Meet the Team

Here at Rhino’s Turf Equipment we take great pride in the products and service we deliver and want our customers to experience this respect every day. Meet our team of skillful technicians and experienced employees whose main priorities are to keep business owners happy and landscapes ever-green.

John Hartig

John Hartig

Branch Manager

John Hartig is the Branch Manager of Rhino’s Turf Equipment, joining the team in September 2007. He oversees the operations and serves as the Parts and Purchasing Manager. John has worked in the landscape equipment business for more than 15 years.

Randy Lockrey

Randy Lockrey

Buyer & Parts Manager

A 30-year industry veteran, Randy Lockrey is the Buyer and Parts Manager. A team member since July 1986, Randy is responsible for sourcing and purchases lawn and garden products as well as managing the store’s large inventory of products and parts.

John Spadora

John Spadora


John Spadora started as the Manager of Rancho Paint Pro in 2007 before it became a part of Rhino’s Turf Equipment. John is tasked with business development and outside sales and has a Bachelor’s of Science in Agronomy and Green Belt Certification in Quality.

Andrew Rodriquez

Andrew Rodriguez

Parts & Counter Clerk

Andrew Rodriguez joined Rhino’s Turf Equipment in January 2015 as the Parts and Counter Clerk. Andrew is responsible for assembling and selling equipment and parts for the company, in addition to providing overall customer service and support.

Bernadino Gonzalez

Bernardino Gonzalez

Service Writer & Sales Representative

Having worked at the Ahern Rentals Bonanza Rebuild Shop and as an auto parts manager for ten years, Bernardino Gonzalez is well experienced in the industry. He joined the team in 2005 and is responsible for parts and equipment sales, and general customer support.

Melissa Meza

Melissa Meza

Rental Counter Clerk & Service Writer

Melissa Meza has been providing a high degree of customer and vendor relations for Rhino’s Turf Equipment since 2014. She supervises the service technicians and assigns repair orders. Melissa is bilingual in English and Spanish which helps her serve the Hispanic community.

Kristina Smith

Kris Smith

Small Engine Mechanic

Kris Smith is a Small Engine Mechanic with certifications in Echo, Stihl (silver), Scag and many other brands. A member of the team since July 2016, Kris is tasked with identifying equipment issues and repairing products for customers in a timely manner.

Arnel Hutchins

Arnel Hutchins

Yard Personnel & Small Engine Mechanic

A 20-year Rhino’s Turf Equipment Small Engine Mechanic, Arnel Hutchins is a specialized two cycle and four stroke engine technician. In addition to servicing and repairing equipment, Arnel served eight years as an Air Force aerospace mechanic and is a Stihl Gold Wrench Technician.

David Dutye

David Dutye’

Parts Clerk

David Dutye’ joined Rhino’s Turf Equipment in February 2017 as a Parts Clerk responsible for unloading parts, equipment deliveries and inventory management. David played a key role in strategically reorganizing the parts department for the company.

Dorian Bobadilla

Dorian Bobadilla

Parts Personnel

Dorian Bobadilla joined Rhino’s Turf Equipment in November 2017 as a Parts Personnel. Dorian handles the processing of parts and equipment orders as well as conducting the weekly inventory and receiving of parts.