The Joliet Team

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Tim Tibbott


Tim has been with Joliet for almost thirty years and during his career has been involved in every facet of the company. He has worked in a wide range of roles including on the Shop Floor, within Inside Sales, in Project Management, as General Manager, and as Vice President of the Oil & Gas division, all on his way to becoming the CEO of the company. Tim worked to establish and build the Oil & Gas Division after the company successfully completed rig overhaul projects and recognized the growth potential in this industry, and then looked to expand opportunities in the market. Tim led this prominent part of business starting in the mid-90s and was most recently named CEO of Joliet.

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Rande Taylor


An experienced finance professional, Rande has 45+ years of public accounting and industry experience and is responsible for all finance and accounting activities, insurance procurement, benefit plan administration, as well as several operational aspects of the business. Before joining Joliet, Rande worked in similar roles in various manufacturing and service entities, beginning his career in public accounting. He is a graduate of Lewis University, (Accounting and Finance degrees), and has also earned his CPA certificate.

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Josh Moe


Josh has a decade and a half of experience working on electric motors, and has spent 25+ years honing his management career. He started work at Joliet as a shop employee, and then rose to become shop supervisor. Through hard work and dedication, he worked his way up to become General Manager.  His detail-oriented nature and his morale-boosting work ethic have both helped Josh add great value to the company, both to Joliet customers and to his teammates.

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Jim Gillingham


Jim has four decades of experience in the industry, and throughout his career has held a variety of jobs including Winding Supervisor, Shop Supervisor, and Shop Manager. He is responsible for technical support, electronic and mechanical upgrades, and redesign projects at Joliet.

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Shane Hackenberg


Shane started his career 16 years ago as an account manager, with a focus on growing motor sales in the Upstream Drilling Rig Market. During his tenure at Joliet, he has held many roles, including within Business Development and as Director of Special Projects, leading to his current role as VP of Sales. Today, Shane’s primary focus is on converting conventional diesel HP to AC electric HP in the Midstream Market as the Oil and Gas Industry looks to obtain net-zero carbon status. Shane has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Houston Downtown, and is also a co-host on World Oil’s “Oilfield Electrification Technology Podcast”.

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Chad Reyburn


Chad, a Certified CAT II Vibration Analyst, has 30+ years of experience in the electric motor business and has been with Joliet for more than two decades.  He started as a shop serviceman and worked his way up to become the company’s Manager of Field Service/Sales. His ability to develop client solutions, plus his in-depth knowledge of electric motor repair, are both great assets to Joliet.

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Amanda Colby


Amanda works within Joliet’s Oil & Gas Division with approximately thirty years of experience. She has a strong background and long track record of success in administrative and project coordination, making her an invaluable asset to both her division and the organization as a whole. She started her career at Joliet as a Secretary and worked her way up to Administrator Assistant of the company before assuming her current role. She now serves as the primary support staff for the Chief Executive Officer.

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Char Christensen


Char has more than three decades of business, accounting, and industry experience. During her tenure at Joliet, Char has held multiple positions across a range of areas, including in the Accounting/Finance Department leading Accounts Payable, Account Receivable, Billing, Credit & Collections, and Human Resource Management functions.  She earned a BBA degree in Accounting and Economics from the University of St. Francis.