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American Made · American Steel

Meet Our Team

In 1974, MJE, LLC began with two pieces of equipment and the dedication to do right by our customers. Over 45 years later, our family has grown and so has our commitment to creating the best products that make ranchers and farmers’ work safer and more productive. Get to know us.

Steve Deges

Livestock Equipment Operations Manager

Steve Deges

Livestock Equipment Operations Manager

If there’s an innovation that makes work more efficient in the shop, Steve’s likely behind it. A welder by trade, his designs have helped improve the livestock industry for more than 30 years, with many still in use today. He’s always looking for better ways to manufacture equipment that handle livestock with less stress.

Joan Cooper

Purchasing and Sales Agent

Joan Cooper

Purchasing and Sales Agent

Joan is the person to see about a part. Checking orders, arranging shipping and managing inventory, she helps customers with the products they need to run their ranches. She specializes in making customers feel comfortable and excels at telling a good story – ask her about the time she delivered her grandson.

Larry Deges

Design and Special Projects Manager

Larry Deges

Design and Special Projects Manager

Larry’s been around livestock all of his life and has designed and sold equipment for more than 20 years. That carried over to his free time, being a rodeo clown and bullfighter for 18 years. Larry currently helps design equipment that makes cattlemen’s jobs safer and more efficient for their livestock.

Glen Powell

Design Draftsman

Glen Powell

Design Draftsman

Glen mixes decades of welding and manufacturing experience with modern 3D modeling to create product design plans that work for customers’ needs. He brings ideas to life from the drawing board to reality in the shop and finally in customers’ hands. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and woodworking.

Polo Romero

Manufacturing Shop Manager

Polo Romero

Manufacturing Shop Manager

Polo runs the manufacturing shop to the high-quality standards MJE Livestock Equipment is known for and customers expect. Taking pride in the work they produce, Polo’s team meets deadlines without cutting corners in craftsmanship. The Dodge City native enjoys spending time with wife and kids at home.

Ian Deges

Project Manager

Ian Deges

Project Manager

Ian does a little of everything – overseeing the paint shop and a field welding crew, as well as estimating new fencing jobs or even delivering product when needed. That jack-of-all-trades’ spirit carries on outside of MJE, as Ian judges rodeos, helps young shooters and hunters and is a volunteer firefighter and EMT.

Shannon Coleman

Director of Human Resources & Safety

Shannon Coleman

Director of Human Resources & Safety

Shannon joined MJE in 2016 as director of human resources and safety, with expertise in HR management and decision-making. She is responsible for all recruitment needs, hiring processes and our safe working conditions. Shannon’s a member of the National Safety Council and the Society for Human Resource Management.

Debbie Roybal

Accountant

Debbie Roybal

Accountant

Debbie’s eye for detail has been an asset in her more than 20 years’ worth of accounting experience. She joined our team two years ago, and has kept our numbers and figures on track ever since. When she’s not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and watching movies.

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