Our Story

Since 1959, ILCA has provided its members with the resources needed to enhance their performance and ensure continued growth and success. The Association’s mission is to enhance the professionalism and expertise of members by providing leadership, education, and valued services while advancing environmental awareness within the landscape industry. ILCA employs a wide variety of means to fulfill its mission including; seminars, workshops, publications, trade shows, awards, networking, scholarship grants and social events.

The association is pledged to serve as a forum for the free exchange of ideas among landscape contractors, their suppliers and the government, working together for a greener, more beautiful Illinois. ILCA is a 501 (c) (6) nonprofit trade association with more than 800 member companies.

2023/2024 Board Of Directors

Officers

President

Ashley Marrin

Bret-Mar Landscape
Management Group

Phone: (708) 301-2225

Homer Glen, IL 60491

Vice President

Jim Cirrincione

Hinsdale Nurseries

Phone: (630) 323-1411

Willowbrook, IL 60527

Secretary/Treasurer

Kim Hartmann

Rosborough Partners

Phone: (847) 549-1361

Libertyville, IL 60048

Immediate Past President

Jeff Kramer

Kramer Tree Specialists

Phone: (630) 293-5444

West Chicago, IL 60185

Directors

Adam Bellas

Bellas Landscaping

Phone: (309) 827-5263

Bloomington, IL 61705

Ryan Heitman

The Fisher Burton Company

Phone: (847) 566-9200

Mundelein, IL 60060

Tom Klitzkie

Nature’s Perspective Landscaping

Phone: (847) 475-7917

Rosborough Partners

Michael Massat

The Growing Place Nursery &
Flower Farm, Inc.

Phone: (630) 355-4000

Naperville, IL 60563

Kevin McGowen

Kaknes Landscape Supply, Inc.

Phone: (630) 416-9999

Naperville, IL 60563

Nikki Melin

Midwest Groundcovers

Phone: (847) 742-1790

St. Charles, IL 60174

Becky Thomas

Spring Grove Nursery, Inc.

Phone: (815) 448-2097

Mazon, IL 60444

Mark Utendorf

Emerald Lawn Care, Inc.

Phone: (847) 392-7097

Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

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