John (Jack) Elicone is a native of Newton, MA and has worked in the Green Industry since 1977.
MCH - Massachusetts Certified Horticulturist
MCH - Chairperson
Jack is also on the Board of Directors for the Stone Family Adoption Assistance Fund
John started his career as a Nursery Garden Center Manager at Arrowhead Nursery in Wayland, MA. In 1983 he founded John R. Elicone & Associates, Inc., a Design Build Landscape company primarily installing new projects in Newton, Wellesley, Weston and the surrounding towns. As time continued Landscape Maintenance, Lawn and Shrub Care and Irrigation services were added. The company continued until 2009 when it was divided and sold, half going to his son Stephen and the business is still operating today.
Jack has been a Massachusetts Certified Horticulturist (MCH) since 1986, has served on the MCH board and is currently Chairperson. Jack also is a member of the Board of Directors for the Stone Family Adoption Assistance Fund. Jack has been married to Jeanne, a Newburyport native since 1975 and they have recently re-located to West Newbury. Jack and Jeanne have two sons, Stephen and Paul and one grandson Domenic.
Jacks interests include woodworking, history and travel and his passion is golf which takes up a lot of his leisure time.