The RealTruck Staff
We are a fun, passionate, dedicated, exciting and slightly wacky group of people. Each member of the RealTruck team plays a vital and important role. The RealTruck Core Values help lead and guide us on our mission to make peoples lives and vehicles better. We let the principles of our core values guide us. We hope to give our customers, partners and staff the absolute best possible experience. Here’s a little about each of us. But first, check out RealTruck’s Corporate Professionalism. Well, actually it’s more like a fun at work video. Learn more about RealTruck or take another moment to see the RealTruck Happenings. VIDEO
Lucy Geigle Hockey vs Soccer? I vote Hockey Order Fulfillment Manager Married, 2 Step Children, 1 EVIL Dog Big Band Music is my favorite! Love Turner Classic Movie channel Favorite color is RED Love to Garden.
Katie Feigitsch When I’m not working or playing with Zeeby, I love hanging with the BF. Taking pictures of the world day by day and loading them to Facebook. Brand Assistant Boyfriend named Joey, cat named Zeeby Don’t know what I want to be when I grow up 1st Daughter of CEO Hopes to travel all over Wants lots of animals!
Tyler Halvorson Works at RealTruck.com and Walmart part-time. Enjoys sports, especially dirt track racing Custodial Engineer | Race Fan Loves Races Also works at Walmart Cancer survivor Good Spirit
Mary Bintz Proud Grandma to 5 beautiful grand kids. Enjoys spending time with family and friend. Wanna go to Vegas??? Accounting Assistant Minot State University Former Correctional Officer & Bookmobile Driver Loves going to Las Vegas & Mowing My Grass 1 Son and 5 Grandchildren I’m Katie, Katelyn, Meghan, Cameron & Sammies Grandma
Shannon Bintz I am a wife and a mother of 5 beautiful children. I am hard working, conscientious, loving, dependable, perfectionistic and can also be a little obsessive at times. My kids say that I am a pretty “cool” mom. My friends say that I am a little crazy. Consultant Married with 5 kids, 2 dogs, 2 cats, and 56 Koi Fish Loves to do construction & organizational projects Hates most cooked vegetables Loves to watch husband race Loves the ocean and its many temperaments
Call Me Daddy
Scot Sloan Life is too precious not to enjoy it right now Computer Guy Proud Husband and Father Chevy Silverado Scot with 1 “t” Former Navy Officer
Justin Deltener Home improvements, improvements, improvements. Almost done, maybe Chief Technical Officer AKA CTO Married | 2 Children Chevy Silverado 1500 treated like a 3500 Lives in the middle of almost nowhere Would like to get into Robotics Motorcycle Rookie
Jeff Vanlaningham Not sure who I would play in Star Wars… The President Married | 3 Children Part Time Landscaper Classic Rock and Jazz, Ya I Said It Minot State University (7 Year Degree) Maybe it’s time to write a book
Scott Bintz Well, where should we begin…West Palm Beach to Jamestown and a lot in between
People of the World… CEO | Occasional janitor, chair spinner Married with 5 kids, 3 dogs, and 1 cat Eats cookies and milk or a blizzard before bed Loves Dirt Track Racing Hopes to travel to Vermont someday Scott Bintz Racing | More about Scott Bintz
Director of Web Content Loves dancing in the rain Proud father of 3 – 2 boys & 1 girl AKA: Grinderman, Shawn-O, Sparky, Pimp Favorite Movies: The Crow, The Matrix, Constantine
Order Fulfillment Specialist Married to Jon Likes to play softball Loves the color purple Loves to laugh
Jenn Sloan Trainer I am always right, just ask me! Proud wife and mother of 3 Has a cat named Lily and a dog named Sam Doesn’t like bugs She knows almost every person she meets
Customer Loyalty Specialist I have 3 boys and a wonderful better half I live on a farm and love animals Social butterfly I love fishing and hunting!!!
Accounting Assistant Married to a wonderful husband Tom One kid – dog named Gypsy Remember the Golden Rule!
Web Developer V Justin’s twin brother (the better looking one). Married with 3 kids (1 boy, 2 girls – the boy and a girl being twins) I met my wife while she was on vacation in Fargo. 3 months after meeting her, I moved to Vail, CO. so we could get to know each other. 3 years later, we married and moved back to Fargo. It was me, not Al Gore who created the internet.. So, you’re welcome. I enjoy storm chasing, Chinese food, programming, designing websites, widgets, turn-key solutions, and enterprise cloud infrastructure assembly integrations. I secretly want to be a Ninja
Debi Reberg My Name is Debi, but I will answer to Debbie Director of Happiness Three kids, one LOUD parrot Interested in everything paranormal – amateur ghost hunter Master practical joker and photobomber My nickname: Mamabear
Josh Krahler Let’s Go to Vegas, well okay how about Dakota Magic instead Brand Manager Pro Gambler Ford F-150 – Need I Say More Black Jack Baby not Bingo
Tami Hayes Brand Manager Mother to 2 kids, 1 girl and 1 boy Loves shopping, but wonders where all her money goes Wants to travel the world Majoring in Psychology because she likes to pick people’s brains apart Loves all kinds of music
Tammy Nelson I love spending time with family and friends. I try to enjoy every moment because life is too short to watch it pass by. Returns Dept Manager I have a 3yr old step son and a wonderful better half I rode out my trailer house half a city block in a tornado I have 2 brothers, 1 sister, 3 nieces, and 1 nephew I may be short, but I am too tall to be one of the 7 dwarves I do not like flying monkeys
Jordan Buermann Front End Developer Girlfriend named Brandi Favorite Musical Artist: Tom Waits Mt Dew addict
Live….Love….Laugh….That about sums me up!
Assistant Bean Counter Married to John, YAY! 4 AMAZING boys 1 little poodle named Allie (she’s a real cutie) Degree in Criminal Justice with minors in History and English
Eric Paulson Web Developer Grew up in the Twin Cities Enjoy watching the Twins and Vikings Father of 3 beautiful kids aged 7, 8 and 9 Loves rock music Loves horror novels
Lindsey Volker Graphic Design Extraordinaire Graphic Designer I play guitar and my favorite kinds of music are Indie and Alternative Favorite TV shows: Dexter, The Walking Dead, The Office, Castle, and The X-Files Has seen every episode of The Monkees and got to meet Peter Tork I like to read books, watch movies, work out and spend time with family and friends I am a cat person
Rod Wanamaker Weekend Warrior Lead Married for 19 years 2 kids (1 girl & 1 boy) Fat dog named “HOSS” Enjoy remodeling projects Was told my hair is thinning
Chad Bolte Business Development Director My number at RealTruck is 80 I seek out and am always on the lookout for the perfect nachos I’m fun to hang out with – ask anyone! I love North Dakota’s cold weather
Jill Verke Accounting Assistant I’m a proud mommy to my son, Kale I love to watch football all day on Sunday I’m addicted to the show “Chopped” The only vegetable I like is carrots, but not cooked carrots
Katelyn Boyd Accounts Payable Been with my high school sweetheart since 2008 Going to school for Business 2nd daughter of CEO Been with RealTruck on and off for the past five years Don’t like chocolate or feet
Denise Stockert Returns Specialist Husband (love of my life) of 8 years Brett One stepdaughter Alexis (13), one son Ashton (8), and one daughter Cadence (7) I love hockey! Favorite TV show right now is One Tree Hill. I am kind of obsessed! Lillies are my favorite flowers. I have them all over the yard.
Bill Sullivan Systems Administrator / Jedi Master Married | 3 Cats Musician, play a plethora of instruments Builds / repairs musical stringed instruments Loves to work with metal fabrication Owns a set of golf clubs, but not good at it
Meghan Bintz Receptionist Loves cheerleading and dancing Obsessed with zebras 3rd daughter of the CEO Goes to Jamestown High School I enjoy eating, sleeping, and summer time!
Josh Grindheim Gnar Expert / Digital Marketing & PPC Specialist I grew up racing motorcycles in the deserts of SoCal I am a member of the Student Media Club at Jamestown College and work in the T.V. department I love to go off-roading I am an experienced video editor I know how to screen print and like to make my own apparel
Mel O’ Dee Horejsi Receptionist Married to Dave with 3 grown children (2 girls, 1 boy) and 4 wonderful grandchildren Pizza and chocolate! Favorite color is purple I love to watch HGTV Need to brush up on my rubber band shooting skills
Eric Rivera Bilingual Customer Loyalty Specialist Loves to listen to Spanish and country music My favorite colors are black and white Love to cook! I have 2 brothers and 3 sisters
Kelsey Barstad Training Coordinator You’ll constantly find me with my nose in a book, and a quilt on my lap I’m obsessed with my gorgeous niece, LT Bad grammar makes me cringe I’m a lover of coffee and chocolate … I blame my mom for these habits
Heather Mittleider Customer Loyalty Specialist Listens to country and rock Dog lover: Black Lab named Crush and Yellow Lab named Remington Enjoys spending free time by the water (tubing, fishing, relaxing) Like to paint, especially landscapes
Jason Lavold Videographer/ Editor Married, son (Max), golden retriever, husky, and 2 cats Huge Halo fan Loves to spend time in northern Minnesota Favorite holiday is Halloween
Resa Miller Order Fulfillment Specialist Love cats I am the oldest of two kids but I am also the shortest Cannot throw a football to save my soul I believe that a chocolate a day keeps the doctor away Loves sunshine and summertime
Dawn Erdahl Customer Loyalty Specialist Love to play in the dirt – playing on ATV, dirt track racing, or playing in my flowerbeds Married to Shawn Erdahl and have 2 children: son Ryan and daughter Paytan Have 3 pets: 2 cats named Izzy BooBoo and Braxy Fat Cat, and dog named Jaxson or Vicious Dog I have 2 tattoos, trying to decide on the 3rd And I am NOT short, I am vertically challenged (aka fun sized!)
Jessica Bontjes Controller Boyfriend named Ben, he’s the best! Believer that laughter is an instant vacation Like projects that involve any type of crafting Always brake for turtles crossing the road
Andre’ Palmier Social Media Mogul & Email Marketing Specialist I’m a gun nut I give my dogs people names (Steve & Bryan) I’m on a big warrior style yoga kick right now Bacon is proof that God exists and wants me to be happy 42
Jacci Baker Customer Loyalty Specialist I am married to Lowell and we have one son, Jake Love to scrapbook Have a schoolhouse we have remodeled into a home Have three cats and one dog
John Scott Product Installation Specialist Married to Cathy for 20 years Have 4 pretty awesome boys Love old trucks What if the Hokey-Pokey really is all that it’s about?
Marina Willey Accounting Team Lead My favorite color is purple I am scared of spiders … yuck! I have been tandem skydiving I am a fan of Duck Dynasty, The Walking Dead, Big Brother, and Survivor
Candace Kraft Customer Loyalty Specialist Avid birdwatcher Loves FRESH sushi Loves tropical weather, the ocean, the prairie, the woods, and basically any natural outdoor setting Have visited Holland, Hawaii, Florida, and Texas Doting auntie to a three-year-old Have two obese cats: Corky and Ali (named after Muhammad)
Matt Sather Brand Manager Assistant From South Dakota; North Dakota State University graduate My phone is within reach 24 hours a day Not always honest when playing Risk Would rather not wear socks Doesn’t recommend eating hamburger in southeast Asia
Jessica Walters Night Customer Service Lead – Graphic Design Intern I love Italian food and anything deep fry-able I’m the News Director at my college Majoring in Criminal Justice I adore cats and all cute fuzzy creatures I enjoy riding my dirtbike with Josh and learning how to work on it Addicted to Monster Energy Drinks … but only the original GREEN
Shelly DeJong Customer Loyalty Specialist My favorite TV show is Duck Dynasty My dislikes are roast beef and the color yellow One daughter and two teenage grandchildren I love, love, love NAPS!
Thomas Just Customer Service Specialist I have been with my wife, Kristi, for six years I love Chevys from the 40′s and 50′s I own and am rat rodding a 1951 Chevy Styleline Deluxe I cannot live without my Netflix (on Xbox, of course) My favorite colors are blue, black, and silver
Kiella Robillard Brand Manager Assistant I have a very large family Have family in Hawaii and I truly love it there I like to make 3D animations Really enjoy listening to music Definitely a dog person rather than a cat person I like to read books (whenever I have a free moment)
Austin Gensburger Customer Loyalty Connoisseur Huge Minnesota Vikings Fan, SKOL My dog Rondo has a very large personality I’m 50 percent Irish and the rest is Scottish and German, so my goatee is red, brown, blonde, with some white hairs as well I have a blue-eyed blonde wife and a blue-eyed daughter. Love them to death RealTruck is the by far the best place you could ever work for!
Antinea Ascione Marketing Coordinator I love bacon. And micro-pigs. And contradictions Spend my free time reading and watching sci-fi and fantasy like it’s my (second) job My love for cheese has no bounds. Except my lactose intolerance Lacks craft skills. It all began with my inability to color within the lines as a wee lass
Tyler Tadych Executive Assistant I pretend to be good at golf I’m an avid snowmobiler I love Motorsports
Patrick Gossett Customer Loyalty Specialist Godzilla fanatic Retro-game connoisseur Internet addict Never leaves the house!
Alex “Hawaiian Warrior” Cortez Customer Service Legend I pop caps daily Shown Shelly how to throw up “West Side” Where I come from, it is called Carl’s Jr Once killed a spider with my bare hands Thinks you should never trust a wizard by his beard
Benjamin Grindheim Customer Loyalty Specialist My world revolves around my son I love to ride dirt-bikes I have a passion for working on off-road trucks Love to hunt and ice fish Favorite saying is, “Family comes above all”
Stephen Soulsby “Me fail English? That’s unpossible!” – Ralph Wiggum Data Manager, ASE Certified, part-time family/neighborhood mechanic My ride is a 2009 F-150 short bed, regular cab – 2″. Lowered with a few mods Air Force Brat from Sheppard AFB, TX; Grew up mostly in Maryland near DC Despise all forms of seafood! Who was the first person to see an ugly crab eating a rancid fish and say “I’m so going to eat them!”? Avid proponent of the metric system, including the 24-hour clock and day/month/year format Firmly believe changing a tire and checking the oil should be part of the driver’s license test Would’ve been a mechanic by trade, but I have a difficult time processing statements such as “You can’t replace just one brake pad?”
Ed Jackson Returns Specialist Married with no kids I have a dog named Oreo and a cat called Snickers I enjoy spending time with my family Working for RealTruck.com is just a temporary gig for me. Soon I will start my plan to become the Supreme Dictator of the World
Brendan Marshall Customer Loyalty Specialist I love reading and learning trivia Willing to try (almost) anything Imagines being a Ninja
Dustan Johnson Customer Loyalty Specialist Thinks ranch dressing goes well with everything Loves to game Born and raised in Grand Forks. “Go Sioux!” Has two sons – Gabe and Tyr Loves to cook
Shannon Schlenker Handy Man I am a B-Mod Racer … for now. Married to the beautiful Jackie, with one daughter, Payton the Princess. A lover of McDonalds. Native North Dakotan from Medina. Does NOT like cats!
Shane Pettys Customer Loyalty Specialist 3rd-degree belt in Taekwondo Married, with 2 kids Have 3 dogs Loves cheese. If it has cheese on it, I will eat it Addicted to Amazon and Netflix
Tyler Ford Video Editor / Videographer Also know as the Video Wiz Kid Favorite band is Linkin Park – have seen them live. Huge passion for film and video (explains the job title) Born and raised in Jamestown, ND
Eric Miner System Analyst Has two dogs: a westie and a scottie/schnauzer/something mix Avid PC gamer (no I haven’t played Counterstrike, DOTA, or LoL) Arcade geek! Owns three arcade cabinets and I am building another Someday I want to open a Barcade Pretzel connoisseur (I love em!)
Abhishek KC Web Minion I like anything associated with football (soccer) Have 2 gold fish named Mamphuli and Mamphulii. Mamphulii ate Mamphuli Dream of visiting the Theater of Dreams, Old Trafford stadium (the home of Manchester United) and watching a game When it comes to projects, I’m like a peon from Warcraft III, gathering resources for the completion of the task I have 3 level 90 characters in World of Warcraft. I have a social life but no sleep – one of the dreadful trade-offs Did I mention I am a huge Manchester United Fan?
Alaina D’Angelo Social Communications Guru I like football, fishing, hunting – everything but shovelling snow Coffee is a way of life. I’m not social until my 2nd cup Currently a National Guard Soldier in my first 6-year enlistment, but most likely will end up a lifer! I like to picture moments in my life with background music! Lucky to have found the mac to my cheese – Johnny Jerome. I LOVE finding the beauty in everything, besides feet … I really hate feet!
Johnny Jerome Customer Loyalty Connoisseur The illegitimate love child of Denzel Washington Die Hard Quentin Tarantino fan … no, seriously I have an awesome fiancée, 2 black labs, and a cat named Mitus If everyone has jobs in Heaven I hope St. Peter says, “Welcome back to RealTruck” I am a HUGE movie fan
Steve Gibbs Web Developer Ninja My wife is a twin Love to ride motorcycle Slightly below average golfer I’m a dog person but I have two cats