James Hoteling, CNLP
Jim has been with Hillside since 1974 becoming co-owner in 2000. Jim is seen regularly as 'Your Home Gardener' on WBNG-TV. He is graduate of SUNY Cobleskill in Ornamental Horticulture. He grows a wide range of plants, especially Hosta, Unique Conifers and Tomatoes and is an active birder and amateur Naturalist. Jim has previously served as President of the Southern Tier Nursery and Landscape Association.
Elizabeth Snyder, CNLP
Liz started working at Hillside in 2005. She earned a BA degree in Landscape Architecture from SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, NY. She has also studied abroad in Holland with research related to the Dutch flower market. She has a passion for both gardening and many forms of artistic creations. As a landscape designer she meets with customers at their home to create all aspects of personal outdoor living spaces. She is currently the region president for the Southern Tier Nursery and Landscape Association (PLANTstny).
Marywren Thomas, CNLP
Mary has been with Hillside since 1985 and is a graduate of SUNY Cobleskill in Floriculture. She is an avid gardener and collects many types of plants and experiments with all types of gardening projects. As our Landscape Coordinator, she is in charge of our selecting and securing plants and landscape materials, and managing customer communications. She has taught classes through BCC continuing education as well as speaking for many local Garden Clubs and organizations.
Gwen started with Hillside in 2012 as a customer service associate and floral designer. She became our office manager in 2015. As office manager she is in charge of billing, customer service and assists our landscape coordinator with customer communications. She holds a degree in business. Gwen loves travel, live music and all types of fitness activities.