Bridget Sheridan, Co-owner
Bridget Sheridan founded Listerman & Associates in 1998 and is the majority stockholder. She manages the company’s financial and administrative functions, working closely with bankers, accounting firm and health care providers. Her presence and roles within the company – directing operational focus and setting goals for everyone – brings a strong sense of fairness and accountability to our business.
Beyond her leadership of Listerman & Associates, Bridget has long had a deep love for horses and the art/sport of Dressage. It’s a passion that has always been fully supported by her family. In fact, her first horse was a wedding gift from David. She finds working and competing with the horses fulfilling physically, mentally and spiritually. Beyond the captivating nature of their beauty and power, Bridget sees that that her relationships with her horses offer a true metaphor for life.
Angie Davenport, Office Manager
Angie first met David while working in the nursery business when she was still in high school, when she took on the responsibility of entering orders and invoicing. In July 2015, Angie started managing the office at Listerman and Associates. Her responsibilities now include order entry, invoicing, maintaining project spreadsheets and all customer and vendor accounts.
In her spare time, Angie enjoys watching her daughter, Emma, play soccer and softball. Her other daughter, Audrey, also plays softball and shows cattle at a number of Ohio county fairs. She also spends time with her son Tyler, his wife and her grand daughters. . Two years ago, Angie became the head coach of the Girl’s bowling team at Tecumseh.
Steffen Listerman, Infrastructure
Steffen graduated from Wright State University with a B.S. in Biology. After graduation, he entered the family business, learning the ropes by taking on a wide range of tasks. He did everything from tagging trees to getting involved with marketing and various IT issues. His ability to successfully manage a diverse number of projects, has now lead him to greater responsibilities dealing with the Company’s infrastructure.
Currently, he is managing the integration of the Saleforce app, handling the production of a new trade show booth and related technology, while driving multiple direct marketing campaigns for two new product lines. Steffen enjoys attending live sporting and music events, in his spare time.
David Listerman, Co-owner
David Listerman graduated from the University of Kentucky with a BS in Ornamental Horticulture. Upon graduation, he started working at a wholesale nursery – first as the manager of the wholesale center, then spending 15 years in outside sales, covering an eight-state territory. During this time, David established his strong relationships with an unprecedented variety of wholesale nursery growers, contractors and landscape architects. The experience allowed him to develop his unique industry perspective.
He and his wife and business partner, Bridget Sheridan, are the proud parents of two boys, Gunnar and Steffen. Gunnar, who was born with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, has taught his parents the things that are truly important in life. They are committed to helping find a cure by supporting Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy. Steffen, their youngest son, is now a college graduate and a competitive swimmer at the college level. David also continues to serve as Facilities President of the nationally ranked club swim team, the Dayton Raiders.
Sharon Carter, Logistics
Sharon began working in the nursery business in 1988, with responsibility for entering orders and inventorying the entire nursery. She worked with David, becoming his in-house support person while he traveled and worked with customers. When David left the nursery, Sharon moved on to work with a large landscaping firm where she assisted customers and scheduled the crews. In July of 2000, Sharon started managing the office at Listerman and Associates. Over the years, her responsibilities have grown significantly and she now handles all the Logistics for the company.
Sharon enjoys spending time and vacationing with family and friends, gardening and enjoying the great outdoors. She also loves taking care of the Listerman’s dog, Lucy, for long weekends.
Dylan DiCicco, Sales Support Specialist
Dylan is the newest member of Listerman and Associates Sales Team. He was born and raised in the Dayton area and attended the University of Cincinnati, where he studied Athletic Training. After college, he chose to relocate to Philadelphia to work in Medical Equipment sales, where he was awarded Rookie of the Year honors for his assistance in bringing a new medical device to market. Dylan went on to enjoy significant success as a Clinical Specialist.
Shortly after meeting his wife, Gina, they decided to move back to the area. At this point, Dylan joined Listerman and Associates and became a member of the Listerman sales team. He does a great job of handling a wide range of support duties for the team, working with customer inquiries, quoting projects and placing orders. He also spends a good deal of his time in the field with David doing business with our nursery partners. As well, he’s working closely with Steffen on bringing the company to its full digital functionality.
In his free time, Dylan enjoys being outdoors and on the water; whether its fishing, boating or just floating and enjoying the sun.