Cathy, a California Certified Nursery Professional, has been in the industry since 1980 when she launched her career at the highly regarded Palos Verdes Begonia Farm located in Torrance. After moving her way up at PV Begonia Farm, ultimately becoming a buyer, she joined the prestigious Rogers Gardens in Newport Beach where she was a buyer and manager. In 1993, the Marina del Rey Garden Center welcomed her to their team.
As general manager, Cathy oversees the entire garden center. She manages an operations team as well as a team of Garden Design Experts. She also buys plants, containers, fountains and more for MDRGC.
Cathy is a graduate of Cal Poly State University, Pomona, who loves the outdoors. When she's not at MDRGC, she can be found traveling to growers to select plants firsthand, traveling to trade shows, planting and maintaining her own garden, listening to music, traveling with her dog, and enjoying her family, friends, dog and cat.
Darlene - Garden Design Expert