Municipal, Retail, Commercial
Snow & Ice Management

847-742-SNOW (7669)

About Us

Howard Meyers


Founded in 1988, Great Lakes Snow Systems® based in Elgin, IL. has grown over the years to become one of the top snow & ice management service providers in Northern Illinois. In fact, we are in the top 5% in terms of gross sales as compared to all snow & ice management firms in the nation. Our territory focuses on the northwest and western suburbs of Chicagoland.

We provide services for and target management professionals, industrial locations, commercial properties, shopping malls, municipalities, school districts and restaurants.

We have grown each and every year because we have treated all clients equally - as if each was our only account. Our business model follows honoring the Lord in all we do by operating the company in a manner consistent with biblical principles and beliefs with a focus on serving others in a biblically righteousness manner. Each season, we perform community services to many who need our services but cannot afford it. If custom, personalized service interests you, all we ask for is the opportunity to serve your needs in a truly professional manner.

Steven Walus

Vice President/


Steven Walus started with Great Lakes Snow Systems inc in the spring of 2006. He started as a laborer on the shoveling crew and seized every opportunity to grow with the company. Eventually earning a spot as a machine operator and then a route supervisor. He has attended multiple Snow and ice seminars offered by the Snow And Ice Management Association. He hopes to achieve the certified snow professional designation within the next year. Steven is currently involved in all day to day operations, and maintains the fleet of equipment.

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