Meet Our Team

Sharon - Registered Landscape Architect

Sharon
Registered Landscape Architect

Sharon graduated from the University of Wisconsin Madison with a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources with specialization in Landscape Architecture and a prior degree in Ornamental Horticulture. Sharon has worked in the horticulture industry since age 16. She leads the residential design department and daily operations of the office. She is a registered Landscape Architect with the state of Illinois. Sharon enjoys working with her golden retriever Ellie Mae on special certifications for therapy dog training.

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Kurt - Registered Landscape Architect

Kurt
Registered Landscape Architect

Kurt graduated from the University of Wisconsin Madison with a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources with specialization in Landscape Architecture. Kurt grew up working in his family's construction business and has over 40 years of experience in the landscape industry. He is the purveyor and grower of all nursery stock, the head of the commercial division, and oversees installation of large residential landscape and hardscape construction projects. He has worked on projects across the country including EToys, SYSCO, Boise Cascade, Office Max, Sav A Lot, USAA, and Clorox. Kurt is a registered Landscape Architect with the state of Illinois. He is also passionate about wildlife management.

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Adam - Operations Manager

Adam
Operations Manager

Adam graduated in December of 2014 from South Dakota State University (SDSU) with a degree in Agriculture Systems Technology. While at SDSU he worked extensively with the university's Plant Science Department. He collected data and worked closely with professors on research projects, while also working with the local agriculturists by soil sampling, testing, and working to improve their crop efficiency. Adam is a Farmhouse fraternity alumni. He enjoys spending as much time as he can in the great outdoors!

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Ashley - Landscape Architect

Ashley
Landscape Architect

Ashley graduated from South Dakota State University and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with specialization in Landscape Architecture, a minor in business management, and a minor in equine science. She joined Bret-Mar Landscape in May of 2011. Ashley is the chair of the membership committee for the Illinois Landscape Contractors Association (ILCA) and enjoys participating in industry events. Also, Ashley is involved in the equine industry competing on the hunter/jumper circuits.

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