Our Staff

David Gibson – Owner

Joined the team: Spring 1997

David started his career as a lawn applicator in 1989 and served as a spray technician for a national franchise prior to becoming an entrepreneur, with the start of Ultra-Lawn, in 1997.  David is responsible for all employee management duties while serving as our chief landscape estimator.

Holding an Idaho Applicators License since 1993, Dave can also occasionally be found spraying both trees and lawns.  A Sandpoint native and Army National Guard Veteran, David enjoys restoring classic vehicles. He and his wife Linda reside in Post Falls and have two sons.

Linda Gibson – COO/CFO/Risk Management

Joined the team: January 2003

Linda, an Illinois native with a banking and business background, “officially” joined Ultra-Lawn in 2003.

Serving as our CFO/COO, Linda is responsible for all financial aspects of the office including A/R, A/P, and payroll as well as benefits administration and advertising campaigns.

Linda has served many terms on the North Idaho Building Contractors Association board of directors and most recently served two terms as the non-profit’s treasurer.  Linda also volunteer’s annually for the North Idaho Habitat for Humanity “Women’s Build”, is a member of the Coeur d’Alene Kiwani’s Club, and previously served two terms as sitting Vice-President of the Post Falls Historical Society & Museum and continues to be in good standing.

 

Adam Johnson – Salesman and Estimator

Joined the team: Spring 2017

Since 2005, Adam Johnson has called North Idaho home and we welcomed him to the Ultra-Lawn sales team in the spring of 2017.  Adam will serve both new and existing customers and will do estimates for the lawn maintenance and landscape installation divisions.  While not on the job, Adam volunteers for Post Falls Park & Recreation and is very involved with his son Michael’s soccer team, the Post Falls Inferno.  As a North Dakota native, Adam enjoys big game hunting and camping and is often seen in a local marathon.

 

 

Erica Julius – Crew Scheduler

Joined the team: Spring 2017

Ultra-Lawn welcomed Erica Julius as our crew scheduler in March 2017.  Erica prides herself in top notch customer service and will man our front office in addition to scheduling all Ultra-Lawn services.  Erica hails from Southern California however she moved to the Boise area in 2009 where she met and married her husband, Victor; they have two children and plan on making Post Falls their “forever home”.

Ron Gross – Spray Tech Supervisor

Joined the team: January 1997

Ron, a Silver Valley native, started his career with Ultra-Lawn in 1997 as a part of our mow crew.  Earning his applicators license in 2002; Ron has become one of our most versatile employees and a customer favorite.

You may see Ron spraying your lawn, aiding the mow crew or even providing labor for a landscape installation.  Around the shop, he serves as one of our mechanics and does most of our small engine repair. Ron and his wife, Jessica, have two children and reside in Spirit Lake.

 

Cory Trott – Spray Technician 2

Joined the team: Spring 2012

Cory Trott rejoined the Ultra-Lawn team in the fall of 2014 after a brief hiatus. Originally hired during the spring of 2012, Cory brought with him more than 7 years of hands-on experience as an applicator and mow crew laborer.  Cory is also well versed in landscape installation and looks forward to serving our customers again on many levels.  Married with two children, Cory & his wife Nicole reside in Spirit Lake.

 

Alex Gibson – Landscape Supervisor

Joined the team: January 2013

Alex officially joined the Ultra-Lawn team in January 2013 as a part of the “snow shovel” crew, has been a mow technician, and is now a landscape supervisor. For several summers, Alex has worked as a laborer on both the landscape and mow crews.

During high school, Alex was a student athlete as a member of both the varsity basketball team and the varsity football team; earning the Inland Empire League “Defensive Lineman of the Year” award twice. Since graduating with honors from Post Falls High School, Alex spent his freshman year of college at The University of Puget Sound where he was a member of the football team and carried a 4.0 GPA.  After transferring to the University of Idaho for his Sophomore year, he has been working on a triple major in Philosophy, Psychology and Political Science with plans to attend law school and continues to hold a 4.0 GPA. Alex also holds many leadership positions at school, including serving as President of Sigma Nu Fraternity, Treasurer of the International Philosophy Honors Society (Phi Sigma Tau), Vice President of the Pre-Law Society, and as a member of Legislative Ambassadors.  Alex enjoys working on his 1973 Chevy pick-up and is the son of David and Linda Gibson.

Taylor Gross – Mow Technician 2

Joined the team: Spring 2017

If the name “Gross” sounds familiar within the Ultra-Lawn family, that’s because it is.  Taylor Gross, son of our long-time employee Ron Gross, joined the Ultra-Lawn team in the spring of 2017 as a part of the landscape installation team.  Taylor is a graduate of Timberlake High School and enjoys hiking and fishing.

 

Cade Felton – Sprinkler Technician 2; Landscaper

Joined the team: Summer 2017

Cade Felton is an extremely driven young man with a long history in the lawn maintenance field, which is quite remarkable since he just graduated from high school. Cade decided to spend the summer of 2017 on the Ultra-Lawn landscape team and looks forward to interacting with our customers – in fact he encourages everyone’s feedback so he can improve. Cade is passionate about Ford’s, lawn-mower racing, derby cars and anything mechanical. His pet-peeves include ‘long grass’ and broken sprinkler heads. While he prefers ‘truck-stop’ humor, he is always open to a good joke. Cade resides in Rathdrum with his parents.

 

DJ Geller – Mow Technician 2; Landscaper

Joined the team: Spring 2017

DJ joined the Ultra-Lawn team in the spring of 2017 as part of our landscape installation team and is excited to earn your trust. Devon ‘DJ’ is a native of Cheney, Washington and a 2016 graduate of Cheney High School, where he wrestled and participated in track. Additionally, he earned All-State and All-American honors in bull riding, serving as the team captain, and took first place in bull riding at the Clay County Fair & Rodeo.

Joshua ‘Josh’ Young – Mow Technician 2

Joined the team: Spring 2018

Although not a native of North Idaho, Josh has lived in Rathdrum since the 5th grade and claims our beautiful state as ‘home’. Josh joined the Ultra-Lawn team in the spring of 2018 as a part of our mow crew but may also be seen offering a hand to the landscape installation crews. Josh’s hobbies include snowboarding and playing in ‘The Great Outdoors’.

 

Grant Best  – Mow Technician 1

Joined the team: Spring 2018

Grant joined the Ultra-Lawn team in the spring of 2018 as a member of our mow crew, although you may see him volunteering to help on our landscape installation teams as well. This proud North Idaho native was raised in Athol, Idaho and credits his ability to be a ‘team player’ and ‘work well with others’ to his six siblings. Grant currently resides with his fiance in Post Falls.

 

Camden Felton  – Mow Technician 1; Spray Technician 1

Joined the team: Spring 2018

Camden joined the Ultra-Lawn team in the spring of 2018, as a member of our mow crew. This proud North Idaho native was born in Coeur d’Alene and is eager to please. He enjoys being outside and in his free time plays as many games of pick up basketball as he can find. He also is an online gamer and an avid fan of many sports. Camden currently resides in Rathdrum.

 

Kim Felton – Office Support

Joined the team: Spring 2018

Kim is a proud fourth generation Coeur d’Alene native. She started with Ultra-Lawn in the spring of 2018 as general office support. She has an extensive administrative background that includes being a customer service manager, human resources generalist, marketing and sales support, software administration,  and accounting & budgeting. She and her husband, Dan, have raised two sons and are empty-nester’s that enjoy fishing on the many lakes North Idaho has to offer.

 

Ed Faydo  – Sprinkler Technician 2

Joined the team: Spring 2018

Ultra-Lawn was pleased to welcome Ed Faydo to the team in the spring of 2018.  Ed joins our landscape division as a sprinkler technician, however he is an experienced lawn applicator and will be considering applying for an Idaho applicators license in the future.  With his 40 plus years’ experience, he loves the Green Industry and calls it his life’s work.  Ed is a life-long resident of the Pacific Northwest, was born in Coeur d’Alene, and currently resides in Spokane.

Jordan Beard – Mow Technician 1 

Joined the team: Spring 2018

A Priest River native, and graduate of PRES, Jordan Beard is proud of his local upbringing and work ethic.  He joined the Ultra-Lawn team in the spring of 2018 as a part of our mow crew and will also be responsible for aerations and thatching’s.  Jordan loves the great outdoors, fishing and hanging out with family.

 

Kaleb Reid – Mow Technician 2

Joined the team: Spring 2018

Kaleb Reid is a 2016 graduate of Lake City High School, and a proud member of the State Champion Baseball Team.  After high school, he went on to attend North Idaho College and is set to graduate in the class of 2018.  Kaleb joined Ultra-Lawn in the spring of 2018 as a part of our maintenance division and has experience as a groundskeeper at the Coeur d’Alene Resort Golf Course.  Kaleb enjoys fishing, camping and baseball and is the nephew of Kim Felton.

 

Blake Dale – Mow Technician 2

Joined the team: Spring 2015

Ultra-Lawn originally welcomed Blake Dale to the team in the spring of 2015 as a part of our mow crew and he rapidly earned the position of Mow Crew Supervisor due to his work ethic, quality of work and excellent customer service.  However, in late April 2018 Blake decided to pursue other ventures and temporarily left Ultra-Lawn.  Learning that he preferred the Ultra-Lawn environment, Blake returned to our employ in June of 2018 and quickly resumed his mow crew duties.    Although he was born in California, Blake has made the Coeur d’Alene area home since 2006 and embraces all the outdoor activities that North Idaho offers.  Blake enjoys playing the guitar, is a HUGE NASCAR fan and is very interested in science, but by far his greatest joy is his son, Steven.

 

Jadin Jefferies – Mow Technician 1

Joined the team: Summer 2018

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Colt Strayer – Landscaper

Joined the team: Summer 2018

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Tony Hilling – Landscaper

Joined the team: Summer 2018

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Jace Singer – Landscaper

Joined the team: Summer 2018

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