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About Us

Earthwork, Site Development, Underground Utilities and Demolition Contractor

Over 30 Years of Industry Experience in the Central Ohio Region

   We leverage a combined 300+ years of industry experience every day endorsing our company's reputation on and off the job site and our dedication to clients. Family is deeply rooted in the history of Layton Services and will continue to inspire the growth of the business into the future. 

     Over the last three decades, together, we have worked hard to develop every scope of the business to be a dependable contractor and timely deliver our project commitments. To do this, Layton Services is proud to be an employer of well-qualified, well-versed, integrable individuals both in the field and office. Our field team is certified in OSHA Trenching and Excavation,
OSHA 10-hour and/or 30-hour Construction Safety and Health Certifications. As well as, efficiently utilizes the latest in GPS field surveying equipment and satellite grading controls to get the job done right. In the office, industry experience paired with the best in construction software enables us to give our clients the most project specific insight and value. Our commitment starts in
pre-construction by developing relationships and providing responsible estimates to our clients.

    The ability to service multiple projects in multiple locations comes from a dependable 50+ fleet of heavy equipment and service trucks. Our fleet is supported by an in-house team of professional mechanics. Protecting our projects from downtime, this team performs routine maintenance and has the capability to make on-site repairs when needed.

    As we continue to grow, Layton Services is committed to remaining a purpose driven-company. We are dedicated to being a leader of the industry by maintaining the same high level of values the company has been built on.

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Our Team


Diane Layton


Industry Experience: 30 Years


Diane grew up in Newark and worked for Kaiser Aluminum for 38 years before retiring. While working there, she maintained the bookkeeping for Layton Trucking until the role required a full time employee. With her extensive industry experience, Diane assists the company in future endeavors.

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George Layton

Vice President

Industry Experience: 40 Years


George is from Utica, Ohio. He has been in the excavation industry since 1984. While working in the field, George owned and operated his own trucking company starting in 1994. He and his wife, Diane, evolved the trucking business into their own excavation company in 2006. The company has grown from a living room operation to employing 50+ and continues to grow into the future.


Jordon LeVeque


Industry Experience: 18 Years


Jordon graduated from Newark Catholic High School and The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business with a degree in Finance. She has been working in the family business since 2006. Her role has evolved from bookkeeping to managing the office, accounting, client relationships and project coordination.


Ken Stewart, PE

Chief Estimator

Industry Experience: 30 Years


Ken obtained his Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering from The Ohio State University. He is a licensed professional engineer and has been with Layton Services since 2012. Ken oversees all aspects of estimating projects and ensuring efficiency of any project changes.


Robert Kurto


Industry Experience: 20 Years


Robert relocated to Licking County from Pittsburg, PA and obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from The Ohio State University. Prior to joining us, he worked designing and maintaining fiber networks, along with project management. He works intensely to further our ability to provide the most responsible estimates to our clients.  


Tony Furr

Project Manager 

Industry Experience: 12 Years


Growing up, Tony entered the construction industry as a laborer while attending Johnstown-Monroe High School. He went on to receive his Bachelor of Business Administration from Otterbein University in 2009. Committed to the industry, Tony has developed his career with hard work from laborer to project manager. 

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Josh Slone

Human Resources Generalist

Industry Experience: 10 Years


Josh served 4 years in The United States Marine Corps and 4 years in the Ohio National Guard as a heavy equipment operator. His construction experience, leadership strength and professionalism has helped us create the project engineer position. Josh has since transitioned into his current position with Human Resources while still being an overall helping hand within the company across the board.


Michaella Albanese

Administrative Assistant

Industry Experience: 4 Years


Michaella grew up in Licking County, Ohio with a background in construction & business operations. She assists our Controller with project specific coordination & accounting. Her creativity & love for design has her playing a role in our marketing & social media presence. Michaella feels there's always more you can learn & experience in construction and she enjoys having the support from Layton Services to pursue that.

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Troy Layton

Field Superintendent

Industry Experience: 17 Years



Troy graduated from Newark Catholic High School in 2007, and started working for the family business. Troy began as a laborer and has climbed the ladder to Superintendent. His work ethic, dedication and interpersonal skills are a great asset to the company.

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Joe Doane

Field Superintendent

Industry Experience: 24 Years


Joe started as a foreman with Layton Services in 2018. He joined the team with decades of knowledge and experience from leading competitors. As the company grew, Joe became an obvious choice for the Superintendent role as his industry experience, ambition and team player attitude sets him apart. 


Mike Idleman


18 Years with Layton Services

31 Years of Industry Experience


Paul Davidson


16 Years with Layton Services

 50+ Years of Industry Experience


Evan Scollin


3Years with Layton Services

15 Years of Industry Experience


Kyle Lowers


4 Years with Layton Services

5 Years of Industry Experience


Colin LeVeque

Shop Manager

Industry Experience: 16 Years


Colin graduated from The University of Northwestern Ohio for Diesel/High Performance/Automotive Technology. He manages the renting, purchasing, maintenance and repairs of Layton Services fleet of equipment and accessories. This includes 50+ pieces of heavy equipment, service trucks and accessories.


Mike Betts

Heavy Equipment Hauler

1 Year with Layton Services

Years of Industry Experience

Aidan Parkinson

Shop Mechanic Apprentice

2 Year with Layton Services

2 Years of Industry Experience

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