40 Under 40, Class of 2019

Chris Cordrey


RSC Landscaping

Job Title

Owner/Head of Operations


  • Over a nine-year period, strategically expanded the business from 30 employees to nearly 150; developed management structure that allowed company to grow while ensuring high quality service; increased sales 400%.
  • Created a student athlete scholarship at age 16, “to reward others who were dedicated to succeeding in various aspects of their lives and furthering their education and athletics in college.”


Chris loves to travel and has visited 20+ countries — so far. “I believe that getting a better understanding of different cultures helps you to grow as an individual.”

Fun Facts

Favorite flick: “Gladiator” — “I admire how even though the main character had absolutely everything taken from him, he did whatever it took to crawl his way back to the top.”