Our Team


More Experience…More Service!


Rick Sarver, VP Sales & Operations

Rick Sarver
Vice President, Sales and Operations

Rick manages all business operations, personnel, sales and marketing. He keeps the business running smoothly and ensures all of San Pasqual Valley Soils products are consistently of the highest quality. He has 20+ years experience in the industry and really loves to work with people who enjoy gardening! When he’s not working, Rick enjoys spending quality time with his family, watching movies, and hanging out with his dog, Darby. Rick also enjoys growing edible gardens and his go-to SPVS product is Valley’s Best. “I use it on my lawn, in my planters, and all around my house. I just love the results!”


Val Streicher Office Manager

Val Streicher
Office Manager

Val manages the scalehouse and is the administrative task master that gets stuff done around the office. She has been with SPVS for 2 years, really likes the work environment and enjoys helping customers with sales transactions and customer service. Val enjoys her off-hours doing girl scout activities with her daughter and spending time with her family. She is an avid horseback rider and looks forward to leisurely hours riding and spending time with horses. She also likes to plant flowers (especially tulips and lilies) and her favorite SPVS product is the 50/50 amended topsoil because “it is perfect to use in any area of her yard and is extremely multi-functional!”


Carlos Guerrero Site Manager

Carlos Guerrero 
Site Manager

Carlos manages day-to-day operations, material processing and product quality control. He has 10+ years of experience in the industry and is also responsible for equipment operation and maintenance. On his days off, Carlos enjoys spending time with his wife and family taking weekend family trips to Ensenada. He also relishes spending time working on his home and landscape in Mexico to create a fun and friendly environment. He prefers to use Valley’s Best when gardening “because it is organic”.


Alex Lopez
Equipment Operator

Alex is responsible for operating and maintaining equipment, material processing, loading trucks and assisting with process and product quality control. He has been with SPVS for four years now and looks forward to many more. He loves working in the beautiful San Pasqual Valley with the great people at SPVS. In his free time, he loves drawing pictures of landscapes, people and cartoons. He is an amazing artist! He also likes to play video games, especially Zelda! When gardening, he appreciates the Raised Garden Bed Mix because “You can use it on anything.” His succulents thrive in it!


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SPV Soils • 16111 Old Milky Way • Escondido, CA 92027 • (760) 644-3404