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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!


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 | Lawn Care Technician 

Twos years experience

FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB: James started with our sales team, and is loving being in the field, interacting with our customers face to face. 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 lawn care 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

One year with Weed Man

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

Two years experience

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 

Three years experience

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. 
 

Denis Prior | Sales 

FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB: His co-workers. Talking to Weed Man customers, and building lasting relationships that allow us to WOW them on different levels.

WHEN NOT AT WORK: Hanging out with his daughter. And when he has time alone, Denis enjoys freelance writing, commercial voiceovers, and getting out golfing with whoever will join him!
 

Jamie Dekker | Customer Service Representative

Four years experience 

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 | Customer Service Representative

One year with Weed Man

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 | Lawn Care Technician

18+ years’ experience with Weed Man 

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 | Lawn Care Technician

16 years’ experience with Weed Man

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

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

 



Colette Pitsch | Lawn Care Technician

Rookie season with Weed Man

FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB: Being able to produce results on the lawn that make customers happy! 

WHEN NOT AT WORK: Working on the farm most weekends (YES...when not at work, Colette loves to work...she is a gem!) and when she finally breaks away, she loves playing slow pitch softball with her friends.

 



Trevor Humphrey | Lawn Care Technician

One year experience

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.

 



Trevor Walcott | Lawn Care Technician

Five years experience

FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB: Enjoying West Michigan's scenery and working outdoors.

WHEN NOT AT WORK: Trevor likes to rock climb and get out on the many great disc golf courses our area has to offer. 

 
 
 
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