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    Philip A. Rosborough, RLA, 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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    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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    Chris Durley, ALSA, RLA

    Manager, Design Department

    Rosborough Partners

    As manager of the design department, Chris Durley has been with Rosborough Partners since 1994. He is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects and the Illinois Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Chris is a Registered Landscape Architect in Illinois. He is a graduate of Ohio State University with a bachelor’s of science degree in Landscape Architecture.

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    Joe Haubert

    Landscape Designer

    Rosborough Partners

    Joe Haubert, Landscape Designer, graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from Ball State University in 2008. While in college, he interned at ILT Vignocchi. After college he gained design experience while working at a Chicago based architecture firm, and project management experience working at a company in Dayton, OH.

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    Adam Martinez

    Adam started with Rosborough Partners in 2012 as a laborer working in the field and quickly realized his passion for the industry.  After his first year with the company he became a foreman in the construction department and continued learning from our most experienced team members. Soon after, he decided to continue his education even further and received his Certificate of Landscape Design from the College of Lake County in 2016. Now, as an Associate Designer, he enjoys pairing his classroom education with his hands-on experience to create beautiful outdoor gardens.

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    Taylor Lininger


    Taylor joined the landscape design team at Rosborough Partners in 2016 after graduating with a Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from Kansas State University. As a student, she interned at a landscape architecture firm in Kansas City. Taylor’s goal as a landscape designer is to optimize the quality and creative potential of every one of her projects.

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    Jose Mercado, CLT

    Residential Maintenance Manager
    Residential Division

    Rosborough Partners

    Jose Mercado brings over 23 years of industry experience in residential maintenance. He conducts industry seminars at a variety of locations throughout the Chicago area, including the Chicago Botanic Gardens and College of Lake County. Jose holds a Pesticide License and is a Certified Landscape Technician in Maintenance and Installation.

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    Terri Thornton

    Residential Maintenance Account Manager

    Rosborough Partners

    Terri Thornton’s experience in residential landscape management along Chicago’s North Shore and suburbs spans over 20 years. Terri’s strong background in perennial and native plants, combined with her enthusiasm to ensure client enjoyment of their home landscape environments, makes her a valuable asset to the Rosborough team.

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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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    Steve Bartlett

    Construction Department Manager

    Rosborough Partners

    Steve joined Rosborough Partners in 2016 as Construction Department Manager, and brought with him over 25 years of landscape industry experience, most recently focused on design/build. Steve has spent years successfully developing and maintaining private residences in the Chicagoland area. His emphasis on business management, including organizational processes, scheduling, employee training, and client relations, ensures projects will be expertly managed with effective communication and attention to detail.

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    Mary Peterson

    Human Resources Manager /Office Manager

    Rosborough Partners

    As the Human Resources Manager and Office Manager, Mary Peterson has a business degree from Moorhead State University in MN. Prior to joining Rosborough Partners, she spent more than 30 years working in corporate America, managing people as well as coordinating conferences and events.