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.
Chris Muto - Salesman

Chris Muto

Salesman
Years at Alderman’s: Since 1996 Years working on farm related machinery: Bachelors degree from EMU, many years selling farm machinery. Grew up on a family farm. Extended sales training received: CaseIH/ MAGNUM/ STEIGER/ PUMA/ FARMALL, CaseIH tillage, Hardi sprayers, KINZE planters, Kuhn hay & forage, and Salford Specialty: Loves to sell KUHN hay rakes, manure spreaders, and feed mixers. Family: 2 children and 5 grandchildren Jacob, Caleb, Mason, Kenzie, and Eve. Hobby’s and interests: Working around the house, fixing-up the old Farmall, and “hunkering down for the Winter”.
Rick Wilson - Salesman

Rick Wilson

Salesman
Hometown: Ithaca, MI Years at Alderman’s: Since 2012 Years selling farm related machinery: With the help of Wade, Tim, and my dad John, I am learning more and getting lots of experience. Extended sales training received: CaseIH intensive sales training, Case Alpha-Series skid-steer loaders, CaseIH MAGNUM/STEIGER/PUMA, Kinze planter sales training. Specialty: High horsepower CaseIH. Family: Wife Tammy and children Caden and Ciara. Hobies and Interests: Traveling, Ithaca Area Schools Board of Education, following my kids activities.
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.

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.

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
TODD OTTO AKA: "UNCLE TODD" - SERVICE TECHNICIAN

TODD OTTO AKA: "UNCLE TODD"

SERVICE TECHNICIAN
Hometown: Corunna, Michigan Years at Alderman’s: Since 2012 Years working on farm related machinery: Grew up on family farm. Currently operating small farming operation. Extended service training received: Kubota hay tools, Kubota skid-steers. Specialty: Kubota set-up and repair, hay tools, diesel engine diagnosis and repair. Family: wife Miranda son Vance. Hobbies and interests: Farming
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.
KEVIN M. STARKEN AKA: "MICHAEL" - SERVICE TECHNICIAN

KEVIN M. STARKEN AKA: "MICHAEL"

SERVICE TECHNICIAN
Hometown: Williamston, Michigan Years at Alderman’s: Since 2011 Years working on farm related machinery: Grew up on a family farm. Extended service training received: Currently enrolled in Baker University Auto-Diesel Institute. Specialty: Diesel engine repair and rebuilding, combine repair and rebuilding, expert detailer. Family: SINGLE Hobbies and interests: Hunting, riding dirt bikes, snowmobiling.
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.