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

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” and is the sitting Vice-President of the Post Falls Historical Society & Museum.

Ron Gross – Lawn Technician

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 – Lawn Technician

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.

Blake Dale – Mow Crew Supervisor

Joined the team: January 2015
 

Ultra-Lawn 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. 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.

 

Nathan “Nate” Connelly – Mow Crew

Joined the team (again): Spring 2017

Many of our long-term customers will remember Nathan “Nate” Connelly from a few years back; Nate originally joined the Ultra-Lawn team in 2007 and served as a lawn technician/applicator.  Nate left Ultra-Lawn in 2012 to pursue other interests and spent about a year in the area Seattle before returning to North Idaho.  Nate enjoys working on computers in his spare time.

 

Alex Gibson – Mow Crew

Joined the team: January 2013

Alex officially joined the Ultra-Lawn team in January 2013 as a part of the “snow shovel” crew and will transition to our mow crew during the summer. For several summers, Alex has worked as a laborer on both the landscape and mow crews.

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 double major in Philosophy and Political Science.  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. Alex enjoys working on his 1973 Chevy pick-up and is the son of David and Linda Gibson.

Dylan Weingart – Mow Crew

Joined the team: November 2014

 

 

 

Dylan Weingart, a northwest native, has been maintaining lawns since graduating high school in 2012. Naturally loving the outdoors, he enjoys his employment at Ultra-Lawn and takes great pride in making each customer’s lawn look its best.

Dylan enjoys spending time with his wife and precious daughter in addition to camping, water skiing and trying to perfect the sport of disc golf.

 

Kyle Corder – Mow Crew

Joined the team: Spring 2015

 

 

 

Kyle Corder is a graduate of Coeur d’Alene high school and proudly joined the Ultra-Lawn team in the spring of 2015.  Kyle prides himself on being hard-working, trustworthy and always doing his best to ensure that his customers are satisfied.  Prior to joining the Ultra-Lawn team, Kyle worked in the Spokane landscape market and while he enjoyed the experience, he is very excited to be back in Kootenai County.  Look for Kyle on our mow crew or assisting with pruning and spring/fall clean-up’s, he is excited to meet you.

Dennis Kempken – Landscape Supervisor

Joined the team: Fall 2016

The fall of 2016 welcomed Dennis Kempken to the Ultra-Lawn team.  Dennis, an arborist and landscaper, will run our landscape installation division and insure that all Ultra-Lawn landscape installations meet our high-quality standards.  Dennis is a Spokane Valley native however he currently resides in Spirit Lake.  In his spare time, he enjoys working on cars.

Taylor Gross-Landscape Crew

Joined the team: Spring 2017

If the name “Gross” sounds familiar within the Ultra-Lawn family, it’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.

Cody Lewis-Landscape Crew

Joined the team: Spring 2016

Cody Lewis, a Kootenai County native and Post Falls High School graduate, started his career with Ultra-Lawn in the spring of 2016.  Generally, he will be seen with our landscape division however since he is a very versatile employee, he is able to float to other crews when necessary and may be sighted on a mow crew or with the irrigation division.  Cody was raised on a farm and enjoys working with animals but his great loves are music, especially 70’s classic rock, and the outdoors.  One day he aspires to become a famous romance author and to live in Paris, but for now Cody is single and resides in Post Falls.

 

 

Tim Munchalfen – Sprinkler Technician

Joined the team: Spring 2016

Tim Munchalfen joined the Ultra-Lawn team in the spring of 2016 and brings more than 25 years of experience in the landscape, irrigation and lawn maintenance fields.  Tim prides himself in his work and takes personal responsibility for completing every job in a manner that exceeds the customer’s expectations.  Tim and his wife, Catherine, are long time Post Falls residents and are the proud parents of three grown children.

 

 

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”.

 

 

Adam Johnson- Customer Service Manager

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.

 

Brenden “Beau” Crockett

Joined the team (again): Spring 2017

Another face that many of our long-time customers will remember is that of Brenden “Beau” Crockett.  Beau originally joined the Ultra-Lawn team back in the spring of 2011 as a part of our maintenance division and worked one season before enlisting in the United States Army.  After faithfully serving his country and receiving an honorable discharge at a rank of E4/Specialist, Beau returned to our employ.  Please join us as we thank Beau for his service to our great country and welcome him back to the Ultra-Lawn team.