Meet The

Sales Team

Dean Bogner
Executive Vice President Sales, Marketing & Innovation

31 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

8 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

5 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
Senior Sales & Marketing Manager

22 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 – Commercial Castings

24 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 – Specialty Products

10 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

12 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

Kaleigh Warnement
Corporate Communications & Branding Manager

5 years

Kaleigh enjoys all aspects of the creative process and enhancing the customer experience. She handles all things marketing related at Webster.  Kaleigh is a graduate of The Ohio State University and is pursuing her Masters in Strategic Communication at Bowling Green State University. She enjoys spending time with her family, home improvement projects and coaching volleyball outside of work.

Fun fact about Kaleigh: She prefers her coffee cold – no matter what time of year it is and pineapple on her pizza is a must!

Walter Lofton
Estimating Manager

27 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.

Catherine Boes
Cost Estimator

7 years

Catherine’s quick thinking and love of numbers make her a great fit in the sales group. She holds a Bachelor’s from the University of Phoenix in Business and Accounting. Outside of work, Catherine enjoys Spending time with her son, family and friends. She is also always down for an adventure!

Fun fact about Catherine: Her nickname is “Cat”.

Megan Broadwater
Inside Sales Representative – Team Leader

3 years

Megan has over 13 years of customer service experience. Her numerous service awards and positive attitude demonstrate why she is a great Team Leader. Megan has many hobbies outside of work. Some of her favorite are caring for horses and competing at barrel races.

Fun fact about Megan: She is a Registered Veterinary Technician with the State of Ohio.

Jennifer Jordan
Inside Sales Representative

16 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.

Sherry Strausser
Inside Sales Representative

4 years

Sherry’s dedication and determination to do her best are what make her an asset to Webster. Away from work, she enjoys spending time with her family, working on crafts, painting and camping.

Fun fact about Sherry: She has two pet pigs that live indoors and act like toddlers!

Mary Johnson
Inside Sales Representative

Less than 6 months

Mary has the best of both worlds with 12 years of experience in the manufacturing industry and 20 years of experience in customer service. Her achievements include an Associate Degree in Business. Outside of work, Mary enjoys following her son’s baseball career.

Fun fact about Mary: She is a published author.

Bethany Crawford
Inside Sales Representative

2 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.

Araceli Sanchez
Inside Sales Representative

1 year

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.

Dakota Schock
Inside Sales Representative

Less than 6 months

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 – She is newly engaged and her dog is her life, soul and son!

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