Benjamin Lewis was born into the construction industry and has worked in construction his whole life. As a teenager, he developed an appreciation for the trades by working with his father. Benjamin is committed to delivering a world class customer experience on each project and is blessed with an incredible staff at Tradesman who are just as committed to that goal. Benjamin founded his own company in 2005 and has seen it grow steadily since then. Benjamin is married with four children and resides in Halifax, PA.
Founder and CEO
As Director of Operations, Josh oversees the Estimator/Project Managers and supports them as they take excellent care of our customers. Josh hails from Duncannon, and brings a wealth of remodeling and construction experience to the Tradesman team. Josh also has a background in Information Technology, and uses those skills at Tradesman by bringing innovative software approaches to the estimating process. Josh is a family man and when he is not spending time with his wife and three boys, he can be found out hunting, participating in charity events, or running marathons. Josh holds a degree in Information Technology and Business Management from Harrisburg Area Community College. Josh resides with his family in Duncannon, PA.
Director of Operations
Hunter Lewis heads up our Harrisburg Area Residential Construction division, and is committed to providing our customers with the highest quality of service possible. Hunter was immersed in the trades from a young age, and like his brothers, he learned many of his skills from his dad. Building off of his foundation of knowledge gained from his dad, Hunter spent years gaining experience in carpentry and remodeling. As Estimator and Project Manager for Tradesman Construction, Hunter considers carpentry both a trade and an art, and prides himself on providing premium level craftsmanship to our clients. Hunter’s specialties include carpentry, full-service remodeling and renovations. When he is not at work, Hunter enjoys spending time with his family, and – true to his name – hunting. Hunter resides with his family in Duncannon, PA.
Peter was blessed to have an early beginning in construction working with his father who was a trim carpenter by trade. Learning alongside his dad gave him the work ethic needed to succeed in any industry. He has always loved perfection in a finished project and will settle for nothing less. In his leisure hours he pursues hobbies such as knifemaking and leathercraft. Peter is married and lives in Thompsontown, PA.
Mara Thalhauser has been with the Tradesman team since our early days operating out of a one-room office space in downtown Harrisburg! A former small business owner herself, Mara is well versed on all aspects of business accounting and billing. As Controller, Mara manages the day to day finances at Tradesman, and prides herself and her team on providing top notch customer service to our clients. Mara stays active in her local community as a church pianist, and has served as a voluntary debate judge at various PA high schools. Her hobbies include spending time with family, playing piano, cooking and reading. Mara and her husband reside in Landisburg, PA.
Kimber is often the first person customers will speak with when they call the office to set up an appointment. She will ask a few questions about their project and schedule a meeting with an Estimator. Kimber is a people person—just talking with her will brighten anyone’s day! She holds a degree in Early Childhood Development from Millersville University. She spends her leisure time with her grandkids and she enjoys traveling. Kimber resides in Camp Hill, PA.
For a customer calling in from the Lancaster area, odds are they will speak with Diana first. She will ask a few questions about their project and schedule an estimator for an in-person visit. Diana studied Human Services at Mohawk Valley Community College in New York, where she was born. She then attended Summit International School of Ministry near Grantville, Pennsylvania, and after completing a certificate in Biblical Studies, decided to settle in Pennsylvania. Diana is a do-it-yourself enthusiast, an avid outdoorswoman, hiker, and gardener. Diana resides in Dauphin, PA.