Our Team 


Ashley Dennis, Estimator
Ashley is educated in Drafting and Design. She was employed with United Space Alliance for 7 years before she moved to St. Augustine. Ashley's experience has been an asset to Downstream℠ Company, Inc. and has enabled her to get accurate and timely quotes to our most valued customers. She has only been here for a short time, but we look forward to many years with her by our side.

Cindy Johnson, President
President and CEO of Downstream℠ Company, Inc. Cindy has over 25 years' experience in underground utilities. After working with a wide range of contractors in the field, it was time to branch out on her own. Downstream Company, Inc. opened its doors in 2001. She began as a small MBE/DBE subcontractor focusing on erosion control. From the beginning, Cindy set her sights on having an excellent reputation in customer service. SWPPP certified, Cindy is an expert in erosion control and centered on meeting customer's needs. 

Bert Dowling, Superintendent 

Bert is our newest member of the team learning the trade from Rudy himself. Working with other contractors over the years he came to Downstream as the lead operator of our crew. Being SWPPP certified and thoroughly trained on our machines he goes above and beyond to meet all of our customers on site needs. 

Ashley Lueders, Project Coordinator

Ashley has been an integral part of Downstream Company for 8 years. She handles all of our scheduling needs at our company to provide our customers with a timely and efficient manner to get their jobs done. With being around construction since a young age she has acquired hands on knowledge of erosion control needs on customers job sites. Ashley manages the day-to-day operations in the Downstream office from contract negotiations to taking care of emergency situations at a moment's notice for our customers.​​

Rudy Leeds, Field Operations Manager
Rudy started with his father at Leeds Excavation doing land clearing and site work. He has worked with some of North Florida's top utility contractors. We are proud to have his expertise here at Downstream℠ Company, Inc. Rudy shines on the job site. He provides customers with his technical insight ensuring a job well done. He is our lead for on-site safety, maintaining a Zero Injury record on all projects. Rudy is a team player, who's field supervision and project management skills above the rest. We are proud to have him as part of our team.