Meet the team crafting log repairs from Manitowoc to Cloquet and beyond.
There would be no happy customers without the employees we rely upon to do blasting, crown repairs, log replacement, and all the other expert services that Edmunds & Company is known for. Meet the team working across Minnesota and Wisconsin for the 2022 season.
Ryan – Crew Leader
Ryan is the crew leader for our ‘western crew’ based in Duluth, Minnesota. A native Wisconsinite having grown up near Port Wing Wisconsin Ryan is a Packers fan and loves deer hunting and building things on the weekend. Ryan has an extensive background in property maintenance and came to us as a skilled carpenter more than 7 years ago. With a background in carpentry and rustic log and timberframe work Ryan brings all the skills needed for this work.
Tsavo has worked with the crew more than a decade now starting as a teen! His energy and sense of humor is always a bright spot on the job. Tsavo has done every job there is for Edmunds & Company, including being the sandblaster, and is now one of our key log restorers. Tsavo enjoys carving spoons width local hardwoods in his free time as well as kayaking and spending time with family and friends all around the North Country.
Reed has been working for us since he was a teenager and shares the blessing and the curse of being the bosses son. Reed loves music production and spending time with his friends and family.
The big man. Nick is the guy to get one end of the log while the rest of us get the other. All kidding aside Nick is a great worker, with a smile, he gets a whole lot done. Nick is a Vikings fan, an avid bow hunter and a Family man to boot!!
Tyler – Blasting Leader
Hunting and fishing are Tyler’s passions and there are not many jobs where he doesn’t find a way to wet a line and see what lurks in the depths of nearby lakes.
The new guy! Steve has a background in the organic agriculture world, he loves to fish, has a great work ethic and a constant smile. Welcome aboard!
Oakes grew up on the Big Lake, a South Shore grad. Oakes recently moved to Washburn. He brings plenty of experience in all things carpentry and log. He also has energy and a positive attitude for all the work that we do.
Mark – Crew Leader
Mark has been with us for almost a decade. Starting off as a laborer and then blast helper, then moving to blaster. Now Mark leads our northern crew. Mark is an artist, outdoorsman, and a builder extraordinaire.
Jeff is a hard worker! Jeff lives in the heart of the peninsula way out in the country. At work he seems to bounce around the job site. He brings a variety of skills and lots of experience. Love having Jeff with us.
Fern has been with us since she was a teenager, and we are happy to have a gender diverse crew thanks to her. A woman with many skills, Fern is a professional masseuse in her off time.
Jake is one of our newest employees and we love his positive and energetic spirit. Another avid fisherman on the team, he explores the lakes and streams nearby when on the road.
Matt Edmunds – Owner
As the 2nd generation owner of Edmunds and Company he grew up learning the art and science of log homes from his father. He enjoys the Northwoods life, as well as pickelball, fishing and sailing, kiteboarding and travel. Matt and his wife Kris live outside Washburn, where they raised two wonderful children, care for 22 chickens, 1M plus bees and one mediocre farm dog.
Mariana – Office Manager
Mariana holds everything together! Among many other things she make sure the crews know where to go, the customers know what to expect, and makes sure everyone gets paid! Mariana and her husband live in Ashland Wisconsin with their two young children. She enjoys the water, mountain biking and spending time with family.