The Team

Jeffrey W. Sheehan, President

Confidence Landscaping, Inc. was founded by Jeff in 1980 as a full-service landscape design/build company based in the Silicon Valley. Jeff is licensed in the State of California as both a Landscape Architect and Landscape Contractor. He is responsible for all business operations and technical aspects of landscape design, construction and management for the company.

During Jeff’s career, his company has garnered more than 60 landscape industry awards for excellence in the field of landscape design & construction with specific honors focused on low water-use design and eco-friendly installations. For more then 30 years, he has been an active member of the California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA), serving as California State President in 2001 and was honored as its Member of the Year in 2001.

Please see Jeff’s credentials for more detail.


Eric Peterson

Landscape Project Manager

Eric’s career spans more than 30 years with Confidence Landscaping, Inc. He works as an installation project manager and assists with managing the day-to-day operations of the company. Eric’s depth of knowledge allows him to work seamlessly with our clients, upper management, and the company’s workforce. He ensures that each and every project receives only the best in materials and installation.

Eric is a three-time Certified Landscape Technician — a national program that tests and certifies applicants. Eric has garnered his certifications in Installation, Maintenance and Irrigation, and is our Certified Pest Control Operator. Eric holds a Bachelors of Arts in History and a Bachelors of Arts in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.


Dan Lewis

Landscape Project Manager & Trouble Shooter

Dan has been with the company for more than 30 years. His experience in field operations, client service and landscape construction make him a critical member of the team.

He holds two Certified Landscape Technician stripes in Installation and Irrigation. Dan’s on-site project management expertise brings a superior level of execution to each project.


Max Sheehan

Production Manager

bio_maxMax earned his Bachelor’s degree in Horticultural Science from Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo in 2014. While studying landscape practices and plant biology, Max was a technician at the Horticulture Unit and participated in various college affiliated clubs and competitive teams relating to the Horticulture industry. At Confidence Landscaping, his expertise in the office and out in the field began when he started working for the company at the age of 16. After working for both Confidence Landscaping and as a technician for the Horticulture Unit at Cal Poly, Max offers broad industry knowledge and solid hands-on experience. Max not only creates beautiful landscapes, but provides an enjoyable experience for the client throughout the process.