Meet Our Team

We have teams across the U.S. set to service all of our installations.

Connecticut Corporate Team

Chris Pianta – CEO, Chairman

For the past 35 years Chris has been involved in the development and installations of horticultural projects all over the world. From soil systems for professional sports stadiums to plantings in the largest collection of green walls in the world, his expertise and practical application of nature’s processes results in a sustainable and economical solution to design challenges.

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David Truglio – President; Director of Plantscape Design and Services

David brings over 30 years of experience in the plantscape industry, creating, installing and maintaining innovative plantscape designs for clients. His meticulous attention to detail and drive to insure clients are awed by his work has resulted in his collaborations with several national companies. He oversees every project personally, from initial meetings with a client to learn about their vision, to creating a custom cutting edge design, installing all elements and providing high quality ongoing service. David attributes his great success and longevity in the industry to his commitment to quality service, quality materials, earning and maintaining client trust, and the ability to make your vision become a reality.

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Ellen Fitzgerald – Senior Project Manager

Ellen joined AgroSci’s in 2014, she brings 26 years’ experience in architecture and construction to our team. As senior project manager for architectural projects, Ellen focuses on quality while maintaining project costs and scheduling, resulting in a high level of client satisfaction. She manages projects with a hands on proactive approach and commitment that ensures quality and project success.

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Donald Truglio – Manager of Plantscape Services and Installations

Donald enthusiastically coordinates and executes installations, maintenance/service and irrigation responsibilities, as well as acting as our liaison with clients during service calls. With over 30 years experience in all facets of the plantscape industry, he is well versed in plant health and is an expert in the field of assessing potential issues and taking swift action to remedy any ailments. Clients have repeatedly expressed their appreciation for Donald, and the care he takes to make certain all their plantscapes and green walls are well maintained is a source of pride.

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Christopher Hoffman – Marketing & Public Relations

Christopher Hoffman has more than 30 years of experience in journalism, marketing and public relations. In addition to his work for AgroSci, Chris has written for Connecticut’s biggest newspapers, including the Hartford Courant and the New Haven Register, and served more then seven years as a spokesman for the Connecticut Attorney General’s Office. He has created and implemented successful PR and marketing campaigns for an array of companies.

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Katherine Marotti

Katherine has been working with AgroSci Inc. since August 2019, overseeing all the administrative functions in the office as Administrative Assistant. She directly handles all financial matters such as client billing, accounts payable, payroll and banking.

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Lucy Guiliano – Social Media Manager

Lucy has been working with AgroSci since 2015 as a graphic artist, web developer and, most recently, social media manager. She has studied fine art, photography and graphic design and has over 20 years of professional experience.

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Donald Ercole

Don has worked with Chris Pianta and AgroSci for over 10 years, supporting AgroSci’s growth, advising on capital raising, financial management and business strategy. Don has over 40 years of experience in commercial and investment banking and has supported many entrepreneurs and middle-market companies seeking financial advice. Mr. Ercole received a B.S. from Cornell University in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering and an M.B.A. from the New York University Stern School of Business.

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