Norm Kleber Account Manager & Turf Specialist
Norm Kleber is a BEI Account Representative and Turf Specialist out of the Old Mill Creek office; he has been in the landscape industry since 1981 and has been with BEI since 2020. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a minor in Political Science, along with certifications in turf-related courses from Purdue, University of Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa State, Kansas State and Nebraska. Norm is a PLANET Certification evaluator, ILCA Summer Field Day Committee- Chairman, ILCA- Vendor of the Year with Lesco, Chair of ILCA Certification Committee, Charter Member and President of the IPLCA (Illinois Professional Lawn Care Association), and Education Chairman-IPLCA. He also created Turf Education Day, a one-day education day with multiple topics related to the industry. Today, one remains with the ILCA TED at the Chicago Botanic Garden. He has presented hundreds of CEU classes and seminars related to Turf procedures products and equipment in nine Midwestern US States and Worked side-by-side with over 20 accredited College Turf Professors on trends and turf findings. Norm was an America in Bloom Volunteer, judging in cities across America and the Symposium MC for the Awards Ceremony. He is on the NALP – Education Advisory Committee, Certification Committee, Supplier Advisory Council, Government Affairs, Renewal and Remembrance Committee and was 2015 MIPE Associate of the year. Norm analyzes turf issues and creates customized plans for individual clients that stay on budget and keep their properties healthy and beautiful.