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.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2104

Direct: (260) 498-2104

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 Lay, CFSP

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

Sharon Lay 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

Shaun Loomis, CFSP

Territory Manager - AZ, NM, NV

Shaun Loomis started his career in the commercial electrical field for six years while also attending ITT Tech studying computer and electronic engineering. Sales was always a passion, and he soon decided to make a change. After over 10 years of sales experience in telecommunications, industrial sales, and the waste and recycling industry assisting a wide group of businesses and schools with their efficiencies and operations, Shaun decided to join the team at AccuTemp. He is very excited to start new relationships, and build on what has already been started at AccuTemp. 

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

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

Rachel Rossiter

Territory Manager – CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT, NJ & NY

Rachel has much experience in customer service and most recently was a customer service representative at Frontier for five years. In that position, she helped a variety of customers work through setting up and/or troubleshooting phone or internet services, resolving billing issues and provided technical assistance. She often would walk customers and technicians through service and/or product issues. Prior to Frontier, Rachel was a Naturalist / Park Manager at Lindenwood where she was responsible for all maintenance of equipment and upkeep for a 110 acre preserve. Rachel is a trained environmental educator and volunteer with many organizations and wildlife rehabbers. Please feel free to reach out to Rachel with any questions you may have.

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

Jon Reder, CFSP

Territory Manager- IL, 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

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. In 2017, she moved into 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

Alicia Glick

Territory Manager - IA, MN, WI, IL

Alicia Glick 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 2328

Direct: (260) 498-2328

Amber Meneghello

Territory Manager - CO, UT, WY

Amber Meneghello has joined AccuTemp in March 2018, as Territory Manager for CO, UT, and WY. Amber graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Purdue University-Fort Wayne. She has eight years' experience working in customer service and sales in the foodservice, lodging, and telecommunication industries. Please contact Amber with any questions you may have and she will be happy to assist you.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2208

Direct: (260) 498-2208

Rachelle Cole

Sales Associate

Rachelle joined AccuTemp in October 2017 as a Sales Assistant. She is excited to learn the Food Service Industry as she supports the Territory Managers in various functions. Rachelle graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Youth Development & Agriculture Education. After being part of sales teams and building national brand recognition, she is thrilled to be working with an industry leader like AccuTemp. Rachelle will be glad to assist you with any and all of your AccuTemp product questions and inquiries.

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

Katie Diehl

Receptionist & Sales Support

Katie joined AccuTemp in April of 2017 in our sales support role. She comes to us with 6 years of experience working for a leading broadline foodservice distributor. She knows the ins and outs of the foodservice industry and is excited to share her wealth of knowledge with you. Born and raised here in Fort Wayne, Katie enjoys spending time with family and friends, and being outside during the summer. Please don't hesitate to reach out to Katie regarding any of AccuTemp's first-class commercial foodservice equipment

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2301

Direct: (260) 498-2301

Stephanie Zent

Sales Associate

Stephanie  has been working in a customer service role for over 10 years from waitressing to reception. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management from Indiana Tech. In her free time, she enjoys camping, coaching softball, and fishing with her family.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2323

Direct: (260) 498-2323

Gretchen PeGan

Graphic Designer / Marketing Associate

Gretchen is no stranger to the AccuTemp team. After her internship during her last year at Indiana-Purdue University, she moved on to work as a graphic designer at a publishing company as well as gain experience in design and social media marketing. With over five years’ experience in the foodservice industry, she was brought on to help grow AccuTemp’s in-house Marketing Department by designing marketing materials, publications, shooting photos/videos, and assisting in all other facets of the Marketing Team.

National Accounts / Specialty Sales

Garrett Hibiske

Corporate Chef/ National Accounts Manager

Garrett is no stranger to the foodservice industry as he has held chef positions in restaurants such as Biaggi’s and BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse in California. Most recently was Managing Partner/ Corporate Chef for a local restaurant in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He has a real enthusiasm and passion for the foodservice industry and is happy to answer any and all questions from choosing the right equipment for your kitchen to specifics on cooking.

Office: (800) 210-5907 x 2319

Direct: (260) 498-2319

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

Brit Gala-Ploeckelmann 

Vice President, Combi Oven Division

Brit comes to AccuTemp with a wealth of experience in the Food Service Industry. She has vast experience in working with Combi Ovens from her time working at Direct Supply– one of the nation's largest provider of equipment and solutions to help enhance Senior Living. 

Brit is excited to answer any and all combi related questions and ensure that we find the right fit for your kitchen's needs. 

Office: (800) 210-5907 x2347

Direct: (260) 498-2347

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, Territory Manager, NYC Metro

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.