About Decker Landscaping Decker Landscaping was started in 2002 by Chris Decker. A graduate of California State University at Chico in Construction Management, Chris had a wealth of knowledge and experience in bringing out the best in a project’s beauty, while incorporating efficient systems and designs and maintaining a green standard. Decker Landscaping employs 75 construction professionals. Click here to for our contact information. Folsom Dam Public Works Project | Folsom, CA Chris Decker, Founder Chris, our founder, had over 20 years experience in residential and commercial construction. He oversaw field and job coordination, quality control, and personnel and project management. Chris earned his undergraduate degree in construction management from California State University at Chico. Dan McElvain, CPA, Chief Financial Officer Dan has over 30 years experience in construction finance. He is in charge of the company’s finances, insurance, and safety. Dan earned his undergraduate degree in accountancy from Northern Arizona University. Mark Brown, General Superintendent Mark has over 25 Years of construction experience specializing in landscape design, maintenance and construction. Utilizing his experience, Mark coordinates all site construction activities and supervises field crews. James Zavala, Project Estimator James has over 16 years of experience with extensive background in estimating and project managing landscape jobs throughout northern California. James works with project owners, general contractors and landscape architects in developing project estimates, budgets, and value engineering ideas.