Tony - General Manager/Owner
I started off mowing lawns at a young age while still in high school. Once I was able to drive I began to use my mom’s minivan to transport the push mower and string trimmer to job sites. In 2000, I emptied my bank account to purchase my first truck, trailer, and equipment to perform services on roughly 20 properties, while going to school full time at the University of Toledo. Over the years I have gained industry knowledge as well as business knowledge from countless mentors. I made the decision to license business systems from Land Opt in 2013 which has been the single best business decision I have made in my career. Now I have over 20 years experience and I happily own and operate Pro Edge Lawn Care.
Kim - Office Manager
Kim Bonde joined the Pro Edge team in August of 2018 as the Office Manager. In this role, Kim manages the daily operations of the office including, Accounts Payable & Receivable, Payroll, Invoicing, data entry, as well as maintains pro edge’s social media presence on Facebook and Instagram.
Kim is a qualified office manager and holds an associate degree in business management from Davis College. Kim has also earned credits towards her bachelor’s degree in business administration at Lourdes University.
Kim is no stranger to management, having spent 2 ½ years as an account manager and 7 ½ years as a portrait studio manager where she learned the importance of building and retaining relationships, as well as how to effectively manage a team.
Kim also has a background in photography and looks forward to incorporating her skills into her position via capturing professional landscaping images for the pro edge website as well as of our team members.
Kim’s varied background in account and retail management, as well as photography experience have provided the perfect foundation for her office management position.
Some accomplishments that Kim is proud of is having graduating with a 4.0 grade point average from Davis College, as well as being a published photographer.
Diane - Account Manager
Diane Rogers is our newest member to the office staff, joining us in April of 2018.
Diane Rogers is an Account Manager with almost two decades of successful experience in relationship building with a wide variety of customers at all levels.
Diane specializes in account retention and assuring that every customer is shown how important, and appreciated their business is.
A strong believer in giving back, Diane volunteers with several charitable organizations in her community.
In her free time, Diane enjoys cooking, and always looking for a “good yard sale or auction on a Saturday morning”.
Rick - Crew Leader
My name is Rick Johnson and I joined the Pro Edge team back in 2012, and I currently hold the position of crew leader.
My experience includes 20 years in the landscape business, starting with lawn mowing and gaining experience in all other aspects of the industry including maintenance of irrigation systems.
Working in the landscaping business allows me to do something different everyday while enjoying working outdoors. Some of my favorite tasks include: replacing plants, equipment maintenance, and snow plowing.
I currently hold the following certifications/licenses:
- Ohio Department of Agriculture Applicators License (core), Industrial Vegetation
- OSHA 10 Hour Certification
- SIMA Plowing/Salt Management Training
In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my two boys going fishing and hunting as well as enjoying time at home with my wife, two cats and a dog.
DJ - Crew Leader
DJ Wells joined Pro Edge in 2014 and soon found a home here in the landscape department caring for the health and beauty of our client’s flowers, bushes, and other plants.
He is licensed by the Ohio Department of Agriculture to use pesticides as part of the integrated pest control program to protect plants from harmful pests and the beds free of weeds. He especially enjoys rehabilitating “problem areas” and creating new garden areas.
He is an active member of the Society for Creative Anachronism and enjoys table top gaming.
Mike - Crew Leader
My name is Mike Walen, and I joined Pro Edge in the spring of 2017, where I am currently a crew leader.
I really enjoy the great group of people that I work with. We work hard, have fun, and most of all present Pro Edge in a professional manner.
I have over 20 years experience in the lawn care industry. My specialties include equipment and yard maintenance. During our off season you will usually find me in the shop servicing our equipment to make sure it is in great working order.
Working in this business allows me to work on different tasks every day as well as constantly grow by learning new techniques through company training and hands on experience. I am a self-taught mechanic, learning my skills along the way. There is always room to grow and learn if you have the drive to do so!
I currently hold the following certifications:
- OSHA 10 Hour Certification
In my spare time I enjoy barbecuing, playing cards, and hunting and fishing.
CJ - Crew Leader
My name is CJ Hodge, and I joined Pro Edge in the spring of 2018 where I was first hired as a crew member of the mow crew, but have been promoted to a crew leader for the 2019 season.
I really enjoy the hands on experience on how to make our clients’ properties look the best that they can! I consider myself a hard working individual that takes pride in my work.
Getting to work outside with a great bunch of coworkers are some of the reasons I really enjoy working at Pro Edge.
Zach - Crew Leader
Zach has been with Pro Edge since February of 2012.
Zach contributes his longevity with Pro Edge to the friendly atmosphere and genuinely enjoying what he does.
Zach is a graduate of Evergreen High School
Steven - Crew Leader
Become A Member of Our Team
Pro Edge Lawn Care is looking for reliable and professional individuals to join our team. From crew members to administration, Pro Edge Lawn Care has a number of available positions. If you are looking for a rewarding career please fill out our online employment application.