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Current Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 5:00pm Saturday: 7:00am - 3:30pm

Midwest Groundcovers Team

Sales Managers & Supervisors

Nikki Melin
Nikki Melin

Sales Operations Manager

Carrington Misener
Carrington Misener

Outside Sales Manager

Chelsea Wood
Chelsea Wood

Customer Care Supervisor

Outside Sales

David Kieser
David Kieser

Independent Sales Representative: IN, MI & OH

Don Crandall
Don Crandall

Outside Sales Representative: WI, MN, IA, NE

Nathan Huff
Nathan Huff

Account Manager: Landscape Contractors

Carolyn Dixon
Carolyn Dixon

Outside Sales Representative: IGCs & Rewholesalers, Illinois and St. Louis

Allison Westbrook
Allison Westbrook

Account Manager: Strategic Accounts

Inside Sales

Jackie Pfaff
Jackie Pfaff

Senior Inside Sales Representative

Jennifer Lukasik
Jennifer Lukasik

Senior Inside Sales Representative: IN, MI & OH

Patrick Pearce
Patrick Pearce

Senior Inside Sales Representative: WI, MN, IA, NE

Tony Escamilla
Tony Escamilla

Senior Wholesale Yard Representative

Bailey Miller
Bailey Miller

Inside Sales Representative: IGCs & Rewholesalers, Illinois and St. Louis

Samantha Delaney
Samantha Delaney

Inside Sales Representative

Wendy Sanchez
Wendy Sanchez

Wholesale Yard Representative

Chris Darbo
Chris Darbo

Customer Service Representative

Janie Grillo
Janie Grillo

Customer Service Representative

Judy Wehrmeister
Judy Wehrmeister

Customer Service Representative

U Pick Yard

Tara Fisher
Tara Fisher

U-Pick Supervisor

Judy Kloese
Judy Kloese

U-Pick Yard Sales Representative

Marketing

Shannon McEnerney
Shannon McEnerney

Marketing Manager

Jamie Heflin
Jamie Heflin

Marketing Project Supervisor

Maggie Balistreri
Maggie Balistreri

Senior Marketing Coordinator

Shipping and Order Fulfillment

Catalino Mendoza
Catalino Mendoza

Order Fulfillment Manager

Matt Sweeney
Matt Sweeney

Shipping & Logistics Manager

Mike Kamys
Mike Kamys

Driver Supervisor

Monica Vasquez
Monica Vasquez

Shipping Assistant

Nursery Managers

Matt Fredrickson
Matt Fredrickson

Production Manager

Cesar Coronado
Cesar Coronado

Plant Health Manager

Chris Wacker
Chris Wacker

Greenhouse Grower Manager Virgil

Francisco Castillo
Francisco Castillo

Senior Nursery Manager
St. Charles, Michigan &
Natural Garden Natives®

Joaquin Castillo
Joaquin Castillo

Nursery Manager
Michigan

Mike Krueger
Mike Krueger

Nursery Manager Virgil

Production Team

Jose Rosas
Jose Rosas

Production Supervisor St. Charles

Jorge Rodriguez
Jorge Rodriguez

Department Grower St. Charles

Enrique Rodriguez
Enrique Rodriguez

Production/Inventory Foreman
Natural Garden Natives®

Angel Jaramillo
Angel Jaramillo

Department Grower Natural Garden Natives®

Alfredo Castillo
Alfredo Castillo

Propagation Supervisor Virgil

Porfirio Rodriguez
Porfirio Rodriguez

Production Supervisor
Virgil

Colin Stephens
Colin Stephens

Department Grower Virgil

Josh Pepping
Josh Pepping

Department Grower Virgil

Marcelino Meza
Marcelino Meza

Department Grower Virgil

Tyler Perkins
Tyler Perkins

Department Grower Virgil

Inventory

Chris Plane
Chris Plane

Inventory and Systems Development Manager

Dani Hall
Dani Hall

Planning & Purchasing Specialist

Espiridion Cantor
Espiridion Cantor

Inventory & Distribution Foreman Virgil

Victor Nava
Victor Nava

Inventory Coordinator
Virgil

Pablo Ramirez
Pablo Ramirez

Inventory Specialist St. Charles

Juventino Castillo-Lara
Juventino Castillo-Lara

Inventory & Distribution Foreman Michigan

Finance and Administration

Gail Sanecki
Gail Sanecki

Controller

Amy Schaff
Amy Schaff

Accounts Receivable Coordinator

Claudia D'Hooge
Claudia D'Hooge

Inventory Support

Deanne Anderson
Deanne Anderson

Payroll Coordinator

Shera O'Neil
Shera O'Neil

Accounts Payable Coordinator

Alejandra Wacker
Alejandra Wacker

Staff Accountant

Diane Homolka
Diane Homolka

Executive Assistant to Christa Orum-Keller

Sheila Miller
Sheila Miller

Administrative Coordinator to Peter Orum

Information Technology

Steve Kaiser
Steve Kaiser

IT Manager

Rick Santiago
Rick Santiago

IT Systems Developer

Efren Perez
Efren Perez

Network/PC Technician

Human Resources

Cara Teuber
Cara Teuber

Human Resources Manager

Maintenance

Kevin Smrz
Kevin Smrz

Maintenance Manager

Reid Stout
Reid Stout

Maintenance Foreman

Lisa Zaininger
Lisa Zaininger

CMMS Specialist

Ely Hipolito
Ely Hipolito

Display Garden Foreman

Board of Directors

Christa Orum-Keller
Christa Orum-Keller

Chairman & President

Stan Schumacher
Stan Schumacher

Vice President

Gary Knosher
Gary Knosher

Board Member

Mary Stewart
Mary Stewart

Board Member

Craig Keller
Craig Keller

Vice President, Comptroller & Owner of Midwest Trading

Joe Hobson
Joe Hobson

President & COO of Midwest Trading