Meet the Team
Meet the Fannin Team
Ever wondered who you are talking to when you call Fannin Tree Farm? Chances are your call will be answered by one of our retail tree specialists. Every day our retail tree specialists are helping our customers plan their tree design, select the perfect tree at our lot and work with our customers every step of the way in the office and on-site at the customer’s home. They are even helping our customers with service after the tree is planted! Our retail tree specialists work with retail customers whether they are planting one tree or many trees, doing a poolscape, screening or privacy fence, neighborhood project or new build landscaping. They also work with landscapers, home builders, HOA’s and many other wholesale customers. Take a minute to meet and learn more about Karrie, Lonnie, Margie, Pam, and Teresa.
Karrie moved to Collin County in 2001. She has a vast knowledge of our fast-growing area in DFW and its suburbs. She has extensive experience with trees and soil in the area. Karrie’s singular goal is to make every client a client for life. She acts as an advocate for her clients and takes the trust they place in her very seriously from designing their tree layout on their property to the final touches at install. Clients receive added value at every turn with her strong knowledge in the industry and additional resources she can provide. She majored in marketing and Sales. She has lived in Celina for the last 9 years with her two daughters and 4 fur babies.
Lonnie Cornwell has been in the nursery industry for over 30 years in a number of different capacities from owning his own landscaping business to working with and installing large trees for customers. For Lonnie, quality is of the utmost importance. He says, “If I wouldn’t plant it in my yard, I surely wouldn’t plant it in someone else’s yard.” Over the years, Lonnie has had many opportunities to beautify a lot of homes in the DFW area from meeting with the customer all the way to completion of the project. He always feels very rewarded when he can stand back at the end of a project with a satisfied customer and look at the finished product. Lonnie said, “I fell in love for the second time with horticulture when I went to work for Fannin Tree Farm and concentrated all my energy on trees.” Lonnie considers himself very fortunate to have found a home with Fannin Tree Farm with their reputation and quality of trees. Lonnie likes to joke that Fannin taught “this old dog” quite a few new things about trees and he is glad to have the opportunity to share his expertise and knowledge of trees to our customers.
Margie Webb is a native Alabamian who has lived among trees most of her life and decided to do what she loves most……planting trees and beautifying landscapes. She came to Fannin Tree Farm in 2012 and has worked in the industry for over 15 years. She is a Collin County Master Gardener and is pursuing her Arborist Certification. Margie believes that every tree has a purpose and the right tree selection will last a lifetime! She currently resides in downtown McKinney with her daughter and several four-legged friends.
Pam Poemoceah has been with Fannin Tree Farm for 3 years as a tree specialist. She enjoys the opportunity to educate her customers on the many aspects of horticulture, landscape planning and design, proper tree care and overall health maintenance of trees. Pam enjoys working with both novice and experts alike and has enjoyed cultivating and enhancing those relationships over the years. Pam is excited and encouraged to see the industry developing and striving to enhance our world, especially with trees. She looks forward to continuing to educate her customers for many more years. Pam is an avid adventurist and enthusiast for the outdoors. She has many hobbies including gardening, motorcycle riding, hiking and cycling to name a few. She says her next adventure will be tree climbing. Pam lives in Plano with her husband and has 2 grown children.
Teresa Wonka was lucky enough to learn at an early age that horticulture and gardening were her things. She grew up with her parents owning their own growing facility. She loves to talk trees, perennials, shrubs, herbs and veggies gardens. Teresa enjoys sharing her tree knowledge with her customers. She is a member of the Texas Nursery Association and received her Texas Master Certified Nursery Professional designation in 1994. From designing a tree plan to finding the right tree for her customers, Teresa is with her customers every step of the way. With thirty-six years of horticulture experience, Teresa has had some fun job opportunities like installing tropical foliage & trees in area malls, planting flower beds for television aired golf tournaments and have designed many residential poolscapes, cottage gardens, and formal landscapes! Teresa likes to stay she is making Texas beautiful one tree at a time!