Staff

Mark Schroeder: Founder of Mark Schroeder & Co. in 1983 with 35 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 25 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.

Ryan Fergison: Maintenance Manager. Ryan oversees the maintenance division of Mark Schroeder & Co. Ryan went to school at Northern Illinois University and moved to San Diego in 1972. Ryan brings with him over 35 years experience in the green industry and is Certified in Pest Control. Ryan 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 30 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.