Owner / Chief Executive Officer
Chad McClain, an Oklahoma native, began Squared Away Lawns in early 2009 after observing an opportunity to provide “better” lawn and landscaping services to the community.
Chad is a graduate of Putnam City West and served in the United States Marine Corps from 2002-2006. Upon completion of several deployments and 4 years of Active Duty service, Chad resumed his education at Southern Nazarene University. He holds a BSBA from SNU.
Chad has a passion for leadership and treating people by the “golden rule” which is referred to in the Word of God in Matthew 7:12. Do to others whatever you would like them to do to you. This is the essence of all that is taught in the law and the prophets
With his leadership, experience, and ability to adapt and accomplish in all situations, Squared Away Lawns is backed by an extremely capable team.
Owner / Chief Operating Officer
Hunter Magness, born in Oklahoma City to Ross and Debbie Magness, is one of two owners of Squared Away Lawns and acting COO. He is one of 5 siblings. Upon graduation from Heritage Hall, Hunter began working in his father’s construction company. Shortly after he, with his entrepreneurial spirit, decided to fill a need in the metro area by providing one of the first Junk Removal companies. Hunter founded and built Junk Boss in Edmond, Ok, providing professional Junk removal, hauling, and roll-off dumpster service.
Meanwhile, Hunter’s passion and experience, as the son of a seasoned contractor, fueled him to continue roofing, remodeling, and construction of residential and commercial properties.
In 2019, Hunter sold Junk Boss to move into other opportunities! He joined the Squared Away Lawns family in 2020 as co-owner and equity partner!
Hunter has a proven track record of over-the-top customer service. His experience in construction, project management, brand management, systems efficiency, and his lead from the front mentality, provide an opportunity for Squared Away Lawns to offer unparalleled customer service with extreme attention to detail.
Vice President of Maintenance Operations
Mike Vermeulen, a native of central Pennsylvania is currently the V.P. of maintenance operations at Squared Away Lawns. Upon graduating from high school, Mike joined the Army to serve his country. Mike was stationed in Fort Riley Kansas where he met his wife Jen. Mike and Jen have 3 grown sons Jacob, Andrew, and Caden.
After serving, Mike started his landscape career as a laborer on a mowing crew. Mike has since had leadership roles throughout the country including operations management, sales management, business development, and branch management.
His hard work, commitment, and love for the business have helped him grow into the role he is in today. Mike is dedicated to providing Squared Away Lawns customers with respect, attention to detail, and follow-through.
About The Company
Squared Away Lawns was founded in the spring of 2009 out of a dream to provide an increased level of professional landscape and maintenance services. We have managed to grow throughout the years by exceeding our customers expectations in both the quality of service and customer support. We are departmentalized and provide services in the following areas:
Weed control / fertilization (turf management)
Landscaping / hardscape / irrigation (design and installation)
Turf and landscape maintenance
Snow and ice mitigation
Our passionate staff seek to serve our clients above the standard and are seeking the opportunity to serve even more.
Our company’s motto is Better Every Day and we lead our team with this inspiration.
We hope to have the opportunity to show you what we are made of.
Serving Oklahoma City and Edmond with the best landscaping services. You can rest assured that when your work is scheduled, that is the day that it will be completed. Weather plays a large factor in our ability to service properties, however if we are delayed you will promptly receive notification regarding the delay.
Our trained, passionate, experienced lawn care professionals will always handle customers with the utmost professionalism. Anyone on our crew members is capable of communicating with the customer eliminating language barriers that are so common in our industry.
We are diligent in reducing internal costs in order to increase availability of services to all people. We believe that by controlling internal costs that we can reduce costs to our customers, allowing more people the ability to afford our professional landscaping and lawn care services.
The Squared Away Difference
All Squared Away Lawns vehicles and lawn care personnel are clean, presentable and are clearly identifiable with company logos and attire. We execute daily, detailed quality control reporting on all of our maintenance properties. We offer comprehensive scheduling and if requested can notify the customer of when all of their services are scheduled for the season. Our lawn care company office staff is highly trained in customer service and we will always be available via phone or email during normal business hours.
We offer online bill payment / invoice tracking for our customers with their own login and user id. We maintain our equipment to like new specifications, allowing for accurate, clean, detailed work.
We treat each customer as if they were our only one and work promptly to resolve any requests the same day or within reason.