Team

King's LandscapingMark King

President

Since 1988, Mark has been President of King's Landscape Design. With over 30 years of experience, Mark knows what it takes to establish King's Landscape Design as a leader in design, construction, and customer service. He oversees the progress of all on-going projects, and ensures that each job is done with pride, precision, and customer satisfaction.

Education:
  • Western Illinois University, 1983
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King's LandscapingNoel King

Director of Operations

Since 1988, Noel has worked alongside Mark in various capicities. When King's Landscaping, Co was incorporated, Noel took over the office management, allowing Mark to pursue oversight of sales, design, and construction. Throughout the years, Noel's job has fluctuated with the needs and growth associated with any business. Today, she is in charge of all administrative duties, ranging from payroll and advertising, to accounts payable and job scheduling.

Education:
  • University of Kentucky, 1987
    Bachelor of Arts
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King's LandscapingAdam King

Director of Landscape Maintenance

Adam King is graduate from DePaul University and now runs the landscape maintenance division.  Kings Landscape Design, is excited to have another member of the King family carry on the family tradition.

Education:
  • DePaul University – Chicago, 2014
    Bachelors in Communications
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King's LandscapingBob Gerts

Senior Project Manager

Bob has worked with King's for over 20 years in various rolls. Over the past couple of years, Bob has focused his attention to the production side of the company. He assists in all phases of the installation process to ensure the crews have everything they need in order to keep every installation running smoothly from start to finish.

Education:

University Of Missouri, 1984

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture

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King's LandscapingMark Speers

Landscape Architect

Mark's passion for the outdoors led him to pursue a degree in Landscape Architcture from the Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. With over 9 years of experience, Mark works one-on-one with all his clients to bring their outdoor living dreams to life. 

Education:
  • University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign, 2011
  • Bachelor of Science, Landscape Architecture
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King's LandscapingLaurie Kimont

Landscape Designer

Laurie is a landscape designer with over 20 years of experience. With her degree from the Univerisity of Wisconsin and landscape design certification from the College of Dupage, Laurie enjoys finding creative solutions to any onsite challenges that come her way.

Education:

Univerisity of Wisconsin

College of Dupage 

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King's LandscapingEdward Herrera

Landscape Designer

Edward joins Kings with over 10 years of landscape design experience. With a background in land surveying, Ed combines a comprehensive understanding of existing site conditions and innovative design solutions to create one-of-a-kind outdoor living spaces.  

Education:

Art Institue of Chicago, 2005

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King's LandscapingJulie Rice

Office Manager

 Julie brings her organization, customer service, and office management experience to our team. She is an intigral part of the King's team, helping to keep the day-to-day operations in the office running smoothly.

Education:
  • Illinois State University, 1995
  • Business Administration

 

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King's LandscapingRyan O'Connell

Landscape Architect

Ryan believes that home ownership is one of life's greatest rewards, and will help to ensure that your home will have an eye-catching and functional landscape for years to come. With over 15 years of design experience and extensive knowledge of plant material, Ryan can bring your dreams to reality.

 
Education:
  • Joliet Jr. College, 2008
  • Horticulture & Turfgrass Management
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