Meet our Staff!
Jeff Stober - Business Owner
Jeff has been heavily involved in the business since its early days of operation when he was a little kid. While growing up, Jeff learned the importance of the business and graduated from The Ohio State University in Agriculture Business Management. Jeff acts as our leading salesman and keeps the business running in a very fine tune. He is also now the president of the business.
Alayne Weber - Office Manager
Having been involved in the business since the days when Jeff and Earl's wives retired from the office, Alayne knows her way in and out of the business. She takes care of all of the daily office duties. Without her, we would have a very hard time staying organized!
Jeremy has been around Holgate Implement Sales in different positions his entire life. From his early years from mowing to counting inventory and parts, those experiences helped build a solid business foundation. Jeremy holds a Business Administration and Math degree with Educational certification and a minor in Marketing from Defiance College, as well as, a Master's degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Cincinnati . Jeremy returns to Holgate Implement in hopes for a lasting future of this 5th generation family business.
Brad Blasius - Parts Manager
Brad is Holgate Implement's parts manager and can help you find any part you may need for your equipment. If he can not find it in our store, he can order it online and have it directly shipped right to your doorstep! Brad is an expert enthusiast in vintage snowmobiles, particularly Massey-Ferguson Ski Whiz and can be seen at those vintage sleds and iron events around the area.
Jim Pahl - Field Technician
Now being the veteran member of our team, Jim is one of the most skilled mechanics anyone could ask to have working for them! Originally graduating from Ayersville High School and studying Diesel Mechanics at Four County Career Center, Jim has been around farm equipment his whole life and is very experienced in his work. To this day Jim owns and operates his own farm just outside of Holgate!
Mike Rosebrock - Part Time Lead Mechanic
Having worked for us for many years, Mike is our most experienced service technician. After retiring 2 years ago, he comes in to assist when we need extra help around the store. Mike's experience and knowledge is second to none, and we are very fortunate to have his services still available to us. Mike has also been professionally trained and can figure out nearly any problem your piece of equipment may have. He may even find some you don't know about!
Steve Yocom - Part Time Small Engine Technician
Steve comes to us with a great background in small engines and lawnmower service and repair. Now on his second career, his experience will be helpful in diagnosing and solving the various problems involved with the many different types of agricultural products we offer.
Jarrod Stober - Maintenance Personal
Jarrod is Jeff's oldest grandson, and mainly helps in the summer. Jarrod is a Siena Heights graduate in Sports Management, and has a Master's degree in Educational Leadership from Eastern Michigan, He lives in Adrian, Michigan with his wife Emily, where he is the Assistant Director of Academic Services at Adrian College. When he is home, Jarrod helps do many things throughout the business to keep it functioning. Whether it is helping, mow, cleaning, washing equipment or anything else, he will always get the job done. Jarrod has previously handled takes updating of inventory and technology needs while helping in the parts department in the store.
Jakob Stober - IT Maintenance
Being Jeff's second and youngest grandson, Jakob has taken care of much of the technology work around the store. He maintains the computers and software while also intergrades new technology for the employees to use. Jakob is a Toledo alumnus in Information Technology Engineering. He is currently a Refinery Information Technology Specialist with Marathon in Findlay and can often be seen working remotely from Holgate Implement Sales. Jakob had spent a lot of time the updating the inventory with his older brother Jarrod. Jakob also helps do odd jobs around the store such as mowing and cleaning.