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 almost 10 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): Don has been with KOMT for nearly 20 years. He holds both an Ag Science and Ag Business degree from Friends University. He volunteers with Pass it On Outdoor Mentors, United Way of the Plains, and is an active college basketball official for the NAIA and KJCCC.

Mike Ensign

Sales Engineer (Tulsa office): Joining the team in 2017, Mike is one of the newest members of the KOMT team. Mike got his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Power Engineering Technology from Oklahoma State University and has over 20 years in Automotive Manufacturing Spector.

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 nearly 20 years with almost five of those being with KOMT. Certified as a CMTSE, Brad holds a degree in Business from Wichita State University.

Jackie Irvin

Office Coordinator: Jackie has been with the KOMT family since 2016. She currently helps the company with marketing and advertising in all departments for all four of our locations, as well as admin duties for our Oklahoma offices. She graduated from Southwestern College with a degree in Administrative Business Management.

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 with KOMT for nearly five years and in the sales industry for close to ten years. 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.

Hal Niemann

Sales Engineer (Tulsa office): Hal has been in sales for the past 20 years. He is one of the newest members of our team joining in June of 2017. He has a bachelor’s degree from Northeastern State University.

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.

Jeremy Seier

Sales Engineer (Wichita office): Jeremy has been with KOMT for over 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.