In 1998, Todd & Cindy Lederman sold their existing excavation business of 14 years and dedicated more time to the nurture, growth, and community awareness of Dogwood Hills Tree Farm.
In April of 2017, a new chapter began as Curtis Bontrager (long-time employee) & his wife Melody, purchased the business! They have carried forth the commitment to quality products & services while also bringing new ideas & energy.
It’s a pleasure serving our growing community. Bring a friend and come visit us!
Curtis began working for Dogwood Hills in 2004. He started out pulling weeds and moved up quickly. He was a crew leader for several years and in 2017 he and his wife, purchased the farm from his long time boss and mentors, Todd and Cindy Lederman.
Office Administrator and Accountant
Melody started with Dogwood Hills in 2017 when she and her husband (Curtis) purchased the business. She spends most of her time in the office taking care of bookwork and answering phones.
Grant started with Dogwood Hills in 2012. Having grown up in the business, he learned all the trades and has become one of our best tree trimmers. He mostly operates his own crew, but also can be seen working on crews as well.
CJ has been working, on and off, for Dogwood Hills since 2004. He started working full time at the farm in 2016. CJ primarily takes on two main roles with us. He is a crew leader and he is also our shop mechanic.
Tim started working at Dogwood Hills in 2012. He has a degree from Purdue University in Science and Forestry. A lot of his time is spent managing the farm but he can also be seen helping out on crews from time to time.
Jordan has been working for Dogwood Hills since 2016. He is a current Goshen College student, pursuing a degree in engineering. Jordan can be seen helping out on crews and occasionally running his own.
Cris began working for Dogwood Hills in 2016. He can be seen working on different crews and is one of our best crew members. In addition to his service to Dogwood Hills, Cris also works for Heartland RV company.
Daniel has been with Dogwood Hills since 2014. Like Curtis, he started out pulling weeds and has become a very important member of our team. Daniel is a jack of all trades and can mostly be seen on various crews.
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