Automation Service Sales And Operations Management Team
Automation Service Sales, Engineering & Operations Experts
As President of Automation Service, Kurt leads the company’s focus on its core values of outstanding customer service, quality, integrity, and continuous improvement. Mr. Kazmarek has more than 20 years of experience in the process industry, working in a variety of technical sales and leadership roles. Mr. Kazmarek received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.
Vice President of Operations
Mr. Pedersen joined Automation Service in 2015 as Vice President with responsibility for Automation Service’s sales and marketing functions. With over 30 years of experience in a variety of sales, marketing, engineering, and operations roles in both consumer and industrial product businesses, Mr. Pedersen is well prepared to help Automation Service provide its customers the right solution at the right time. Mr. Pedersen received his Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology and his Bachelor’s degree in General Engineering from the University of Illinois.
Director of Engineering
Tammi Spinnenweber joined Automation Service in 2023. She brings over 30 years of experience in management, technical support, education, and technical training to the team. After a 25-year career with increasing responsibilities at AB-InBev, formerly Anheuser Busch, she joined an instrumentation and process control distributor and service company as the Application Engineering Manager where she managed technical support for control valve, actuator, and pump repairs. Tammi earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Director of Material Reclamation
Mr. Ploudre is Automation Service’s Subject Matter Expert when it comes to material acquisition and negotiation. With almost 20 years of experience with Automation Service, Mr. Ploudre has played a critical role in the growth of the company through the development of our reclamation and recycling programs. He is well respected in the equipment broker environment all over North America. Mr. Ploudre’s high degree of integrity and professionalism has earned him strong relationships with some of the largest surplus vendors in the U.S.