Cathy Blaeser is the founder of Green Thumb – Brown Boots (GTBB). She developed a passion for lawn care at a very young age. During her college years, while on summer break, she worked on the grounds crew at Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, IL. After graduating from the University of Dayton with a Bachelors of Science degree, Cathy went on to work in the construction industry and held positions as an engineer technician, laborer and foreman. It wasn't long before she returned to what she really enjoyed and established Green Thumb Brown Boots.
Cathy and her two sons perform the company’s day-to-day operations and stand committed to its mission to communicate effectively in order to meet the needs of the customer with quality work and achieve complete customer satisfaction. They serve as leaders and models for others who work on their team.
Green Thumb – Brown Boots is a certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and a Female Business Enterprise (FBE) with Illinois Central Management Services (CMS).