The Staff

Administration

Donald Ask
Donald Ask
President/CEO

Donald joined the family business in 1978 and acquired full ownership in 2006. As president, Donald oversees all business operations.

Rik Roberts
Rik Roberts
Exec. Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Rik started at EPA in 1989 as a member of our sales department. Now a part owner, Rik manages the sales staff and marketing department.

Sherry Trimble
Sherry Trimble
Vice President/General Manager

Sherry joined EPA in 1984. She oversees the office staff, processes customer purchase orders and manages accounts payable.

Bob Witschen
Bob Witschen
Exec. Vice President of Engineering & Installation

Bob has been with EPA since 1988. A part owner, he manages system design, programming and installation as well as system consultation.

Chad Pingel
Chad Pingel
Vice President of Engineering & Installation

Chad joined EPA in 1998. He provides leadership and direction to the programmers, engineers, service and installers and works with clients and sales staff on system design.

Office Staff

Nicky Brustuen
Nicky Brustuen
Accounting Manager

Nicky joined EPA in 2012. She manages accounting functions including vendor invoices and accounts receivables as well as maintaining the general ledger.

Beth Dossantos
Beth Dossantos
Marketing Manager

Beth started at EPA in 2015. She is responsible for creating marketing and sales materials, website management and assisting with office functions.

Beth Evenson
Beth Evenson
Purchasing Manager

Beth joined EPA in 1981. She is responsible for preparing and processing vendor purchase orders and monitoring order shipment status.

Jessica Hanson
Jessica Hanson

Administrative Assistant

Jessica started at EPA in 2015. She works with the sales staff, preparing quotes and project proposals. She also assists with accounting and purchasing functions.

Cindy O'Donnell
Cindy O'Donnell
Administrative Assistant

Cindy joined EPA in 2013. She coordinates the installation department's scheduling as well as processes parts orders and shipping claims and performs other office functions.

Sales Staff

Jim Brickle
Jim Brickle
Inside Sales Manager

Jim joined EPA in 2017. He assists the outside sales team with product research, customer development, proposals and quotations.

Nate Elam
Nathan Elam
Regional Sales Manager

Nathan started with EPA's sales team in 2003. His territory covers the North Metro, Northern Minnesota and North Dakota.

Tom Hettrick
Tom Hettrick
Regional Sales Manager

Tom joined EPA in 2016 as the inside sales manager. He moved into outside sales in 2017, managing the Minneapolis and South Metro territories.

Todd Huberty
Todd Huberty
Regional Sales Manager

Todd started with EPA's sales team in 2000. His sales territory covers the northern portions of Minneapolis and the North Metro.

Shane King
Shane King
Sales Manager

Shane joined our sales team in 2013 and was promoted to Sales Manager in April 2017. His responsibilities include supporting the EPA sales team with client relations, marketing efforts, business development and sales process implementation.

Ken Kunkel
Ken Kunkel
Regional Sales Manager

Ken has been a member of EPA's sales staff since 1990. His sales region includes portions of Southern Minnesota and South Dakota.

Quentin McDermid
Quentin McDermid
Regional Sales Manager

Quentin joined EPA in 20009. He serves customers in St. Paul and the surrounding East Metro areas.

Jay Shearer
Jay Shearer
Regional Sales Manager

Jay has been with EPA since 2007. His sales territory covers Wisconsin and portions of Southern Minnesota.

Engineering & Programming

Justin Dorion
Justin Dorion
Designer/Programmer

Justin started at EPA in 2002 as an installation technician. He was a project manager and has since moved to a system design engineer/programming position.

Dave Gladitsch
Dave Gladitsch
Senior Programmer

Dave joined EPA in 1990 as an installer/technician. Since 1994, he has been programming AMX and Crestron systems. Dave earned his Crestron Certified Programmer license in 2013.

Kevin Juliot
Kevin Juliot
Systems Engineer

Kevin started as an installer with in 2000. In 2002, he moved to engineering, specializing in AutoCAD system layout and integration. Kevin also serves as a service technician.

Aaron Larson
Aaron Larson
Programming Manager

Aaron started at EPA in 2005. In his role, he provides leadership and direction to the programming team. He is a Crestron Master Certified Programmer (2007) and an AMX ACE Certified Programmer (2008).

Matt Peterson
Matt Peterson
Systems Engineer

Matt joined EPA in 2006. He specializes in system design and integration, developing solutions for integrated multimedia presentation systems, audio systems, distributed media and video conferencing.

George Walkley
George Walkley
Systems Engineer

George came to EPA in 2012. He develops solutions and designs systems for integrated multimedia presentation systems, audio systems, distributed media and video conferencing.

Installation Team

Anthony Erickson
Anthony Erickson
Apprentice Technician

Anthony started with EPA in 2017.

Paul Fix
Paul Fix
Project Manager

Paul joined EPA's installation team in 2004 and has since been promoted to project manager.

Steven Henning
Paul Fix
Apprentice Technician

Steven joined EPA's installation team in 2017.

Keith Johnson
Keith Johnson
Installation Technician

Keith started at EPA in 2014 and was promoted to an installation technician in 2017.

Rick Lewer
Rick Lewer
Apprentice Technician

Rick joined EPA as an apprentice technician in 2016.

Doug Neumann
Doug Neumann
Project Manager

Doug joined EPA in 2011 and was promoted to project manager in 2014.

Travis Nordahl
Travis Nordahl
Apprentice Technician

Travis joined EPA as an apprentice technician in 2017.

Steve Philbrook
Steve Philbrook
Project Manager

Steve joined EPA in 2012 as an apprentice technician and was promoted to project manager in 2016.

Brent Schlosser
Brent Schlosser
Installation Technician

Brent started at with EPA's installation team in 2017.

Justin Venhuizen
Justin Venhuizen
Installation Technician

Justin joined EPA in 2014. He was promoted to installation technician in 2016.

Jeff Weiler
Jeff Weiler
Project Manager

Jeff has been with EPA since 2002. He has since been promoted to project manager.

Jeff Zvorak
Jeff Zvorak
Apprentice Technician

Jeff started at EPA in 2015 in warehouse operations and joined the installation staff in 2017.

On-site Technicians

Bruce Clement
Bruce Clement
Service Technician

Bruce began working at EPA in 2011. He provides on-site technical support and project management at Target Corp.

Tom Gonsalves
Tom Gonsalves
Service Technician

Tom started at EPA in 2012. He provides on-site technical support and project management at Target Corp.

John Roos
John Roos
On-site Technician

John joined EPA in 2017. He provides on-site technical support and project management at Target Corp.

Scott Siedlecki
Scott Siedlecki
Project Manager

Scott started at EPA in 2004. He provides project management and on-site technical support at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

John Sobotta
John Sobotta
Service Technician

John joined EPA in 2014. He provides on-site installation and technical support at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

Tim Zvorak
Tim Zvorak
Project Manager

Tim joined the installation team in 2005. Since 2011, he has been an on-site technician and project manager at Target Corp.

Warehouse & Service

Craig Storlein
Craig Storlein
Warehouse Manager

Craig started with EPA in 2001. He manages the warehouse, shipping and receiving, oversees vehicle maintenance and manages the property.

Thomas Allen
Thomas Allen
Warehouse/Shipping & Receiving

Thomas joined EPA in 2017. He assists with warehouse operations, shipping & receiving and building maintenance.

Eric Veldhuizen
Eric Veldhuizen
Service Manager

Eric started at EPA in 2012. He coordinates all aspects of our on-site service department and parts department.

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