Meet Our Team


Joel Atkinson

Founder / CEO

With over 20 years of experience owning and managing AtRidge, Joel oversees the direction of the company and its culture. Joel and his amazing wife have been blessed with four children. Outside of work, Joel enjoys traveling with his family, and serving at his church.

Jim Amrhein

Client Relations

With experience in the landscape industry for almost 30 years, Jim specializes in the details surrounding bringing a job together. He is passionate about quality and works to build long lasting relationships with all of our clients. Outside of work Jim is an avid sailor.


Melissa Medina

Office Administration

Melissa has been with Atridge for over 8 years, overseeing all the administrative functions in the office as Office Administration.

She directly handles all financial matters such as client billing, accounts payable, payroll and banking.When not working at Atridge Melissa enjoys spending time with her husband, their 4 children and their grandson.

Connor Atkinson

Growth and Development

Connor focuses on the long term development for AtRidge. He works to cultivate relationships with team members and clients that follow our company’s culture and vision for the future. He is an undergraduate student in the school of Design, Construction, and Planning at the University of Florida.