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Sales Team

Serving Up Unbeatable Service

AccuTemp’s sales staff is here to help in any way we can. If you’re thinking about adding AccuTemp to your kitchen, we can help with product demonstrations, specifications and answers to all your questions. Even after a sale, we’re still here to help – because we believe in building real relationships, not just making a quick sale.

Sales / Marketing Support

John Pennington, CFSP

John Pennington, CFSP

VICE PRESIDENT / DIRECTOR OF SALES & MARKETING

SERVING ACCUTEMP CUSTOMERS SINCE 2001

Utilizing his background as a Chef and District Manager for a regional chain, John joined AccuTemp in 2001 as a Territory Manager covering Utah and Arizona. He is also AccuTemp’s first Corporate Chef. Over the years John has grown along with AccuTemp to provide high quality, innovative cooking solutions for every segment in the food service industry. John was also integral in launching our amazing Lifetime Service and Support Guarantee on all of our equipment. This ensures that even after the warranty is expired, customers can still get access to direct factory trained technician 7 days a week. John is still very engaged in working with customers and loves nothing more than utilizing his 36 years of experience in the food service industry to help customers find cooking and flow solutions that move their business and production forward.

Office: 800-210-5907 x 2300
Direct: 260-498-2300
jpennington@accutemp.net

Alex Alford, CFSP

Alex Alford, CFSP

Marketing Manager

SERVING ACCUTEMP CUSTOMERS SINCE 2013

Alex Alford joined AccuTemp in 2013 upon completing her degree in Management at Indiana University. In her role she conceptualizes, develops and manages strategic marketing campaigns including branding, direct mail, print and web advertising, sales collateral materials, PR and promotional efforts to drive brand awareness and optimize ROI. Alex works closely with the Executive Team to plan and execute all marketing initiatives.

Office: 800-210-5907 x 2338
Direct: 260-498-2338
aalford@accutemp.net

Nichole Root

Nichole Root

Videographer / Marketing Specialist

SERVING ACCUTEMP CUSTOMERS SINCE 2022

Nichole joined the AccuTemp Marketing Department in June of 2022. Drawn to video creation from youth, she made it her career. Previously, she has worked in Broadcast Television in Fort Wayne, as a video creator and editor for Ivy Tech, as well as time in the marketing department of Ivy Tech. She has volunteered with Big Brothers, Big Sisters for many years and local film and art non-profits. Nichole is enthusiastically using her video expertise to showcase AccuTemp’s innovative kitchen equipment product lines. You can find her work on all of AccuTemp’s online platforms and website.

Office: 800-210-5907 x 2206
Direct: 260-498-2206
nroot@accutemp.net

Lanna Cain

Lanna Cain

Administrative Coordinator

SERVING ACCUTEMP CUSTOMERS SINCE 2023

Lanna joined AccuTemp in August of 2023 becoming our Administrative Coordinator. She has an associate degree of science in business management and has been working in customer service and management roles since 2005. Before coming to Accutemp Lanna worked for a communications company for 12 years doing various jobs from customer service, to taking escalated customer complaints, analyzing customer’s accounts, and working closely with the executive team.

Office: 800-210-5907 x 2114
Direct: 260-498-2114
lcain@accutemp.net

Territory Managers

Katie Diehl

Katie Diehl

TERRITORY MANAGER - AZ, CO, KS, MO, NM, UT

SERVING ACCUTEMP CUSTOMERS SINCE 2017
Katie Diehl joined Accutemp in 2017. She attended college at IPFW and has many years of food service experience, including managing a kitchen and sales for a major broadline food distributor. Katie brings a wealth of knowledge from both sides of the industry and is eager to help in anyway she can! 

Office: 800-210-5907 x 2208
Direct: 260-498-2208
kdiehl@accutemp.net

Kenny Walpole, CEC

Kenny Walpole, CEC

TERRITORY MANAGER - AL, AR, MS, LA, TN

SERVING ACCUTEMP CUSTOMERS SINCE 2007
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 Houlihan’s 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. He 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
kwalpole@accutemp.net

SHARON JACKSON, CFSP

SHARON JACKSON, CFSP

TERRITORY MANAGER - AK, ID, MT, OR, WA, WY

SERVING ACCUTEMP CUSTOMERS SINCE 2010
Sharon Jackson is an integral part of the sales and marketing departments of AccuTemp Products. 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 2333
Direct: 260-498-2333
sjackson@accutemp.net

JON REDER, CFSP

JON REDER, CFSP

TERRITORY MANAGER - IN, KY, MI, OH, WV

SERVING ACCUTEMP CUSTOMERS SINCE 2013
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 food service distributor. In 2017, Jon transitioned into his current territory and is excited to 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 2321
Direct: 260-498-2321
jreder@accutemp.net

Shaun Loomis

Shaun Loomis

TERRITORY MANAGER - NORTH TEXAS, OK

SERVING ACCUTEMP CUSTOMERS SINCE 2018
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 more than 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 begin new relationships, and build on what has already been started at AccuTemp.

Office: 800-210-5907 x 2330
Direct: 260-498-2330
sloomis@accutemp.net

Tami Krause, CFSP

Tami Krause, CFSP

Territory Manager - CA, HI, NV

SERVING ACCUTEMP CUSTOMERS SINCE 2005
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
tkrause@accutemp.net

Lisa Sorge, CFSP

Lisa Sorge, CFSP

TERRITORY MANAGER - NC, SC, GA, VA

SERVING ACCUTEMP CUSTOMERS SINCE 2012
Lisa is the territory manager for GA, NC, SC, and VA. 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 University 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 customers’ needs.

Office: 800-210-5907 x 2337
Direct: 260-498-2337
lsorge@accutemp.net

Jim Gallagher

Jim Gallagher

TERRITORY MANAGER - SOUTH TEXAS

SERVING ACCUTEMP CUSTOMERS SINCE 2021

Jim re-joined AccuTemp in December 2021. He was with AccuTemp for close to 14 years previously and served in many divisions of the company. Jim has a Communication Degree from Sinclair College.He served in the United States Air Force as a Security Specialist and has produced and worked with many media companies from national radio broadcasting to Time Magazine, and recently worked with international and North American food production plants and grocery stores for over 20 years. Jim and his wife Connie have raised four daughters. He is excited to be serving South Texas and back where his food service capital equipment sales started over 20 years ago.

Office: 800-210-5907 x 2320
Direct: 260-498-2320
jgallagher@accutemp.net

Jim Houser

Jim Houser

TERRITORY MANAGER- IA, IL, MN, WI, ND, SD, NE

SERVING ACCUTEMP CUSTOMERS SINCE 2022

Jim Houser joined AccuTemp in January 2022 as a Territory Manager for IN, IL and KY. Jim studied Culinary Arts locally at IVY Tech and worked in the food industry for 28 years. Experiences include Country Clubs, Restaurants, Healthcare and Consulting for Healthcare Foodservice. Jim has held the position of Executive Chef for Parkview Health, Peabody Retirement Community, Lutheran Hospital and worked as an Executive Success Coach for Don Miller and Associates (DM&A). Joining forces now with AccuTemp he will utilize his experience and assist all culinary operations discover the power of Steam.

Office: 800-210-5907 x 2328
Direct: 260-498-2328
jhouser@accutemp.net

RACHELLE COLE

RACHELLE COLE

TERRITORY MANAGER – FL

SERVING ACCUTEMP CUSTOMERS SINCE 2017
Rachelle joined AccuTemp in October 2017 as a sales assistant and was promoted into the Northwest Territory. 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 2314
Direct: 260-498-2314
rcole@accutemp.net

KEELAN THOMPSON

KEELAN THOMPSON

TERRITORY MANAGER - DC, DE, MD, PA

Keelan joined AccuTemp in 2022. He attended culinary school at San Diego Culinary Institute. His culinary career started in San Diego California before he moved to Washington D.C.  First Working as a chef in some locally owned restaurants before eventually working for the Four Seasons at Michael Mina’s Bourbon Steak in Georgetown.  After working at Bourbon Steak, Keelan transitioned his career into sales working for Cuisine Solutions selling Sous-Vide cooked products to grocery retailers. His culinary skills as well as his food sales experience give him a unique perspective in our industry.

Office: 800-210-5907 x 2312
Direct: 260-498-2312
kthompson@accutemp.net

Alicia Glick

Alicia Glick

TERRITORY MANAGER - CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT

SERVING ACCUTEMP CUSTOMERS SINCE 2016
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 food service 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 2317
Direct: 260-498-2317
aglick@accutemp.net

National Accounts / Specialty Sales

Mike Lee, CFSP

Mike Lee, CFSP

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CHAIN RESTAURANT/ NATIONAL ACCOUNTS

SERVING ACCUTEMP CUSTOMERS SINCE 1997
Mike Lee has been with AccuTemp Products, Inc since February 1997. He was hired to develop and manage the National Accounts Business. Mike’s product knowledge and dedication to our customers has made him a valued member of the National Account Team for the last 20 plus years. Mike’s strengths include developing strong business relationships and focusing on customer’s needs. Mike received the  CFSP Accreditation in 2015. He is available anytime to discuss your company’s equipment needs. Please contact Mike if have any questions relating to the AccuTemp Product Line.

Office: 800-210-5907 x 2308
Direct: 260-498-2308
mlee@accutemp.net

Diane White, CFSP

Diane White, CFSP

VICE PRESIDENT, NATIONAL ACCOUNTS

SERVING ACCUTEMP CUSTOMERS SINCE 2011
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.

Office: 800-210-5907 x 2307
Direct: 502-643-7562
dwhite@accutemp.net

Dean Stanley

Dean Stanley

Director of Military Sales & Regulatory Compliance

SERVING ACCUTEMP CUSTOMERS SINCE 2003
Dean join AccuTemp in 2003 as VP, Engineering. After thirteen years of new product innovation, improvements and production releases by the Engineering team, he led several special Engineering projects for four years.  He moved into Sales in mid-year 2020 to his current role as Director of Military Sales & Regulatory Compliance.  He is charged with expanding the military segment to more US military vessels, galleys and kitchens, NATO allies, internal military bases and other maritime applications.  He continues to lead the Regulatory Compliance activities which include UL electric and gas safety, NSF sanitation, ENERGY STAR certification and ASTM F26 committee participation, which he has managed since coming to AccuTemp.  He has met with many customers of all sizes and going-to-market strategies, domestic and international, including many visits at the US Army Soldier Systems Center in Natick, MA and others visits at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Honolulu, HI and Naval Station Norfolk, Norfolk, VA.

Dean is a graduate of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology with a BS in Mechanical Engineering.  At his first company, Magnavox Electronics Systems Company, he developed mechanical engineering design systems of battlefield communications equipment for the US Army during four years and submarine-locating sonobuoys for the US Navy during six years.  He moved on to Tokheim Corporation, the largest independent manufacturer of fuel dispensers in the world, for eight and a half years, spending two years in Caen (Normandy), France with his family at a French subsidiary.  His last position was Director of Engineering for their $120M US operating company.  He is married, has five children and four grandchildren.

Office: 800-210-5907 x 2306
Direct: 260-498-2306
dstanley@accutemp.net

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