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Our People

Powered by Customer Service

"Powered by Customer Service" is the theme which is highlighted in every FluiDyne meeting, advertisement and presentation. This simple thought is a reminder that "Our People" go the extra mile for our customers. The driving force behind this company. We strive to be more flexible in meeting our customers particular needs, and we respond quicker to supply information, product or whatever is needed. The commitment to success of "Our People" includes Customer Service, Quality Control, Manufacturing, Inventory, Accounting, Human Resources, Shipping, and Receiving.

Meet the key people who make the difference

Customer Service & Sales

Heather Carnahan

Customer Service

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Heather joined our sales team in 2023 and has been in customer service for over 30 years. She listens to our customers’ needs and always puts the customer first. Although she is new to the hydraulic industry, she is a fast learner. Her attention to detail makes her a valuable asset to our team.

Krystal Cross

Customer Service

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Krystal joined the FFP Team in 2023. She has over 10 years’ experience in customer service, working mostly in the manufacturing field. She is also attending our local community college where she hopes to advance her knowledge in Business Management. Krystal’s thirst for knowledge and willingness to go above and beyond makes her the perfect addition to our already wonderful team here at FluiDyne Fluid Power!

Dan Granowicz

Customer Service-Inside Sales Team Lead

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Dan Granowicz has been in Customer Service for our products for over 10 years and is able to answer questions on the full range of our products. His specialty is Veljan, which is a very popular interchange for the Denison vane pump and motor series.

Tiffany Herriges

Customer Service

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Tiffany joined the team in 2022. She has 18 years of experience in sales and customer service. She also was in management for 12 years. She came to us after leaving the automotive background. Tiffany loves going above and beyond for her customers. In her free time, Tiffany loves to craft and cook!

Heather Holihan

Customer Service

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Heather joined the FluiDyne team in 2014. She has 15 years experience in customer service previously working at John Deere Landscapes, Federal Mogul, and TRW. Heather’s willingness to learn about our products and helping our customers, makes her a great asset to the FluiDyne sales team!

Edgar Lindo

South America Representative

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Edgar has worked in the Fluid Power Industry since 2004 as application and sales engineer for different Fluid Power manufacturers, as well as Fluid Power distributors. His technical customer experience with OEM’s, distributors, and End Users help us provide our technical solutions based on our customer’s requirements.

Ann McGuffie

Customer Service

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Ann McGuffie has over 20 years in customer service working with both OEM’s and distributors. She has a diverse product background including janitorial supplies, cutting tools, conveyor systems, pneumatic and hydraulic components and just about everything else in between. Ann’s thirst for product knowledge and commitment to customer service make her a great addition to our FluiDyne sales team!

William Kozlowski

Customer Service

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With over 7 years of sales and customer service experience in logistics and retail sales, William has the ability and knowledge to help assist all customer needs. He finds that there is always a solution for every need. So, he is looking forward to helping you here at FluiDyne! In his free time, he is an avid golfer who plays on the Golf week Amateur Tour and a Musician in a Pop Rock band.

Mark Senkowski

Customer Service

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Mark has over 30 years industrial sales experience selling electrical/electronic controls and automation products and providing tech support to OEM and MRO accounts. He has worked closely with engineers on applications, specifications for automotive projects, as well as with plant maintenance supervisors to assist on their projects and inventory management. He is a great asset to our sales team here at FluiDyne!

Margo Shqutaj

Marketing Coordinator Team Lead

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Margo Rentz graduated from Walsh College with a BBA in Marketing. She has been with FluiDyne since 2011. She is responsible for creating and delivering marketing ideas and activities. She creates marketing materials and manages projects and ensures the company messages are consistent. Projects include developing and maintaining our website while promoting FluiDyne products thru email, blogging, print advertisement, social media and e-newsletter channels. Margo also works in the sales department. She works with our customers entering quotes and purchase orders.


Joanna Dooley

Technical Customer Service

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Joanna has a background as a customer service representative at both RHM and Pabco. These two distributors represent a wide range of products and are well known to fluid power customers in the Michigan area. At FluiDyne Fluid Power Joanna works on many of the complex and detailed product cross-over projects to help our customers.

John Harrison

Technical Customer Service

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After assembling and testing pumps in the shop for 12 years, John moved to our Customer Service department as the expert on start up and commissioning. He is very involved in our Return Goods Authorization (RGA) process and is the primary contact for warranty reviews.

David Lewis

Technical Customer Service

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With over 15 years in the industry, Dave has the knowledge to assist customers thru complex sourcing situations. Dave directs the Core in Advance (CIA) program which allows us to quote and repair unusual fluid power products.

Scott Mason

Support Engineering Manager

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Scott Mason has been in fluid power sales and engineering for 20+ years, selling and servicing a broad range of products from fittings to hydrostatic drives. He earned his Fluid Power Specialist certification in 1996. In addition to his work in Customer Service, Scott is involved in processing warranty claims and helping customers application specific product recommendations. Scott has been awarded 2 U.S. Patents for high pressure fluid control devices, both used for air bag inflators.


Debra Barriault

Accounts Receivable

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Debra Barriault works with our customers to help provide a steady supply of needed products through the ups and downs of the fluid power industry. She has provided creative suggestions to our customers on different methods of payment to ease financial obligation. Working with customers while keeping cash collection tight, enables us to hold down the costs of business, allowing FluiDyne to serve a wide range of customers with cost effective products.

Sara Ciotti-Nickerson

Purchasing Specialist

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Sara has worked in the Fluid Power Industry for over 25 years. Most of her career was with a Parker-Hannifin distributor of connector products, where she worked in Purchasing, Operations and Customer Service/Sales. Sara also worked as a Purchasing Agent for a manufacturer of hydrostatic drives.

Joe Gilson


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One of the crucial parts of FluiDyne is our ability to build and ship specialized and exact hydraulic pumps and motors for our customers. With only a few hours to build, test, box and ship product, Joe is the key in this process which saves our customers both time and money.

Dana Sheikh

Human Resources Specialist

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Dana has a background in HR, Benefits, Payroll, Office Management with 9 years of HR experience in Healthcare. She is a passionate HR professional dedicated to contributing her expertise in HR to drive impactful outcomes and support the growth and development of the organization and its employees. She is driven by passion to create a positive and productive work environment. Dana consistently strives to exceed expectations and create a culture of success. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, crafting and boating.

Brett Wagner

Production Control/Purchasing Analyst

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Brett Wagner has an Associates Degree in Business Analysis from Macomb Community College and will graduate with a Bachelors of Science in Global Supply Chain Management from Wayne State University in the fall of 2019. He’s responsible for the daily updating of shortage, backlog, and current status reports by conducting an MRP material analysis. He also creates build programs and performs work order reviews in the production process. He’s involved in our Purchasing Department by completing many analyses including: purchase history, material orders, procurement scorecards, inventory accuracy, and slow-move inventory.


Doug Eriksen

General Manager

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Doug has been with FluiDyne since 2013 and brings over 35 years experience in material systems management. Doug’s mission is to make sure we have the best possible inventory to support our customer needs.

Nicole Farrell

Sales & Marketing Manager

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Nicole Farrell has been with FluiDyne since 1999. She has worked in Accounting, Customer Service and is now the Sales/Marketing Manager. Her experience and intense focus on serving the customers makes her a natural leader in the FluiDyne management team.

Brett Houser

Purchasing Manager

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Brett Houser has been in the fluid power industry for over 10 years. He spent the majority of his time in Re-manufacturing, Inventory, Assembly and assisted in a shop re-structure of FluiDyne. He moved into purchasing/supply chain management in 2012. He works diligently to make sure the supply chain and purchasing needs are met.

Andy Metz

Remanufacturing Manager

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Andy has been with FluiDyne Fluid Power since 2008 and is the remanufacturing supervisor. Andy oversees the remanufacturing process of the hydraulic pumps and motors as well as maintains factory equipment, purchases factory supplies, and works in conjunction with the sales team. Andy has extensive electrical, mechanical, and machining knowledge which he applies on a daily basis at FluiDyne.

Bernd Stephan

President & CEO

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Will Swanson

Shop Manager

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Twenty years of hands-on experience and a deep dedication to FluiDyne and our customers makes Will the ideal Manager of Quality Control and the guardian of the back door. Throughout the building, testing and shipping processes, Will reviews the work-in-process to insure we maintain our high commitment to quality by doing it right the first and every time.

Patricia Ackerman


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Pat is a certified management accountant who comes to FluiDyne with over 20 years of Finance management experience. She will be instrumental in creating policies and control to present the complete, accurate financial picture. Pat will also work to serve and support her internal customers; all FluiDyne departments.

Jeff Caldwell

Production Operations Manager

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Jeff Caldwell brings 10 years of automotive manufacturing management experience where he has worked in vehicle assembly and powertrain. He brings expertise in Lean Manufacturing and continuous improvement, as well as a strong dedication to quality.