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 13513 Grainery Lane, Huntley, IL 60142
Telephone Number 815-477-1814 | 847-922-5824 (Mobile)
Email Address warren@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 13513 Grainery Lane, Huntley, IL 60142
Telephone Number 815-477-1814 | 847-224-8843 (Mobile)
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
Email Address fred@thomaassociates.com

Ward Whittington

Ward brings years of experience in the irrigation industry to our firm and is also a professional photographer—having served for the US Navy as one. He lives in the Montgomery, AL area.

Mailing Address 1045 Grier Rd., Wetumpka, AL 36092
Telephone Number 205-475-5551
Email Address ward@thomaassociates.com

Gavin Hall

Gavin Hall is a high performing, multi-talented sales and marketing manager with manufacturing operations experience, new product development and successful new product launches. He strives for nothing but the best customer service. Gavin is responsible for all sales in the MINK States (MO, IA, NE, KS) as well as the Dakotas and Minnesota.

Mailing Address 24429 Bastion Lane, Pittsburg, MO 65724
Telephone Number 816-878-4553
Email Address gavin@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
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 13513 Grainery Lane, Huntley, IL 60142
Telephone Number 815-477-1814
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 13513 Grainery Lane, Huntley, IL 60142
Telephone Number 815-477-1814
Email Address pennyt@thomaassociates.com