On January 26, 2016 at the Great Lakes Trade Expo (GLTE), Scot F. Thoms and Steven D. Thoms received their Quarter-Century Club Award and Mike McCarrey received his 40-Year Club Award from the Michigan Nursery and Landscape Association (MNLA).
Each year, MNLA honors your colleagues who have worked in the industry for 25, 40, and 50 years or more. These designations are called the Quarter-Century, 40-Year, and Half-Century Clubs. The recipients of this honor are noted for contributions to the professional development and the growth of the industry, as well as their dedication and commitment.
Before starting Thoms Bros., Scot F. Thoms had another landscape business in which he started in 1985 giving him 26 years in the industry.
Steven D. Thoms, CGIP, APLD, CLP, Vice President and Chief Designer, started Thoms Bros. with President, Scot F. Thoms way back in 1991.
Michael P. McCarrey, Senior Project Manager, started with Thoms Bros. in early 2015. Mike joined our team after a long and prestigious career in the green industry working for some of the areas most well know and respected companies. He blessed us by filling the void after our longtime SPM, Roger Vandamme retired. We look forward to another successful season with him running the installation crews.
The Michigan Nursery & Landscape Association (MNLA), established in 1922, is the largest and oldest statewide Green Industry trade association. MNLA Represents: A wide range of Michigan Green Industry businesses on legislative and regulatory issues, education and events, certification programs, marketing and promotion, and member-only money saving programs.