Leadership

Eddie DeLoachEddie DeLoach, Owner and President

Eddie DeLoach is President of The TideWater Group. Holding a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Berry College, Mr. DeLoach started the company in 1984 and has enthusiastically watched it expand ever since. With experience in Grounds Management starting with his weekend lawn care company as a child, Mr. DeLoach is responsible for overseeing the development and management of all the companies in the TideWater Group, while offering guidance and leadership to all members of The TideWater family. He is married to his wife, Cynthia, they have four children, Tara and Walt Rocker, and DeAnna and Adam DeLoach, and two grandchildren, Ford and Isabelle.

Education
Berry College, 1974
Bachelor of Arts & Sciences in History and Political Science

Groves High School, 1970

Professional
TideWater Landscape Management, Inc.
Savannah, Georgia
President, 1984 – Present

Kaiser Chemical Corporation
Wilson, North Carolina
District Manager, 1980-1984
Waynesboro, Georgia; Cordele, Georgia; Branford, Florida
Manager, 1974-1980

Community Involvement

 City of Savannah
-Mayor
 Independent Presbyterian Church
-Deacon
Chatham County Commissioner
-Former 7th District County Comission
Chatham County Nursing Home Comission
-Former Chairman of Board
Garden City First Baptist Church
-Former Chairman of the Deacons
The Living Vine
-Former President
The Savannah Country Day Booster Club
-Former President
Senior Citizens, Inc.
-Former Board Member


Jimmy DeLoachJimmy DeLoach, Owner and Vice-President

Jimmy DeLoach is Vice President of The TideWater Group. With a Bachelor of Science from The University of Georgia and a Masters in Education and Marketing from Georgia Southern Universty, Mr. DeLoach joined his brother in 1987 to help grow the TideWater name after coaching football under Erk Russell at Georgia Southern. With more 25 years of experience in Grounds Management, he is responsible for overseeing all military and government development, while offering management and development counsel to the entire TideWater Group. He has two daughters, Abbie and Anna.

Education
Georgia Southern University, 1986
Masters in Education Marketing/Management

The University of Georgia, 1982
Bachelor of Science in Education Accounting/Management

Groves High School, 1977

Professional
TideWater Landscape Management, Inc.
Savannah, Georgia
Vice President, 1987 – Present

Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, Georgia
Football Linebacker Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, 1984-1986
Football National Champions 1-AA, 1985, 1986

The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia
Undergraduate Coach of Freshmen Team Outside Linebackers, 1980

Community Involvement
Savannah Christian Church