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
  • 20+ Years Crushing Experience
  • US Patent holder

Steve Starke

Steve Starke

Director - Operations

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

Director - Technical Support

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

Wang Ke

Wang Ke

Manufacturing Engineer

Manages the China supply chain and product quality control for the Optimum Crush warehouse and office in Qingdao.

  • Degreed manufacturing engineer
  • 14 Years experience in Mechanical and Product Development
  • Fluent bi-lingual

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

Amy Pepin

Amy Pepin

Controller

I take care of all the accounting related functions including reviewing financial transactions, compiling month-end reports and completing detailed analysis and research based on the specification of others.

  • Heavily involved in implementing the ERP system
  • Resource for everything accounting and finance related

Kurt Mazzoni

Kurt Mazzoni

Product Specialist

20 Years experience in mechanics of cone and jaw crushers

  • Assembly/Disassembly
  • Inspection & Repairs
  • Complete refurbishment

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

Chris Wade

Chris Wade

Product Specialist

  • Key Contributor of Excel Crusher Technologies and the Raptor Cone Crusher
  • Total commitment to supporting customers and their needs globally
  • Manufacturing, Applications, Sales, Service, Trouble Shooting and Product Improvement
  • 45 Year of Experience in the Mining and Aggregate Industries

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

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