Meet Our Team Here At Fontana Outdoors ; We Build The Backyard Space Of Your Dreams, Imagine The Possibilities!

Aaron Lapp Jr.

Job description:

Owner and Manager of Sales at Fontana Outdoors.

What I love most about my job:

I love meeting people, making new friends every day, and helping all their backyard dreams become a reality.

Favorite things I do personally:

I love spending time with my family, going on overseas mission trips, and spending time outdoors.

Alvin Lapp

Job description:

Owner, Bookkeeper, and Purchaser

What I love most about my job:

I love the fact that I get to work outside and connect with a lot of people. 

Favorite things I do personally:

I enjoy spending time in the great outdoors. I enjoy the mountains. I also enjoy international missions, sharing Jesus’s love, and learning about other cultures. 

Melvin Stoltzfus

Job description:

Manager of Inside Sales at Fontana Outdoors

What I love most about my job:

I enjoy meeting new people and learning new things. I love seeing customers leave happy because they feel that they received great value from their purchase. 

Favorite things I do personally:

I enjoy reading, playing softball, and spending time with my family. 

Terri Cook

Job description:

I am the Landscape Designer for Fontana Outdoors

What I love most about my job:

-Creating Landscape improvements for customers.

-Seeing the wonderful before and after results of our projects. 

-Witnessing a happy customer with a landscape project well done!

Favorite things I do personally:

-Working with and around plants, shrubs, and trees

-Sharing Horticulture knowledge and experience with customers and the Fontana team

Kelvin Stauffer

Job description:

Install foreman of Deck Crew #2

What I love most about my job:

I enjoy working with Eli, and the deck crews. I also am grateful for the abundance of work, and I look forward to being a dad in the Spring of 2024.

Favorite things I do personally:

I love to work on vehicles in my spare time, and I also enjoy archery hunting. 

Isaac Lapp

Job description:

Deck builder and fence installer

What I love most about my job:

I love the fact that I get the opportunity to grow myself and learn many new things by working with other great mentors and team leaders here at Fontana Outdoors. I also love the great atmosphere and community of people here at work. 

Favorite things I do personally:

I like playing sports and spending time with friends and family.

Loren Bauman

Job description:

Job foreman for Hardscapes and Retaining Walls

What I love most about my job:

I love the solid group of guys I get to work with how they help me to grow, and that I can be a blessing and bring joy to others. 

Favorite things I do personally:

I like spending time outdoors hunting, and I also enjoy playing sports. 

Branson Gehman

Job description:

Installer of Hardscapes and Retaining Walls

What I love most about my job:

I am grateful for good co-workers and great bosses. I like laying beautifully designed patios and the opportunity to always be learning something new.

Favorite things I do personally:

I love making music and playing the drums at church and I enjoy singing. 

Terrell Charles

Job description:

Install foreman of Fence Crew

What I love most about my job:

I like how the owners give us opportunities to grow, and I am also very grateful for how God brought me through challenges this past year, and how his promises have come true over my life. 

Favorite things I do personally:

I love hunting and spending time outdoors. 

Amos Smoker

Job description:

Shed Install Crew foreman

What I love most about my job:

Delivering sheds and working with a great team.

Favorite things I do personally:

Travel, Hiking, Farming, and working with Horses

Jared Stump

Job description:

Outside Salesperson

What I love most about my job:

I love being able to take someone’s backyard and take it from ordinary to extraordinary. I enjoy the process of discussing with a customer what their dreams are, and then designing it up in 3D for the customer to envision it. Once the project is complete, it’s very rewarding to see a job well done and to see the customer elated with what they have been given. 

Favorite things I do personally:

I enjoy being with my wife and spending time with my children. I also enjoy just being with people and working on projects together. 

John Demsko

Job description:

Inside Salesperson

What I love most about my job:

I’m grateful to work with a great group of people. I am grateful for the owners, Alvin & Aaron, who appreciate and are good to the staff. I retired too early and Fontana makes me feel useful again.

Favorite things I do personally:

I like working around the house with tools, enjoy playing with my dog Cooper and collecting coins. 

Ron Woleslagle

Job description:

Pulling Permits, Plot plans and Inspections

What I love most about my job:

I’m thankful for great coworkers who have mutual respect for each other, warm office, challenges, success, Lilly and all she does, John for bringing coffee and donuts, and seeing the joy in our customers’ smiles!

Favorite things I do personally:

I am a woodworker, making crafts, table centerpieces, and decorations for a nursing home. I am also a woodcarver. I call it sawdust therapy!

Amaya Montijo

Job description:

Designer

What I love most about my job:

What I love most about my job is the flexible hours that work with my schedule as a high-schooler and the warm atmosphere that everyone has every day when they come to work. I enjoy being greeted by smiles and little conversations as we go about our work. 

Favorite things I do personally:

Some of my favorite things to do personally are dancing and acting. I dance anywhere from 12-24 hours a week, and I’ve been acting on stage since I was young. I also love being around children of all ages, and I assist in teaching multiple classes for the younger children at my dance studio. 

Carson Gehman

Job description:

Hardscape Installer

What I love most about my job:

The opportunity to learn many new skills that I will be able to use later in life, the opportunity to serve people, and great co-workers that make it enjoyable to work. 

Favorite things I do personally:

Spending quality time with people and getting to know them better. 

Lillian Lapp

Job description:

Office and yard work

What I love most about my job:

I love the work I do, the people I get to do it with, and the positive, up-building environment. 

Favorite things I do personally:

I love the great outdoors, sports, and hanging out with family and friends.