Jun 7, 2023
Midwest Groundcovers seeks new company president

Midwest Groundcovers announces its intention to recruit for the role of president.

Midwest Groundcovers is a nursery grower located outside of Chicago, Illinois, with production nurseries in Illinois and Michigan.

Midwest Groundcovers is seeking an experienced professional with a manufacturing background and strong leadership skills, people career development abilities, and experience in leading performance accountability, using measurable systems.

“We want someone in the president role with the ability to inspire and motivate our teams to consistently achieve our performance targets,” said Christa Orum-Keller, chairman of the Board of Directors for Midwest Groundcovers and Midwest Trading.

The search is focused on finding a candidate who possesses a strong cultural fit, complementing the company’s values, vision, fundamentals and commitment to excellence.

The company’s growth and success are attributed to its collaborative and performance driven culture. “Our recruiting focus extends beyond standard business leadership qualifications; we are seeking a leader who will seamlessly integrate into our close-knit team and inspire our workforce to achieve increased levels of success,” said Orum-Keller.

The new president will be responsible for providing strategic direction, leading the senior management team, and upholding the company’s reputation for delivering exceptional customer care, products, and services.

Midwest Groundcovers places great importance on developing people and cultivating a supportive and growth-oriented work environment. The new president will be expected to foster the professional development of supervisors and managers, nurturing their leadership skills, and developing career growth paths which meet business demands, and encourage individuals to reach their full potential.

The candidate should possess a strong ability to manage operations to achieve performance metrics. Midwest Groundcovers believes in a customer-centric, people inspired approach, balanced with data-driven feedback to achieve strategic goals. The president will play a vital role in setting and monitoring key performance indicators to drive operational efficiency, productivity, and customer satisfaction.

Prospective candidates interested in applying for the position are encouraged to submit their resumes and cover letters to the job posting here.


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