Todd Nash, born in Wells County Indiana and grew up in Craigville, Indiana on a small farm. On the family farm his father raised cattle, swine, horses, soybeans, wheat, hay, and corn. He spent most days working the family farm tending to the hog operation which he enjoyed the daily work and responsibilities.
Todd graduated from Norwell High School in 1997. While at Norwell he participated in basketball and track. After graduation he was offered a scholarship from East Central Junior College to play basketball. He attended East Central for one year until moving home to play basketball at Manchester University. He graduated from Manchester University in 2001 with a bachelors in entrepreneur management.
After graduation he taught school at Avilla Elementary for one semester until he went to basic training for the United States Army. Upon completion of basic training he went to Fort Benning, Georgia to begin Officer Candidate School (OCS). Once commissioned as an officer in the Army he trained at Fort Knox, Kentucky as an armor officer and then scout leader. Finally, after 14 months of training he was sent to Iraq to be a platoon leader for the 2nd Cavalry Regiment. When deployed back to the United States he held many positions in the 4th Brigade 10th Mountain.
Todd and Leann are married and have two kids; Eden and Noah. After working in industrial management he transitioned and bought Yoder Tree Service. The company was formed in 1979 by Dennis Light and bought by Ed Yoder in 1984. Ed Yoder operated the business for twenty nine years, until selling to Todd Nash in 2013.
After 40 years of successful service removing and trimming trees, the business is still D. Light Services doing business as (DBA) Yoder Tree Service. Yoder Tree Service still has the simple values of safety, service and satisfaction. The business continues to have consistent growth because the goal is to fulfill the needs of the customers to, or above, expectation with service in the forefront. We believe that nothing is worth doing if it isn’t going to be done right.