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Our Team

At Grip-Tite, we only hire the best. Our employees are hired based on their talents, passion, and dedication to the business. We know that these individuals can do what it takes to make our business run as seamlessly as possible. So, take a look at our team members, learn a little about what they do, and then give us a call to see what we can do for you. Whether you’re looking for a career in this industry or just want to get some of our products, we can help. All you have to do is call today!

Mike Johnson | Owner

With over 40 years of Grip-Tite experience, Mike has served in all capacities at Grip-Tite and offers a unique perspective to the staff as they look to improve Grip-Tite products and services daily.

Steve Lage | President

As President, Steve sees over the big picture and guides the staff using his vast experience as a business consultant and his experience in the Kaizen methodology of continuous improvement in manufacturing and systems.

Staff Members

Our Team

Curt Schwalen

Operations Manager

Tom Barrett

Vice President of Dealer Development

Rene Loest

Accounting Manager

Tim Hake

Production Manager

Tom Bush

Production Supervisor

Emily Cahill

Project Manager

Kalli Gazzano

Human Resources Generalist

Beth Milledge

Dealer Support Representative

Joel Followill

Production Supervisor