Jason Pelletier was born on January 7, 1980 and is the son of Rudy and Lisa Pelletier. He is the oldest boy of the third generation of Pelletiers in the business. Jason started working for the family business when he was just 13 years old, learning to work with the road crew and their heavy equipment including bulldozers, loaders, excavators, and driving dump trucks. He worked every summer for the family business until he graduated from Stearns High School in 1998. Jason continued his education at the University of Maine in Fort Kent where he was awarded an associates degree in the science of forest technology. After graduation from college, he started working full time for the family business and is currently the foreman at their Fifth St. John base camp operation. Jason is now married to his high school sweetheart, Amanda Ripton, and the couple resides in Millinocket. Together, they have one child, Elias Rudy, and a chocolate lab named Boozer.