman
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Taylor McKeown  - Construction Foreman

Terra-Opus Team Member Since 2017

With a deep understanding of landscape design construction, Taylor puts his his skills and experience to work in hardscape preparation and installation.