Director of Field Operations
Steve Ricci is an experienced Landscape Designer and lifelong Rhode Island resident. Steve graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelors Degree of Landscape Architecture as well as a Degree in Community Planning. While completing his degrees, Steve worked as a landscape contractor and koi pond designer and builder. Steve has owned his own design/build landscape construction business as well as worked for a nursery as a manager, salesman, and designer. Steve has designed and installed both commercial and residential projects throughout the state including rain gardens, patios, native planting designs, and landscape structures. Working at Groundwork RI since 2016, Steve runs the GroundCorp landscaping program and oversees our community garden, tree nursery, farm and all landscaping and green infrastructure work.