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.

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.

Carol Berens

Accounting Assistant (Wichita Office): Carol has 15 years of business administration experience as well as 10 years bookkeeping experience.

Paul Betteridge

Service Tech (Wichita Office): Paul has 13 years as an Maintenance and CNC Technician with extensive training in most all aspects of machine tool repair. Previous to this he served 4 years in the U.S. Navy maintaining aircraft and computer equipment.

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 a 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.

Kelly Davis

Office Coordinator(Tulsa Office): Kelly has been in the Customer Service Industry for over 18 years.

Donald Dufield

Customer Support Manager (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 Sector.

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.

Matt Fenton

Sales Engineer (Tulsa Office): Matt has been in the machine tool industry for nearly 7 years. Certified as a CMTSE, Matt holds a degree in Business from Oklahoma State University. Outside of work, he enjoys fishing, hunting, and spending any spare time with his family.

Brad Haas

Vice President: Brad has over 20 years of business to business sales experience including the last 7 of those being with KOMT as a Sales Engineer out of the Wichita, KS office. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Wichita State University. He has also been Certified by AMT as a CMTSE since March of 2015.

Caleb Haight

Sales Engineer (Wichita Office): Caleb Haight graduated Newman University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Caleb was on the golf team throughout college and continues to play as often as he can. Caleb enjoys spending time with his new wife and their dogs.

Tyler Hoover

Service Engineer (Wichita Office): Tyler Hoover is a recent addition to our Service Engineer team. Tyler, a veteran of the USMC has experience from the Corp as a Diesel Mechanic with an extensive background in mechanical maintenance. He is a recent graduate of Cowley Co. College’s Mechatronics Program where he developed skills with electrical maintenance and electronics as well.

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.

Austin Lake

Service Engineer (Wichita Office): Austin has Attended both Pittsburg State University and Wichita State University to study engineering. He has been servicing machine tools since 2018 and is currently attending WSU Tech for industrial automation and machine maintenance

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.

Bob Porter

Service Engineer (Wichita Office): 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.

Stan Sallee

Sales Engineer (Oklahoma City Office): Stan was a Sales Engineer Intern for KOMT for two years as he finished school and joined the team full time in 2019. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering and has Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.

James Sizemore

Service Engineer (Wichita Office): Before joining the KOMT team, James studied Mechatronics at Wichita State University and is currently studying Machine Maintenance at WSU Tech. He is a volunteer basketball coach for Upward and enjoys detailing vehicles and spending time outdoors in my free time.

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.