Our Team

At the heart of KOMT’s continued success is its dedicated team of people – the majority of whom are Employee Owners of the company. As the technology and capabilities of our products has progressed over the years, the KOMT team has continually advanced its own knowledge in order to deliver the best in products and support to our customers.

Gaylee Aipperspach

Administrative Accounting Assistant: Gaylee has been in KOMT’s Wichita office for nearly 6 years. In addition to aiding firm-wide accounting efforts, she directly assists the KOMT executive team, and provides support to the Sales Engineers in all four KOMT locations.


Wendy Bartlett

Secretary/Treasurer: Wendy has been associated with KOMT for over 20 years, moving into a direct role with the company in 2000. She began her full range of accounting services nearly 30 years ago, and was named Secretary/Treasurer in 2012.


Stan Bittman

Sales Engineer (Oklahoma City office): Stan has been in sales for over 30 years, and at KOMT for a majority of that time. Stan holds certification as a CMTSE, and is responsible for running the Oklahoma City office and covering the southwestern corner of the state.


Kurt Coughenour

Sales Engineer (Tulsa office): Kurt has been in sales for over 35 years, and at KOMT for more than a decade. In addition to being certified as as CMTSE, Kurt also served on the CMTSE certification committee for the AMTDA. Kurt holds degrees in both Business and Management, and volunteers regularly for a local charity that feeds those in need.


Donald Dufield

Service Engineer (Wichita office): Donald has been with KOMT for the past decade, and holds degrees from Friends University. He volunteers with Pass it On Outdoor Mentors, United Way of the Plains, as a college basketball official, and is active in the leadership of both the Kismet Lions Club and the board of his local church.


Bill Farris

President: Bill started with KOMT in 1970 as an inside parts salesman in the Tulsa office. After earning his Business degree from the University of Tulsa in 1972, he moved to Wichita as part of the outside sales team. Bill became President in 1996 and Chairman of the Board in 2012. A lifetime member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), Bill has served on the Board of Directors of the American Machine Tool Distributors Association (now part of the AMT). Bill has volunteered his time to the Boy Scouts of America, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and Pass-it-On Outdoor Mentors.


Brad Haas

Sales Engineer (Wichita office): Brad has been in sales for over 15 years, the past two of which have been with KOMT. Certified as a CMTSE, Brad holds a degree in Business from Wichita State University.


Barry Jones

Service Engineer (Wichita office): Barry has been in the industry for over 35 years, the past 20 of which have been with KOMT.


Corey Lies

Customer Support Manager (Wichita office): Corey has been in sales industry for over seven years, the past two of which have been with KOMT. Corey volunteers his time to the local Big Brothers/Big Sisters chapter, along with Pass It On Outdoor Mentors and the outdoor group of his local church.


Ben Murry

Service Engineer (Tulsa office): Ben has been in the technical service industry for over 35 years, the past three of which have been at KOMT. He holds a degree from Oklahoma State University in Drafting and Design.


Bob Porter

Service Engineer (Wichita): Bob has been in manufacturing for over 23 years. He proudly defended our country as a member of the US Army Reserve from 1988-1992. In his time off, he likes to rebuild engines on cars and has volunteered as a coach for the Warriors Football team for the last 8 years.


Chris Price

Sales Engineer (Kansas City office): Chris is one of the newest members of the KOMT team, having joined the company in 2014. Chris holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Missouri at Columbia.


Jeremy Seier

Sales Engineer (Wichita office): Jeremy has been with KOMT for nearly two decades. Certified as a CMTSE, Jeremy holds a degree in Industrial Distribution from the University of Nebraska at Kearney, and is a volunteer coach for local youth athletics.


Daniel Taylor

Service Engineer (Tulsa office): Dan brings his expertise in machines and CNC repair to the Tulsa office, where he has been a member of the service team for the past 8 years.


Lynn Ungles

Customer Support Manager: Lynn is based in KOMT’s Wichita office, and has been a member of the KOMT team for nearly 25 years. Lynn holds a degree from Wichita State University, and is involved with both his local Rotary Club and Shriners International in Wichita.