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The Weed Man Jenison, MI team lives and works in the communities that we serve. Offering quality service is our main goal for our customers and neighbors. Meet your Jenison, MI Weed Man team of lawn specialists who are professionally trained to manage all of your lawn care needs. We're happy to introduce ourselves!


NAME: Bill Pringle | Owner

FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB:  Loves providing a premium service that leads to beautiful results in our customers’ properties. Once lawns are put to bed for the year, Bill also loves the Christmas spirit and getting involved in Christmas D├ęcor design.

WHEN NOT AT WORK: When not at work supporting his team, Bill loves to spend time with his family and/or get out on his boat on beautiful Lake Michigan



Brett Shine | General Sales Manager

9 years' experience in the industry 
 
FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB:  The staff. Brett is open about the fact that Weed Man comes with a lot of moving parts. Watching a staff learn, grow, and produce together is what gives Brett what he needs to work long hours and enjoy his day with us.

WHEN NOT AT WORK:  You can usually find Brett with his family. He’s actively planning his wedding for May 2018 and that takes most of his time when away from his desk.

 



Joe Pellegrom | General Service Manager

30 years' experience with Weed Man/Christmas Decor

FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB:  Joe loves spreading his wealth of lawn care knowledge to our employees and seeing that knowledge applied.

WHEN NOT AT WORK:  Joe LOVES MUSIC. When he gets the chance, he enjoys going to see the Greats of classic rock  in concert.
 


James Arends | Sales/Sales Supervisor 

FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB: James and our other sales supervisor Darryl thrive in competition. James (Jimmy) loves to lead by example.

WHEN NOT AT WORK: James enjoys relaxing and playing video games with friends.

 



Darryl Warsen | Sales/Sales Supervisor

Darryl has been in this industry for most of his professional career. He had 21 years in the field as a technician followed by 7 years in the sales department.

FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB: Darryl keeps the atmosphere in the sales room with non-stop work. He, too, enjoys the competition while being able to help with any lawn care issues or questions our customers may have.

WHEN NOT AT WORK: Darryl loves the outdoors. Hiking, fishing, and once he finally is ready to relax, whittling calms his active mind.
 


Zach Glass | Door Knocking Supervisor/Sales

FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB: Building relationships with his coworkers is Zach’s favorite part, followed closely by getting to see our company’s growth from door knock to end of the year results.

WHEN NOT AT WORK: Zach enjoys watching sports, playing golf, or snowmobiling

 



Devin Melinn | Sales

FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB: Our customers love Devin and always have. His favorite part of the job is getting them to that point. When he was a door knocker, he broke our single night record and always impressed. That ‘way with people’ has translated into sales nicely and leaves both Devin and our customers feeling happy.

WHEN NOT AT WORK: Devin is an avid sports watcher. He enjoys doing exactly that with as many friends as he can get together.

 



Eric Gonzalez | Sales 

FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB: The staff! Eric always has a joke to make sure we smile when we dial. 

WHEN NOT AT WORK: Eric is our part two in Weed Man from his family tree. His older brother was a technician for quite a few years. They are a tight nit family and Eric takes advantage of all the time he can get with his family. 
 


Jamie Dekker | CSR

FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB: Jamie is very customer & detail oriented, helping a concerned customer solve an issue and leave the conversation satisfied always makes her day a bit better. Jamie loves Weed Man GR so much, she has trusted two of her three children to work here with us. Her son Devin was a door knocker and door knocking supervisor over the last 3 years. Mason- her youngest boy was one of our best door-knockers in 2017 and a wonderful 1st face for our company.

WHEN NOT AT WORK: Jamie loves to spend time with her family. They often camp and bike in between her children’s many extra-curricular activities.

 



Ann Vanluven | CSR

2017 was Ann’s rookie season with Weed Man and is a wonderful addition to the staff.

FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB: Ann has enjoyed working with our customers! She loves improving efficiency of the everyday work in the office.

WHEN NOT AT WORK: Ann loves going out with friends and shooting pool. Don’t bet her! She’s a SHARK.

 



Justin Sorensen | Technician

18+ years’ experience with our company 

FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB: Being outdoors and seeing results with customers.
 
WHEN NOT AT WORK: Justin loves to get out and go golfing

 



Matt Jolink | Technician

16 years’ experience with our company

FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB: Enjoying the beautiful Michigan summers outdoors.

WHEN NOT AT WORK: Matt loves playing softball any chance he gets

 



Kevin Price | Technician

12 + years’ experience with Weed Man

FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB: Being outdoors!

WHEN NOT AT WORK: Loves to shoot guns and go camping.

 



Trevor Humphrey | Technician

FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB: Meeting new customers and learning from our wonderful core of experienced techs.

WHEN NOT AT WORK: Trevor is our adventurer. There isn’t much he’s not willing to do and he spends most of his time trying to find what this world has to offer him.

 



Chase Stoepker | Technician

FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB: Returning to a new customer after a few treatments and getting to see the problems improve actively.

WHEN NOT AT WORK: Loves taking advantage of one of the many Michigan Lakeshores. The beach is his happy place!


 
 
 
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