Dave Naumann

Tractor Service Manager

Dave started with Ernst in 1994, working in the parts department. He has been the service manager since 1997. He lives in Canby where he grew up. He is originally from Long Beach, California. Dave acknowledges that being service manager is a very tough job, since customers are in stressful situations when they need their equipment fixed. Dave believes that it is important for his service department to do the best work they can and to be fair with customers, fixing equipment as quickly and affordably as possible.

(503) 633-1111

Joel Naumann

Hardware Manager
Ag Equipment Sales

Joel first came to work for Ernst in 1997, prior to that he had 12 years experience with Wilco, including being Store Manager. He is currently our Hardware Manager, Farm Implement Salesman, and also manages our CP Shop, overseeing ATV,UTV and small engine repair. Joel continues to work on the Family Farm on the Pudding River in his “spare” time. His areas of expertise are animal husbandry, crop sciences, equipment repair, calf pulling, and he is also a calf “river rescue” specialist, which can get kind of tricky during high water. Joel also assistant coaches little league for 91 and St Paul. Now there’s a man who wears many hats, and wears them well !!! Call Joel today to schedule your ATV and small engine service!

(503) 633-1111

Travis Eicher

Irrigation Service Manager

Travis was born and raised in Eastern Oregon and has moved often during his lifetime. He graduated From Central Point High School north of Medford. He joined the US Marine Corps after high school. After the service he has spent most of his life in Cattle and Hay. He currently lives in Scio with his wife and two daughters. They own several horses and participate in both horse events as well as running a feeder cattle operation.

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Adam Holtz

Adam started in 2021, finding the job by word of mouth.  He is originally from Imperial Valley.   He lived in Oregon from 2015 through 2019 and moved back here when he heard about the job through Patrick.  He designs the linear and drip systems.  Adam has a wife and 2 children, and currently looking to move to Canby.  He likes to cook, bbq, hike and fish. His favorite hike was the Pinnacles in California east of Salinas. 

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Bret Halleen

Bret started in the summer of 2021.  He works in irrigation service.  He got the job when he answered a Facebook ad.  He is currently in the Valley Training program.  He was born, raised and still lives in Salem.  He went to McNary High school.   Has also has one son.  He likes cars and legos.  During the winter he works mainly in the fab shop. 

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Lonnie Wilson

Lonnie started at Ernst in September of 2020 and does pipe repair and small engine work.  He also works on the hydraulics on the traveller products. He was born in Boring, OR and his father was a foreman for a major nursery.  He likes hunting and fishing. He has a wife, a 15 year old son and a  3 year old daughter.  He also likes camping in the woods in either trailer or tent. 

(503) 633-1111

Trevor Unruh

Trevor started in 2021.  He previously worked 4 or 5 years for a competitor.  He started his career in construction, but switched to irrigation.  He builds Valley systems and also works on pumps. He lives in Salem and went to high school at South Salem.  He played baseball and football.   He likes outdoors, camping and fishing up on the Santiam.  He is a Seahawks and Mariners fan. 

(503) 633-1111

Jose Galvan

Jose started at Ernst in 2020. He grew up in Molalla and graduated from Woodburn High School in 2003.  He played basketball and Soccer in High School.  He was a chicken farmer before coming to Ernst. He likes hunting and fishing in the mountains. He has 3 children, 1 boy and 2 girls.  They go to school in St. Paul. Jose also acts as a translator for Ernst. 

(503) 633-1111

Alex Shenk

(503) 633-1111
Pumps & Water Systems

Alex specializes in Well Pumps and Water Systems, and has over 20 years experience in the industry. Alex is also and active member or the Oregon Ground Water Association.

Call Alex on his cell phone 503-881-0916 or at the office 503-633-1111