Our Team

Kathleen and Richard Lofgren Ownership

Kathy and Rick Lofgren have owned and directed Rocky Mountain Air Solutions since 2000. With their combined MBA’s, work ethic, and complimentary work experiences, they’ve developed a unique business approach that defines the company today: Flawless Dependability. For them, business is about cultivating long-term partnerships with our customers so that the people we serve know that they can count on us every time.

Wyoming

John Lewis

John Lewis Rock Springs Branch Manager

Gosh, what to say about John? A Rock Springs native, John joined RMA in 1988. He uses his knowledge and experience in the atmospheric gas distribution and supplies business to greatly benefit the customers at the Rock Springs store. He demonstrates his dedication to his customers and his team every day.

Utah

Clark Hanson

Clark Hanson Area Manager - Ogden and Pocatello

Clark thrives on building positive and lasting relationships with his customers, characterized by the respect, courtesy, and integrity that drives him in everything he does. With 30 years of industry experience at RMA, he demonstrates an unfailing dedication to his customers, his team, and his company.

Dustan Barker

Dustan Barker Acetylene Plant Manager

Using a hands-on approach Dustan has always worked alongside his employees. The highly volatile environment of the Acetylene plant is subsequently as safe as possible, an environment where his people learn and grow. He has established his plant's reputation as one of the best run Acetylene plants in this industry.

Kyle Meier

Kyle Meier Salt Lake City Branch Manager

Kyle Meier joined RMA in 2000. Quickly learning the Customer Service and Outside Sales roles, Kyle demonstrated a voracious interest in knowing more about our customers, their businesses and processes. As the Salt Lake City manager, he focuses on developing solutions for customer business needs.

Todd Rees

Todd Rees Orem Store Manager

Todd uses his Utah State University degree in Welding Engineering Technology to supply the best gases and tools to aid his customers with their various welding processes. Todd cuts to the chase in conversations and meets the needs of his customers with very little fanfare. He sets a high standard for his team every day.

Sales

Brady Petersen

Brady Petersen Ogden Sales

Brady Joined RMA in 2014 after finishing his Master’s degree in Public Administration. He specializes in the Cryo industries, and also brings expertise in the industrial, scientific, medical, and manufacturing industries. With his hunger to learn and solve customer challenges, Brady brings our Ogden team energy and the ability to adapt and overcome any and all obstacles. Together, they deliver the flawless dependability that defines Rocky Mountain Air Solutions.

Nebraska

Tim McDavid

Tim McDavid Scottsbluff Branch Manager

When he joined our team in 2015, Tim quickly demonstrated that he is one of those people who can dive deeply into a problem and come up with a real solution. He first came to Rocky Mountain Air Solutions from Chadron State College where he studied Sport and Recreational Management. Throughout his tenure here, he has focused on making RMA a household name that people can trust and enjoy working with in the Scottsbluff area. If you have a question about industrial welding supply or atmospheric gas industries, he will ensure that he is able to answer all questions that come his way.

Idaho

Clark Hanson

Clark Hanson Area Manager - Ogden and Pocatello

Clark thrives on building positive and lasting relationships with his customers, characterized by the respect, courtesy, and integrity that drives him in everything he does. With 30 years of industry experience at RMA, he demonstrates an unfailing dedication to his customers, his team, and his company.

Colorado

Garett Edde

Garett Edde Colorado Springs Branch Manager

Garett joined RMA in 2015 as our in-house Abrasive and Cutting Process Specialist. He worked to find new products and processes that increase efficiency, decrease cost, and provide a safer work environment for our customers. Through consistent testing, he looks for specific applications, providing our customers with detailed information about how products affect the bottom-line. Today, he brings this same energy and passion into his role as the Colorado Springs Branch Manager.

Brian Dillon

Brian Dillon Area Manager - Sterling, Greeley and Scottsbluff

When Brian joined RMA in 2009, he demonstrated an unshakable dedication to his customers. As an Area Manager, he uses his business undergraduate and wholesale distribution degrees to teach his team to serve customers through an impressive degree of knowledge and experience.

Chris Olson

Chris Olson Greeley Branch Manager

Chris joined RMA in 2012 with a degree in Business Management. He quickly stepped into management, his hard work and dedication highlighting his competence. Having developed many close professional relationships with customers, he has grown his branch into new industries and opportunities.

Erik Oerke

Erik Oerke Denver High Pressure Plant Manager

Erik joined RMA as an intern during 2011 and proceeded to work his way through a variety of roles during school breaks while completing his degree in business. As our Denver Production Manager, he dedicates both his team and himself to crafting the safest, best, and most timely product for our customers.

Paul Evans

Paul Evans Area Manager - Denver and Colorado Springs

Paul began his career at RMA in 2003, demonstrating an innate understanding that we, employees and customers alike, create this business together. He is a service oriented professional, does things right the first time, and believes that integrity is our priority. A consummate craftsman, he makes us faster, better, and different.

Administration

Kathleen and Richard Lofgren

Kathleen and Richard Lofgren Ownership

Kathy and Rick Lofgren have owned and directed Rocky Mountain Air Solutions since 2000. With their combined MBA’s, work ethic, and complimentary work experiences, they’ve developed a unique business approach that defines the company today: Flawless Dependability. For them, business is about cultivating long-term partnerships with our customers so that the people we serve know that they can count on us every time.

Melinda Gines

Melinda Gines Process Improvement Manager

Inquisitive and determined, Melinda dives into her work from the her first steps in the door. With strength in understanding both motivators and ideas, she is able to both create and consistently update processes to keep our employees achieving higher and higher levels of effectiveness. For Melinda, this important work helps us all engage more deeply in meaningful dialogues with our customers while we build the partnerships that make us who we are today.

Richard Lofgren

Richard Lofgren President and Owner

Rick has devoted his life to fine tuning his expertise of business practices in the atmospheric gas distribution business. Since his early teenage years, he has read voraciously and learned every new idea and concept with an intensive focus on putting these ideas into practice. As our President, Rick exudes a quiet but formidable leadership style. He mentors his people to serve the customer, challenging the company to strive for greatness.

Kathy Lofgren

Kathy Lofgren CEO

Earning our place at the table requires asking questions, diligent work, and dedication to the company vision. As one of RMA’s owners, Kathy works with employees to define and establish their place in driving the company forward. She brings to the leadership team both an MBA and a unique perspective that business is also about the care and dedication we show our customers.

Teresa Shaffer

Teresa Shaffer Controller

With more than 28 years of accounting and finance experience, Teresa joined RMA in 2016. Her dual degrees in Business Administration and Accounting coupled with her extensive experience provide her with a unique skillset. Her tenacity means she keeps working until the numbers are undoubtedly correct.

Travis Hubbard

Travis Hubbard Manager – ERP Software Applications

Passionate about small businesses and their agility, Travis joined RMA in 2012. He brought more than 10 years of experience working a variety of roles in business. His dual degrees in English and Accounting, coupled with his experience, allow Travis to combine a creative thought process with a business mindset.

Ginny Keeney

Ginny Keeney Accounts Receivable Specialist/Executive Support and Staff Development Coordinator

When she joined RMA in 2014 Ginny brought more than 25 years of management and accounting experience. Her breadth of knowledge has allowed her to wear many hats, initially as the Accounts Receivable Specialist before adding on the responsibilities of the Executive Support and Staff Development Coordinator.

Patty Torres

Patty Torres Office and Auditing and Compliance Manager

Patty began her career at RMA in 2004 as the Accounts Receivable Specialist. Immediately, she overhauled every process in the AR and AP departments, creating greater efficiency and accuracy for the customer. Today, she uses her role as Office/Auditing and Compliance Manager to continue to support the customer.

Erin Conner

Erin Conner Corporate Image Developer

When she joined us in 2014, Erin spent a lot of time reading and asking questions about who we are and why. Today she focuses on translating core business concepts into our daily dialogue, conversing with the company about how we look at our business culture and how that translates into our daily work.