Experienced Professionals

CopperTree has experienced professionals in all aspects of its landscape and retail services. The landscape design and sales team features a very talented team of industry leaders that have been active in this industry for a combined total of 60 years.

Elaine Peoples has her Christian County Master Gardener's certificate, a LincolnLand Community College Landscape Design Certificate and was certified by the Illinois Green Industry Association as an Illinois Certified Nursery Professional for her knowledge of woodies and perennials.

She has worked on a team that earned a National Planet Environment Improvement Award for a project designed in 2005.  She brings to our design team a keen interest and desire to exceed every client's expectations.  Her outstanding talent at drawing perspectives gives her a decided advantage in relaying visual concepts to clients.

Elaine has been an avid supporter of Springfield Green through her designs. She was named Illinois Certified Nursery Professional of the Year in 2008. The design team of Elaine, Mark and Laurie McWilliams designed and earned a gold medal at the Chicago Flower and Garden Show in 2006 for the Illinois Green Industry Association's garden.

Adam Jeffrey is a University of Illinois graduate in engineering.  Adam had a successful career running his own landscape company and garden center before bringing his skills and energy to CopperTree. Adam's practical no nonsense approach determines the form and function that will work the best for you and your home. 

We are extremely proud of our Landscape installation professionals.  Years of experience combined with their practical knowledge, demand for perfection and the perserverence to exceed the customer's expectations makes our guys highly desirable on any project you may want to consider. CopperTree's installers are master construction foremen, that have a variety of skill sets that include a background in concrete installation, construction, horticulture,  lighting,  water and fire installations. Character, integrity, work ethic, artistic eye, reliable consistency, time management and communication skills; why wouldn't you want these guys on your next project!  Dan Pappas, Jimmy Reynolds, Troy Roberts, Jeffrey Reim and Steven Morefield are critical to CopperTree's success!