Outside Unlimited Bio’s
Rob Childs – President & CEO
Rob has been in the landscaping industry for over 40 years. His first experience with landscaping started at 15 yrs old when he began working summers during high school. During his 4 years of college, he continued to work as a crew foreman and project manager. Rob graduated from college in 1974 earning a degree in Behavioral Sciences and a minor in Business Management, he declined an offer to become assistant Operations Manager, knowing he could do much better starting his own landscaping company. Rob moved to Annapolis, Maryland in September of 1974, founding Robert W. Childs Landscape Contractors, Inc with only $15,000.00 working capital. Rob enjoyed owning the company from 1974 to 1997. During that period of time, the company grew to be a highly respected and award winning landscape company serving the metropolitan areas of Baltimore, Annapolis and Washington D.C. During the summer of 1997, Rob was approached by two of his key employees and a group of outside investors to by the growing $7.5 million dollar company. In October of 1997, he sold the company and decided to reside in New Hampshire with his family. After taking a year off to relax and enjoy his family, Rob and his wife Gail started Outside Unlimited. As President and CEO of Outside Unlimited, Rob continues to direct the day to day field operations along with his management team. Outside Unlimited has grown to be a mid-sized company for commercial landscaping maintenance, snow management and large commercial landscape construction installations. Currently, he resides in NH with his wife Gail and his family.
Jonah Daigle- General Manager
Jonah Daigle joined Outside Unlimited in the fall of 2012 as our General Manager. Jonah, originally from Maine, returned to New England after 4 ½ years as the operations manager for a large landscaping and snow removal company located in St. Paul Minnesota. During his tenure as Operations Manager for the company in Minnesota, Jonah helped the Owner grow the company form 15 employees to 40 employees and helped grow annual sales from $1.3 Million to almost 4 million. Jonah brings many years of experience in, and knowledge of, the landscaping industry to Outside Unlimited and he specializes in irrigation, turf, snow removal and urban arboriculture. Jonah oversees the day to day operations for Outside Unlimited alongside Rob Childs. One of Jonah’s passions is irrigation and water conservation and Rob and Jonah have partnered with Conserva Irrigation of Minnesota to start Conserva Irrigation of New Hampshire. The sole focus of the company is smart use of water. Conserva Irrigation is hoping to transform the irrigation landscape in New England with its innovative ideas and processes. Outside of work Jonah enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking and whitewater rafting and has started to take golf lessons. He resides in New Hampshire with his wife Hannah, 2 dogs, 2 cats, a horse and a turtle.
Lisa Mitrano- Senior Manager
Lisa has been working in the green industry for over 20 years. She studied at UNH and is certified as a NH Landscape Professional, NH Arborist, Maine Nursery and Landscape Professional and holds pesticide licenses in NH, ME and MA. Lisa has experience working at nurseries, re-wholesalers, doing landscape design, construction, maintenance, plant material purchasing and pesticide application. Lisa coordinates all of our plant material purchasing, plant material care and oversees quality control of landscape installations. Lisa also meets with Outside Unlimited customers to design enhancements for their properties on a regular basis. Lisa enjoys gardening, horseback riding, snowmobiling, riding Harleys, skiing, kayaking and hunting to name a few activities outside of work. Lisa resides in New Hampshire with her family.
Gregory H. Schuler Sr- Account Manager
Greg has been working in the green industry for over 30 years. He has a MD Pesticide License, Sediment and Erosion Certification in MD, NCMA NATIONAL Concrete Masonry Association, ICPI Interlock Concrete Paver Institute. Greg has experience working at Property Management, National Service provider firm, Landscape design firms doing construction, maintenance, design, plant installation and pesticide application. Greg coordinates and helps oversees quality control of National Account Services. Greg enjoys motorcycles, billiards, gardening, and playing with his grandkids to name a few activities outside of work. Greg resides in Maryland with his family.
Jamie Murphy- Account Manager
Jamie has been in the green industry for over 20 years. He has a degree in Urban Horticulture and Turfgrass Management from URI. Jamie has experience working at nurseries, materials companies, small maintenance companies and national maintenance companies. He is experienced in commercial and residential maintenance, commercial and residential landscape construction and hardscaping, also snow removal. In his free time Jamie enjoys four wheeling, working on his Jeep and anything his two boys want to get in to. He resides in Rhode Island with his family.