Russ Southard

Landscape Management Supervisor

Russ joined Dahlkemper Landscape Architects & Contractors after high school graduation and has been with the company for over 35 years. He is a specialist in turf and plant maintenance. Married to Lori, they have 2 daughters. Russ spends much of his spare time coaching his daughter’s sports teams and enjoying his family.

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TJ Mallon

Landscape Management Foreman

TJ has been with us for 6 years now and has shown the interest and drive to care for your landscape.  In his spare time you can find TJ and his wife Alissa playing the bagpipes with the Pipe and Drum Corps.

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John Squeglia

Landscape Management Foreman

John is part of the Dahlkemper family, a cousin to Dan.  His mother, Marlene managed the book keeping for many years.  Seems like John has always worked in the business and knows it inside and out. He's had some sojourns with other companies but has made a home with us here for over 15 years.  Experienced and professional defines John's approach to his work.


Dominic Healy

Landscape Management Foreman

Dominic is a friendly and driven foreman handling a wide range of responsibilities, especially mowing routes.  Be sure to say 'hi!' to Dom when you see him on site.


Emily Southard

Maintenance Management Foreman

Emily has been working for us for over 10 years. She spent her summer breaks during high school and college working on a maintenance crew. She has learned many aspects the from the ground up, starting with giving her dad a hand with maintenance and even working on a construction crew for a summer. After obtaining her degree in Environmental studies along with a minor in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, she started full time in 2014. In 2018 she became foreman running her own crew. Her science background and work ethic is a great complement to our company culture. In her free time she enjoys photography, hiking, kayaking, soccer and just spending time outside.

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Krista and I would like to pass on to your crew that we really do enjoy our front yard. We have found people stopping by to look at it as if it were a piece of art, of course we know it is. It has made a big difference in our enjoyment of our home. We will highly recommend you to all of our friends.

Jim Strafford

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