Emerald Staff

Meet the team

Abby

Abby

Customer Service Representative

Abby’s favorite part of being a Customer Service Representative is building relationships with our customers. She has a diverse taste in music with Incubus, Bon Iver, and Megan Thee Stallion being among the favorites. She also has an adventurous side with a desire to swim with the sharks one day.  

Chris M.

Chris M.

Lawn Care Technician

Chris enjoys making grass look healthy all season long! He is a big football fan, having played on the offensive line for Hoffman Estates HS and he loves the Chicago Bears. Chris is also a huge fan of hard rock and metal, especially Metallica.

Chris P.

Chris P.

Lawn Care Technician

Chris likes working outdoors but when he’s not treating lawns, he can often be found playing regional Mexican music. He’s also a “Star Wars” fan. Someday, Chris would like to travel around the world.

Cody

Cody

Lawn Care Technician

Cody loves the ability to enjoy the outdoors while at work. Between his favorite vacation – a trip to Key West for deep sea fishing – and being an athlete, most of his time is spent outdoors. One day he hopes to take a trip to Europe and also buy a house for his mother.

Dan

Dan

Lawn Care Technician

Dan spends as much time outside as possible. One of his favorite destinations is Pensacola, Florida, to visit friends and do some offshore fishing. He also hopes to visit the Great Barrier Reef before all the coral is bleached. Back at home, Dan enjoys a diverse set of movies and music from “Mean Girls” to “The Blues Brothers” to The Jimi Hendrix Experience.

David A.

David A.

Lawn Care Technician

David wanted to be an aerospace engineer when he was growing up, but we’re glad that he has chosen lawn care! David says the best vacation he has taken was a trip to Mexico, because he got to be with his family. The prized possession David would save if his house burned down would be his cars. In his spare time, you might find him watching his ashamed-to-admit-I-love-it show: Fugget About It.

Eric G.

Eric G.

Office Manager

Eric appreciates the challenge of accurately measuring customer properties. When not at work, he is either playing music or baking. He’s also one of the “Lord of the Rings” fans in our office, quoting Gandalf: “… All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.”

Humberto

Humberto

Assistant Operations Manager

Humberto likes that every day on the job is different and brings a challenge to adapt to changes. Outside of work he enjoys making memories with his family, and he hopes to one day go see the Mayan pyramids in Mexico.

Jessica

Jessica

Customer Service Representative

Jessica says her fellow coworkers make the job fun. She enjoys spending time with her family and her dog, and working out. Her favorite movie quote is from “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”: “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”

John M.

John M.

Lawn Care Technician

John relishes the peace and quiet that the outdoors has to offer. He likes going up to the Wisconsin Dells and would like to someday buy a big piece of land in the middle of nowhere. John is also a “Star Wars” fan. One of his prized possessions is his Michael Jordan card collection.

Johnny

Johnny

Lawn Care Technician

His favorite part of the job is going back mid-season and seeing the progress of his work and the appreciation from customers. In his spare time, he plays guitar and likes listening to all kinds of music, with Little Stranger his recent go-to. Johnny says if he had to eat the same meal every day, he would choose lasagna.

Josh

Josh

Operations Manager

Josh has a B.S. in Plant Soil Science and over 20 years in the green industry, with extensive experience as a golf course superintendent. He enjoys the problem solving nature of his job and seeing tangible results. One item on his bucket list is to go over 200mph in a car. (Not in one of our trucks!) His favorite movies are Tombstone and Caddyshack.

Kaitie

Kaitie

Lawn Care Technician

Kaitie enjoys being active outside all day long and would someday like to try parasailing. She loves singing, and “Fallin” by Alicia Keys is one of her favorite songs. She recently visited Durango, Mexico, and loved the culture, the food, and the gorgeous views.

Kristi

Kristi

Customer Service Representative

It makes Kristi’s day to hear the gratitude in a customer’s voice when we’ve turned their lawn from struggling to beautiful. She’s the first to turn on music in the office, and her favorite album is “Siamese Dream” by Smashing Pumpkins

Mark

Mark

President

Mark is a Certified Lawn Care Technician. He loves it when a customer contacts us about the great work one of our people did. He likes spending time with his family and reading about the Middle Ages. He would like to do a supper club tour of Wisconsin in search of the finest Old Fashioned!

Mr. Quackers

Mr. Quackers

Shop Duck

Mr. Quackers spends his days mowing and fertilizing the shop lawn. His favorite band is Lynyrd Skynyrd. He enjoys a romantic lettuce dinner and a quick soak in the tub with his girlfriend, Firequacker.

Matt H.

Matt H.

Lawn Care Technician

Matt’s favorite vacation was a childhood trip to the Wisconsin Dells at a hotel with a huge game room, and he still enjoys gaming. If he had to eat the same meal every day for the rest of his life, you’d find him at Wendy’s for a “Baconator” and fries. Matt wanted to be a millionaire when he was growing up, and if he ever does win the lottery the first thing he would buy is a RAM TRX truck.

Matt L.

Matt L.

Field Quality Manager

Matt is a Certified Lawn Care Technician and an ISA Certified Arborist and loves having a job where he can be outdoors. He is also a big baseball fan. Matt’s favorite movie is a Chicago classic – “The Blues Brothers”.

Mike

Mike

Lawn Care Technician

Mike is a Certified Lawn Care Manager who likes that every day at work is different. Growing up he wanted to be a fireman, but luckily for us he gave lawn care a try. Mike is a big horse racing fan and would love to visit all of the racetracks in the U.S. His favorite movie is even related to horse racing: “Let It Ride”.

Nathan

Nathan

Service Manager

Nathan enjoys being outside anytime he can. No wonder he is drawn to a career in lawn care! When he’s not out making your lawn beautiful he is also an avid musician, playing drums in a band with friends, and would love nothing more than to play a show at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheater in Tinley Park.

Petro

Petro

Lawn Care Technician

Petro got into lawn care for the satisfaction of seeing the results of his hard work. He originally wanted to be a doctor, but through gardening he discovered a passion for agronomy. Petro’s favorite food is pizza, but Rocky Mountain Oysters are the weirdest thing he was brave enough to eat!

Shane

Shane

Lawn Care Technician

Shane enjoys being outside, so working as a lawn care technician is a great fit for him! The best vacation he has taken was a cruise with his family from Los Angeles to Ensenada, Mexico. If Shane had to eat the same meal every day for the rest of his life, he would choose prime rib and potatoes. Shane is one of the aspiring golfers on our roster; his bucket list goal is to one day score below 80.

Tracey

Tracey

General Manager

Tracey loves the challenge of creating our daily routes and also solving any problems with customer accounts. She practices yoga several times a week. Having lived in the flat land of Illinois most of her life, Tracey wants to travel to the Grand Tetons or Banff for some mountain views!

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