The leadership team at May Creek are incredibly aware that construction projects are rarely built without unforeseen challenges.  We are very proud of our history of working collaboratively with our clients to work through these challenges with their best interests in mind.  Every time.


We seek the finest talent in the Pacific Northwest and approach landscape design in a unique way.  Creative ideas from you blends with our designers’ expertise and innovation to create immersive outdoor spaces that are personalized backyard resorts. Together, we create an environment you can truly call your own.


Carl Handeland

Owner / CEO
MayCreek Landscaping

May Creek Landscaping, LLC is owned and operated by Carl Handeland who has over 20 years of ownership experience in the local landscaping industry.  He is a hands-on owner who demands the highest level of quality and the upmost professionalism from his team.  Carl believes every employee is a member of his family and is fiercely loyal to them.  He is working extremely hard to grow and sustain a strong and proud legacy with May Creek Landscaping, LLC.

Jason Laskelle

Bus-Dev. / Sr. Project Manager
MayCreek Landscaping

With over 20 years of experience in the local landscape industry, Jason has developed the skills necessary to create spectacular outdoor living spaces while providing the best value. His expanding relationships with our clients is based on mutual trust. Jason's commitment to business development positively affects every decision he makes for May Creek Landscaping, LLC.

Leslie Handeland

Office Manager
MayCreek Landscaping

Leslie is May Creek’s Office Manager and Bookkeeper.  She is the devoted mother of three precocious, beautiful children and is the protective “mama-bear” of the entire May Creek family.  She is a passionate budding artist who is incredibly active in her kids’ school, sports, and extracurricular activities.  Leslie makes sure that the May Creek team has everything they need in order to be safe, valued, efficient, and successful.

Travis Parent

Senior Project Manager/Field Supervisor
MayCreek Landscaping

As the newest member of the team, Travis is excited to be an extremely important part of the May Creek family.  With over 16 years of experience in Landscape Construction in the Pacific Northwest, Travis has a wide range of knowledge and experience including managing commercial landscape construction projects and owning and operating a full-service landscape Design-Build company for 12 years.

Dave Hedrick

Director of Operations
MayCreek Landscaping

With over 35 years of experience in the commercial and residential landscape design, construction, and maintenance industry, Dave's skills and knowledge are an important part of the May Creek Landscaping, LLC’s executive management team.  He is working closely with Carl to profitably grow and sustain the company for decades to come.

AJ Babauta

Designer and Estimator
MayCreek Landscaping

AJ graduated from Washington State University in 2014 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture and a minor in Horticulture and is a Certified ISA Arborist.  He has over six years of professional experience in the Pacific Northwest. His passion for the outdoors and commitment to edible landscapes and sustainable practices, along with his collaborative relationships with our clients, makes him a highly respected member of the May Creek Landscaping, LLC’s family.

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