Meet the Commercial Products Team


Our Commercial Products Team is ready to help with any question.
Please find a list of our Commercial team members below.


Kurt Becker
EVP Commercial Products Sales & Marketing
Midwestern US and International Sales
920/645.6417
kbecker at dramm.com

Schedule Appointment

Kurt has decades of experience working with growers on pest management, irrigation systems, humidity management and air movement. In addition to managing the Commercial business for Dramm, Kurt leads the marketing for the group. When not at work, Kurt enjoys time with his family, sailing, kayaking and other outdoor activities.



Louis Damm
Canadian Sales, Livestock Sales
Key Accounts
905/328.8622
ldamm at dramm.com



Louis leads Dramm's Canadian sales efforts in all categories and is an integral part of the worldwide sales team. As a senior member of the team, Louis helps set strategy for the entire company.



Russell Blackwell
Southeastern US Commercial Sales
Eastern US Retail Sales
251/342.9719
rblackwell at dramm.com


Russell has over 30 years of experience in the horticulture industry with a background in growing, propagation, pest management, management and sales. His primary responsibilities include working with the Dramm Commercial Team as well as the Retail Team. When not working, Russell enjoys time with his family, fishing and outdoors activities.



Jared Babik
Northeastern US Sales
724/272.7975
jbabik at dramm.com

Schedule Appointment

Jared Babik has worked within the horticulture industry for over twenty years joining the Dramm team in 2011. His goal is to assist growers in becoming more efficient with a focus on labor savings techniques, automation and water management systems design. He is responsible for managing distributor and customer relationships throughout the NorthEast. Outside of work, Jared competes as an elite level cyclist, enjoys traveling with his wife and all outdoor recreational activities.



Scott Sterling
Central US Sales
412/582.0946
ssterling at dramm.com

Schedule Appointment

I've had the pleasure of being involved in the Horticulture industry for more than 30 years in numerous capacities including Grower, Production Management and Sales. These skills have given me a great understanding of the unique and challenging requirements to be successful in this great industry. I am very excited to now have the privilege to put these experiences and skills to work as Central US Technical Representative for the Dramm Corporation.



Marc Radsma
Western US & Canadian Sales
716/990.2592
mradsma at dramm.com

Schedule Appointment

Marc has been successful in all aspects of the horticultural business with over 25 years experience: from production and management to sales and marketing. Throughout his career he has consistently been an asset in sales, production, and management efficiencies and is focused on building strong, lasting relationships with customers based on communication, honesty, and integrity. A loving and committed family man, Marc has been married to his wife, Christine, for 22 years and is the proud father of 5 children.



Andrew Damm
Irrigation Lead
Canadian Sales
920/645.6437
adamm at dramm.com

Schedule Appointment

Andrew Damm leads Dramm's irrigation team, managing the products and the design.



Peter Haakman

Sales/Irrigation Specialist
289/968.2496
phaakman at dramm.com

Peter Haakman, part of Dramm's Canadian Sales Team, came on board in the summer of 2019 with a background in Greenhouse Vegetable Production and Horticultural Sales. Years of experience in hydroponic growing back up his ability to provide solid recommendations toward getting your latest irrigation or water treatment project off in the right direction, as well as providing ongoing support once it is up and running.



Devon VanZalen

Canadian Sales Support
920/645.6441
dvanzalen at dramm.com



Devon manages the operations of the Canadian office, handling customer visits, inventory, shipments and sales support.



Al Zylstra

Segment Manager - DRAMMwater
920/645.6438
azylstra at dramm.com

Schedule Appointment

Al manages the DRAMMwater segment for Dramm focusing on building the capability and quality of the systems designed and delivered by DRAMMwater. He is active in market and product development and and also works with the sales team on project design. Al can be found on many off hours on his boat, snow skiing or water skiing with his family.



Les Evans

DRAMMwater System Engineering/Sales/Management
919/607.8842
levans at dramm.com

Schedule Appointment

Les has degrees in Biological and Environmental engineering, and 25 years of industry experience helping growers, of all types of crops, with their environmental and water quality challenges. Les' da- to-day involves supporting the Dramm sales team and their customers with water treatment designs that maximize investment while minimizing environmental impact. When he's not at his desk, he can be found planting perennials with his family, or running the NC Mountains-to-Sea trail system a stone's throw from his home in Raleigh.



Dan Teeters

DRAMMwater Project Manager
920/645.6449
dteeters at dramm.com

Schedule Appointment

I come from the design and architecture world, spending previous careers in retail and commercial planning roles where I coordinated with architects, engineers, and contractors. As a project manager for DRAMMwater, it's my pleasure to collaborate with the industry experts here at Dramm, while ensuring the project is delivered and executed to the customer's absolute satisfaction. My four kids certainly keep life interesting, and I'm always up for a game of cards.



Tyler Nethers
Project and Support Manager - DRAMMwater
765/721.0106
tnethers at dramm.com

Schedule Appointment

Tyler manages our DRAMMwater Installation and Support. Working closely with customers, Tyler ensures that systems are installed and operating properly.




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Meet the Commercial Products Team


Our Commercial Products Team is ready to help with any question.
Please find a list of our Commercial team members below.


Kurt Becker
EVP Commercial Products Sales & Marketing
Midwestern US and International Sales
920/645.6417
kbecker at dramm.com

Schedule Appointment

Kurt has decades of experience working with growers on pest management, irrigation systems, humidity management and air movement. In addition to managing the Commercial business for Dramm, Kurt leads the marketing for the group. When not at work, Kurt enjoys time with his family, sailing, kayaking and other outdoor activities.



Louis Damm
Canadian Sales, Livestock Sales
Key Accounts
905/328.8622
ldamm at dramm.com



Louis leads Dramm's Canadian sales efforts in all categories and is an integral part of the worldwide sales team. As a senior member of the team, Louis helps set strategy for the entire company.



Russell Blackwell
Southeastern US Commercial Sales
Eastern US Retail Sales
251/342.9719
rblackwell at dramm.com


Russell has over 30 years of experience in the horticulture industry with a background in growing, propagation, pest management, management and sales. His primary responsibilities include working with the Dramm Commercial Team as well as the Retail Team. When not working, Russell enjoys time with his family, fishing and outdoors activities.



Jared Babik
Northeastern US Sales
724/272.7975
jbabik at dramm.com

Schedule Appointment

Jared Babik has worked within the horticulture industry for over twenty years joining the Dramm team in 2011. His goal is to assist growers in becoming more efficient with a focus on labor savings techniques, automation and water management systems design. He is responsible for managing distributor and customer relationships throughout the NorthEast. Outside of work, Jared competes as an elite level cyclist, enjoys traveling with his wife and all outdoor recreational activities.



Scott Sterling
Central US Sales
412/582.0946
ssterling at dramm.com

Schedule Appointment

I've had the pleasure of being involved in the Horticulture industry for more than 30 years in numerous capacities including Grower, Production Management and Sales. These skills have given me a great understanding of the unique and challenging requirements to be successful in this great industry. I am very excited to now have the privilege to put these experiences and skills to work as Central US Technical Representative for the Dramm Corporation.



Marc Radsma
Western US & Canadian Sales
716/990.2592
mradsma at dramm.com

Schedule Appointment

Marc has been successful in all aspects of the horticultural business with over 25 years experience: from production and management to sales and marketing. Throughout his career he has consistently been an asset in sales, production, and management efficiencies and is focused on building strong, lasting relationships with customers based on communication, honesty, and integrity. A loving and committed family man, Marc has been married to his wife, Christine, for 22 years and is the proud father of 5 children.



Andrew Damm
Irrigation Lead
Canadian Sales
920/645.6437
adamm at dramm.com

Schedule Appointment

Andrew Damm leads Dramm's irrigation team, managing the products and the design.



Peter Haakman

Sales/Irrigation Specialist
289/968.2496
phaakman at dramm.com

Peter Haakman, part of Dramm's Canadian Sales Team, came on board in the summer of 2019 with a background in Greenhouse Vegetable Production and Horticultural Sales. Years of experience in hydroponic growing back up his ability to provide solid recommendations toward getting your latest irrigation or water treatment project off in the right direction, as well as providing ongoing support once it is up and running.



Devon VanZalen

Canadian Sales Support
920/645.6441
dvanzalen at dramm.com



Devon manages the operations of the Canadian office, handling customer visits, inventory, shipments and sales support.



Al Zylstra

Segment Manager - DRAMMwater
920/645.6438
azylstra at dramm.com

Schedule Appointment

Al manages the DRAMMwater segment for Dramm focusing on building the capability and quality of the systems designed and delivered by DRAMMwater. He is active in market and product development and and also works with the sales team on project design. Al can be found on many off hours on his boat, snow skiing or water skiing with his family.



Les Evans

DRAMMwater System Engineering/Sales/Management
919/607.8842
levans at dramm.com

Schedule Appointment

Les has degrees in Biological and Environmental engineering, and 25 years of industry experience helping growers, of all types of crops, with their environmental and water quality challenges. Les' da- to-day involves supporting the Dramm sales team and their customers with water treatment designs that maximize investment while minimizing environmental impact. When he's not at his desk, he can be found planting perennials with his family, or running the NC Mountains-to-Sea trail system a stone's throw from his home in Raleigh.



Dan Teeters

DRAMMwater Project Manager
920/645.6449
dteeters at dramm.com

Schedule Appointment

I come from the design and architecture world, spending previous careers in retail and commercial planning roles where I coordinated with architects, engineers, and contractors. As a project manager for DRAMMwater, it's my pleasure to collaborate with the industry experts here at Dramm, while ensuring the project is delivered and executed to the customer's absolute satisfaction. My four kids certainly keep life interesting, and I'm always up for a game of cards.



Tyler Nethers
Project and Support Manager - DRAMMwater
765/721.0106
tnethers at dramm.com

Schedule Appointment

Tyler manages our DRAMMwater Installation and Support. Working closely with customers, Tyler ensures that systems are installed and operating properly.




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