Who We Are

We believe our key values of honesty, positivity, and friendly communication set us apart in delivering a premier service experience for our customers.

Since our inception in 1982, we have grown into an experienced and trusted team of over 40 staff. With headquarters just outside Binbrook, Ontario – a fast-growing area in southeastern Hamilton, Ontario – we have a strong belief in investing in the community in which we live. Our key management and staff reside in the greater Hamilton area and have built many strong relationships with local residents and organizations.

Our essential values include taking great pride in our work, and it shows. We take great satisfaction in our customers telling us how impressed they are with our staff and the service we provide.

We value our relationship with each and every customer and hope that you become one soon.

Our Staff

The values and experience of our team are critical to delivering a premium customer experience.

Our key team members include:

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Andrew Ostermeier

OWNER & PRESIDENT

The founder of DICAM Landscaping, Andrew continues to set the tone for our key values. He provides strategic leadership for our team and works daily on estimating and sales for our lawn care, maintenance and snow divisions.

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Brian VanHengstum

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Brian’s patient and even-keeled demeanour allow him to serve well as the point man in the management of our staff, fleet and equipment. Brian has a thorough knowledge of each of our service areas and provides exceptional customer service to our maintenance and snow removal customers.

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Greg VanHengstum

SUPERVISOR – CONSTRUCTION/SNOW

Greg plays a key role in the management of our landscape construction crews, snow clearing staff, and equipment. His background in mechanics also helps to ensure that our crews and equipment are all running smoothly.

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Jim Fluit

DESIGNER & ESTIMATOR

Jim is largely responsible for turning great ideas into beautiful completed projects. His excellent design skills, plant knowledge, and practical experience in landscape construction help to set our landscapes apart. Jim’s positive influence helps our staff enjoy and take pride in their work to ensure great value for our customers.

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Barb Jakubowicz

OFFICE ADMINISTRATION

Barb will often be the friendly voice on the other side of the line when you call our office. She knows something about everything that is going on here, and loves the positive interaction she experiences with our customers.

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Mary-Ann Ludwig

HUMAN RESOURCES

Mary-Ann adeptly handles the Human Resource needs at DICAM with a strong belief that our employees are the backbone of our company. She is always approachable and does everything necessary to ensure that staff are always treated well and kept safe.

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Mark Faber

CLIENT CARE & MARKETING

Mark is new to our team but old to landscaping. He comes to us with a background in Marketing and a passion to make your property stand out. When he’s not in the office (and sometimes while he is) he is dreaming and planning his next vacation or found playing any team sport.

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Ted VanderVeen

LAWN CARE TECHNICIAN

Ted is a Master Arborist and our fount of knowledge for all things lawn care. He has years of experience in pruning, and how to promote healthy growth in lawns and trees. Ted is always willing and happy to spend time sharing his knowledge, including all things Health and Safety related. Ted stays very busy in his free time with his family, especially with all the grandkids!

Jonathan Hagen

CONSTRUCTION CREW LEADER

Jonathan loves working at Dicam. During the warmer months he leads a construction crew at the majority of our large residential and commercial jobs.  Jonathan spends his spare time with his wife and family. Jon’s favourite season is summer and he loves the outdoors. He always comes to work with a smile and embodies our values of “Smile. Serve. Speak.”

Daniel Hagen

CONSTRUCTION CREW LEADER

Dan loves to get his hands dirty and is our resident expert on laying patios. During his spare time Dan loves to tackle woodworking projects and his favourite season at Dicam is the Spring.

Andrew Charuk

CONSTRUCTION CREW LEADER

Andrew is our jack of all trades and current postmaster (fence posts). His best part of working at Dicam is the rewarding feeling of putting the beautiful, finishing touches on patios. When he isn’t working hard at Dicam, he can be found working hard on the court. Andrews passions include basketball and he is the winner of several dunk competitions, although he’s too humble to brag about himself.

Dennis Botelho

COMMERCIAL CREW LEADER

Dennis manages a maintenance crew all Summer, but once the grass slows down he can be found around the shop fixing small engines and doing all kinds of odd jobs. He loves the Winter and being out in a salt truck or plowing. Dennis is our longest employees with over 20 years at Dicam. One of Dennis’ passions outside of work is his fish and beautiful aquarium.

Dennis Lusted

COMMERCIAL CREW LEADER

Dennis has stepped up and taken over the role as Crew Leader on a Commercial crew and knocked it out of the park! He manages a team to ensure the properties continue to look good and maintains proper safety standards. Dennis’ favourite season when work is busy and he is able to work on his car(s) without freezing. If you can’t find Dennis at work or under a vehicle there is a good chance he is exploring the beautiful outdoors!

Frank Gagliardi

SHOP TECHNICIAN

Frank has joined our team and helped keep us on track during these changing times. Frank runs the shop and yard, loading up trucks, repairing and maintaining equipment and smiling the whole time. In his free time he enjoys the outdoors, heading out on his quad with his soon-to-be wife and tending to their large property and dogs. Thanks for all your hard work and great attitude Frank!

Rochelle Miedema

MAINTENANCE CREW LEADER

Rochelle joined Dicam in 2015 and has been a valuable member of the Dicam team ever since. Rochelle has an infectious smile and a sure fire way to bring it out is to mention dogs, at all, in any way. Rochelle’s favourite part of landscaping? Being outdoors, especially during Fall!

Cassie Datema

MAINTENANCE CREW LEADER

Cassie leads a maintenance crew, often paired with Torque. Together they handle the majority of our residential properties and keep them looking gorgeous! Cassie loves the Summer and spending time with her husband and dog. They can often be found together exploring trails hiking or swimming.

Ryan Irving

MAINTENANCE CREW LEADER

Ryan got his start here by working winters in our snow maintenance division, but his favourite jobs are learning new skills and has since moved on to leading a maintenance crew in the summer.  Ryan been a member of our team for several years and his favourite time of year is summer, where he enjoys golfing, mountain biking and playing hockey with his friends.

Hannah VanVliet

BEDS CREW LEADER

Hannah runs our beds crew and can often be found working closely with her sister. Hannah’s favourite season is spring, when everything is fresh and growing green. One of the best parts of the job for her is transforming a neglected garden into a beautiful space. Some of her hobbies include playing the piano and cello (not at the same time).

Trevor Westlake

MAINTENANCE LEAD HAND

Trevor (aka Torque) is our lead hand on residential properties and he helps to bring out the best in our clients backyards. Torque loves the Winter season and snow plowing; whether shoveling walks or out salting it’s his favourite time of year. If he isn’t hard at work Trevor loves cars and working on his own car, he is constantly tweaking it and adding something.

Ruth VanVliet

BEDS CREW LEAD HAND

Ruth can be found in the summer working hard beside her sister, as they restore gardens to their former beauty. This passion of beautiful nature is reflected in her hobbies of hiking and painting. Thanks Ruth for all of your hard work!

Noah Datema

CONSTRUCTION CREW LEAD HAND

Noah got his start in our Maintenance division, but has moved to Construction where his favourite jobs are building fences . He can be found working alongside Andrew during  the summer heat. Noah’s been a member of our team for several years and his favourite season is Winter, where he enjoys playing hockey in his downtime.

Logan McColl

CONSTRUCTION CREW HAND

Logan joined our team in 2020 and works in our construction division. His favourite work during the summer is regrading and ensuring that properties are properly draining. Best time of year for Logan is the Fall, and outside of work he enjoys playing sports. Thanks for being a good sport Logan!

Ryan Nienhuis

MAINTENANCE CREW HAND

Ryan joined the DICAM team in 2018 and works in our lawn maintenance division. His favourite task is using the 60″ mower to cut grass and putting down beautiful lines on lawns. Ryan likes the summer months and getting outside and playing baseball in his free time. Thanks for all your hard work Ryan!

Our Team

We Keep Growing!

We try to keep our staff page up to date but we keep growing. Thanks to everyone for their hard work all year!

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We are always looking for people who love working in the ‘green industry’ and who share our core values. To apply for a position at DICAM Landscaping, please fill out our Job Application Form to let us know a little about yourself and why you are interested in working with our team.

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