OUR STAFF


MEET OUR STAFF

WE HAVE A WELL TRAINED AND KNOWLEDGEABLE STAFF WITH OVER 400 YEARS OF COMBINED EXPERIENCE.




Donald J. Hodgins
Owner/Operator/President
email: donnie@hodginsasphalt.com

Donnie has over 40 years experience in the asphalt paving business. He started out working for his father when he was just 13 years old. It didn't take him long to learn the trade. He continued to work for his father until 1996 when he bought the company from his father. From that point on, he has strived to build the business into what it is today. He works very hard and takes great pride in each and every job. When it comes to Donnie, we like to say Owner/Operator-Always On The Job".



Donald B. Hodgins

Foreman/Salesman/Operator/Paving Specialist

Don has over 55 years experience in the asphalt paving business and is the father to Donnie. he is the foreman and operator of the grade crew. Don in our expert when it comes to drainage issues, if you have a drainage problem, Don is your man. He can turn your muddy mess into a beautiful looking driveway. He also specializes in installing septic systems, operating heavy equipment and has plenty of expertise in excavation. He is also state certified in storm water management.




Sandy Hodgins
Vice President

Sandy has over 49 years experience in the asphalt paving business and is the mother to Donnie. Sandy manages the offices. Her duties include but are not limited to: financials, accounting, payroll, personnel records, State and County permits, advertising and inventory. The sign on her wall states: Do you want to talk to the man in charge, or the woman who knows what's going on?



Tonya Hodgins
Office Secretary/Receptionist/Customer Relations
email : tonya@hodginsasphalt.com

Tonya has over 35 years experience in the asphalt paving business and is the sister to Donnie. Tonya handles the day to day operations in the office and is in charge of customer relations. Her duties include but are not limited to: scheduling estimates, job schedules, ordering supplies and materials, parts running, filing County and State permits, general filing, keeping track of employees hours and the website. Once in a while she gets called out of the office to go on the jobsite and help out. Tonya is known for keeping the humor going around the shop.



Merik Hodgins

Merik is Donnie's oldest of his three children. He has graduated from high school and is attending college. He works on the paving crew and in the office, he is a great asset to both.



Liviana Hodgins

Livi is Donnie's middle child. She is learning the business by helping out in the office and out on the paving crew.




Hudson Hodgins

Hudson is the youngest of Donnie's 3 children. He is a great asset to the paving crew and learning more about the business each year.




John Ryland
Advisor

John was the grandfather to Donnie. John passed away at the age of 88 with over 65 years of experience in the asphalt paving business. When it came to the trade, retirement was not an easy option for him. John put his heart and soul into his work. Although he had finally put down his pencil we all still turned to him for his expert advice, and he was more than happy to give it. It hasn't been the same without his witty expertise but he is still with us every day.




Tom Ryland
Salesman/Operator/Paving Specialist

Tom has over 50 years experience in the asphalt paving business and is an uncle to Donnie. Tom has recently turned to retirement but he has agreed to continue estimating part time. He was our main salesman and also worked on the paving crew. Tom has plenty of expertise in the business. He will be greatly missed when he decides to retire into full time.



Tony Ryland
Operator

Tony has over 23 years experience in the asphalt paving business and is a cousin to Donnie. Tony is the roller operator and occasionally operates the paver, he also does estimating. 



Eddie Herline
Operator/Grade Crew

Eddie has over 19 years experience in the asphalt paving business.  He has experience in grade work and drainage structures. He is a foreman on the grade crew.




John Zettel
Truck Driver

John has over 33 years experience in the asphalt paving business and 34 years experience driving truck and operating equipment.


Kyle Herline
Laborer/Operator

Kyle has over 16 years experience in the asphalt paving business. He has experience in raking and operating the roller.



Mark Howland
Laborer/Roller Operator

Mark has over 11 years of experience in asphalt paving. He labors and operates the roller. He's a great asset to the company.




Brian Wangler
Truck Driver

Brian has over 7 years of asphalt paving experience and several years of truck driving experience.



Jason Wangler
Truck Driver

Jason has over 21 years in asphalt paving and 27 years of truck driving experience, he also does a lot of maintenance.



Ed Brown
Ed has over 7 years of asphalt paving experience, he is in charge of maintenance and also drives truck


Ethan Campbell

Ethan has 4 years of experience in the asphalt paving business. He is in charge of hauling and maintenance of the paver, he also rakes and shovels asphalt and operates the skidsteer when needed. He is a good asset to the company.




Chris Barton

Chris has 3 years of experience in asphalt paving and is a truck driver. Chris has a lot of maintenance/mechanical experience. He is a good asset to the company.




Fred Howland
Truck driver/Operator

Fred has over 31 years experience in asphalt paving and over 25 years truck driving experience. He also has years of experience operating equipment.


Tyler Bailey

Tyler has 2 years of experience in asphalt paving and is a roller operator, he has been a good asset to the company.




Ian Klingler-Buckett

Ian has over a year of experience with the asphalt paving business, he works with our grade crew and has been a great asset to our company and we look forward to having him around for many years.



Jeffrey Rau

Jeffrey has a year experience with the company and works on our grade crew. He has been a good asset to the company.



Jordan Peterson

Jordan has a year experience in the asphalt paving business and is a laborer. He is a good asset to the company.


OFFICE MASCOTT



Baxter

Baxter puts in as many hours as everyone else. He greets the salesmen and delivery men. (he especially likes the food delivery guys and gals)

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Hodgins Asphalt Paving Inc.
1659 Dow Road
West Branch, MI

(989) 345-0326
(800) 309-3303
(989) 345-0240 (fax)

info@hodginsasphalt.com