Focal Pointe, announced that Curt Marchand has been named Branch Manager, Focal Pointe of Kansas City. He will report to Focal Pointe Chief Operating Officer and Partner, Brett Gordon.
“I’m pleased that we can bring together two highly respected leaders for our next chapter,” said Focal Pointe Founder and President, John Munie. “Curt and Brett are long-established members of the Kansas City community who bring experience, market knowledge and relationships to a region our team is excited to serve. Together, Curt and Brett have already built our culture of servant leadership within the team, which will result in a level of commitment to the customer that is unique in the industry and greatly valued by our customers.”
“I knew from the time I first met John in October, I wanted to be a part of the Focal Pointe team and bring their humble, authentic culture to Kansas City,” said Marchand. “I have been a leader within some great companies over the years, but this is different. Focal Pointe’s culture combines an iron-clad approach towards commitment while emotionally investing in the success and happiness of others,” said Marchand. “It’s truly inspiring and I can’t wait to share this level of performance with the community I’ve called home for almost 40 years.”
“Kansas City represents a unique opportunity to extend our leadership in landscape services,” said Gordon. “We are empowering a team of high-caliber Kansas City landscape professionals who share our commitment to give clients a white-glove experience and engage them in new, exciting ways.”
ABOUT CURT MARCHARD
Marchand served as Chief Commercial Officer for DCA Outdoor in Kansas City and was Vice President at Ryan Lawn & Tree in Kansas City before joining Focal Pointe. He is from Prairie Village, Kansas, and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration and Management from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas.
ABOUT BRETT GORDON
Gordon is the former founder and chief executive officer of Signature Landscape of Oklahoma, which he started in 2015 and merged into Focal Pointe in 2023. Previously, he was employed at Signature Landscape located in Olathe, Kansas (which was purchased by HeartLand in 2016). He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Landscape Architecture from Oklahoma State University and is currently Chief Operating Officer and Partner at Focal Pointe.
ABOUT FOCAL POINTE
Established in 1998, Focal Pointe is a distinguished landscape design, installation, and maintenance company serving commercial properties in the St. Louis, Kansas City, Oklahoma City, and Springfield/Branson markets. The company’s portfolio includes prominent commercial real estate across the sports and entertainment, healthcare, education, corporate office, and industrial sectors.
In 2022, Focal Pointe ranked 116th on Landscape Management magazine’s list of the largest U.S. landscape companies, and was recognized as one of the 50 fastest-growing, privately held firms by the St. Louis Business Journal. The company’s commitment to its employees and shared values has earned Focal Pointe several Top Workplace awards from the Saint Louis Post-Dispatch.