Staff

Mark Schroeder: Founder of Mark Schroeder & Co. in 1983 with 38 years of experience in all aspects of the landscape industry. As a native of Southern California, Mark is very familiar with the best plant materials for the area. Mark has been a member of the local chapter of California Landscape Contractors Association for over 30 years and has served CLCA as treasurer for over 12 years. He has also served as an industry expert for the California State License Board. In 2015 Mark was awarded with a lifetime membership in the CLCA.

Nate Taylor: Maintenance Manager. Nate oversees the maintenance division of Mark Schroeder & Co. Nate went to school at Keene State College in NH and brings with him over 17 years experience in the green industry as well as Certification in Pest Control. Nate has managed many award winning landscape maintenance projects while at Mark Schroeder & Co.

Kirk Clay: Construction Manager. Kirk manages all construction sites and is involved with day-to-day scheduling. Kirk is a San Diego native and has over 35 years of experience dealing with various aspects of the landscape industry. He is also a Certified Landscape Technician. Kirk has been involved with many award winning landscape construction projects while at Mark Schroeder & Co.

Kathy Sampson: Kathy came aboard in 2015 to oversee the daily office related aspects of Mark Schroeder & Co. Kathy brings with her many years of experience in the communications field. She is looking forward to putting her experience to work in the landscape industry.