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Get to Know Weed Man

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

 

Josh Fromme | Owner

Josh graduated from Illinois State University in 2000 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Business. After graduation he was determined to give the residents of Bloomington, IL and Peoria, IL a professional, caring, and locally owned lawn care company.  Starting off with zero customers, one truck, and himself as the only employee, Josh began providing professional, customer service based lawn care with one motto guiding him every minute of every day, “Promises Kept”.  With hard work and dedication, he expanded the company to what it is today. He received the 2017 Pantagraph Readers’ Choice Award for ‘Best Lawn Care Service’ for the Bloomington, IL location.  Outside of work Josh enjoys spending time with his wife Beth, and their three children Emma, Reagan, and William.  He is a lifelong St. Louis Cardinals fan, and can often be found barbequing something delicious in his backyard.

 

 Nick Heineman | GENERAL Manager

Nick started his journey with Weed Man in 2008 as a salesperson and technician. Nick loves that Weed Man gives people the opportunity for a career, “If you work hard, hit your goals, and grow yourself personally you can do anything within our company.” Following this mission every day, Nick has moved up through the company and was eventually promoted to the technical and marketing manager. A typical day at work consists of analyzing performance and coaching for success. In the evenings, you can find Nick coaching his sons traveling baseball team and on the weekends, he enjoys playing golf with friends and spending time with his wife Erin and their two children, Max and Emma.

 

Kevin Fromme | DIRECTOR OF QUALITY MANAGEMENT

Kevin grew up on a farm in Central Illinois and graduated from New Berlin HS, home of the Pretzels. He then graduated from the U of I in Urbana-Champaign, Go Illini! Kevin enjoys watching college football and being in his small town north of Bloomington. Kevin has experience in all departments with the company. He started as the quality control coordinator, has managed branches in the technical department, and worked with the field sales team. Most recently as the Administrative Director, he helped to completed communication circles between all departments. As the Director of Quality Management, his responsibilities are to ensure that the customer receive the highest quality service and products and the employees experience the highest quality work environment, which will result in success of the company.


 

Dean Tudor | Senior Lawn Care Technician

Dean Tudor

Dean grew up and attended school in Central Illinois. In his late teens he joined the U.S. Army Reserves to make a difference and see more of the world. He served a tour of duty in Afghanistan and was awarded several service related medals during his time in the Army. He has since settled down with his wife Lucy, their dog Izzy, and cat Willow back in Central Illinois. He enjoys spending his free time working on his own lawn, traveling, and eating at new places and is a huge lover of animals.

 

Travis Tate | Senior Lawn Care Technician

Travis was raised on a small farm in Central Illinois.  He started with the company in the 2014 as technician.  His favorite thing about working at Weed Man is having the opportunity to see the results he delivers to his customers. Often times you will hear him say the slogan "Slow is Smooth, Smooth is Fast."  He says "If things are going slow, then they are going smooth. If things are going smooth, then they are going fast."  Outside of work Travis likes to travel when he can, and one of his goals is to travel to all 50 states.


 

Jake Ferrier | digital coordinator

Jake FerrierJake hails from the frozen northern wastes commonly called Mid-Michigan.  He has worked with Weed Man for six years with a focus on customer service and marketing.  On weekends you can find him in nature, walking the woods with his-soon-to-be wife, or deep between the pages of a good book.  He has been known to talk to cats; for their part, the cats rarely respond.

ABIGAYLE MONTREY | CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

Abigayle grew up in the frigid state of Minnesota and moved to central Illinois in 2010. Abigayle started working with Weed Man in February 2021 as an Outside Sales Representative and has since moved into customer service and gained her applicator license for the state of Illinois. Outside of work, Abigayle enjoys her quality time with her husband, Brandon, and two dogs, Beckett and Willow. Abigayle is an avid yogi and spends a lot of her free time baking for her family, friends, and co-workers.

 

  SARAH SHERMAN | CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE


Sarah was born and raised in Bloomington-Normal. Her motto is "the best thing in life is to live it like there is no tomorrow." She has a passion for crafts and cooking, and adores her 3 nephews and loves them like her own. "Working with Weed Man Lawn Care has been great! There is always room to grow and goals to accomplish. I always remember to set myself up for success."


  JOSH SCHAMBERGER | SERVICE SUPERVISOR

Josh grew up in a small town in Illinois. He joined Weed Man in 2020 as a Technician and moved up to Supervisor quickly. He enjoys singing in his band, traveling, and spending time with his fiancé, Jake, and their two cats, Clyde & Raj. He is also a player of several instruments. Josh loves being able to lead a team to accomplish their goals so they can succeed in work and life!

 

reyonna daughtry | recruiting and hiring manager

Reyonna was born and raised in Louisville, KY. She moved to Indianapolis for her military reserve unit, and joined the Weed Man team as a Technician. She has moved from Technician to Marketing Supervisor to a Senior Technician, and then became our first Recruiting and Hiring Manager! In her free time, she enjoys reading and playing with her cat. Reyonna loves working for Weed Man because of all the great career opportunities offered to everyone who wants to work hard, and being recognized for a job well done!

 

 

BRODY WOOD | TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Brody was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona before relocating to Mackinaw, IL in 2022 with his wife Katie, their two kids, Cashton and Lola, as well as their dog, Boone. Brody has found a passion in landscaping due to the everchanging, complex challenges that come with renovating and managing living organisms, such as turf and plant material. That same passion is what attracted him to the Weed Man family. “The opportunity to work towards growing people, highlighting their strengths and coaching them to achieve success in a company that has an extensive track record of a winning culture was one that I couldn't pass up.” During his free time, Brody enjoys teaching his son to play hockey and golf, as well as watching his daughter pursue her dream of becoming a ballerina.

 

 

JASMYNE SOMERVILLE | ADMINISTRATION DIRECTOR

Jasmyne was born in Washington DC but moved to and grew up in Indianapolis starting 2000. Graduated from IU Bloomington in 2009 with my Apparel Merchandise degree and a minor in Business management. Jasmyne began her career at Lands’ End Sears managing their Men’s and Kid’s department, and then took an opportunity at Von Maur managing the Shoe department. For the last nearly 10 years she has worked for Lyssé New York, a women’s clothing company located in Indianapolis, with her most recent title being Director of Sales. Jasmyne is a true believer that “with the right team, anything is possible” and strives to live that truth each workday. She loves traveling, learning, and spending time with her husband Brandon and their two pups Jax and Ziggy. 

 

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