Meet the Team
Meet our highly experienced staff. We understand that no project is just about the work itself. You want someone you can trust and bring your questions to. Read about each member of our team and get acquainted with the people who make our company the premier landscape company of northwest Iowa.
Ben Van Der BrinkPRESIDENT & CEO OPERATOR/OWNER Ben has over 25 years of experience in the Landscape/Lawn Service Industry. Ben worked for Vugteveen Lawn Service and purchased the business from Vugteveen in 1995 and renamed it B & K Landscaping & Lawn Service. Ben is certified in Landscape, Hardscape, Irrigation Systems and Design & Installation. He loves being outdoors, getting his hands dirty and working hard. Ben loves working with his customers in creating and building landscape and hardscape. It gives him a great feeling of accomplishment when a project is completed. Ben is married to Amy and they have four children; Dylan, Vaida, Kassidy and Issac. When Ben is not busy landscaping, he enjoys spending time with his family - camping, hunting, fishing, softball, taking vacations and snowmobiling. In his free time, Ben enjoys brewing craft beer (home brew) with his friends. You can also find him cheering on the Minnesota Twins and Vikings, Iowa Hawkeyes and the Kansas Jayhawks.
Amy Van Der Brink
Amy, along with her husband Ben, purchased B & K Landscaping & Lawn Service in 1995. She enjoys helping Ben out with the bookkeeping in order to give him more time to focus on the landscaping and lawn service part of their business. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with Ben and their four children and cheering for the Nighthawks.
As a sophomore in high school, Brett started mowing lawns and is in his 10th year as a B & K employee and has a degree in Landscape Design. Brett loves to get his hands dirty and working outside. His favorite projects are building unique, smaller projects and patios. When Brett is not building and designing landscape, he enjoys hiking, fishing and following the Minnesota Vikings and Iowa Hawkeyes.
Cody Van Ginkel
LAWN MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR
Cody lives in Doon and has been a part of the B & K Landscaping & Lawn Service team since 2013. Along with being a Lawn Maintenance Supervisor, he is also a Hardscape Installer and landscaper. When Cody is not busy doing landscaping, you can find him cheering on the New Orleans Saints.
Dylan Van Der Brink
IRRIGATION SYSTEM SPECIALIST/PROJECT FOREMAN/SUPERVISOR
Dylan started working at B & K Landscaping with his dad, Ben, in 2008 and has just completed his first full-time year. The main thing he enjoys about working here is that he is always learning something new and getting to experience the satisfaction of completing a beautiful project. Dylan loves the outdoors and enjoys camping, fishing and snowmobiling in his free time, along with cheering on the Minnesota Vikings.