Fitzgerald’s : Landscaping, Commercial and Residential Grounds Maintenance, Irrigation Installation and Repair, Tree Services

As Fitzgerald’s has grown over the years, so has our team.

The many divisions of Fitzgerald’s include total lawn maintenance in both commercial and residential applications of grass and shrub/bed maintenance, comprehensive landscape design and construction, including rock-work, installation and/or makeover.

Fitzgerald’s also offers complete tree management including tree removal, trimming, planting, stump removal, feeding and aerating, and last, Fitzgerald’s offers state of the art irrigation systems – including design, install and/or modification of your system. Our irrigation department also is responsible for exterior landscape lighting.

Our company is dedicated to being the best grounds maintenance, landscape, tree care and irrigation company in McLennan and surrounding counties.


Voted "Best of Waco"

  • Lawn Service : 2018, 2020
  • Tree Service : 2017, 2018
  • Landscaping : 2007-2015
  • Sprinkler Service : 2013

"Locals Love Us" Winner

  • 2018-2022
Local's Love Us Award for Best Landscaping, Lawn Maintenance, Irrigation, & Tree Care Company in Waco

Back Row: Travis Williams, Brandon Martin, Josh Lamb, Seth Thompson
Front Row: Ryan Back, Carroll Fitzgerald, Ali West, Donny Fratus


Carroll Fitzgerald : Founder / General Manager

Carroll ventured out after many years in banking to develop the mowing business into a thriving, small business. His decades of experience in management, financial planning, and customer relationships have been major assets to the success of the company.

Ali West : Owner / Administrator

Ali West is the Accounting & Office Manager at Fitzgerald’s of Waco, and brings over 20 years of accounting management experience. Ali first joined Fitzgerald’s as a part-time accounting consultant in 2014 and continued this role until Fitzgerald’s hired her as a full-time employee in 2017. Ali is very passionate towards her family, career and her faith.

Seth Thompson : Owner / Tree Care Manager | Certified Arborist TX-3307A | Texas Oak Wilt Certified #0059

Seth Thompson manages the Tree Care Division of Fitzgerald’s. He graduated with his master’s degree from Stephen F. Austin State University in 2003 and has nearly 15 years of Tree Care experience. Seth has served as an adjunct instructor at McLennan Community College and was on their Tree Campus USA board. He and his wife have a son. He enjoys hunting, fishing, and time with family.

Travis Williams, ASLA, RLA : Owner / Landscape / Irrigation / Division Manager Registered Landscape Architect #3364

Travis Williams graduated Texas Tech University in 2010 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture, a minor in Architecture, and a minor in Horticulture. He has over 10 years of experience in Landscape Design and over 15 years of experience in Construction. Travis has been with Fitzgerald’s since May of 2010. He is a licensed landscape architect, the irrigation manager, manages two landscape designers, and various projects. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, and wood working with his kids.

Donny Fratus : Owner / Maintenance Manager | LI#0022103

Donny grew up in Waco, where he went to Midway and finished his education with a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Baylor University. Donny is a Licensed Irrigator and has been in the industry for over ten years. He and his wife have two children, and in his spare time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with them.

Ryan Back : Grounds Maintenance Manager | TPCL#0804344

Ryan is responsible for 5 mowing crews and 2 pesticide/herbicide application technicians. He has over 20 years of lawn and golf course maintenance experience and is dedicated to using that knowledge to meet and exceed our customer’s expectations. He carries a Commercial Pesticide Applicator License and has a vast knowledge of fertilization and pesticides used for commercial and residential lawns. Ryan is a graduate of Midway High School, has a degree in Golf Course & Turfgrass Management from TSTC, and is also an Eagle Scout. When he isn’t working he enjoys motocross and all other outdoor activities with his two sons.

Joshua Lamb : Maintenance Manager

Joshua has 15 years experience in landscaping and carries a Commercial Pesticide Applicator License. He currently manages a maintenance division of Fitzgerald’s. Joshua is a lifelong Wacoan, growing up in Robison and graduating from Baylor University with a bachelor's degree in Geology. Joshua enjoys hunting, camping and fishing with his wife and two sons. It’s his love for the outdoors that led him to his career in the landscaping industry.

Brandon Martin : Landscape Designer

Brandon Martin graduated from Texas Tech University in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture. His love for the outdoors and landscape design began 20 years ago working for his father’s business in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. After graduating from Texas Tech, Brandon came to Waco and began his career with Aramark as the Assistant Grounds Manager. After 11 years in the grounds and facilities business, he joined the Fitzgerald team in August of 2021 as a Landscape Designer, where he continues to fulfill his childhood passion. Brandon and his wife have two young children and attend First Baptist Hewitt where he serves part-time on the ministerial staff. When away from the office, Brandon loves spending time with his family, woodworking, and playing boards games with his friends.

Emily Stowers : Landscape Designer

Emily joined Fitzgerald’s in 2021. She graduated from Texas Tech University with her bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture and aims to design memorable experiences using various materials, colors, and textures. Emily is from San Antonio, Texas, and enjoys traveling, spending time with family, and exploring Waco.