About Brian-Kyles

Brian-Kyles Landscapes of Distinction is a family-owned landscaping design, installation and maintenance company that has been creating award-winning outdoor environments for both residential and commercial clients throughout Northeast Ohio since 1988.

 

We believe that a well-planned landscape should be an invitation to the tranquil enjoyment of nature's beauty for you, your family and your guests.

 

Regardless of whether you are a homeowner or a business, Brian-Kyles offers a complete range of services to meet your landscape design and maintenance needs.

Our Sales Team

Brian Maurer President of Brian-Kyles Landscapes of Distinction

Brian Maurer

President

 

Brian is the President of Brian-Kyles and joined the company in 1996. He has recently taken over the reins from his father, Brian-Kyles founder, Doug Maurer. Brian is a Landscape Industry Certified Technician in Hardscape and Softscape Installation, is a Licensed Ohio Pesticide Applicator, and has a degree in Landscape Horticulture from The Ohio State University. He is driven to the growth of the company and dedicated to streamlining business operations by spearheading existing challenges. When he’s not in the office, Brian enjoys camping with his family and spending time outdoors.

Kate Adams Brian-Kyles Landscapes of Distinction

Kate Adams

Executive Account Manager

 

Kate currently has 20+ years of landscape industry experience along with a degree from The Ohio State University in Landscape Contracting and Construction. Why did she come to Brian-Kyles? "Brian Kyles is a growing company that shares a passion for horticulture, continued education and personal growth. The company is progressive and has plans for expansion which I would like to be a part of and help achieve those successes." Aside from landscaping, Kate loves being outside playing volleyball, boating, and enjoying the summer sun.

Shaun Keefer Brian-Kyles Landscapes of Distinction

Shaun Keefer

Director of Operations

 

Shaun joined Brian-Kyles in May 2015 as a Turf Healthcare Applicator. He's now an Account Manager for Turf & Ornamental clients and is Landscape Industry Certified in Ornamental Maintenance, combining excellent customer service experience and thorough knowledge of landscaping industry products and practices. He enjoys working at Brian-Kyles because of the family environment and training opportunities. Shaun enjoys anything with sports (go Bucks!) and spending time with his family.

Our Administration Team

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Laura Means

Human Resources Manager

 

Laura Grew up in Lorain, Ohio and after completing college she moved to Pittsburgh (but remained a loyal Cleveland sports fan). While in Pittsburgh, she started her HR career. Laura and her husband moved back to Ohio in 2015 just in time to witness the Cleveland Cavaliers win the 2016 Championship. Laura enjoys being a part of fundraisers that benefits the American Cancer Society and Cancer research. Laura is extremely happy to be a part of Brian-Kyles and the vision that we all have here.

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Megan Popke 

Office Assistant

 

Megan has been working at Brian-Kyles since May of 2019 and assists each of her co-workers with numerous tasks (which would be so many to name this would make for a long biography).  At the same time, her favorite part of working at Brian-Kyles is the variety of tasks to accomplish makes each day unique.  Outside of work, Megan enjoys cooking/baking, reading, golfing, and spending time with family.

Our Production Team

Justin David Brian-Kyles Landscapes of Distinction

Justin David

Residential Property Manager

 

Justin began as a Turf & Ornamental Team Member at Brian-Kyles in August 2016 and now manages our Landscape Design & Build Team Members. Justin has over 15 years of experience in the landscaping industry and a degree in Plant Science & Landscape Design. When asked why he loves working at Brian-Kyles, Justin loves the "family-oriented atmosphere; one that believes in the further education of their employees."

Garry Porter Brian-Kyles Landscapes of Distinction of Lorain County

Garry Porter

Field Supervisor

 

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