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    Blaine Owens


    Rosborough Partners

    Blaine A. Owens joined Rosborough Partners, Inc. in 2004 as a full Partner with the firm. He has 30 years of industry experience with his education in Turfgrass Management. With his experience in Commercial Landscape Maintenance and Turfcare, he launched the Commercial Division in 2005.

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    Philip A. Rosborough, PLA, ASLA

    President, Principal and Co-founder

    Rosborough Partners

    In 1991, Phil Rosborough, Partner, co-founded Rosborough Partners, Inc.

    Phil has taught ILCA design seminars and courses at the University of Illinois for many years; he also serves on the board of the Ragdale Foundation.  He is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA). A graduate of the University of Illinois with a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Phil has over 25 years of industry experience.  He is a Registered Landscape Architect in Illinois and Indiana.

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    Daniel Ortiz

    Human Resources Manager

    Rosborough Partners

    Daniel joined RP in 2020, bringing extensive Human Resources experience, with over 30 years managing labor and developing talent for various corporations. His focus on growing and advancing staff through effective productivity programs is achieved by partnering with managers to influence employees towards achievement of organizational goals.

    Daniel holds a Human Resources Management degree from the University of Phoenix. His areas of expertise are a major asset to the company for employee relations, recruitment, training, team building, performance and safety.

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    Manuel Mercado

    Commercial Maintenance Manager/Snow Team Manager
    Commercial Division

    Rosborough Partners

    As the Commercial Maintenance Manager, Manuel Mercado brings over 25 years of industry experience maintaining and enhancing commercial properties. Manuel is also responsible for running Rosborough Partners snow removal operations. Many of the Commercial Foremen have proudly been an integral part of Manuel’s team for most of his career.

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    West Chicago Production Manager

    Rosborough Partners

    Bill Wegener has over 30 years of landscape industry experience in the Chicago area in account management, operational management, and turf spray management. His extensive plant knowledge and passion for the industry ensures each Rosborough Partners client has a positive experience, and every landscape is healthy and attractive.

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    Dawn Tecza

    Commercial Business Development Coordinator
    Commercial Division

    Rosborough Partners

    Dawn Tecza, Commercial Business Development Coordinator, has been in the landscape industry for over 23 years, specializing in Landscape Management planning with a focus on utilizing resources and techniques to protect and create a sustainable, environmentally friendly surroundings.

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    Brock Williamson, CLT

    Commercial Account Manager
    Commercial Maintenance Division

    Rosborough Partners

    Brock Williamson, Commercial Account Manager, has been in the industry for over 20 years. He holds a Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Illinois and is a Certified Landscape Technician in Maintenance.

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    Katie Belleno

    Associate Landscape Designer

    Rosborough Partners

    Katie joined Rosborough Partners in 2016 after years of experience in the landscape industry honing her design and client relationship skills. She graduated from Mississippi State University with her bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture, and immediately put that education to work providing design and project management for her clients. Katie is dedicated to providing exceptional service by partnering with clients to achieve their aesthetic, quality and budget goals.

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    Lisa Smith

    Seasonal Color Specialist / Horticulturist

    Rosborough Partners

    Lisa joined RP in 2020 and brings over 20 years of extensive landscape knowledge in many aspects of the industry, including floral design, interior plant landscaping and residential and commercial account management.

    Lisa is a member of the Illinois Landscape Contractors Association (ILCA), Future Landscape Industry Professionals (FLIP) and Seed Your Future (Education Board) (SYF) committees, and has served as speaker at industry events.  Lisa’s article ‘Specialized Containers, Rev Up Your Outdoor Living Spaces’ was published in ILCA ‘Landscape Contractor’ Magazine, June 2018.

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    Kurt Hacke

    IT/Facilities Manager

    Rosborough Partners

    Kurt Hacke, IT/Facilities Manager, has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester, NY. He’s worked in the green industry for almost 25 years in several capacities, and developed software to monitor plant availability and pricing from nurseries all over North America. Kurt is responsible for finding top quality plants for Rosborough Partners from the best nurseries in the country.  While not scouring the countryside for beautiful plants, he manages our production yard and handles our IT needs.

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    Gabe Mercado

    Fleet & Equipment Manager

    Rosborough Partners

    Gabe Mercado, Fleet & Equipment Manager, has over 20 years experience in the landscape industry, and is Certified Landscape Technician certified in Construction and Maintenance.  He has attained a Pesticide License and has a commercial driver’s license.  Gabe strives for perfection, resulting in client satisfaction.

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    Lucio Torres, Plant Health Care Manager, began his career in the landscape industry in 2006, bringing his positive attitude to each day and every interaction.  Lucio is certified for turf by the ILCA, and holds licenses in Illinois and Wisconsin for turf, ornamentals, mosquito abatement and Right Away. Through continuous training and seminars, he stays up to date on pest problems and plant health concerns, including their current treatments and proper horticulture practices.  Lucio also works with the University of Illinois to resolve issues that arise. Our clients benefit from his expertise in plant health care as it protects their investment, and because the foundation of beautiful gardens is healthy plants.

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    Brian Conway

    Subcontract Coordinator

    Rosborough Partners

    Rosborough Partners welcomed Brian to the team in 2020 after years of working alongside him on projects as the owner of Conway Contracting for 23 years. Brian’s 35 years of landscape industry experience, in addition to his understanding of the intricacies of the subcontract process and attention to every detail, makes his expertise an invaluable addition to the RP family.

    Brian holds a B.A. in Biology from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a Horticulture Certificate from Triton College.

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    Tom Thomas

    Sr. Commercial Account Manager

    Rosborough Partners

    Tom Thomas, Sr. Commercial Account Manager, has been in the commercial, retail and HOA landscape industry for over 10 years prior to joining the RP team in 2020. His previous focus for over 30 years has been in irrigation and landscape lighting. Tom has been trained by and worked with some of the best in these fields.