W8619 Willis Ray Road Whitewater, WI 53190 262-473-2090 [email protected]
John Sotiros

John Sotiros

Sales Department
John started his sales career at his wife's family IH dealership in Antigo, Wisconsin. He then became a block man for J. I. Case Company, eventually managing the Case Company Store in Janesville. John started with us in 1972, and sold his first Feed Grinder before he was even officially hired. He has been a mentor, friend, and part of the Triebold Family ever since. John likes to tell how he sold the last new threshing machine ever purchased in the State of Wisconsin. He lives in Janesville with his wife Merdie, and is active in the Knights of Columbus and St. John Vianney Church.
Mark Triebold

Mark Triebold

President
One of Don Triebold's three sons, Mark grew up in the business; sweeping floors, painting buildings, and getting dirty. Despite all that, he knew early on that this was his chosen career. Mark obtained his Degree in Business from UW-Whitewater, and has been a member of Triebold Implement ever since. Mark has a keen eye for detail, and makes himself aware of every facet of our daily operations. Mark and his wife, Carrie, have two children, Taylor and Emily. Mark enjoys socializing with friends, and maintaining his home and yard.
Bill Rader

Bill Rader

Service Technician
Bill came to us from the trucking industry, and has an Associate's Degree as a Diesel Tech. He has a thorough understanding of Engines, including Tier IV Emissions Technology. Bill also has a great deal of experience with electrical and hydraulic systems, and can repair just about anything that comes through the door. His hobbies are riding ATV's and restoring old trucks. Bill, his wife Melanie, and their 2 children live in Fort Atkinson.
Joe Golda

Joe Golda

Service Technician
Joe is one of our all-around technicians; just give him a job to do, and he'll get it done. He has an Associate's Degree as a Diesel Tech., and is also an accomplished welder. Joe has wry sense of humor, and is known around the dealership as a guy who likes to play a good practical joke from time to time. Joe's hobbies are snowmobiling, riding ATV's, and taking care of his property in Harvard, IL.
Tom Tessene

Tom Tessene

Service Technician
Tom was hired shortly after High School by Palmer and Dunbar Equipment in Elkhorn, where he learned how to work on machinery. Among Tom's other duties, he is considered to be our Oliver / White Tractor and Bobcat Skid Steer specialist. Tom is an Armed Services veteran, having served in the National Guard for 9 years. He says his hobbies are "keeping a nice yard, restoring old cars, and spending money!" Tom lives in rural Delavan with his wife Barb.
Keith Barta

Keith Barta

Sales Department
Keith graduated from High School and went right into the Sales profession, selling machinery for Palmer & Dunbar Equipment in Elkhorn for many years. He eventually moved to IG Hall in Johnstown, and sold equipment there from 1996-2011. In 2011 he came to Triebold's, and has been with us ever since. Keith lives in Janesville with his wife Diane, and has 2 kids as well as 2 Grandkids. Keith enjoys hunting, fishing, travelling "Up North" to his cabin, and taking weekend rides in his Sports Car, a red Pontiac Solstice Convertible .
Charles Keiser

Charles "Charlie" Keiser

Sales Department
Charlie is unique among Salespeople; starting here in 1980, he worked in the Service Department, and discovered along the way that he had a real knack for relating to our customers. As a result of his experience in the service department, Charlie has first-hand knowledge of what really happens "under the hood," and understands machinery both inside and out. Charlie is married to his wife Lisa, and lives "South of the Border", in Hebron, Illinois. He enjoys hunting, fishing, and caring for his dogs.
Rick Goulder

Rick Goulder

Service Manager
Rick hails from Fort Atkinson, and worked for many years in the Trucking Industry before coming to Triebold's. He has a thorough knowledge of Engines (including Tier 4 Emissions), hydraulics, and electrical systems, and is well qualified to manage the Service Department. If you call us to schedule a service appointment, chances are that Rick will be your contact person. Rick has 3 kids, Karissa, Garrett, and Myranda. He enjoys hunting, fast cars, and plowing snow.
John Duerst

John "Curly" Duerst

Parts Manager
Curly has been with us since 1977, and has managed our parts department for over 30 years. Needless to say, he knows parts! Curly has a history of sticking with things. He's been married to his wife Pam since 1978, and they have 2 kids, Brian and Meghan, as well as a new Granddaughter, Leah. Curly has proudly served the La Grange Fire Department for over 35 years, and has been their Chief for the past 11 years. In his "free time," Curly enjoys deer and turkey hunting. He and Pam also enjoy exploring the country in their camper.
Sean Malone

Sean Malone

Parts Department
Sean, who wants to be known as the youngest guy in the Parts Department, has been with us since 2010. As well as being an all-around nice guy, Sean is one of our Precision Farming (GPS) experts. Sean graduated from Blackhawk Tech in 1996, and in 2000 was employed in the Parts Department at IG Hall New Holland in Johnstown, eventually becoming Parts Manager. Sean married his wife Michelle in 2007, and they have 2 children, Harli and Michael. Along with being a Dad, Sean enjoys fishing (especially on the ice!), hunting, and snowmobiling.
Tom Nielsen

Tom Nielsen

Parts Department
Tom was parts manager at Converse Equipment in Whitewater, having worked there since June of 1986. Triebold's purchased Converse in 2001, and Tom likes to say he "came along with the building." Tom and his wife Diane married in 1990. A big supporter of local FFA chapters, Tom says "The FFA kids are my kids." Tom is considered an expert on vintage Ford Tractors, and has loyal customers who hail from almost every State in the Union, including Wyoming, West Virginia, and New York. Tom is also an avid toy collector, and maintains an impressive collection.
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