Will Schoggen, president
Will is one of the original visionaries behind SchoggenScapes, Inc. It was his passion for being outdoors that led to maintaining his neighbors' yards while growing up in Clinton, Mississippi. After high school graduation Will decided to further his knowledge and love of the landscape industry by enrolling in the Landscape Management program at Hinds Community College, where he earned his Associate's degree.
Outside of working in the Landscape industry, Will also likes to give back through the industry - whether it be judging local garden club events such as for the Raymond Garden Club or judging national competitions at PLANET's Student Career Days. He is also on Hinds Community College's Landscape Curriculum Advisory Board and a guest lecturer.
When not operating his business Will likes to spend time with his wife and two kids.
Phil Schoggen, vice president
Phil is also one of the original founders of SchoggenScapes, Inc. He was lured into helping his brother maintain their neighbors' yards while growing up. After graduating from Clinton High School, Phil attended Holmes Community College where he earned an Associate's degree in Business Administration. Upon completion at Holmes Phil went on to attend Mississippi State University where he earned a degree in Management of Construction and Land Development from the Business School.
Phil also enjoys community involvement by volunteering and speaking to students.
When Phil is not operating his business he likes to spend time outdoors on the water, camping, hunting, playing golf or tennis with his friends. He is also a sports enthusiast and enjoys attending or watching both college and professional sports.
Ann Schoggen, office manager
Ann is a native of Columbus, Mississippi. She graduated from S. D. Lee High School. She has a Business Administration degree from Mississippi University for Women. Ann enjoys being involved in the community and has held various positions with school and civic groups. She is a past president of the Clinton Newcomers and past treasurer for Clinton High School soccer boosters. She held various offices with parent-teacher groups at several schools while her kids were growing up. She is a charter member of Clinton Jr. Auxiliary. Her past employment includes; secretary in the Public Information office at Mississippi University for Women, substitute at Greenville St. Joseph High School and merchandiser for Gibson Greeting Cards. Ann is married to David and they have three children and two grandchildren.
Mark Broome, crew leader
Mark has been with SchoggenScapes, Inc. full time since 2005 after working part time prior.
Mark grew up in Clinton, Mississippi. After graduation Mark attended Bevill State where he played baseball. He went on to further his education and baseball career at Delta State University where he graduated with a Business Administration degree. After college, Mark was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals where he got to enjoy playing the game he loved.
In Mark's free time he likes to spend time with friends and play golf and tennis.
Kaleb Hager, crew leader
Kaleb grew up in Florence, Mississippi, where he went on to graduate from Florence High School. Kaleb attended Hinds Community College where he earned an Associate's degree in Landscape Management and an Associate's degree in Irrigation Management. Kaleb is also a Licensed Tree Surgeon. Kaleb joined our team in January 2010 after working some part time prior.
When Kaleb is away from work he likes to spend time on the water or riding four wheelers with his friends.
SchoggenScapes utilizes the H-2-B employment program and only hires legal residents for its seasonal employees.