Minnich announces western region sales manager, other personnel additions

Minnich Manufacturing has hired Mike Rabideau as western region sales manager and adds six staff members.

Rabideau joins Minnich after 16 years at Wyco, where he most recently served as western region sales manager. At Minnich, he will be responsible for sales and service across 12 states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Montana, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

Mike Rabideau
Mike Rabideau

“Mike will be an outstanding resource for western dealers and contractors,” says Todd Jurjevic, Minnich vice president of sales. “He brings deep product knowledge and a passion for helping dealers and customers succeed. We’re excited to add him to the Minnich team.”

After starting his career as an assembler of vibration products in 2001, Rabideau transitioned into service technician roles before becoming a product specialist. He was named Wyco’s western region sales manager in 2014 and covered all states west of the Mississippi River.

Minnich also announces a variety of other personnel additions, including:

  • Allen Bragg, manufacturing engineer/CNC. Bragg is responsible for initializing and controlling the CNC machining process.
  • Dave Clute, senior project engineer. Clute’s responsibilities include new product development, lean manufacturing and project management.
  • Zach Farley, engineer. Farley designs tooling and fixtures to efficiently manufacture Minnich products.
  • Jake Ihaz, director of information technology. Ihaz oversees all forms of computer technology at Minnich.
  • Suzanne Medved, administration/purchasing assistant. Medved helps manage workflow and purchasing processes.
  • Triton Minnich, marketing, social media and graphic design. Minnich manages digital marketing efforts and handles graphic design.