Congratulations to our employees celebrating BIG anniversaries this year!

We are proud to announce that several of our employees are celebrating anniversaries this year! Clarence Davids & Company thanks these employees for their loyalty and commitment!

40 Years

Bill Davids – Bill began his career at Clarence Davids after graduating from Michigan State University with a horticulture degree and currently serves as President of the company. Bill has enjoyed being a part of the landscape industry for so many years and is extremely thankful to his father for teaching him about the profession.

30 Years

Salvador AlvarezSalvador began as a maintenance laborer and was quickly promoted to a a maintenance foreman and then to a lawn care foreman. He is currently serves as the Maintenance Production Manager in Ingleside. Salvador gives 150% each day managing all of our north maintenance sites.

Benito GonzalezBenito is a maintenance foreman in Matteson. He handles some of our largest maintenance multi-family properties. He also specializes in holiday decorations and lighting!

Ed Hoffman Ed began his career at Clarence Davids after graduating with a horticulture degree from the University of Illinois. Ed is the Maintenance Production Manager in Matteson and is responsible for over twenty crews, which include maintenance, lawn care and tree crews.

Jaime Rojas – Jaime has is currently a maintenance foreman in Ingleside. Jaime maintains several of our largest, most detailed maintenance properties. Jaime is a third-generation Rojas to work for Clarence Davids & Company.

20 Years

Cayetano GarciaCayetano started as a maintenance foreman in the Matteson office. He was transferred up north when the Ingleside branch opened and he is now one of our best landscape foreman in Ingleside.

Leopoldo PerezLeopoldo is a landscape laborer/watering assistant. He has served on the landscape crew the the U.S. Open Golf Championship from day one.

Brian Walsh – Brian began his career with Clarence Davids as a landscape foreman after graduating with a Horticulture Degree from Joliet Junior College. Brian’s work ethic, willingness to continue to learn, and rapport with clients make him a great Landscape Supervisor.

15 Years

Frank Babcock – Frank is our Ingleside branch manager. Frank utilizes his laid back attitude to bring calm and confident managing techniques, while enjoying personal contacts with his clients and colleagues.

Mark Donahue – Mark works in our Fox Valley office as an estimator, assisting the sales force with a variety of projects. Mark is an avid gardener, who holds the title of Master Gardener. He volunteers his time at various to educate the public about horticulture and gardening.

Andres Garcia – Andres works as a mechanic in Matteson. Andres’ strengths are trailer maintenance, repair, and clutch replacements.

Arturo Magana – Arturo is a lawn care laborer in our Matteson office. Arturo is very knowledgeable and always has a “can-do” attitude.

Jesus Pena – Jesus is a landscape foreman in Matteson. Jesus has managed and installed some of our largest and most detailed projects. He gives every project his very best and operated with very high professional standards.

Donna Plonka – Donna is an assistant to Stephen Borden in our Matteson office and also handles the accounts receivable for the company. Thank you Donna!

10 Years

Jaime Garibay – Jaime is our Matteson mechanic who specializes in truck engines and electrical troubleshooting. He is very dedicated, knowledgeable, and hardworking.

Abbie Lydon – Abbie is a landscape designer in Matteson who started at Clarence Davids, after receiving her Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from the University of Illinois. Abbie designs some of our largest annual projects and is currently working on her 10th highly regarded U.S. Open Golf Championship. 

Leonel Marquez – Leonel is a licensed lawn care foreman in our Plainfield office and is well experienced in turf and ornamental applications. Leonel has an excellent safety record and shares his positive attitude with all of our clients.

Alan Watkins – Alan began his career with Clarence Davids as a sales representative after graduating with a degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Illinois. Alan works in our Matteson office and is known to have one of the highest work ethics in the office. Alan has been instrumental in implementing our current estimating software, which has helped our organization become more efficient.