Thoma & Associates, LLC

Our Team

Warren Thoma

Warren Thoma is honored to have been the President of the Irrigation Association. After a successful career as a senior product manager with a major manufacturer in the industry he founded Warren Thoma & Associates, LLC in April of 1991. He oversees all operations and territories of the firm.

Mailing Address 111 Erick St., Unit 105, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Telephone Number 815-477-1814 | 847-922-5824 (Mobile) | 815-477-2009 (Fax)

Email Address warren@thomaassociates.com

Paul Lueck

After heading up a major fountain/aeration manufacturer, Paul Lueck is once again with our company. His extensive experience in our industry will be a huge asset to us.

Mailing Address 5027 W. 9th Street, Winona, MN 55987

Telephone Number 507-458-6414 | 815-477-1814 (Fax)

Email Address paull@thomaassociates.com

Rick Simzyk

Rick Symzyk is a seasoned veteran in our industry. Prior to coming to our firm, he was Director of Landscape Irrigation for Jerry Pate & Irrigation, was sales manager for HD Supply, Hughes Supply and Turf Irrigation and Waterworks Supply in Phoenix, AZ. He manages the southeastern United States for Warren Thoma & Associates.

Mailing Address 1325 Pembridge Way, Kennesaw, GA 30152

Telephone Number 404-538-4871 (Mobile)

Email Address rick@thomaassociates.com

Sam Thoma

Sam’s enthusiastic, professional approach has resulted in great sales increases throughout his territories and his knowledge and experience continues to grow in a constantly changing market.

Mailing Address 111 Erick St., Unit 105, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Telephone Number 815-477-1814 | 847-224-8843 (Mobile) | 815-477-2009 (Fax)

Email Address sam@thomaassociates.com

Steve Rimar

Steve has years of experience in the industry, mainly as a manager with John Deere Landscapes, John Deere Water and John Deere. He has already proven to be a great asset to the firm.

Mailing Address5728 Carriagehouse Ct., Apex, NC 27539

Telephone Number 224-770-7183

Email Address stever@thomaassociates.com

Fred Thoma

Fred has vast experience in the Green industry, as he owned and managed a very successful irrigation, landscaping and lighting business in Florida for Over 35 years. This first-hand knowledge will be very helpful in servicing our customers.

Mailing Address12100 Seminole Blvd., # 69, Largo, FL 33778

Telephone Number 727-249-6061 | 815-477- 2009 (Fax)

Email Address fred@thomaassociates.com

Duff Brown

Duff Brown manages special projects, sales development, and database administration for the firm. He has over 30 years experience in sales and sales management in the industrial valve industry. Duff has dealt with manufacturing, power, and chemical sectors with responsibilities from local regions to national and international contracts and was Midwest Manager for Storm Manufacturing Group.

Mailing Address 8608 Zenith Ct., Cincinnati, OH 45231

Telephone Number 847-208-4638 | 513-522-0560 (Fax)

Email Address duff@thomaassociates.com

Lara Thoma

Lara Thoma is our Payroll Specialist. She is responsible for properly allocating all commissions to the proper salesperson.

Mailing Address 111 Erick St., Unit 105, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Telephone Number 815-477-1814 | 815-477-2009 (Fax)

Email Address larat@thomaassociates.com

Penny Thoma

Penny’s experience with a major irrigation manufacturer in underground and hose-end products is invaluable to our customers. She handles inside sales, customer support, and troubleshooting any and all issues that may arise for our customers and sales staff alike.

Mailing Address 111 Erick St., Unit 105, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Telephone Number 815-477-1814 | 815-477-2009 (Fax)

Email Address pennyt@thomaassociates.com