Brad Van Rheenen worked with the Vermeer Corporation for 30 years until early 2019 when he came onboard with Vermeer Wisconsin as a Recycling and Forestry Specialist. Brad started his career at Vermeer Corporation as an assembly technician and then went on to work in the engineering department as a technician with duties including building and testing prototype tree care and recycling equipment. He went on to support the factory sales team as an Applications Specialist. With this role, he was primarily focused towards supporting dealers with new product releases and machine application support for the dealer and the end user. After many years of supporting Vermeer dealers globally, he is enjoying settling down in one of his favorites dealerships in Wisconsin. In his spare time, he enjoys riding his Harley with his wife, Shelley, grilling out with friends, camping, boating and spending time outdoors.
Since 2000, Chad has devoted his mechanical and sales expertise to the Trenchless / HDD market, specializing in the entire line-up of Vermeer Navigators and is a highly trained specialist in his field. With almost 25 years of service to Vermeer Wisconsin, Chad’s beginnings as a mechanic, and later territory sales rep, make him an expert in his current position as Sr. Navigator Specialist. We challenge you to find a bore that Chad cannot complete! He is a trusted ally to the customers he serves. Chad supports our entire territory, comprised of the state of Wisconsin, and the Michigan UP, and he is committed to supporting you in the field. Chad and his wife, Terri, live in the rural Merton. They have two children, Kyle and Brooke. Chad enjoys hunting and camping with his family and is a car enthusiast.
Paul Willinger has been with Vermeer Wisconsin since 1999. He learned a vast amount from his time spent working in the parts department before being promoted to a Navigator Product Specialist in 2005. Paul travels throughout Wisconsin and the Michigan UP supporting all trenchless related products such as specialty locating products, vacuum excavation systems, pneumatic piercing tools, and Armor Tooling to service your business needs.Paul proudly served with the United States Marine Corps and was deployed to Iraq returning in 2005. Paul lives in Muskego and enjoys hunting, fishing and volunteering at the veterans hospital.