STAFF BIOS

Gary R. Matthews

Gary R. Matthews, founder, president and co-owner: A University of Idaho graduate, Gary is a licensed plumber and pipe fitter who has worked in the construction industry since the late 1970s. He started Dew Drop Sprinklers & Landscaping in 1980 and has extensive experience in every aspect of project management.

Doug Matthews

Doug Matthews, vice president and co-owner: Doug is also a University of Idaho graduate and is a journeyman pipe fitter. He has been with Dew Drop since 1981. Like his brother, Gary, he has seen it all over the past three decades, having worked on every type of landscaping and irrigation project.

Steve Laut

Steve Laut, vice president and co-owner: Steve is responsible for the landscape division of Dew Drop, a division he helped to start in 1982. He has extensive experience landscape CAD (computer-assisted design) and design imaging software.

Nancy Mahoney

Nancy Mahoney, treasurer: A Washington state-licensed certified public accountant with 30-plus years of experience, Nancy has worked in public accounting, banking and commercial real estate. She has been involved in Dew Drop since its inception.

Duane Dombrowski

Duane Dombrowski, experienced landscaper: Prior to joining Dew Drop, Duane owned his own landscaping company in Seattle. He also has worked as a company representative for several landscape and irrigation suppliers.

Mike Smaldon

Mike is an experienced project superintendent, with many years in landscaping and irrigation supervision.  Mike is certified as a irrigation and landscape technician from the Washington Association of Landscape Professionals.  He has completed the Corps of Engineer construction management training and the education for hazardous waste and operations, specifically for soil remediation and removal.  Mike has completed many AGC classes designed for construction superintendents.  Mike’s previous experience includes managing a nursery, where he advanced his plant knowledge.