Platinum Ponds & Landscaping
We are a client first company. That means we believe that doing what’s in the best interest of each client is also the best way to build a great business. Our commitment requires us to listen closely so we can develop a successful vision that exceeds your expectations.
As a Master Certified Aquascape® Contractor (CAC), we adhere to rigorous standards, which include a commitment to quality materials, sustainability and innovation.
"The Head Honcho"
Our founder, Ryan Farnol, is a Master Certified Aquascape Contractor® (CAC). Born and raised in West Michigan, Ryan attended Cornerstone University where he earned a degree in Business Administration.
In 2006, Ryan began his landscaping career in the High Rockies of Colorado, honing his skills with natural stone and water features. He is an expert landscape designer and builder, and meticulously oversees each project from design to installation.
Hard work, communication, and innovation are the hallmarks of his business.
Jim Andrie serves as our Operations Manager. Now in his seventh year with the company, he continues to excel in the landscape industry.
Jim studied Civil Engineering at Michigan Tech but his interest in landscaping and water features began at a young age when he helped his grandmother rebuild her decorative pond.
Jim’s leadership, work ethic, and advanced technical skills have made him an integral part of our team. His Engineering background and attention to detail has enabled him to be elite at his craft.
"The Water Feature Guy"
Brad Bishop serves as our Water Feature Construction Specialist. His passion for water feature design ensures that each custom pond and waterfall we build is of the highest quality.
Brad is also adept at identifying natural looking boulder placements, as well as repurposing mosses and driftwood.