Sales Team

Sales Representatives By State


Julie Roop

Manager, Sales Development

Julie’s responsibilities include overseeing the Territory managers and developing new and continuing sales into our current and new markets. She is focused on continuing the sales and customer service acumen that AccuTemp is known for. As AccuTemp grows she will be working to assist them in working in additional markets and growing the sales in each area. Julie comes to us with a vast background. She started her career with a degree in Accounting and Business; she has 10 years as a controller before devoting her career over the last 10 years to Sales and Marketing. Julie is known for her ability to create sales growth utilizing her analytical skills and pairing them with unyielding customer driven focus on selling the right products.


Gary Frauhiger, CFSP

Territory Manager - AK, ID, OR, MT, WA, Canada

Gary Frauhiger has been a part of the Sales team at AccuTemp Products since 2005. As Territory Manager, Gary has an excellent understanding of the foodservice industry whether it is commercial, institutional or non-commercial. Prior to AccuTemp, Gary opened several restaurants as Owner and General Manager in the Indiana area. Gary also worked many years in the insurance, financial planning and long term care field. Please contact Gary for any questions or needs of AccuTemp's quality commercial foodservice equipment.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2333

Direct: (260) 498-2333

Sharon Bryers, CFSP

Territory Manager - DC, DE, MD, PA, WV, VA

Sharon Bryers is an integral part of the Sales and Marketing departments of AccuTemp Products. As a Territory Manager for Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania, Sharon is well versed in all aspects of the Food Service Industry. Sharon works closely with many restaurant operators, dietary managers, food service managers, kitchen personnel, equipment dealers, and consultants across her area. Sharon has obtained the prestigious CFSP designation and continues to stay informed on modern dining trends and new processes within commercial kitchen operations. Please contact Sharon if you have any questions relating to the 

AccuTemp product line.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2339

Direct: (260) 498-2339

Kenny Walpole, C.E.C.

Territory Manager - AR, AL, MS, LA, TN

Kenny joined AccuTemp in 2007. He was professionally trained as a chef from Walnut Hill Culinary School. His culinary career started as the Corporate Line Chef for Houlihans in Philadelphia and New Jersey. Kenny then moved to Florida to further his career as a Sous Chef with Tommy Bahamas Café. In 1999, Kenny moved to Fort Wayne, and has been the Executive Chef for The Oyster Bar, Opus 24, and Orchard Ridge Country Club. Chef Walpole has won the People's Choice Award for Best Chef of Fort Wayne in 2003 and 2004, and also won the Chefs on Stage competition in 2004. His culinary skills as well as his food service experience give him a unique perspective in our industry.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2335

Direct: (260) 498-2335

Chris Reinke, CFSP

Territory Manager - AZ, CO, NM, UT, WY

Chris started with AccuTemp in 2012 with a commitment to customer service and satisfaction. Having spent his entire career working in sales combined with a thirst for knowledge, he quickly established himself as a resource for customers across all facets of foodservice. Working closely with customers, service techs, designers and his valued dealers throughout his territory, Chris strives for AccuTemp to be the go-to company for steam equipment. In a short time Chris was able to demonstrate his ability to understand and meet the needs of emerging restaurant chains. Chris obtained his CFSP certification in 2014 and continues to learn on a daily basis in order to better serve his customers. Chris attended Indiana University in Bloomington, IN majoring in Sociology and minoring in Business. It doesn’t take long after meeting Chris to know that his true passion is his wife Jenn and their love of traveling together. Ask him where their next big trip is; chances are it’s already booked! 

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2330

Direct: (260) 498-2330

Tami Krause, CFSP

Territory Manager - CA, HI, NV

Tami Krause is an integral part of the Sales and Marketing departments at AccuTemp Products. As a Territory Manager for California, Nevada, and Hawaii, Tami is well versed in all aspects of the food service Industry. Tami works closely with many restaurant operators, dietary directors, food service directors, kitchen personnel, equipment dealers, and consultants across her area. Tami stays informed on modern dining trends and new processes within commercial kitchen operations. Please contact Tami if you have any questions relating to the AccuTemp Product line.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2316

Direct: (260) 498-2316

Lisa Sorge, CFSP

Territory Manager - NC, SC, GA

Lisa is the territory manager for GA, NC and SC. She has been with AccuTemp Products since 2012 and has implemented process improvements for both the sales and service departments to improve the customer experience for AccuTemp customers. Lisa graduated from Indiana Wesleyan with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. She has over 15 years of customer service experience which she plans on utilizing in her territory to better serve her customer’s needs.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2337

Direct: (260) 498-2337

Brit Gala-Ploeckelmann, CFSP

Territory Manager - IA, MN, WI, IL

With more than 20 years’ experience in the foodservice and hospitality industries, Brit is uniquely qualified to develop tailored solutions related to industry trends such as culture change, enhanced dining, operational efficiency and risk management. As a foodservice equipment consultant at Direct Supply, Brit worked with Senior Living and Long Term Care customers daily to customize foodservice equipment selections and assist in dining program implementation. Due to her broad experiences Brit  also assisted in everything from restaurant-style dining to work flow and logistics, meal delivery and even wine selections, ensuring high quality programs while meeting budgetary demands.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2328

Direct: (260) 498-2328

Rob Routen

Territory Manager - South Texas

Rob has been in the sales industry for 10 years working in both telecommunications and the automotive industry before joining the AccuTemp Products.  At AccuTemp, he works closely with healthcare facilities, restaurants and school personnel to assist them with enhancing the quality of the foods they serve. He is currently the Territory Manager for Kentucky and his home state of Indiana. Rob obtained his sports marketing degree from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, OH and is a huge IU, Notre Dame and Pittsburgh Steelers fan. Please contact Rob if you have any questions about AccuTemp’s innovative equipment.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2320

Direct: (260) 498-2320

Paul Gerding, CFSP

Territory Manager - MI, OH

Paul is the Territory Manager for Ohio and Michigan. He came to AccuTemp ten years ago with over 5 years experience putting together product information, training, and instructional programs in the healthcare field. With his education majoring in chemistry and physics, he enjoys the science of cooking. His duties include speaking to schools and healthcare facilities about steam innovations and demonstrating the uses of steam to maximize the nutrient quality of food and how to get "green" by reducing energy and water usage.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2321

Direct: (260) 498-2321

Alyssa Weiseman, CDM, CFPP, CFSP

Director, K-12 & Healthcare - Territory Manager, Northeast US

Upon graduation, Alyssa was hired by AccuTemp to assist the Midwest territories as an Inside Sales Lead Specialist. In 2011, Alyssa received her CFSP certification, finishing in the top 1% of her colleagues. Alyssa is the Territory Manager for the Northeast Region, consisting of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont.
She is currently working to obtain her certification as a Registered Dietitian. This certification is extremely valuable as the healthcare segment has always been a primary focus for AccuTemp. With Alyssa’s knowledge and skill set, she can work with customers to develop optimal solution for their needs. She has a natural desire to consult; passing her knowledge on to the end user so they can make the most informed decision. Alyssa strives to exceed the end users expectations.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2332

Direct: (260) 498-2332

Laura Rolsen, CFSP

Territory Manager - North Texas

Laura Rolsen started at AccuTemp in 2013 as a Sales Assistant for two Territory Managers. She was recently promoted to Territory Manager for Northern Texas, She has earned her CFSP (Certified Food Service Professional) certificate.

Laura has vast experience in many types of organizations including private industry, DoD contracting, and several large corporations. Her focus has always been Customer Service and she has a strong background in taking care of customers. Please contact Laura if you have any questions relating to the AccuTemp product line.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2327

Direct: (260) 498-2327

Josue Rivera, CFSP

Territory Manager - OK, KS, MO, ND, NE, SD, Director, Mexico/ Latin America

Joined AccuTemp in 2013, after graduating from Huntington University with a Bachelor's degree in Business Management. Prior to joining as a Lead Generator, he worked for five years as a retail manager at the university's cafeteria. He is proficient in both English and Spanish, and plans to use these skills to help expand the company into Spanish-speaking countries.Josue has recently been promoted to Territory Manager for the state of Texas for Restaurants as well as Business and Industry. He is working towards gaining his CFSP, Certified Food Service Professional, credentials. With his motivation and enthusiasm, he's ready to help you choose the best equipment for you and your facilities.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2324 

Direct: (260) 498-2324

Alex Alford, CFSP

Manager, Marketing Communications & Multimedia

Alex Alford joined AccuTemp in 2013 upon completing her degree in Management at Indiana University. She started as a Lead Generator and then worked as a Territory Sales Assistant, and eventually Territory Manager, Canada. Over the last couple of months, she has taken on a new role as AccuTemp’s Manager, Marketing Communications and Multimedia. With this, she works closely with the Executive team to plan and execute all marketing initiatives.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2338

Direct: (260) 498-2338

Jon Reder, CFSP

Territory Manager- IN, KY

Jon has a background that has kept him close to the Food Service industry. He has been a restaurant manager for two different chains, installed kitchen sanitation equipment with a service company, and had a short stint as a marketing representative for a foodservice distributor. Jon is currently working closely with, and learning from two very qualified professionals in the Food Service Industry, Paul Gerding: Michigan and Ohio and Brit Gala-Ploeckelmann: Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. He is excited to now be a part of the team at AccuTemp and to promote the ENERGY STAR® qualified line of equipment. Feel free to contact Jon for any questions relating to the AccuTemp product line. 

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2346

Direct: (260) 498-2346

Alicia DeLucenay

Sales Assistant

Alicia De Lucenay joined AccuTemp in February 2016 upon completing her bachelor’s degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management at Indiana-University Purdue University Fort Wayne. She has spent the last five years working within the foodservice and lodging industries in customer service and management roles. Please contact Alicia with any questions you may have and she will be happy to assist you.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2336

Direct: (260) 498-2336

Julianne Weesner

Corporate Travel Planner & Trade Show Coordinator

Julianne joined AccuTemp in April of 2015 as the Trade Show Coordinator and Corporate Travel Planner. She graduated from Indiana University - Kelley School of Business in Bloomington with majors in Marketing and Entrepreneurship. Julianne has broad business and finance experience in the Sales and Marketing arena, ranging from being a Business Manager to an Associate Account Executive in Marketing, as well as five years of experience in the restaurant industry.  Julianne prides herself as being a support professional that is able to multi-task and organize a variety of projects. She supports the sales team by coordinating every aspect of their territory visit from ordering show logistics and services to national and international travel plans.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2303
Direct: (260) 498-2303

National Accounts / Specialty Sales

Michael R. Lee, CFSP

Senior Vice President, Chain Restaurant/National Accounts

Michael R. Lee has been with AccuTemp Products since February 1997. He has been a key member of the Chain Division for most of his career at AccuTemp. Mike's product knowledge and dedication to our customers has made him a valued member of the AccuTemp Sales Team. Mike's strengths are developing strong business relationships and focusing on customer needs. He is available anytime to discuss your     organization needs.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x2308

Direct: (260) 498-2308

Mike Teders, CFSP

Senior Vice President, Business Development & Marketing - National Accounts

Mike Teders began his foodservice career as an independent factory sales representative for AccuTemp. He then served as Regional Manager and later National Sales Manager for Intek Manufacturing. He remained with them when Unified Brands acquired Intek before returning to AccuTemp. Mike just completed his CFSP and that combined with almost 20 years of steam equipment experience gives Mike the knowledge to assist his customers and exceed their expectations.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2314

Direct: (260) 498-2314

Diane White, CFSP

Vice President, National Accounts

Diane’s responsibilities include gaining new national accounts and leading cross-functional teams in developing customer-specific equipment for those accounts as well as account management of many of AccuTemp’s chain customers. She has been working with national chain accounts most of her career and knows how to provide the leadership, follow-through and service it takes to meet and exceed customer expectations. AccuTemp considers Diane an extremely valuable member of the National Accounts team. She has achieved the highest CFSP ranking available.

Diane spent most of her 30+ foodservice career at Winston Industries where she held many positions including Vice President, National Accounts and President, Fancy Foods of America. Her experience also includes Vice President - National Accounts for Delfield, BKI and Power Soak.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2307

Direct: (502) 643-7562

David Brinkley

Vice President, Combi Oven Division

"David is an exceptional foodservice professional with strong hot-side cooking equipment knowledge and years of experience working with design consultants, chain restaurant accounts and the full spectrum of institutional foodservice operators,” according to Pennington. “His experience at the manufacturer, rep and dealer level will be invaluable in establishing and growing AccuTemp’s innovative Vision Brand in the competitive combi-oven category. The addition of someone of Dave’s caliber to AccuTemp’s Sales & Marketing Team underscores our customer-centric focus and unwavering mission of: Setting the standard for others to follow.” Prior to joining AccuTemp, Brinkley was Lang Manufacturing’s Director of Sales for every state west-of-the-Mississippi, plus Illinois and all of Canada. His previous experience includes 15 years as a manufacturer’s rep with BSHL Group, the final year as partner; and a five year stint with Northern California-based Northbay Restaurant Equipment as Sales Manager.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x2347

Direct: (260) 494-9864

Linda Lee, CFSP

Director - Government Contracts, Correctional, Cruise Lines, & Marine Sales

Linda A. Lee has been with AccuTemp Products since October of 2001; previously she worked in commercial property management. Since joining AccuTemp Linda has worked in various departments. Starting as a Territory Manager working primarily on the East Coast, Linda currently manages our military, cruise lines and key healthcare accounts segments. Linda's knowledge and care for her customers make her a valued member of the AccuTemp sales team.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2334

Direct: (260) 498-2334

Dan Monfort

Vice President, Consultant Services Division

Dan serves as the Vice President of Consultant Services for AccuTemp. He works to call on Consultants nationwide to help educate them on AccuTemp’s leading edge technology, product reliability and quality and World Class Customer Service. Having served in various positions with Hobart, Imperial, True, Hoshizaki, and Unified Brands, Dan brings with him not only valuable experience within our industry, but a solid reputation and a wealth of experience. 

Office: (800) 210-5907 x2317
Direct: (260) 494-2317


AccuTemp Products, Inc.

8415 N Clinton Park Dr,

Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Phone. (800) 210-5907

Fax. (260) 493-0318

The AccuTemp Lifetime Service and Support Guarantee goes above and beyond a typical manufacturers warranty. For the lifetime of your equipment, you have FREE access to our technical service team for equipment support, and our corporate chefs for cooking advice. Our toll free hotline is clearly marked on all pieces of equipment, and is available 7 days a week from 7AM EST to 7PM EST.