TEPS team are experienced, industry leaders.

Choosing the right equipment will improve reliability and safety - two important must-haves for controlling costs and maintaining productivity. Having TEPS help you make intelligent choices makes all the difference.

Our Team

Wayne Monaco, President

Wayne Monaco is a Branding and Sales Strategist who partners with top performing manufactures to bring solutions to the power, control, automation, and IIOT markets. He has been instrumental in helping companies secure big wins by bringing the right solutions to the users in these markets. Wayne says "improved bottom line performance is the objective of any organization and helping customers obtain superior products for their requirements will help grow their profitability and reputation." As an Owner at TEPS, Inc. Wayne's years of valuable experience working with OEM's, End Users, Channel Partners, and Systems Integrators make him the preferred choice consultant to assist in implementing the proper solution for your application.

Jim Schaut, Vice President

Jim Schaut is a registered professional engineer and has worked for over 30 years in the electrical industry. He graduated from michigan Technological University with a Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, Power Option and an Associates of Science degree from Grand Rapids Junior College. Over the years he has worked for a number of companies that specialized in consulting engineering, software, meter manufacturing, a nationwide electrical distributor, and manufacturer's representative. He is a member of IEEE and has been involved as a planning committee member for GLEM for 20+ years, holding various positions. He is currently Chairman of the GLEMS Management Session.

Chevelle Simpson, Inside Sales

Ms. Simpson's experience in Office Administration allows her to multi-task with attention to detail and handle a fast pace work environment. Chevelle says, "I really enjoy talking to the customers and reassuring them I will do everything possible to assist them in a timely manner. There is a family atmosphere at TEPS, so help is always near. Customer service is very important at TEPS. Everyone is a priority!"

Justin McLosky, Sales Representative

Justin McLosky is a highly motivated sales professional with 15+ years of experience and a proven talent to drive sales growth and contribute to company revenue and profitability. After graduating with a degree in Construction Management in 2012, he quickly learned that sales and networking was where he wanted to keep his focus. “I absolutely strive seeing my clients happy” Justin says, “Great salespeople are relationship builders who provide value, strengthen partnerships and help their customers win!”

Rick Eckhout, Consultant

Mr. Eckhout began his career in the electrical business in 1967 and launched TEPS, Inc. in 1994. Rick and his team have built TEPS into a multi-million dollar electrical sales agency representing many major electrical manufacturers. Mr. Eckhout said, "I'm proud of the accomplishments of our TEPS team. Their technical expertise, strong customer relationships and key leadership skills come together every day for our clients, helping them to get problems solved and projects completed."

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