Our Staff

Kifco is committed to providing its customers the best possible service. If you have questions or you would like to speak to one of us, please call 1-800-452-7017 or  click here to contact us .

Chris Clevenger

CEO

Chris joined Kifco in 2008 when he partnered with current Kifco management to purchase the company from the prior outside ownership group. Chris has a background in corporate finance and private equity and has served as advisor, owner and board member of several small manufacturing and service companies.

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George Hadsall

Operations Manager

George has worked for Kifco, Inc. since 1988.  Starting out as a production welder and working in prototyping. After a brief leave to join the construction workforce and completing additional welding courses, he returned to Kifco in 1993.  Today, George serves as Production Manager and oversees manufacturing of Kifco products.   

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Ledena Clark

Marketing Manager/Sales Representative

Ledena has been with Kifco since 2008.  She handles Kifco's branding and advertising campaigns, website design & upkeep along with dealer communications.    In 2015 she joined the sales team for Kifco's product line, Avi-FoamGuard.

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(309) 543-4425

Tammy Danner, Kifco Water-Reels

Tammy Danner

Accounting Assistant

Tammy manages accounts receivable and payable. Coming on board in 2007 Tammy brought with her over ten years of bookkeeping experience. If you ever have a question about invoicing or statements please don’t hesitate to call Tammy.

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(309) 543-4425

Debbie Hackman

Customer Service & Shipping Manager

Anyone who does business with Kifco knows our Debbie! She runs the parts and shipping departments. She has a vast knowledge of our parts in many generations of Kifco Water-Reels. She has been with us for eleven years and is always here to help with your parts and shipping needs.

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Dave Malott

Engineering Manager

Dave has been with Kifco since 1998. After five years working in all Kifco production departments Dave moved into Engineering and was promoted to the Department Manager in 2007. Dave’s hands on knowledge of Kifco manufacturing processes has allowed him to further improve the quality of Kifco machines. Dave is in charge of Kifco R&D and is always interested in new ideas from our Dealers and Customers.

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(309) 543-4425

Brian Malott

Product Support Representative

Brian’s been with Kifco since 2006 and has been the product support lead since 2008. He came to Kifco with extensive irrigation knowledge having worked for several years at one of our local dealers. Brian’s hands-on experience with Kifco machines of all ages (even old red ones) is a true asset when it comes to solving problems for our customers on the Product Support Line. Brian is always available to walk you through any technical questions or problems you may be experiencing with your unit.

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(309) 543-4425

Eric Roach, Staff Engineer Eric Roach

Staff Engineer

Eric graduated from Southern Illinois University with a bachelor's degree in Industrial Design. With over 15 years of work experience in the engineering field, Eric handles all of Kifco's equipment design.

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(309) 543-4425

Chelsey Brown

Assistant to President

Chelsey joined Kifco in October, 2012.  She recently obtained her bachelor's degree in accounting. Chelsey handles the day to day of purchasing and will be assisting with customer service during the busy irrigation season!

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(309) 543-4425

Paul Jockisch

Inside Sales Manager

Paul has been with Kifco for over 30 years and has been involved in almost every aspect of the business. Paul’s extensive manufacturing, sales and management experience is a significant asset in his role as the Inside Sales Manager. Paul is available to both Dealers and End Users for any product or system design question.

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(309) 543-4425

Tom Matt

Eastern Regional Sales Manager

Tom Matt started at Kifco in 2007 after nearly 30 years working in the agriculture market, primarily focusing on the dairy segment. Since coming to Kifco, he has served as Regional Sales Manager, for the Eastern North American Markets.

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(309) 543-4425

(315) 225-7054 (Mobile)

Ed Johnson

Western Regional Sales Manager

Ed joined the Kifco Sales Team in 2014.Ed brings with him 30 years of experience in the design, operation and management of all types of irrigation systems; golf, turf, industrial & agriculture.He is a Certified Agricultural Irrigation Specialist and has extensive dealer and account management experience, domestically and abroad.He is practiced in assisting dealers with product training, application & design.You may know Ed from his 20 years with Rain Bird International (Agri Products Div.) or his six years with John Deere Water Co.Ed's responsibilities are to serve our dealer network in the Western US, Western Canada and International accounts in the Asia Pacific Region.

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(309) 543-4425

(941) 932-5329 (Mobile)

Shawn Sievers

Midwest Regional Sales Manager

Shawn joined our sales team in early 2016.  Although new to the sales team, Shawn was not new in knowledge of Kifco Water-Reels.  Shawn is a Havana, IL native and has worked for various Kifco Dealers handling the Kifco product line.  Having the hands-on knowledge in sales and support of Kifco Water-Reels made him a perfect fit for our team.  Shawn covers the Midwest region of the United States and parts of Canada.

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(309) 338-7015 (Mobile)

Steve Mullican

Southeastern Regional Sales Manager

Steve joined the company in February 2012 to serve the southeastern U S dealer network. His responsibilities include equipment specification, demonstrations, support and training relative to all Kifco products for the region. He comes to Kifco with over 12 years experience of design, sales, operation and construction of agricultural, horticultural and effluent irrigation systems. He offers over 25 years of extensive working knowledge of agricultural & horticultural production systems throughout the southeast United States. Feel free to contact Steve with questions regarding Kifco products.

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(309) 543-4425

(931) 212-2464 (Mobile)

Jan Beukema

Latin American Sales Representative

Jan Beukema joined our sales team in 2013 as our sales rep for Latin America and the Caribbean. Jan is native of the Netherlands. He Graduated from The Agricultural University of the Netherlands with a MS in irrigation, hydraulics and civil engineering. And is fluent in English, Spanish, Dutch and happy to converse in French and German. Jan currently lives in Guadalajara, Mexico and has over 30 years’ experience in irrigations system design, procurement installation and distribution. He has worked for The Mexican Ministry of Agriculture, Ag-Supply, Rain Bird International and for himself as a consultant and grower. We are very pleased to have him spear heading our Latin American efforts.

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Paul Dugger

Weiss Master by Kifco National Account Manager

Paul Dugger is the newest member of the Kifco Sales team and has hit the ground running with growing Kifco's newest product line, Weiss Master by Kifco.  Weiss Master is a complete line of hay handling attachments and other livestock equipment.  Paul has an extensive background in the hay and cattle markets and is exicted to stand behind such a robust line up of hayheads and other livestock equipment.  For more information on Weiss Master, contact Paul today!

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Contact us now  to learn more about the different Weiss Master models. We will be happy to answer any questions you have.

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