Owner and founder, of Lester Enterprises founded in 1985 in Nevada City, CA. Louis started his business mainly with backhoe work, along with a trucking business till around 1995.
He still continues private grading, roads, septic, and other excavation work. Then in 2010 Louis added a 320 excavator to his business along with a mastication head to use for clearing property.
Louis joined his son, James Lester, in July 1, 2014 in combining their business as Lester Enterprises NorthState Inc. Now Louis Lester runs his business from L.E.N.Inc. headquarters at 176 Lower Grass Valley Road.