Our Vision

Artisan Outdoor was created with a vision to do what no other landscape design company can accomplish in today’s marketplace:  deliver on the most seamless client process which is defined by collaboration, transparency, visionary craftsmanship and perfection.  Outdoor living dreams are written on paper.  They may sit a person’s mind.  But, when these are passed onto the Artisan team, we transform these dreams of the most discerning clients into realities.  The Artisan team has re-defined what excellence and perfection are when it comes to Outdoor living.  We invite you, the dreamer, to trust your ideas and thoughts of what luxurious space you want transformed and let us, the Artisan craftsman, demonstrate what perfection is.

Brand Promise

We at Artisan are experts in the design, installation and maintenance for all your luxury outdoor living needs:

  • Landscape, hardscape and lighting systems
  • Pools, spas and water features
  • Outdoor kitchen and cooking systems
  • Fireplaces and fire pits
  • Outdoor Furnishings
  • Audio / video entertainment systems

Let us be your single source for everything outdoor. We want to provide you with the Artisan experience of the finest in carefree, luxurious, enjoyable outdoor living.

Meet The Team

Roger Bruce, CEO

Roger brings more than 20 years of operational execution and project management experience to Artisan Outdoor.

He held various management positions in the financial, supply chain, manufacturing, and high-tech industries focusing on execution and delivery. Roger has also managed multiple mission critical projects for large organizations such as Oakley, Wells Fargo, First America, Disney, Televisa, Infosel, and TerraLycos.

Roger holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, and a M.B.A. from the University of California, Irvine Paul Merage School of Business. Roger also holds Project Management, Lean Manufacturing, and Six-Sigma certifications.

 

James Neeld, President

Jim brings more than 30 years of experience in the landscape industry designing and building custom outdoor living spaces for the luxury home market.  His passion is providing a high level of quality and professionalism in everything he does coupled with exceptional customer service and a strong work ethic.  His extensive knowledge and experience in the design and construction of landscaping, masonry, concrete, pool, spas and outdoor living spaces is what differentiates Artisan Outdoor from its competition.  Under his leadership, Jim has assembled a team of highly trained and skilled technicians that provide every facet of the luxury home outdoor living environment.

Jim is a native of California.  He is educated in Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape design and has been a licensed contractor with the State of California for 30 years.  In his free time, he enjoys mountain bike riding, music and outdoor recreation.

 

Chuck Wehman, Field Operations Manager

Chuck has over twenty years of commercial and residential landscape experience. As Field Operations Manager Chuck is responsible for coordinating the efforts of field personnel on the job site, ensuring that every project is executed on time and within budget.

 

Adriana Casian, Landscape Designer

Adriana brings years of experience in landscape design and project management. Adriana’s passion and design vision ensure that we continue delivering outstanding quality and inspiring designs to our customers.

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Landscape Architecture from California Polytechnic University.

 

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Christopher Arguello, Finance and Administration

Chris is the finance and administration manager. In this capacity, Chris is responsible for the company accounting, finance, and back office functions. Through attention to detail, process improvement, and analytical skills, Chris has been instrumental in instilling financial discipline throughout the company.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from California State University, Fullerton, and he is a Certified Management Accountant.

 

Robert Henderson, Business Development

Rob brings more than 40 years of business experience in a wide variety of industries and business disciplines to Artisan Outdoors. Prior to Artisan Outdoor Rob spent 20 years with Custom Building Products, North America’s largest manufacturer of Ceramic Tile related products and a core vendor for The Home Depot.

Rob holds a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from California State University, Fullerton. He also holds an M.B.A. from the University of California, Irvine.