Our Team

 

 
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Matthew Hertel

Co-founder

  •  Oversees engineering and design as well as direction of entire organization
  • Passionate about creating machines that empower people
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Michelle Hertel

Co-founder

  • Oversees business operations: human resources, sales, inventory management and customer service
  • Enjoys taking her toddler to the park and relaxing in Montana's many natural hot springs

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John ALLWINE

Principal Software Engineer

  • Develops all things software for Pocket NC, including the new V2 web interface.
  • Loves to apply his knowledge of coding and 3D graphics to making real things.
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Drew Wajer

Engineer

  • Oversees machining of  many parts used in the Pocket NC
  •  Hobbies include fly fishing, mountain biking and more machining

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Duane Bishop

Machine Assembly

  • Oversees assembly of machines
  • Quality Control & Design
  • Loves to tinker with computers, machines and electromechanical components
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    Jonathan Dupea

    Engineer 

  • Works with machine testing/calibration as well as user support
  • Avid fisherman and backpacker 

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Kerry Neal

Business Operations/Customer Service

  • Oversees customer service, sales, business development, and shipping/receiving.
  • Likes to run, hike, backpack, and attempt to garden.
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Billy Bogardus

Electrical Engineering Technician

  • Oversees electronics production and assembly.
  • Enjoys Bible study, hiking, and photography.

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KORBYN PALECK

SUMMER HIGH SCHOOL INTERN

  • Assists with various tasks around the shop.

KYLE MALCOLM

HIGH SCHOOL INTERN

  • Builds sub-assemblies for production.
  • Enjoys Robotics and making mechanical mechanisms.