Management/Sales Staff

Doug Kale

 

Name: Douglas Kale

Position: Owner- President

Education: Rutgers University, BS Plant Science

Year Joined Kale’s Team: 1972

Interests/Hobbies: Music, Antiquing
and Classic Cars

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Cucci

 

Name: Robert Cucci

Position: Vice President

Education: Rutgers University, BA Business Administration

Year Joined Kale’s Team: 1972

Interests/Hobbies: Reading, Radio Control Modeling

 

 

 

 

 

Herb Sensi

 

Name: Herbert Sensi, ASLA

Position: Landscape Architect

Certification: Licensed Landscape Architect,
State of NJ

Education: Rutgers University, BS Landscape Architecture

Year Joined Kale’s: 1973

Interests/ Hobbies: Growing Trees, Fishing,
and Traveling

 

 

 

Jim Kissel

 

Name: Jim Kissel, CNLP

Position:  Nursery Yard Manager

Certification:  Certified Nursery and
Landscape Professional, NJNLA

Education: Rutgers University, BS Plant Science

Year Joined Kale’s Team: 1980

Interests/ Hobbies: Rock Climbing,
Hiking Backpacking, Observing Nature

 

 

 

Ken Field
Name: Ken Field, ASLA

Position: Landscape Architect

Certification: Licensed Landscape Architect,
State of NJ

Education: State University of New York,
BS Landscape Architecture

Year Joined Kale’s Team: 1984

Interests/ Hobbies: Bicycling, and
Walking his Dogs

 

 

 

Kevin Bullard
Name: Kevin Bullard, CNLP

Position: Garden Center Manager

Certification:  Certified Nursery and
Landscape Professional, NJNLA

Education: Delaware Valley College, BS Ornamental
Horticulture and Environmental Design

Year Joined Kale’s Team: 1998

Interest/Hobbies: Gardening, Fishing, Boating,
Hiking, and Volunteer Firefighter

 

 

 

Edgar Trujillo-Leyva
Name: Edgar Trujillo-Leyva

Position: Garden Center Sales

Education: Centro de Bachillerato Tecnologico
Industrial y de Servicios, Mexico City

Year Joined Kale’s Team: 2001

Interest/Hobbies: Spending time with Family,
Painting, Running

 

 

 

 

 

Jose Gallardo

 

Name: Jose Gallardo

Position: Garden Center Assistant Manager

Certification:  Certified Nursery and
Landscape Professional, NJNLA

Education: Mercer County Community
College, Business

Year Joined Kale’s Team: 2003

Interest/Hobbies: Gardening, Bonsai,
Carpentry and Basketball

 

 

 

John Santilli

Name: John Santilli

Position: Landscape Designer

Education:  Temple University BS
Landscape Architecture

Year Joined Kale’s Team: 2006

Interest/Hobbies: Gardening, Computers
and Designs and Motor Cross

 

 

 

 

 

Kristin GroverName: Kristin Grover

Position: Garden Center Assistant Manager

Certification: Certified Nursery and Landscape
Professional, NJNLA
Certified Naturalist – Bowman’s Hill
Wildflower Preserve

Education:  Mercer County Community College
Certificate of Proficiency in
Ornamental Horticulture

Year Joined Kale’s Team: 2013

Interest/Hobbies: Yoga, Cooking,
Herb & Edible Gardens