Meet The Team

GROEBNER is committed to providing the best in the energy industry, to natural gas utilities and their contractors. A major element of that excellence is our team. They are our greatest resource. Our ability to deliver outstanding results for our clients is a credit to our team’s quality and leadership.

Our sales team – both outside and inside sales – offers you industry expertise, to ensure that your product selection meets the specific needs of your project. Our outside sales staff works directly with you, actively listening to ensure they understand every aspect of the project. They problem-solve with you so that the products you purchase will provide the precise solution you require. GROEBNER’s inside sales team then follows your orders from placement through shipping to make sure the process runs smoothly, start to finish. They process the paperwork, track lead times, and are available for any questions you may have along the way.

Our shipping and service team make certain you receive your orders in a timely fashion and that the equipment is installed perfectly. And our factory-certified technicians offer training for your staff, as well as equipment calibrations and repairs when needed. GROEBNER’s service team is top notch and we work hard to keep it that way.

GROEBNER has an experienced and enthusiastic administrative staff that is focused on providing you quality customer service in all your dealings with our company. You can rely on our corporate team to understand your needs, communicate in a clear and timely manner, and stay connected with the industry as a whole. With a staff trained and knowledgeable in finance, marketing, and business operations, GROEBNER ensures your business receives the attention it needs and deserves.

Our Background

The variety in our team’s backgrounds strengthen GROEBNER’s knowledge and helps ensure your company’s success.

  • Industry Association Involvement

    Our team actively participates in the organizations connected with our industry and community. We are board members, committee advocates, event coordinators, and more. Read more on Our Community page.

  • Utility Company Experience

    Members of our staff have held positions with utility companies, including system operations supervisor, project manager, codes coordinator, manager of technical training, installer, and mechanic. They appreciate, from the inside, the issues natural gas utility companies face every day, and understand how to help you with those challenges.

  • Natural Gas Contractor Experience

    The on-the-job contractor experience we’ve gained provides us with a strong understanding of the fast response environment contractors live in. We know what it takes to install distribution and transmission lines from start to finish.

  • Product Manufacturer Experience

    Because of this past manufacturing experience, we have an educated team and a vast network of industry connections who help keep us on top of industry news. We know what makes excellent equipment and that’s what we offer to you as a manufacturers’ representative and distributor.

  • Construction and Mechanical Repair Experience

    Our team has general construction and mechanical experience, allowing us to work seamlessly with contractors and utility staff to ensure you receive the best repair work available. You’ll receive a strong problem-solving partner when we work together.

  • Training Experience and Education

    Coupling education with experience ensures you receive the best service. Our sales team is trained in the equipment we sell, and our certified service team is able to provide courses where your team can learn to make qualified fusions of their own. You can rely on our expertise to train your staff.

  • Distribution Experience

    Our team has background in supply chain management, inventory control, warehouse management, packaging, and shipping. We strive to make our entire operation completely seamless, so you’ll always get the product and service you need, when you need it.

Our team is highly competent and knowledgeable in the utility products we sell. We aim at providing the highest quality of service in every phase of our client relationship, from initial contact to follow-up support. - Joe Groebner

Our Team

Below, you can meet the people who make your experience with GROEBNER a great one. Every member of the team is focused on partnering with you for your success.

  • All
  • Corporate
  • Focus Area Experts
  • Inside Sales & Warehouse
  • Outside Sales
JOY BROCK
Inside Sales, Kansas Office
STEVEN CATES
Inside Sales, Illinois Office
TOBY (TOM) CHEROVSKY
Territory Manager - Wisconsin, Michigan Upper Peninsula
JIM COTE
Territory Manager - Minnesota, Eastern North Dakota, Eastern South Dakota
STEVE D’AMATO
Executive Vice President
JUSTIN DARLING
Warehouse / Customer Service, Kansas Office
JANA DARLING
Branch Manager - Western, Kansas / Minnesota Offices
SCOTT DOEBLER
Inventory Control Analyst
CHRISTINE DOMBROVSKI
Assistant Branch Manager - Western, Minnesota Office
MATT DVORAK
Vice President of Sales
GARY EBNET
Territory Manager - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Western Nebraska, Western North Dakota, Western South Dakota
RYAN ELLIS
Sales Director - SW Region / Territory Manager - Arizona, New Mexico, Texas
BEN FEUERBORN
Product Manager - CWT Heaters
SANDY FOEDE
Inside Sales, Minnesota Office
JOE GILSTRAP
Assistant Branch Manager - Western, Kansas Office
SCOTT GLEISNER
Sales
GARY GLENN
Territory Manager - Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas
BOBBY GOMEZ
Warehouse / Customer Service, Illinois Office
SAM GRIESE
Territory Manager - Missouri
JOE GROEBNER
President
TONY GROEBNER
Contractor Solutions Specialist
MANNY GUTIERREZ
Warehouse / Customer Service, Illinois Office
TED HASSLER
Warehouse / Customer Service, Minnesota Office
CHRIS HEARNE
Territory Manager - Northern Indiana, Michigan
KIM HEIN
Inside Sales, Minnesota Office
DEANA JESKE
Executive Assistant / Accounts Payable
MONICA JOHNSON
Senior Accountant
CHRIS JOHNSON
Territory Manager - Northern Illinois
SEVIE (STEVEN) KAROLEWSKI
Vice President of Operations
DARLENE KONNEY
Inside Sales, Illinois Office
NIKI LIEBL
Operations Coordinator
TONY MARTINEZ
Inside Sales, Kansas Office
BEV MCCONNON
Administrative Assistant
BRANDON MESHELL
Territory Manager - Eastern Texas, Louisiana, Southern Mississippi
RYAN MEYER
Territory Manager - Iowa, Eastern Nebraska
JOHN NYLIN
Project Manager, Minnesota Office
JIM PERKINS
Contractor Solutions Director / Sales Director - South Central Region
MATT PSYK
Facilities Technician / Warehouse, Minnesota Office
J (JOHN) RAMIREZ
Product Manager - Measurement
JESSICA SIEGRIST
Operations Manager
CARISSA SKORCZEWSKI
Project Manager
TERESA STOUP
Marketing Specialist
STEPHANIE TRIPP
Inside Sales, Illinois Office
KATHY TULLY
Contracts & Inventory Specialist
BARB WELLER
Accounts Receivable Manager
LUKE WENNEKER
Territory Manager - Southern Illinois, Southern Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Western Ohio
JOE WOEHRLE
Sales Director - NW Region / Analyst
ALICE ZAK
Branch Manager - Eastern, Illinois Office