Lisa Smith

Starting Position: Wholesale Salesperson 2023
Current Position: Wholesale Salesperson

Lisa has a degree in Horticulture, Floral Design, and Interior Plant Landscaping. Lisa brings years of experience in Landscape Account Management, but also seasonal color design.

  • Lisa is active in the Illinois Landscape Contractors Association (ILCA).
  • She is currently a participating member of the Future Landscape Industry Professionals (FLIP) committee.
  • She is a Mentor for the Women’s Networking Committee.
  • She also participates on a National Committee, Seed Your Future (SYF), where she sits on the Education assembly.
  • She participates in the College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL – Horticultural Advisory Committee. 

Lisa is very passionate about the industry and Horticulture. She wants to bring an awareness that this is not just a “Summer Job.” Being a Horticulturist she can incorporate science and the ornamental beauty of plants in day-to-day living.

What do you like most about working at Johnson's Nursery?

"I enjoy working with others who are passionate about plants! I love the camaraderie that Johnson’s Nursery brings to the industry, along with experience and knowledge.”

Personal Brief

When not at work, Lisa enjoys Car Shows, National Parks, and birding. She also enjoys continuing to do seasonal container displays, and working in her garden!