Edwin Hochstetler


Edwin started the company in 2016 after recognizing the need for a professional company that could provide specialized roofing services in the Tomah, WI area. He used his years of carpentry experience while growing up Amish as an opportunity to build a hardworking and trustworthy team. His standards for impeccable quality have allowed Kickapoo Roofing to expand its service area across Western Wisconsin and beyond.

Edwin’s passion lies within the opportunity that he created for his team and customers. His goal is to continue growing as needed while maintaining a real sense of comradery amongst his team and customers.

Edwin enjoys the solitude of his hobby farm where caring for his animals allows him to relax and decompress. He also enjoys hunting, golfing, and trail running. Most of all, Edwin loves helping people and seeing them happy.

Leroy Hochstetler

Operations Manager

Leroy joined Kickapoo Roofing shortly after his brother started the company because he knew he wanted to be a part of Edwin’s vision. His oversight ensures quality standards and project timelines stay on track. He is an expert in all things roofing and provides on-site field supervision along with technical management across all project builds. Leroy is a born leader, and his knack for high-level coordination is what helps keep the team operating smoothly.

Leroy grew up Amish in southern Iowa but was born in Wisconsin. He enjoys golfing, hunting, and fishing. Most of all, he loves seeing his crews and project managers receive positive customer feedback.

Jamie Raiten

Administrative Assistant

Jaime is the glue that keeps the office running smoothly. She started with the company in 2018 and has a background of over 10 years experience in her field. Her attention to detail, continuous communication, and love for organizing has made her a key player in keeping the team on track. She felt called to the company because of its mission and the fact that Kickapoo Roofing is family owned.

Jamie grew up in Hillsboro, WI. She loves spending time with her husband and three children, camping, hiking, and reading. FUN FACT: Jamie has never been on an airplane.

Ray Hochstetler

Customer Service Representative

Ray takes pride in training and maintaining a strong team. His goal as Sales Manager is to provide customer service representatives with the skills and knowledge necessary to ensure the customers experience a well-informed and well-guided project from start to finish. The family dynamic created at Kickapoo bleeds into Ray’s hard work and dedication to ensuring his team and customers are getting the ultimate experience.

Ray grew up in an Amish community in Southwest Wisconsin. He enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, and spending time with his wife and daughters.

Steven Gernhart

Customer Service Representative

Steven started with Kickapoo Roofing because he wanted to be a part of a growing company that valued customer service. He is proud to represent the company because of its commitment to customer satisfaction and quality craftsmanship. Steven enjoys working with a supportive team as it has helped him continue to grow professionally.

Steven enjoys spending time with his wife, watching the Packers, and golfing.

Jaden Havlik

Customer Service Representative

Jaden thrives off the opportunity to meet new people and collaborate with his team to provide excellent customer service. Jaden’s hard work and ethics make him a great asset to the team. He takes pride in being punctual, professional, and providing prompt communication.

Jaden grew up on a farm in Ontario, Wisconsin. He enjoys hunting, golfing, and spending time with his wife. FUN FACT: Jaden’s first buck with the bow scores 192”

Andy Hochstetler

Customer Service Representative

Andy’s construction background and years of experience as an independent insurance adjuster have made it easy for him to transition into his field of work at Kickapoo. His attention to detail and commitment to excellence is a trait that carries over in anything he does. Andy is the man on the ground (when he’s not on the roof) who is constantly building and maintaining relationships in the community.

Andy enjoys hunting, fishing, and golfing. His true passion, however, is two-fold: getting lost in nature and seeing a job well done!

Payton Havlik

Customer Service Representative

Payton ensures that the work crews serve each customer to the best of their ability, and with integrity. He supervises all phases of the construction project on site from start to finish and makes sure everything is going according to plan. Payton takes pride in learning something new from every project.

Payton enjoys hunting, fishing, and watching or playing sports whenever he gets the chance. FUN FACT: Payton is a diehard Vikings fan.

Melvin Hershberger

Customer Service Representative

Melvin’s core values are a natural fit to the reliable culture of the Kickapoo Roofing team. His attention to details and responsiveness to customers reflect nothing short of outstanding ethics and pride in delivering the best outcome for clients. His knowledge and network are the result of long-term relationships inspired by quality in service. Melvin grew up in rural Western Wisconsin and enjoys hunting, golfing, and horseback riding.
FUN FACT: Melvin is a horse whisperer and has trained horses professionally in the past.

Keith Farrand

Project Manager

Keith excels at understanding roofing systems and keeping everything on track at a job site. He is great at finding solutions for custom designs or features that require an added bit of expertise. His skills make him a perfect fit for onsite project management, where he ensures that no matter the complexity of the project it still reaches the Kickapoo Roofing standard of quality.

Keith enjoys getting his four-wheeler or UTV out on the trail. FUN FACT: If it’s broken, Keith can fix it.

Why Choose Kickapoo Roofing As Your Roofing Contractor?

There are many great reasons to choose Kickapoo Roofing! We install the highest quality roofing materials, provide the best on-time craftsmanship, and have years of experience in the roofing industry. However, the thing that sets us apart is customer service. Kickapoo Roofing combines honesty, integrity, and customer satisfaction in everything we do, giving our customers peace of mind.

  • Locally Owned & Operated
  • BBB Accredited With An A+ Rating
  • Licensed & Insured
  • Serving Wisconsin Since 2016

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