Ivan started the company in 1989 after graduating with
a B.S. in marketing/advertising utilizing his
grandfather’s malibu classic and a rebuilt trailer
donated by a family friend. Today he is the proud leader
of a team of over 55 professionals operating as an
award-winning design build and maintenance firm.
His personal mission is to inspire and change people’s
lives through transformational leadership.
Steve started at Great Lakes in 2021. With over 40 years of experience in the landscape industry, he has an extensive knowledge of custom landscape installations including drainage solutions, in which he is NDS Certified, hardscape and softscape.
His favorite part of his job is taking a design concept and seeing
it all the way through to installation. Steve enjoys the outdoors, golf, playing with his dogs and attending hockey games.
Mike has been in the landscape industry for 14 years. He
graduated from Oakland Community College with associate
degrees in Horticulture and Landscape Design. While his professional career has focused on garden maintenance,
he is also educated and trained in interiorscapes and plant
health care. Mike has a true passion to work in the landscape
and with people. As Account Manager, his goal is to build and maintain relationships with maintenance clients while aiding in