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.

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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!

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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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Patrick Dolan

Patrick Dolan
General Manager
Irrigation Sales

Patrick has over 24 years of irrigation experience. Patrick can help you with any Irrigation Sales or Service related questions, as well as Irrigation Systems Design and troubleshooting. Patrick has a Bachelor of Science in Ag Economics from Oregon State University. Patrick is also an EMT with St Paul Fire District.

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Katy Ellis

Parts Manager

Received her degree in Health Sciences from Corban University in 2012. She also received her MBA in 2017. She started working for Ernst in 2018 and lives in Salem with her husband Peter. They have 2 dogs and 2 horses. Katy was the rodeo Queen in 2010 in Tillamook. Katy enjoys barrel racing with her horse Cheyenne.

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Bill Peters

Shipping & Receiving Manager

Bill has been with Ernst since 2014. He has 30 years experience in the nursery business and changed careers when the farm was sold. He started in parts and order management and now handles parts purchasing, customer service, order managment as well as shipping and receiving. He enjoys fishing and golfing and now lives in Canby.

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