Our Staff

David Gibson – Owner
Joined the team: Spring 1997

David started his career as a lawn applicator in 1989. He also 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. She also volunteer’s annually for the North Idaho Habitat for Humanity “Women’s Build”. She’s also a member of the Coeur d’Alene Kiwani’s Club. Additionally, Linda 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. He’ll also 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.

Ron Gross – Spray Tech Supervisor; Snow Plow Driver
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; Pruning 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.

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. Since then, he’s 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.

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.

Julian Ramirez – Mow Technician
Joined the team: Spring 2019

Julian Ramirez literally grew up in the “green industry”, working in it since age 12, and only recently relocated to Idaho.

For the past 10-years, his father has owned a landscaping company in Oregon and Julian faithfully worked each summer to learn the business. Working hard, paying attention to detail, and taking great pride in a job well-done is credited to his dad. Julian is a 2017 graduate of Aloha High School, in Aloha Oregon, where he was awarded the seal of biliteracy. Currently residing in Post Falls, Julian enjoys playing with “big boy toys”, including bikes, cars, and guns.

Jared Walker – Mow Technician
Joined the team: Spring 2019

Ultra-Lawn proudly welcomed Jared Walker to the team in May 2019 as a part of our maintenance division. The entire Walker family are long -time friends of David and Linda. As a two-time state wrestling champ, Jared knows the value of hard-work and endurance.

A proud graduate of Lakeland High School, and a North Idaho Native, Jared is a Division 1 wrestler for the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. He also enjoys hunting and fishing in his spare time. During the summer, Jared resides at his family home on Twin Lakes and returns to his apartment in Chattanooga when school is in session.

Camden Felton – Mow Technician 1; Spray Technician (Intern)
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 Post Falls.

Jake Perez – Mow Technician
Joined the team: Spring 2019

North Idaho native Jake Perez joined the Ultra-Lawn team during the spring season 2019 as a part of our mow crew. Although he was raised in Bonner’s Ferry, he relocated

to the Coeur d’ Alene/Post Falls area to find work and to learn a trade. Alene/Post Falls area to find work and to learn a trade. Jake resides in Coeur d’ Alene and enjoys essentially everything that gets him outside, especially camping, fishing, and kayaking, as well as hanging out with his family and close friends.

Cody Hallsted – Mow Technician
Joined the team: Spring 2019

Post Falls native, Cody Hallsted, joined the Ultra-Lawn team in the spring of 2019 as a part of our mow crew. 

He is a graduate of New Vision High School and is currently enrolled in the Network Security Program at North Idaho College. After graduation, Cody hopes to pursue a career in the IT industry, although he doesn’t know what his “dream job” is just yet. Cody enjoys video games, playing the guitar, and working on his 1979 Chevy El Camino, which he will probably tell you he put the engine in himself.

Aaron Schell- Mow Technician
Joined the team: May 2019

2019 University of Utah graduate, Aaron Schell joined the Ultra-Lawn team just after graduation in May 2019 as a part of our mow crew. Majoring in English, Aaron has not decided the best way to put the shiny new degree to work. However, he loves the Pacific Northwest so much he decided to return to his roots and roll up his sleeves. 

Originally from Burley (Idaho), and likely because of playing on the Snake River, Aaron loves everything about the outdoors and looks forward to playing in the North Idaho backwoods. Aaron is married and resides in Post Falls.

Stephen Read– Mow Technician
Joined the team: Spring 2019

With experience in all areas of the “green industry”, Stephen Read brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding to the Ultra-Lawn mow crew.

Prior to joining the Ultra-Lawn team in the spring of 2019, Stephen worked for Cutting Edge, M&M Tree Service, and Senske Services, all in the Boise/Meridian area. Always striving for perfection in every aspect, Stephen looks forward to earning your trust this season. Originally from California, Stephen has spent the last several years in Tennessee and the Boise area, respectively, and relocated to the Post Falls area in the fall of 2018. He enjoys fixing and racing cars, video games, and raising his daughter.

Melia Tumlinson – Crew Scheduler
Joined the team: Fall 2019

Although she joined the team in the fall of 2019, Melia Tumlinson is no stranger to Ultra-Lawn. As a niece of David & Linda Gibson, Melia grew up around the business and is now serving as our interim Crew Scheduler. An Idaho native and world traveler, Melia recently returned home from serving as a missionary with BCM-Ireland. She plans to return next year, but for now she is enjoying being back in the Pacific Northwest and working for her family. Melia is a graduate of Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy, volunteers at Real Life Ministries-Post Falls, and enjoys making jewelry out of Irish sea glass.