OUR TEAM

ALWAYS DEDICATED AND DEVOTED

Our team of full time, part time and contracted resources are ready to work with you. Please let us know how we can help.

Jerrod Dulmes

Jerrod Dulmes

President

The core of our business is creating lasting relationships through transparent communication, quality parts, and always being there when you need us.

  • Optimum Crush Founder
  • Lead or major design contributor for 10 different Cone Crushers
  • 15 Years Crushing Experience

Steve Starke

Steve Starke

Operations Manager

I strive to be the best in the industry at executing an order through receipt to it’s shipment. We understand the importance of execution and the need to do it quickly and accurately.

  • 20 years of Operations Experience
  • 9 years of Purchasing Management
  • 14 years experience with cone crusher equipment procurement

Dale Holzhausen

Dale Holzhausen

Account Manager

Throughout my career I have focused on the successes of my clients.

  • Applications, Sales, Training, Commissioning and Product Support Experience
  • Domestic and International Travels to Meet a Client’s Needs
  • Over 35 years of Experience in the Aggregate and Mining Industries

Jennifer Enright

Jennifer Enright

Executive Assistant

Jane of all trades, working on a number of different projects from sales to marketing to project management.

  • Social Media Manager
  • Event planning extraordinaire
  • Optimum Giving Coordinator

Jeff Inman

Jeff Inman

Product Engineer

I take a hands-on, practical, approach to my engineering responsibilities. Emphasis goes into thinking like a client to keep things simple, reliable, and durable.

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 4 years of mechanical diagnostic experience

Walt Repinski

Walt Repinski

Design Consultant

Knowledgeable with Cone Crusher Design. Over 40 years of drafting and design experience of large machinery.

  • Involved with industry-changing crushing development design
  • Developed the core design of 11 different Cone Crushers ranging from 200hp to 2500hp
  • Involved and named in several patents

Shane Walker

Shane Walker

Account Manager

Hands-on approach to help clients with their Cone Crusher and all the equipment that surrounds it.

  • Mine Crusher Maintenance Manager experience
  • Developed the Crushing Wear Parts Division of a world-class foundry in North America
  • MT Level II Certified

Steve Lovell

Steve Lovell

Mining Consultant

I've developed and led the quality control program for crushing and milling for one of the largest mining equipment suppliers in the world.

  • 50+ years in manufacturing and quality
  • Global quality director for FLSmidth Minerals, (retired)
  • Practical innovator, published technical writer, US patent holder

Ken Olson

Ken Olson

Mining Consultant

I've developed and led the quality control program for crushing and milling for one of the largest mining equipment suppliers in the world.

  • Degreed Mining Engineer with 18 years experience in Mining
  • 20 plus years experience with Crusher OEM Maintenance and Operations
  • Offer onsite Crusher Plant Operations and Maintenance Audits

Leary Peterson

Leary Peterson

Inventory Manager

44 years of dedication to heavy machinery design.

  • Engineering and field responsibility for rail track machinery
  • Broad knowledge of metals, casting and welding processes
  • Multiple patents for mechanical machine designs

Kurt O'Bryan

Kurt O'Bryan

Comminution Consultant

Achievements in process modeling, automation, instrumentation and plant optimizations led to his role as a key innovator in developing high performance comminution machines.

  • Developed first 1,000 hp & 2,500 hp cone crushers
  • Highly skilled in optimizing machine performance