Who We Are

The Tentinger Story

Tentinger Landscapes is a provider of outdoor landscape experiences that integrate in harmonious ways with the commercial, residential and municipal built environments they surround.

Meet our Team


Zack Tentinger

Zack Tentinger is the founder and chief project manager of Tentinger Landscapes. Born and raised in the Fox Valley, the groundwork [foundation] for Zack’s passion was laid early. He began maintaining lawns for neighbors and family at the age of 10, and by the time he was in high school, Zack was running his own landscaping business with over 25 regular clients.

Zack graduated from Marmion Academy in Aurora before attending Purdue University. Earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Landscape Architecture and a minor in horticulture has enabled him to pursue his passion for landscape design and construction. Currently, he serves as the creative director of the team by managing projects, expanding client relations, and enjoying the fruits of his labor creating great spaces.


Tammy Cerveny

Tammy serves as the Landscape Coordinator of the team, effectively managing projects from the initial client contact, through construction and maintenance, and even years after a project has been constructed. Her experience…


Fernando Tinajero

Fernando is the supervisor of Tentinger Landscapes, and he is the bridge between our adept crews and project managers. Fernando’s experience throughout his 15 years in the landscape industry allows him to properly manage our maintenance and enhancement divisions. Fernando has been a member of our team for many years and his leadership, knowledge and tact are second to none. He has been and will continue to be a vital contributor to our growth and your project’s success.


Matilde Grande

Matilde is our landscape construction expert and is able to build anything our designers and clients dream. Matilde’s project insight, effective construction, and creative mind have transformed plans to reality.

Our team of professionals is dedicated to building a beautiful, functional environment around you.

Tentinger Landscapes’ attention to detail and knowledge of their art is second to none. Their dedication and vision has transformed our landscaping to pure beauty.

Maryann F. Montgomery

Many thanks to Zack and his team for transforming our yard in time for our important event. The Tentinger company is professional, thorough, and has definitely earned FIVE stars! Highly recommended.

Ann Hudon

I was very happy with the landscape work that Tentinger Landscapes performed for me in my yard. They were very knowledgeable about types of plants, soil conditions, etc. The plants they used were healthy and beautiful. The workers were friendly and everything was done on time and on budget. I would definitely recommend them to friends and family!

Mary Huber

Tentinger Landscapes’ service and quality of work has exceeded our expectations. Tentinger Landscapes knows how to deliver excellent customer service!

Keith Herman