Over the last 40 years we’ve served thousands of happy homeowners, earning our reputation as the most trusted contractor in central Illinois.
Who we are What we stand for
Our success is built on our top talent and committed leadership. And we don't use subcontractors; our installers are integral members of the team. This means we control more aspects of the project, delivering quality on time and on budget.
Joe Miller, President, 15 years
Since I started working in the cabinet business as a college student, forming lasting relationships has been key to my success and my favorite part of the business. I thoroughly enjoy building long-term relationships with co-workers and serving our clients through these relationships. The famous quote, “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life,” best describes my time with Cherrytree.
Kevin Klumpp, Vice President, Sales, 15 years
Kevin has assisted over 5,000 homeowners in designing their home remodel, bringing a great deal of practical experience and expertise to our clients. He is truly passionate about design; even in his free time Kevin consumes architecture and home design content by touring homes and browsing online for inspiration.
George Hansen, Sales and Design, 14 years
Before Cherrytree, George owned his own flooring and painting business and then was hired as an installer. Working in sales since 2012, he brings hands-on experience to his clients by maximizing the potential of their existing spaces with new and refaced cabinets. When he’s not helping his clients realize their dream homes, he can be found biking, camping and hiking with his family.
Rosalie Wiegand, Office Manager, 17 years
Rosalie is our office manager extraordinaire, taking care of everything from incoming calls to managing the books. She’s an incredible asset to our clients, always ready with an answer. Over the years, she has seen a lot of positive growth at Cherrytree and is happy to be a part of a service-oriented company. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, helping others with home organization, and selling vintage items on eBay.
MJ Leman, Vice President, Marketing, 5 years
MJ is a marketing and technology executive with over 20 years of business experience both as an entrepreneur and in key strategic roles at Fortune 500 companies. He grew up on a farm in Galva, IL, has an MBA from The Ohio State University, and lives in Chicago where he also holds leadership roles in social impact initiatives.
Joe Kieser, Countertop Installer, 15 years
Joe built and installed countertops for thirty-one years, starting with Cherrytree in 2007. He is now transitioning into management, with a focus on customer service. In his free time he golfs and spends time with family, including his wonderful wife, five children, and two grandsons.
Pat DeSpain, Lead Installer, 12 years
Pat has been working for Cherrytree Kitchens since 2011. He got his start carrying cinder blocks for his dad when he was nine and has been working in the construction industry ever since then. He built his own geodesic dome home and worked on a bathroom remodel segment for the Oprah Show. Pat has many hobbies including golfing, gardening, glass fusing, and even a little guitar.
Mike Conlin, Lead Installer, 7 years
Michael has 35 years of experience in all aspects of residential building and remodeling. Throughout his career he has moved from lead installer to project manager and finally superintendent of projects. Cherrytree gained him as an employee in 2016. Mike enjoys spending time with his family, two sons and a daughter, but especially his grandchildren!
Dennis Holland, Installer, 16 years
Dennis is the best “right hand man” on our team! Dennis has worked for Cherrytree Kitchens and her sister companies for many years, coming on board full time with Cherrytree in 2013. He is usually working in the shop making sure inventory is complete & fully stocked, doing pick up & delivery runs, or helping the installers on the job site. Wherever we need him, he is there… willing and able! Dennis enjoys spending his free time with his wife and their three adult children.
Russ Roberts, Lead Installer, 13 years
Russ brings 25 years of carpentry experience to our clients, working for Cherrytree since 2010. He spends his free time with his wife and children whether it is camping, fishing, swimming, or just sitting around the campfire. Russ also mentors his church’s youth group on Wednesday nights and teaches a junior high Sunday school class.
Terry Yelm, Lead Installer, 14 years
Terry has been working in the construction field for 30 years and with Cherrytree for 10. He enjoys making people’s dreams kitchens and bathrooms a reality. In his free time Terry enjoys spending time with his family and friends, fishing, and riding his motorcycle.
Ryan Schrader, Plumber, 9 years
Ryan has been a plumber for 23 years, is licensed with the state of Illinois, and proactively continues his education with courses. He is often the last person on the job and makes sure any loose ends are tied up and that the customer is left with the kitchen / bathroom of their dreams! In his spare time Ryan enjoys putting lots of miles on his Harley, cooking, and spending time with his two daughters.
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