Meet The

Sales Team

Dean Bogner
Executive Vice President

34 years

Dean is a highly experienced sales and marketing professional with over 30 years at Webster. With his product and industry experience he has driven Webster’s marketing and sales efforts to new heights. Dean started his career at Webster in 1989 as a machinist. Since that time he has held various sales roles within the organization. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Phoenix and an MBA from The Ohio State University. Away from work, Dean enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, hunting, coaching youth sports, and being active in the community.
Fun fact about Dean – He has attended 6 Grateful Dead concerts and was at the 1989 concert Andy was security for!

Kurt Robinson
Director of Sales – West

12 years

Kurt’s strong technical skills and experience inspecting and troubleshooting conveyors and elevators are what make him a great asset to Webster. He holds an MBA from Tiffin University and in his free time he enjoys taking his son fishing.

Fun fact about Kurt – He has a twin sister and both of his parents are twins.

Erik Matheson
Director of Sales – East

8 years

Erik is a 30+ year veteran of the power transmission industry. His professional experience includes manufacturing, management and global sales. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from North Carolina State University and an MBA from Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN. Outside of work, Erik enjoys spending time with his wife, daughters and restoring a 1970 Datsun 240Z.
Fun fact about Erik – He is on a mission to visit every major league baseball stadium and is 29 for 30. Only missing the Minnesota Twins!

Becky Hartman
Business Development Manager-OEM

25 years

Becky’s extensive knowledge of Webster’s products, processes, markets and customers are what make her such an asset to Webster. She hold various certification and taken classes to refine her skill set. Becky enjoys playing taxi service for her child outside of work, as well as watching college sports and cheering on the Irish.

Fun fact about Becky – She was hired on a coin flip.

Sam Bohanan
Product Manager

28 years

Sam’s technical skills and exponential knowledge of Webster’s products and processes make him a valuable member of our sales force. He started at Webster on the shop floor and made his way up the ranks to management. Sam holds a Bachelor’s degree from Heidelberg University. Outside of work, he enjoys golfing and camping.

Fun Fact about Sam – He still holds his high schools record for the longest varsity football touchdown reception (91 yards).

Shawn Shriver
Product Manager

13 years

Shawn has experience in multiple markets across the United States. He is a people person and loves helping customers and providing solutions. Shawn is a graduate of Heidelberg University, where he played basketball. He enjoys spending time with his family, remodeling his house, golfing, exercising and watching Ohio State football.

Fun fact about Shawn: He is one of 7 kids.

Kate Tiell
Business Development Manager-Distribution

15 years

Kate is multifaceted employee with years of experience in sales and engineering. Her skills and knowledge allow her to strengthen Webster’s relationship with distribution channel partners. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Tiffin University. Outside of work, she enjoys baking, golfing, reading and spending time with family and friends.

Fun fact about Kate: She is fluent in American Sign Language

Dan Stotridge
Inside Sales Manager

2 years

Dan’s 20 years of experience in both the field of manufacturing and sales make him a great addition to our team. He is an excellent communicator with a can do attitude. Away from work, Dan enjoys spending time with family, gardening, wood working and crafting.

Fun fact about Dan – He is a published author. He has written articles for the Wall Street Journal, Inspire Me Today and more. Also, he is a pro wrestling geek!

Kylene Foster
Corporate Marketing Manager

1 year

Kylene’s extensive experience in sales and marketing makes her a welcome addition to the team. After obtaining her Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism/Public Relations from Bowling Green State University, Kylene found her way into the world of manufacturing where she’s been for the last 20+ years.

In her spare time, Kylene enjoys spending time with her son and attending his sporting events. She is passionate about traveling, writing, cooking, remodeling and spoiling her two rescue pups, Dash and Buddy.

Fun fact: Kylene believes growth comes from being uncomfortable, so she tries to do one thing every day that “scares” her.

Walter Lofton
Estimating Manager

30 years

Walter’s career experience as a welder and various roles within the sales group are what make him such an asset. He is a graduate of Vanguard-Sentinel Career Center’s Welding & Metal Fabrication program. Outside of Webster, he enjoys woodworking, golf and traveling.

Fun fact about Walter: He enjoy volunteering and helping others, it rewards the soul and makes our world a better place.

Katrin Maiberger
Cost Estimator

1 year

Dakota Frisch
Inside Sales Representative

3 years

Dakota’s past customer service experience, positive attitude and personality make her a great fit in the sales group. Outside of work, she enjoys reading (if she is dedicated she can read a whole novel in a day!), currently writing her own novel and being outdoors with her dog!

Fun fact about Dakota – Her dog is her life, soul and son!

Keely Loose
Inside Sales Representative

Less than 1 year

Keely’s experience in customer service makes her a welcome addition to the team.

Before joining Webster, Hoover graduated from Tiffin University in 2021, receiving a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. She then went onto work for the Seneca County Sherriff’s Office as a dispatcher. Over the last year and a half, she has been employed with the Sandusky County Department of Jobs and Family Services as an investigator.

Araceli Sanchez
Inside Sales Representative

4 years

Araceli is bilingual and takes care of our international accounts. Her attention to detail and strong communication skills are what make her successful at Webster. Outside of work, she likes to spend time with family and friends.

Jennifer Jordan
Inside Sales Representative

18 years

Jennifer’s knowledge and longevity is reason she is a great value to our inside sales team. Outside the office, Jennifer enjoys watching her children’s sporting events, camping, traveling, reading, soaking up the sun and loving on her dog!

Fun fact about Jennifer: She always tries to see the positive side of things and believes everything happens for a reason.

Bethany Crawford
Inside Sales Representative

4 years

Bethany’s hard working attitude mechanical knowledge are what make her a great fit in our inside sales group. She was enlisted in the Air National Guard for 6 years as a Aerospace Equipment Specialist prior to coming to Webster. Away from work, Bethany enjoys reading, hiking, canoeing and camping.

Justin Pasch
Inside Sales Representative

4 years

Justin’s ability to problem solve, communication skills and his experience with Webster’s products and manufacturing processes make him a great addition to our sales team. He has a strong willingness to learn and is passionate about achieving his goals. Justin holds an Associates Degree from Terra State Community College in Systems & Networking Support. Away from work, he enjoys spending time with his family watching movies, going to the park and going to Cedar Point!

Fun fact about Justin – He never eats his ice cream before dinner and he also plays the violin!

Alaina Weaver
Inside Sales Representative

1 year

Alaina has spent 18 years in various manufacturing environment in many different roles, from laborer to SRS to Sales. This experience has given her a greater understanding of how the products are manufactured from raw material to a finished product. She has studied Business Management and Marketing at Terra State Community College. Away from work, Alaina enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. They enjoy traveling and camping as a family.

Fun fact about Alaina – She loves watching The Ohio State Buckeye Football and the Columbus Blue Jackets.

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