Vice President / General Manager
Tom Lias came to the Plantworks in 2003, bringing his expert experience in project management, planning, purchasing, engineering, budgeting and quality control. Tom prides himself on exceeding your expectations. His career has spanned more than 25 years in commercial interiorscape, plant and flower retailing, commercial floral sales, and design. Landmark projects under his leadership have included the building of a 3-acre interior tropical rainforest at the Pittsburgh Zoo, and the international headquarters of Apple Computer in Cupertino, CA. Here at the Plantworks, Tom’s projects have included the Wynn Resorts of Las Vegas, the Peppermill of Reno, and the Hard Rock Casino in Gulfport, Miss., in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Tom has four adult daughters who live in Northern California, where he loves to visit and enjoy the ocean.