Sales Staff

Tim Alderman - Owner/President

Tim Alderman

Owner/President
Hometown: Owosso, MI Years at Alderman’s: Since 1992 Years working on farm related machinery: Grew up in the business. Extended sales training received: CaseIH Alpha-Series skid steers, CaseIH high horsepower, Advance Farming Systems, & KINZE planters. Specialty: Kubota B-L-M Series, Cub Cadet OPE Family: Wife Tricia, son Kelvin and daughter Alison Hobby’s and interests: Traveling, playing golf, playing drums in a small rock & roll band, and spending time at Higgins Lake.
Victor Stechschulte - Salesman

Victor Stechschulte

Salesman
Hometown: Owosso, MI Years at Alderman’s: Since 1994 Years working with farm related machinery: Worked on my family dairy farm all my life. Opened a farm tire business and also worked at an elevator before coming to Alderman’s Extended sales training received: Kinze planters, Hardi Sprayers, Case Alpha-Series skid steers, Monosem planters, CaseIH Tillage Specialty: Kinze planters & Hardi sprayers Family: Wife Patty, 3 daughters, 3 grand children Hobby’s and interests: Part-time farmer, loves to work around the farm and traveling with my family.
Matt Freeman - Salesman

Matt Freeman

Salesman
Matt graduated from Owosso High School in 2013. He played football at Northwood University in Midland and graduated with his bachelors degree from Northwood in sales and marketing in 2017. He has always been interested in pursuing a career in the agricultural industry. Matt brings energy and enthusiasm to our sales staff. Please help us welcome Matt to our sales staff!
Todd Otto - Sales

Todd Otto

Sales

Parts Staff

Matt Travis - Parts Manager

Matt Travis

Parts Manager
Hometown: Flint, Michigan Years at Alderman’s: Since 2012 Years working in the equipment industry: Since 1996 Extended training received: CaseIH Next-Gen Parts Catalog, CaseIH Counter Of Attack, CaseIH Creating A High Performance Parts Department Specialty: Purchasing, team building, inventory management, cost structuring, merchandising, stock order management, CaseIH programs. Family: Wife Stephanie, children Mackenzie, Madison, Emma, & Hunter. Hobbies and interests: Outdoor interests, traveling, working on my house, music.
Bill Davenport - Partsman

Bill Davenport

Partsman
Hometown: Bancroft, Michigan Years at Alderman’s: Since 1982 Years working on farm related machinery: Since 1982 Extended parts training received: CaseIH Next Generation Parts Catalog, CaseIH Counter Of Attack, other too numerous to mention. Specialty: Vast knowledge of Cub Cadet, Kubota, IH, Farmall, and CaseIH parts. Family: Married to Cheryl. Daughters Lyndsi & Kendall Hobbies and interests: Bow, rifle, and muzzle loader hunting. Snowmobiling, ice fishing, yard work, playing cards. Traveling!!!
Jim Jones - Partsman

Jim Jones

Partsman
Hometown: Birch Run, Michigan Years at Alderman’s: Since 2015 Relevant Experience: 3 years in equipment parts sales, raised on a family farm in Indiana. Family: Married to Kathy. Boys Klay, Kris, and Jacob. 2 grandkids Lily and Cooper Hobbies & Interests: Woodworking, fishing, hunting, reading, traveling, spending time with family.
Luke Prost - Partsman

Luke Prost

Partsman
Hometown: Burton, MI Years at Alderman’s: Since 2017 Worked in the Parts industry since 1995 Training – CaseIH Next-Gen Parts Catalog, purchasing, inventory control management, merchandising and construction equipment parts training. Family: Married to Tami, son Michael (27) and wife Emily; daughter – Brittani (24) Hobbies and interest: Church, hunting, fishing, camping, music and being in the UP.
Joe Pelikan - Parts Sales - Kubota store

Joe Pelikan

Parts Sales - Kubota store
Joe has been working for Alderman's Incorporated since 1984 when he joined our service department. He's been in parts sales for nearly 20 years and has a wealth of knowledge to share with customers. Joe has been stationed at the Kubota store for the past 3 years and enjoys his new role and working environment immensely. Joe is married to Lori and has 3 daughters and one grandchild. He enjoys traveling, eating good food, and relaxing at home with his wife and family.

Service Staff

Deryl Freeman "Papa Bear" - Service Manager

Deryl Freeman "Papa Bear"

Service Manager
Hometown: Corunna, Michigan Years at Alderman’s: Since 1982 Years working on farm related machinery: Ever since I was a little kid Extended service training received: Too many to remember. Specialty: Troubleshooting, hydraulic systems, A/C, combines. Helping technicians solve problems. Family: Wife Erma, 2 grown boys Kyle and Chad. Hobbies and interests: Harley Davidson motorcycles.
Gary Smith AKA: "Big G" - Service Technician

Gary Smith AKA: "Big G"

Service Technician
Hometown: Howell, Michigan Years at Alderman’s: Since 2006 Years working on farm related machinery: My whole life. I grew up on a farm. Extended service training received: Computer diagnostics (CaseIH service tool shown below), electric and hydraulics. Specialty: Combines, electrical, overahuls, hydraulics Family: Wife Dana, 2 daughters Megan and Becca, 1 son Brayden Hobbies and interests: Camping, spending time with my family, driving anything RED, BBQ-ing anything (especially steak).
JEFF MEYER AKA: "THE HOBBIT" - Service Technician

JEFF MEYER AKA: "THE HOBBIT"

Service Technician
Hometown: Owosso, Michigan Years at Alderman’s: Since 2010 Years working on farm related machinery: 20+ years. Worked on a large farm in southeast Michigan for many years. Extended service training received: CaseIH MAGNUM & STEGER Tier IV engine, HARDI sprayer school, Kinze service school Specialty: Troubleshooting engine, transmission, and hydraulic systems, Advanced Farming Systems Family: Wife Amber, son Brice & daughter Gracie Hobbies and interests: Camping, spending time with family, working on anything with an engine.
Dan Wenzlik AKA: "Fireman Dan" - Serviceman

Dan Wenzlik AKA: "Fireman Dan"

Serviceman
Hometown: Lennon, Michigan Years at Alderman’s: Since 2009 Years working on farm related machinery: 4 years Extended service training received: Kinze and Hardi service schools Specialty: Machinery set-ups, Hardi sprayer diagnosis and repair Family: Wife June, son Josh Hobbies and interests: Volunteer fire fighter, avid outdoorsman
Brent Herd AKA: "Hobie" - Serviceman

Brent Herd AKA: "Hobie"

Serviceman
Hometown: Swartz Creek, Michigan Years at Alderman’s: Since 2000 Years working on farm related machinery: 10+ Extended service training received: CaseIH combine service school, Kubota service schools. Specialty: CaseIH Axial Flow combine repair, rebuilding, & maintenance. Family: Jennifer & Son Liam Hobbies and interests: Working on old machinery, fixing up my cars & house.
Jerry L. Ray, Jr. - SERVICE TECHNICIAN

Jerry L. Ray, Jr.

SERVICE TECHNICIAN
Hometown: Owosso, Michigan Years at Alderman’s: Since 1998 Years working on lawn & garden related machinery: Extended service training received: Attends all Cub Cadet service schools. Specialty: Cub Cadet lawn and garden service. Family: Wife Connie, 2 daughters. Hobby’s and interests: Camping, working on the house, outdoor activities.
Lemuel Brown, IV - Service Manager - Kubota

Lemuel Brown, IV

Service Manager - Kubota
Lemuel Brown, V - Service Technician - Kubota

Lemuel Brown, V

Service Technician - Kubota
Ryan Schoof - Service Technician - Kubota

Ryan Schoof

Service Technician - Kubota
Mike Gasper - Service Tech - Kubota

Mike Gasper

Service Tech - Kubota
Mike joined our service staff in August of 2017. He has a lifetime of mechanical ability from growing up on a farm.