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The Van Putte Gardens Team

We wouldn’t be a leader in the green industry without our skilled and knowledgeable Green Thumb staff. These are the people who are out in our nursery, greenhouse, and garden center every day, making Van Putte Gardens your number one resource for information about gardening and landscaping.

Kyle Van Putte

CEO & President

Since 1987

Holly Cirella (Van Putte)

CFO & Vice President

Since 1994

Carl Van Putte

Chairman of the Board

Since 1965

Sue Van Putte

Senior Vice President

Since 1975

Jodi Ingram

Greenhouse Manager & Head Grower

Since 2011

Brittany Bobnick

Landscape Coordinator & Finance Manager

Since 2015

Nicole Bartlett

Landscape Design Consultant, & Commercial Account Consultant

Since 2015

Michelle Castañeda

Garden Center Manager, Sales & Marketing Manager

Since 2018

Kristen Davies

Landscape Design & Sales

Since 2014

Robin DeRose

Office Manager

Since 2020

Mike Griffin

Senior Vice President

Since 1998

Jenna Holzschuh

Green Goods Buyer & Manager

Since 2015

Seth Kohler

Landscape Designer

Since 2023

Bret Mathews

Landscape Division Manager

Since 2002

Carl McMahon

Nursery Manager

Since 2007

Steve Sadwick

Senior Horticulture Consultant

Since 1987

Jenna Waterkotte

Landscape Designer

Since 2023