Dave Barber

Account Manager

Dave comes to Aspire with over 30 years in the landscape industry. Working during the summer while attending Ohio State University, he received his B.S. in Agriculture, with a specialization in Landscape Horticulture.

After graduation, Dave rose through the ranks at a variety if landscape companies in the Columbus, Ohio, area. From mowing to turf fertilization, tree & shrub care to design-build construction, he worked hands-on in the field for 20 years before advancing to full time management roles. As an Operations Manager and Branch Manager, Dave excelled at integrating technology into his company, cultivating a winning company culture, and inspiring those in his charge to learn, grow and become true industry professionals.

Outside of work, Dave enjoys spending time with his wife of 23 years, Jennifer. Two dogs and a horse round out the family, and they are all spoiled rotten! Dave is also an avid Ohio State football fan, and loves to spend time taking care of his Mustang GT. The Mustang helps to relieve the stress of everyday life, whether on a leisurely drive around town or a quick trip down the ¼ mile!