Justin Cotton

Operations Manager / Partner

justin-cotton2Justin’s career in the landscape industry spans from mowing lawns since he was old enough to run a mower to working at landscape architecture firms in Austin, TX and Brentwood, TN. He has an extensive knowledge base when it comes to landscape design where he has designed everything from parks and recreation areas to multi-million dollar homes.

Justin is a proud graduate of the University of Kentucky where he received his degree in Landscape Architecture. He is an avid Kentucky basketball fan and just loves basketball in general. If he isn’t watching or playing basketball in his free time, you can find him camping, hiking or doing other activities that involve the outdoors.

Justin is a creative problem solver and manager when it comes to landscape problems or needs. He has been with Peach Tree Landscape for over 4 years and loves working with his managers and employees on beautifying the Greater Nashville area.                                                                                               

American Society of Landscape Architects

US Green Building Council  
Certified SRW Installer

Paul Thornton

Sales Business Development / Partner

 Paul is a Partner and the Sales Manager at PeachTree Landscape. He has over 30 years in the Green Industry and 20 years helping grow and develop landscape maintenance operations throughout the United States.

Paul has a Degree in Ornamental Horticulture & Golf Turf Management from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. He believes in building strong relationships and delivering a finished product above and beyond our clients’ expectations. He is always willing to lend a hand by routinely consulting with our clients to ensure we are meeting their expectations and helping promote the long term graceful maturity of their properties.

For fun, Paul likes to enjoy the outdoors, whether backpacking off into the mountains for a few days or jumping in the canoe and floating down a river; he stays ready to go.

Nic Mcilroy

Account Manager

Nic was born in Hot Springs, AR and has had the opportunity to live and travel all across the United States. He obtained his Horticulture degree in 2015 from a technical college in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Most of his career has been in a greenhouse setting, managing a variety of ornamental crops. That experience has given him the attention to detail and plant knowledge necessary for his role as account manager at Peach Tree Landscaping.

One of Nic’s most memorable vacations was visiting The Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado. He doesn’t have any kids – unless you include his cat, Roger, who has been a part of his life for almost ten years. Nic moved to Middle Tennessee to be closer to his girlfriend’s family, Nic and Esther have been together for over two years. “I am ecstatic to be involved in the green industry – working for one of the top landscaping companies in Nashville. My wish is to enhance people’s lifestyle by improving on their surroundings.”

Tim Wiles

Account Manager

Tim was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. Tim received a technical certificate from the University of Central Florida in Turf Management. Additionally, Tim is a Certified Applicator for Lawn and Ornamental (Class 3) for the State of Tennessee, which he received after completing the lawn and ornamental program from the University of Tennessee.

Tim has been in landscaping for twenty-four years. He’s done everything from cutting grass to golf course management to management. When asked about his favorite aspect of working with PeachTree, Tim shared, “I enjoy interacting with clients and working with them to create beautiful landscapes that exceed their expectations.”

Tim has been married for twelve years and has two beautiful daughters. In his free time, he enjoys anything outdoors, including: camping, hiking, boating, and traveling with his family. Tim says, “Lake life is the best life.”

Harley Miller

Shop / Fleet / Equipment Manager

Harley is originally from Mobile, Alabama. After extensively traveling the Eastern United States, he now calls Murfreesboro, Tennessee his home.

Harley has been working on everything with an engine since he was able to hold a wrench. With experience across the board from small engines to big trucks and marketing to management, he has been a valuable addition to the Peachtree family.

When Harley is not walking Murfreesboro’s Greenway system checking out historical sites, you can probably find him singing on a karaoke stage or at home writing music. Aside from that, Harley spends his spare time building and riding classic and custom motorcycles.