Our Team

Meet the Jeske Hardware Distributors team. We're here to help you find solutions!

  • Erich Russ

    CEO

    Erich Russ is our CEO. He started with the company in 2004 and took part in a variety of roles before accepting... Read more

  • Jeff Swanstrom

    CFO

    Jeff Swanstrom is the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Jeff joined the company after finishing college at... Read more

  • Mark Jeske

    Director of Operations

    Mark Jeske is the company’s Director of Operations. Prior to working for Jeske Hardware Distributors, Mark had... Read more

  • Joe Daniels

    Director of Business Development

    Joe Daniels is the company’s Director of Business Development. Joe spends his days creating the sales strategy and... Read more

  • David Tittle

    Director of Purchasing

    David Tittle is the company’s Director of Purchasing. David got his start in the hardware industry in 1988 as a... Read more

  • Beth Basch

    Marketing & PR Manager

    Beth Basch is the company’s Marketing & PR Manager. Before joining the Jeske team in 2008, Beth worked for a... Read more

  • Katie Ellis

    Customer Service Manager

    Katie Ellis is the Customer Service Manager for Jeske Hardware Distributors. She oversees, coaches, and assists... Read more

  • David Harris

    Business Development Manager

    David Harris is one of the company’s Business Development Managers. He spends his time calling on corporate... Read more

  • Larry Whitt

    Business Development Manager

    Larry Whitt is one of the company’s Business Development Managers. Larry started with the company in 1992, and his... Read more

  • Ray Powell

    National Sales Manager

    Ray Powell is the company’s National Sales Manager. Ray is responsible for managing the company's team of 13... Read more

  • Jon McKinney

    Senior Project Manager

    Jon McKinney is the company’s Senior Project Manager. On a daily basis, he works with large quotes and orders for... Read more

  • Ryan Nuthals

    Project Manager

    Ryan Nuthals is one of the company’s Project Managers. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Green... Read more

  • Andy Long

    Account Manager

    Andy Long is one of the company’s account managers. Andy is responsible for the Texas territory, which includes... Read more

  • Blake Thompson

    Account Manager

  • Don Cahlin

    Account Manager

    Don Cahlin is one of the company’s account managers. Don is responsible for the territory covering northeast North... Read more

    • 218.340.5594
    • Central, Northwest & Northeast Minnesota; Northeast North Dakota; Parts of Northwest WI
  • Doug Reade

    Account Manager

    Doug Reade is one of the company’s account managers. Doug is responsible for the North Dakota, South Dakota,... Read more

    • 605.490.5201
    • North Dakota; South Dakota; Southwest Minnesota; Nebraska; Northwest Iowa
  • Evan Lewelling

    Account Manager

    Evan Lewelling is one of the company’s account managers. Evan is responsible for the company’s Northwest... Read more

  • Heath Lowman

    Account Manager

    Heath Lowman is one of the company’s account managers. Heath is responsible for the Illinois, Indiana, southwest... Read more

    • 309.231.0500
    • Illinois; Indiana; Kentucky; St. Louis, MO; Southwest Michigan
  • Jesse Husketh

    Account Manager

    Jesse is the company’s account manager for the lower Midwest territory. His sales territory includes Kansas,... Read more

    • 515.371.9180
    • Missouri; Kansas; Oklahoma; NW Texas; Southern 2/3 Iowa; Southeast Nebraska
  • Jon Kolosso

    Account Manager

    Jon Kolosso is one of the company’s account managers. His territory includes northern Wisconsin, the upper... Read more

    • 920.850.0914
    • Northern Wisconsin; Michigan’s Upper Peninsula; Northern Michigan
  • Larry Hunt

    Account Manager

    Larry Hunt is one of the company’s account managers. Larry is responsible for the southwest territory, which... Read more

    • 901.820.6971
    • Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Las Vegas, and part of southern Wyoming
  • Mark Jansen

    Account Manager

    Mark Jansen is one of the company’s account managers. Mark is responsible for the southern Wisconsin and... Read more

  • Nick Nelson

    Account Manager

    Nick is the company’s account manager for the mid-Atlantic territory. His sales territory includes North Carolina,... Read more

    • 804.634.0941
    • North Carolina; Virginia; Maryland; Delaware; Far N.E. tip of Tennessee
  • Steve Meals

    Account Manager

    Steve Meals is one of the company’s account managers.  Steve’s territory includes Ohio, West Virginia,... Read more

    • 614.312.8067
    • Ohio; West Virginia; Pennsylvania; New Jersey; New York; Southeast Michigan
  • Todd Mickelson

    Account Manager

    Todd Mickelson is one of the company’s account managers. He is responsible for southeast Minnesota, northeast... Read more

  • Tom Robb

    Account Manager

    Tom Robb is one of the company’s account managers. Tom is responsible for the Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee,... Read more

    • 225.806.1822
    • Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Southeast Missouri, Tennessee, and the Florida Panhandle