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Our Residential and Commercial Landscaping Team

Building on our tradition of excellence. We strive to be the most respected landscape firm in the Upper Midwest.

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Alyson Landmark

Landscape Designer

Angela Cesar

Landscape Designer

Arianne Sjodahl

Accounts Payable

Bailey Clifton-Simmons

Marketing and Customer Service Coordinator

Branden Ladwig

Accounts Receivable Specialist

Chad Dezeeuw

Operations Manager

Chelsea Boeve

Landscape Care Representative

Chris Barber

Design Associate

Chris Clifton


Chris Petree

Director of Business Operations

Danny Heinze

Plant Health Care Specialist

David Tupper

Landscape Architect

Jacob Hong

Director of Client Care

Jana Anderson

Landscape Care Representative

Jeff Gaffney

Landscape Designer

Jeff Lilja

Operations Manager

Jenny Pelant

Vice President, Finance & Administration

Joe Blumhardt

Senior Project Manager

Johannes Louwers

Chief Operating Officer | Partner

Josh Koller

Landscape Designer | Partner

Josh Schimmelpfennig

Senior Landscape Care Representative

Joshua Retherford

Operations Manager

Juliana Cardon

Landscape Care Representative

Justin Dorschied

Director of Design-Build

Kai Halverson

Landscape Designer

Karen Filloon

Director of Marketing & Business Development

Kim Goplen

Operations Manager-Residential

Laura Osberghaus

Design Associate

Leah Meyers

Landscape Care Representative

Mack Sutphin

Landscape Designer

Mark Mausner

Procurement and Sourcing Manager

Marshall Lang

Operations Manager

Matt Burton

Landscape Designer

Max Herrnberger

Project Manager

Max Murphy

Maintenance Operations Manager

Megan Knowles


Mike Goergen

Landscape Architect and Designer

Mike Grajeda

Director of Health and Safety

Mike Tansey

Project Manager

Nancy Svobodny

Purchasing Specialist

Nick Heiling

Design Associate

Nick Holm

Landscape Designer

Nick Weber

Production Manager

Paula Aakhus

Process Manager

Phil Kranz

Landscape Care Represenative

Rebecca Moreno

Director of Human Resources

Rikka Wangsnes

Design Associate

Ryan Slipka

President / Partner

Sarah Kickert

Landscape Care Representative

Scott Herbst

Design Associate

Sean Flaherty

Landscape Designer

Sean Nicholas

Design Associate

Sergio DeCarvalho

Project Manager

Stephen Gordon

Design Associate

Steve Evenson

Irrigation Construction Manager

Steve Scalzo

Project Manager

Steve Smythe

Director of Operations - Snow

Taylor Okerstrom

Project Manager

Taylor Wald

Landscape Designer

Theo Lenneman

VP of Operations/Procurement

Thomas Badon

Strategic Relationship Director

Tony Fratzke

Director of Design & Technology

Troy Thomas

Fleet and Shop Manager

Willie Dorniden

Business Manager

Improving Life Outdoors

Core Values

Building on our tradition of excellence, we strive to be the most respected landscape firm in the Upper Midwest.

Commercial Landscape Management

Management and maintenance for demanding property owners and managers.

Residential Landscape Design-Build

Inspiring landscapes created for unique people and families. Explore our portfolio or award-winning landscaping projects.

Join the Team

Our professional team includes landscape architects & designers, landscape care specialists, seasoned project managers, and the most diligent crews in the industry.