We Provide the Power

Doug Turner

Doug Turner

Owner
Doug started with the industrial engine company inside of Anderson Equipment Company straight out of college in 1973. Since then Anderson Industrial Engines Co., Inc. has developed from a small industrial engine distribution company to an industry leader. Doug enjoys spending quality time with his family, traveling, perfecting the rib smoking process and lives by the saying “a man can never have too many toys!”
Zach Turner

Zach Turner

President/CEO

Zach is an Omaha native and graduate of the University of Nebraska with degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Zach has been with AIE since 2007 in a variety of engineering capacities and has served as President since 2015. Zach specializes in making the impossible difficult.

Norm Kessens

Norm Kessens

Engine Sales/Kansas City Manager
Norm grew up on a farm in southern Indiana and graduated from Purdue University in 1974 with a bachelor’s degree in Ag Engineering. He worked in an engineering position for the first 25 years of his career before taking a position in 1999 with Kansas City Power Products where he worked as an OEM account manager. Norm started with AIE in 2015 and is currently managing the branch in Kansas City as well as OEM sales. Norm is never too far from a Star Wars novel (has read over 50) and he and his wife Karen spend a good part of their spare time enjoying their 6 grandsons.
A.L. (Tony) Domenici

A.L. (Tony) Domenici

Branch Manager - Modesto

Tony is a graduate of the California Maritime Academy with a degree in Marine Engineering and a U.S. Coast Guard 3rd Assistant Engineer, Steam or Diesel, Unlimited horsepower license. During his 24 years in the Power Systems business and prior to joining AIE; Tony worked 12 years for Caterpillar, Inc. in multiple roles both domestically and internationally. Outside of work, Tony enjoys spending time with his wife and twin daughters, CrossFit, and restoring/building/maintaining cars for the street and road racing.

Don Reynolds

Don Reynolds

Vice President/Engine Sales

Don began hes career with AIE in 1979 and has worked in a variety of capacities. Currently Don focuses on OEM engines sales for FPT, Ford, and Kubota engines. He has been instrumental in the growth in our company over the last 36 years helping AIE become a leading supplier in the industrial engine market. He and his wife have two sons and enjoy five grandchildren. When he is not kicking down doors, he enjoys collector automobiles, hunting, fishing, and many outdoor activities.

Sales

John Trawicki

John Trawicki

Honda Sales

John has been an esteemed team member with Anderson Industrial Engines since May 1987. He has dabbled in several areas of the company including Shipping and Receiving, Service and Sales. He is the master of everything Honda and is a top notch salesman! John enjoys riding his Harley, fishing, camping, and cuddling with his wife.

Michael Wells

Michael Wells

Engine Sales

Originally a customer of AIE, Michael grew up in a small manufacturing environment where he built equipment from his teen years until 2007. After a short stint repairing equipment, he took a job with Kansas City Power Products and is now with AIE as a Sales Engineer. He has a beautiful wife and two wonderful daughters that keep him busy. He enjoys family, grilling, guns, building stuff, tools and sledding in the mountains.

Tony Ghimenti

Tony Ghimenti

Sales Manager

Tony is a native of Fresno, Ca where he started working in an auto Parts store at a young age for family. Tony has 35+ years of knowledge in the Automotive, AG and Industrial industry. Tony started working with AIE in 2019. When not working, Tony enjoys bowling, fishing, racing and spending time with family.

Rick Veenstra

Engine Sales

Rick comes to AIE with a strong history of achievement in industrial sales, distribution and operations management. Originally from Colorado and now residing in Idaho, he serves OEM customers in the Rocky Mountain States. Rick brings many years of experience and expertise in working with customers and places high value on the relationships he has developed over the years. He and his wife have three adult children (two married) and one adorable, precious granddaughter. They enjoy camping, jeeping, motorcycling and being in the great outdoors. Oh, and a good Louie L’Amour book on occasion

Steve Lamb

Steve Lamb

Engine Sales

Steve grew up all over the Midwest, but ultimately ended up getting his education from Iowa Western Community College, and started working in the engine business in 1976.

He has worked with almost every engine line and is a certified Airframe & Aviation technician.

Steve lives in Iowa with his wife, five miniature horses, three dogs, and one cat!

Dealer Representatives

Ron Smith

Ron Smith

Dealer Sales

Ron has been in the engine service business since 1976. After managing the service team in Modesto for many years, Ron now currently serves customers as a dealer representative, covering dealer sales in California, Nevada, Utah, and Hawaii. Ron spends his free time with family and riding his Road Glide on sunny days in the Yosemite Valley.

Steve Grant

Steve Grant

Dealer Sales

Born and raised in Kansas City, Steve is happily married with a son, daughter and two amazing grand kids. He has been in the industry for 24 years and with the Anderson Industrial Engines KC since 2015. He enjoys spending time with his grand kids, BBQ, beer, and riding his motorcycle in his free time.

Greg Nielsen

Greg Nielsen

Dealer Sales

Greg graduated from Aurora NE  and has a degree in automotive technology. His time at AIE has been spent on the road in the central mid west talking with our engine dealers and talking with potential new dealers. In his free time, he and his wife enjoy their grand kids, camping, and NU Baseball.

Doug Everett

Doug Everett

Dealer Sales

Doug is a native of Texas but grew up in Colorado. He started in the engine industry in 2002.

He comes to AIE as our Honda and Kubota dealer salesman for Colorado and Wyoming. Doug is located in Denver.

Engineering

Craig Hennings

Craig Hennings

Application Engineering Manager

Craig is a California native and graduate of the California Maritime Academy and the University of California, Davis with advanced degrees in Mechanical Engineering. He has worked in the fields of automotive design, testing, wiring harness design, and sales. Craig joined the AIE team in March 2019 and joined H.G. Makelim in April 2018. When not making the impossible possible, Craig enjoys motorcycles, hunting, and other outdoor activities.

Cody Mahrt

Cody Mahrt

Design Engineering Manager
Cody is a UNL graduate with a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Cody has been with Anderson Industrial Engines since 2011 and enjoys working with the large variety of engines AIE offers. Cody’s hobbies include hunting, fishing, motorcycles, and cars.
Kyle Kimmerling

Kyle Kimmerling

Design Engineer
Originally from Beatrice, Kyle graduated from Kansas State University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. Since starting with AIE in 2005, Kyle has been instrumental in the growth of our ever expanding Engineering Department as a Mechanical Engineer. In his free time Kyle enjoys brewing his own beer and eating other people’s doughnuts.
Alec Merino

Alec Merino

Application Engineer

Alec is a Kansas City native and attended the University of Kansas graduating with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. He arrived to the AIE Kansas City branch in the Fall of 2015 as a Mechanical Engineer. Alec enjoys being outdoors, exercising, tinkering with cars, and occasionally getting into programming projects.

Angel Serrano

Angel Serrano

Application Engineer

Angel is a Saint Louis University graduate with a Bachelors Degree in Aerospace Engineering. Hailing from Spain, Angel began his engineering career working on satellites in the Midwest, arriving at AIE West in July of 2018. In his free time, Angel enjoys mountain biking, snowboarding, and mountaineering

Eric Risch

Eric Risch

Controls Engineer
Eric attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering.  Eric arrived at Anderson Industrial Engines in 2018.  When not at work he enjoys tinkering with maker technology – laser cutters, CNC mills and 3D printers.
Derrick Deschamp

Derrick Deschamp

Production Engineer

A native of North Dakota, Derrick attended the University of North Dakota. He first worked for Vermeer, and then worked for the Auto Research Center in Indianapolis, until moving back to Omaha with his wife, Ashley. Derrick loves playing hockey, and watching the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Parts

Joe Lichtenberg

Joe Lichtenberg

Parts Director

Joe grew up in Grafton Ne (Fillmore County) and joined the AIE team in 2016. He is learning his way around the parts department and is our Parts Director for all part lines in both locations. Joe originally went to school to be a Veterinary Technician and learned soon he would rather deal with people than animals. Joe enjoys his friends, family, wife, and grandkids.

Frankel Sivongxay

Frankel Sivongxay

Parts Specialist

Frankel grew up in Modesto and has been in parts business for 11 years, starting in 2008. Since then he has specialized in Kubota Parts, Kubota Engine Replacements and Engine Repowers. Outside of work and when time allows, Frankel enjoys fishing, hiking and working out.

Service

Danny Burleson

Danny Burleson

Service Coordinator - Modesto

Danny graduated from Modesto Junior College with a A.S. in Agricultural Mechanics.  Danny joined the Modesto branch staff in 2007 where he has spent time as Engine Technician (5 years), customer service representative (4 years), Production Supervisor (2 Years) and Service Manager (1 year). In his spare time, Danny enjoys spending time with family and working on race cars or anything with an engine!

Branden Polugar

Branden Polugar

Service Coordinator - Modesto

Raised in Colorado Springs, Branden moved to California in 2008 to go to college and be closer to his family. He joins AIE with 5 years in the automotive service field and 8 years’ experience in heavy duty machinery. He and his wife have 3 kids that are growing up faster than they would like, but still enjoy every minute of it. When he isn’t working, going to school, and raising 3 kids, he enjoys spending time with his family camping in the mountains.

Channing Holbrook

Channing Holbrook

Service Coordinator- Omaha
Channing comes to AIE with a 10 year background in the automotive service industry and has been with AIE since 2012. Channing has experience with with Chrysler, Hyundai and Mitsubishi as a service technician. He is happily married with one son. In his spare time he enjoys being awesome. Enough said.
Richard Soper

Richard Soper

Service Coordinator - Kansas City

Born and raised in Wichita, KS, Richard graduated from Pittsburg State University with a B.S. in Automotive Manufacturing Technology. His professional background is applications engineering (14 years) and generator set application and technical support (6 years). Richard joined the Kansas City branch staff in 2008, where he runs the service department, and conducts applications testing. In his spare time, Richard enjoys antique cars and tractors, target shooting, reading about history, and spending time with his family.