Mr. McCachern is a graduate of North Carolina State University, where he received a B.S. in Horticulture.  Prior to joining The Pines in January 1994, he had experience supervising landscape installation and construction.  Mr. McCachern is a certified plantsman and a certified pool operator.  His responsibilities at The Pines include supervising the maintenance of the grounds and installation of new plantings, assisting in fire control, safety and operation of the Warm Water Therapy Facility.  Mr. McCachern has served on the Board of Deacons and was on the Grounds Committee at First Presbyterian Church in Mooresville, North Carolina.