Outstanding Responsiveness Awarded by The Irvine Company
Thursday, September 21st, Gachina Landscape Management was honored at The Irvine Company’s D2D, Division to Division, awards program. Gachina received the award for Outstanding Responsiveness for a Landscape Contractor. “The event provided a welcome opportunity to recognize our top service providers for the role they play in providing exceptional experiences for Irvine Company customers,” Paul Harnen with Irvine states. D2D honors one top service provider per category and Gachina was the only landscape contractor recognized.
“Gachina Landscape has provided exceptional quality of service and communication at competitive pricing for the last ten years in the Silicon Valley. They are used by Office, Apartments and Retail. They recently experienced the untimely loss of their founder and owner, John Gachina but have managed to not miss a beat under the new leadership of his wife Jackie Gachina,” shares Clint Collins with Irvine.
“Gachina Landscape is one of the leading commercial landscape companies in the Bay Area providing exceptional landscape maintenance and enhancements while delivering great customer service. Over the years, Gachina has won us several landscape awards with the CLCA, California Landscape Contractors Association, on multiple Irvine Company projects as well as a national award with NALP, the National Association of Landscape Professionals. They provide exceptional landscape services to Irvine Company’s Office, Apartments, and Retail division and we want to recognize them for their hard work and dedication,” Clint continues.
Gachina manages 7% of The Irvine Company overall portfolio including 57% of the Northern California portfolio. Presenting the award for Outstanding Responsiveness, Clint states “Gachina Landscape has partnered with Irvine Company for 10 years and continues to provide Office, Apartments and Retail with exceptional service at competitive pricing.”
Representing Gachina at the awards:
H. Jaclyn Gachina, President and Owner
Heriberto Cortez, Sr. Account Manager
Rafael Avila-Flores, Production Supervisor
Cesar Martinez, Sr., Project Manager
Jorge Pimentel Solorio, Associate Account Manager
D2D was established in 2008 and is a made up of various collaborative cross-divisional teams focused on the company’s major service provider contracts, capitalizing on Irvine Company’s purchasing power to reduce costs and improve quality. Today, D2D now consists of more than 50 employees from four divisions and 14 committees and task forces, all working to evaluate a wide range of services, share best practices and innovative solutions to common concerns. Ray Wirta, President of Irvine Company was the event’s featured speaker. He congratulated the award winners, noting that “By partnering with our service providers and combining best practices we’re able to deliver world-class service to Irvine Company customers.”
Photos courtesy of Kristoffer YDeen