Our Technicians

You can rest comfortably knowing that all our technicians are licensed and insured. We are proud of our factory trained and CFESA certified service technicians that are there to promptly resolve your issues.
Adam S

A musician away from work, Adam uses tools as his instruments to make our customer’s equipment hum again. He participates in open wheel dirt track car racing on many warm weather weekends.

Charles M

A true specialist, Charles is the resident microwave expert here at Vanco. He enjoys learning something new when he thought he knew it all. He roots for the Pacers, the KC Chiefs, and enjoys his family of 5 dachshunds.

Dave Y

Dave is a “hot side” specialist at Vanco, an expert at repairing any equipment that cooks food or keeps it warm. When he’s not rooting for his son’s sports teams, he describes himself as a nerd who enjoys video games, Star Wars and comic books.

Edward G

Ed likes the wide range of places his work at Vanco takes him. He enjoys family time, riding his motorcycle, and also collects vintage toys.

Michael H
Lead Technician

Michael has a true servant’s heart and enjoys hearing a customer say, “I’m glad you’re here.” He follows the Colts, IU Hoosiers and collects old hand tools.

Mike S

Mike is a 13 year veteran tech who probably has seen it all. He likes working on a wide variety of equipment and the adventures of chasing his kids around in band, drum corps and color guard. Not only a Green Bay Packers fan, he is also a shareholder in the team.

Paul E

Paul finds using his mechanical gifts to diagnose and repair customer’s equipment to be very rewarding. He spends time with his family (including twenty four nieces and nephews). Paul plans to build and fly his own airplane some day.

Scott G

Scott is proficient in all types of cooking, steam and warewashing equipment, and enjoys the variety of job sites and meeting new customers. Outside of work he likes buying high tech home devices for his family and their English bulldog.

Steve Y

Steve will take on any type of equipment issue and likely has the most experience with conveyor ovens of anyone. He also enjoys fishing, NASCAR racing, and family time.

Joe M
Apprentice Technician

When he’s not keeping ice machines dialed in for Vanco customer, Joe is likely to be playing soccer or his guitar.

Our Office Staff

When you call us you talk to a person, not a machine or computer. You can expect prompt, courteous communication with clear expectations.
Nathan K
Service Manager, Central Indiana

Nathan leads the service department with his all around mechanical knowledge. When not serving the repair needs of Vanco customers, you might find him wrenching on his ’87 Buick Grand National muscle car.

Jan F
Customer Service Rep

Jan enjoys being the “Voice of Vanco,” the person customers are most likely to first talk to on the phone. She likes to read, do needlework, and can actually weave a basket when she has the opportunity.

Laurie H
Customer Service Manager 

Besides her two wonderful sons, Laurie also loves helping Vanco grow by being our fair and courteous invoicing agent for nearly eight years. Off hours you just may find her volunteering or walking in Zionsville.

Debbie H
Account Manager

Debbie responds to new customer inquiries and initiates careful follow up with our regulars. She loves meeting customers and assisting them with their problems, and to some surprise, she also likes to test drive fast cars with her husband on weekends. A favorite quote: “There are no traffic jams on the extra mile”—Zig Ziglar

Kim W
Senior Service Coordinator

Kim has scheduled service techs, worked with customers, and generally solved problems here at Vanco for over 10 years. She loves the Colts, Jeff Gordon, Peyton Manning and Roxie, her pet potbelly pig. Kim believes life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it!

Kimberly D
Service Coordinator

When she’s not getting the right Vanco tech to the right place as efficiently as possible, Kimberly is proud of the flowers she grows, and never misses an Indy car race on TV

Luke Cearlock
Parts Assistant

Luke keeps our warehouse and inventory quite orderly, runs parts to our techs in the field and keeps us on our toes with his quick wit.  Try to challenge his knowledge of college basketball.

Brian M
Parts Specialist

Brian keeps the Vanco parts, tools, and equipment inventory moving in and out, with his attention to detail. Speaking of inventory, we wonder just how many comic books he has in his personal collection

Pat M
Senior Parts Manager

Pat is particularly talented at identifying and sourcing repair parts and thus he keeps all the Vanco techs supplied with the plethora of parts required to tackle the wide variety of kitchen equipment we service daily. He keeps quite a garden, and been married to Daniese for 35 years. (And a loyal member of Buckeye Nation even longer)

Emily Allen
Executive Assistant 

Emily tracks our Performance Indicators, plans and executes all events, and manages the real estate here. Since she is part time at Vanco, she considers her full time job to be “creating an environment where my family feels loved, safe, and can be themselves.”

Jeremy Allen

Jeremy is one of our owners, and he oversees all operations and administration of the company. He appreciates being able to lead a team of talented folks who have a common vision of serving our customers. Away from Vanco, he enjoys boating, camping and being outdoors with his family.

Gary Allen

Gary has been in the foodservice equipment service business since his junior year in high school. He appreciates the blessing of being business partners with his oldest son. Away from Vanco he is active in his church and enjoys family time, hiking, skiing and golf with friends.

Office Mascot

According to the office staff here at Vanco, his job description is “Make people smile.”

Interested in Joining Our Team?