D&M Industries Leadership Team

D&M has been building a winning team since 1982 when we started with just 5 employees. Today we are over 100 and a wholly employee owned company.

President

Brian Becker

President

Brian became the President of D&M Industries on April 1, 2018. He has over 30 years of financial and operational management experience. Brian has been involved with the administration, management and governance of ESOP companies for over 25 years. He has been a speaker at various ESOP conferences on topics that included mergers and acquisitions, budget and forecasting, and repurchase liability. He currently serves on D&M’s Board of Directors in addition to the Finance Committee of the YMCA of Cass & Clay Counties. In his time away from work, you can usually find Brian spending time with his family at their family lake home or in the field with his two German Shorthair dogs chasing upland game.

Executives

Dan Otto

CFO

Dan joined the D&M team in 2020 to serve as Chief Financial Officer. He grew up in Moorhead and comes to D&M with almost 20 years of finance and accounting experience in manufacturing and construction operations, both large and small. He works to help make the numbers understandable and actionable for everyone on the team. In his spare time, you’ll find Dan traveling with his family, playing with his kids, learning, writing and going for walks.

Tom Nagel

Vice President of Sales

Tom became the Vice President of Sales for D&M Industries in April 2018 overseeing the Commercial, Hospitality and Residential sales divisions after spending the previous 3 years doing outside sales and managing Commercial sales. Prior to that Tom worked in service for Xerox Corporation for 23 years. Tom is passionate about leading D&M to become the number one supplier of doors, hardware, millwork and windows and to helping D&M achieve their core value of being easy to do business with. In his spare time you can find him riding motorsports or following various sports teams in football and hockey. If you need D&M products, call Tom!

Brad Wischnak

Vice President of Operations

Brad brings 20 plus years of purchasing and manufacturing experience working at D&M. He is always willing to lend a helping hand were needed. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family along with hunting and fishing.

Leaders

Jerry Brady

Hardware Manager

Jerry is in Hardware Purchasing. He has over 40 years of experience in the Door and Hardware Industry. He has been with D&M since it started. Jerry is a very detailed and technical person and likes to problem solve. He has a very good memory.

Kim Buchholz

HR Manager

Kim has been in Human Resources/Payroll/Accounting for 30+ years. She has enjoyed her years with D&M since no two days have been the same as each day brings many rewards and some challenges. When not at work she enjoys camping, baking and spending time with friends and family. Her favorite holiday is Halloween and setting up her animatronics to “thrill” the neighborhood children. The scarier the better!

Sheila Gibbs

Marketing & Training Manager

Sheila has over 16 years of project and technology management experience and an additional 10 years in business management. She has an MBA from North Dakota State University. In her past lives she has worked for Microsoft as a compensation and benefits analyst and financial analyst and an International company as a project/technology manager where she managed a wide range of projects spanning several functional business areas. This unique combination of experiences is an asset as she manages D&M’s training and marketing departments. Sheila works closely with D&M's ERP system and helps D&M refine and implement procedures which help support the organizations core value of being easy to do business with.

Aaron Knutson

Strategic Business Relationship Manager, Commercial

With over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, Aaron started learning the construction trades in the field working on new custom homes, remodeling, and light commercial construction. He then obtained a Construction Management degree from Minnesota State University of Moorhead.

For the past 10 years, Aaron has been with D&M Industries as an Estimator and Project Manager in the Commercial Sales Department overseeing many multi-family, hospitality, and assisted living projects. His expertise and professionalism have been an integral part in developing and growing long lasting relationships with general contractors, architectural firms, and owners/developers.

As Strategic Business Relationship Manager of Commercial Sales he will continue to grow these existing relationships as well as build new partnerships valuable to both D&M customers and our employee-owners.

Outside of work Aaron enjoys being active with his wife and two kids in the outdoors hiking, camping, and playing sports. He also stays busy with home DIY projects and experiments with painting landscapes.

Casey McGarry

Quality & Customer Service Manager

Casey started his career at D&M in 2016 as the Production and Plant Manager. Currently he is the Quality and Customer Service Manager focusing on enhancing the company's customer service department and improving internal and external quality for products and services. His in depth knowledge of operations is an asset in designing and implementing processes that will have a direct effect on customers.

Outside of work Casey loves spending time with family which includes my wife and three sons. When there is time, he fits in as much golf as possible whether it be on the course or watching on TV.

Brian Stanley

Operations Manager

Brian began his career at D&M in March of 2019 as a Commercial Project Manager. In January of 2022, Brian accepted his latest role as Operations Manager. Prior to D&M, Brian spent the last 14 years in the construction and materials industries. His career dates back to high school where he first found his passion for construction. In his free time, Brian enjoys spending time with his friends and family outdoors – camping, hiking, skiing/snowboarding, and fishing. Brian also enjoys playing ball with his dog, Copper. While motivated to be well organized, efficient, and forward thinking. Brian Strives to make D&M a better place.

Mark Tuma

IT Manager

Mark leads the information technology team at D&M. He has over 20 years of experience in consulting, delivering professional services, administration and business technology. Mark strives to provide the use of technology for our business partners and employees to promote the best customer service experience possible. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, chasing rabbits out of the garden and Glamping (Camping in an RV).