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Get to Know Weed Man

The Weed Man Springfield, 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 Springfield, 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 administration


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 had several positions with Weed Man in all departments. He started as the QC coordinator and helped with several management positions in the Technical Department. Kevin worked with the field Sales team before the opportunity to join the Administration Department presented itself. Kevin enjoys working with the team and utilizing his experiences to grow the administration team and complete communication circles between all departments. Kevin knows that Weed Man is the lawn care expert and works to ensure that this expertise is seen by the customers, employees, and the company.

Danielle Fiello | SENIOR Customer Service Representative / ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE SUPERVISOR



Danielle hails from the busy city of Chicago Heights and her life is just as hectic! She spends her days with her 3 kids; Alyssa, Brayden, and Elleina. Danielle’s passion is in the kitchen. Her all-time favorite meal to cook is spaghetti and meatballs. When not wrangling her kiddos, she spends her time watching movies, reading and spending her time outdoors. Customers and co-workers all love working with Danielle she is the comedian in the office, and she brings laughter to the workplace every day.


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 Ferrier

Jake 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 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 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 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!





Kirkland has been with Weed Man since February 2021. He started in the spring as a Field Sales Representative, and in the fall of 2021 he grew to Field Sales Manager to drive sales in our Central IL locations. Kirkland was born and raised in Jacksonville, IL. He is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys cheering on the Fighting Illini athletics.



Bry grew up in a small town of 500 people outside Springfield. He grew up working on a farm doing all manner of work such as construction, trees, landscaping, welding and more.  He enjoys fishing, sports, and hanging out with my dogs. He started with Weed Man in 2019 as a technician and is now a supervisor for the company. "I love working here. The people I work with are great I couldn’t see myself anywhere else!"

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