Meet The Staff

Wirth, Inc. was created in 1965 by Ray and Judy Wirth, after years in the contracting business. Over fifty years later, Wirth, Inc. is the leader in plumbing, heating, and cooling in the area.

Ray Wirth: Founder of Wirth, Inc., established in 1965. Ray has over fifty years of experience in the mechanical contracting industry. Ray retired in 2005 and now serves as Chairman of the Board. Ki Wirth: President. Ki holds a Business Administration degree from St. Ambrose University. He oversees the daily operations of the company and also provides estimates for residential and commercial projects.
   
Rod Hammond: Assistant General Manager & Service Manager. Rod has been employed with Wirth, Inc. since 1974 and is a licensed plumber, certified water well pump installer, certified RZP inspector and HVAC technician. Rod manages all of the service technicians. Jason Wirth: Vice President of Wirth, Inc. Jason is a graduate of Illinois State University and is a licensed plumber. Jason specializes in residential and commercial plumbing installation and new construction plumbing design. Jason also installs radiant in-floor heat and boiler systems.
   
Cory Wirth: Cory has been with Wirth, Inc. since 1980. He is a licensed plumber, certified water well pump installer and certified RZP inspector. Cory also specializes in residential new construction and general plumbing service. Randy Rasmussen: Back in 1969, Randy started working with Wirth, Inc. He is a licensed plumber, HVAC technician, licensed water well pump installer and a NATE certified technician.
   
Steve Bristol: A licensed plumber, certified RPZ inspector and HVAC technician, Steve has been working at Wirth, Inc. since 1976. He specializes in hot water heat steam boilers and radiant in-floor systems. Steve is also a design and custom welder. Mark Shannon: Manager/Supervisor of the Sheet Metal Department at Wirth, Inc. Mark has been with Wirth, Inc. since 1981 and supervises installations on residential and commercial construction and is the lead layout/design manager for many products.
   
Greg Laingen: Greg has been with Wirth, Inc. since 1988 and is a graduate of Western Iowa Tech College with a major in HVAC. He is a certified HVAC and NATE technician, specializing in furnace and air conditioning service and installation. Pete Minnaert: A certified water well pump installer, Pete has been employed by Wirth, Inc. since 1993. He specializes in residential new construction and general plumbing services and is a sand point specialist.
   
Kent Edwards: Kent has been working at Wirth, Inc. since 1998 and is an apprentice plumber and sheet metal installer. He works with all of the departments, getting experience in plumbing, heating, and cooling. Mark Cheek: Since 1999, Mark has been at Wirth, Inc. specializing in sheet metal installation. He installs ventilation systems in both residential and commercial new construction or replacements. Mark can make custom fit systems for our customers.
   
Tom Carney: Specializing in residential and commercial refrigeration application, Tom has been with Wirth, Inc. since 2004. He installs HVAC equipment and is a service technician in product troubleshooting on all equipment. Curt Johnson: Curt has been employed with Wirth, Inc. since  December  2002.  Curt works in the HVAC department.  He installs ventilation systems for residential and commercial new construction and replacements.
   
Eric Walker: Eric started with Wirth, Inc. in 2005 and is an apprentice plumber working in the HVAC and plumbing departments. He specializes in installing ventilation and plumbing systems in new construction and remodeling projects. Heath Clark: A graduate of Scott Community College, majoring in HVAC, Heath has been with Wirth, Inc. since 2007. He is a certified HVAC and NATE technician. Heath's specialty is furnace and air conditioning service and installation.
   
Ben Segobiano: Ben has been employed with Wirth, Inc. since October 2006. He is a licensed plumber. He works with many of the servicemen learning all aspects of the plumbing industry - both residential and commercial. Derek Shannon: Derek is a graduate of Illinois State University and started with Wirth, Inc. in 2010. Derek assists in the sheet metal shop and also helps with HVAC installations.
   
Shaun Walker: Working with Wirth, Inc. since 2011, Shaun is an apprentice plumber working with both residential and commercial plumbing projects. Jameson Shannon: Knowing a good job when he sees it, Jameson returned to Wirth, Inc. in 2013. Jameson assists in the sheet metal shop and with HVAC installations.
   
Bart Vandersnick: Bart started with Wirth, Inc. in 2014. He is an apprentice plumber gaining experience with our new construction plumbers. David Bohm: David began working with Wirth, Inc. in 2013, but comes with 10 years experience running his own business before that. He is a licensed plumber and HVAC technician for both residential and commercial applications.
Hunter Kiefer: After graduating high school in 2014, Hunter began working with Wirth, Inc. full-time. He has been gathering experience as an apprentice plumber and works primarily with the new construction plumbers. Lucas Jacob: Working with Wirth, Inc. since 2014, Lucas is a licensed plumber for both residential and commercial plumbing installations, specializing in plumbing service calls.
   
Trevor Specht: Trevor began working at Wirth, Inc. as a high school CO-OP student in 2011 and assists in our sheet metal shop while taking classes at Black Hawk College. Randy Farrell: Randy joined the Wirth, Inc. team in 2014. He is our shop manager and helps keep things running smoothly for everyone.
   
Michael  Peal: Michael began with Wirth, Inc. in 2015 and is our Shop Assistant. He keeps the warehouse organized and also picks up and delivers parts around the area. Conor Doubet: Conor started with us in 2016.  He has worked hard to learn both the plumbing and HVAC sides of the business.  Conor is always ready to lend a hand wherever there is a need. 
   
Mike Murray: Mike joined the Wirth, Inc team in 2017.  Mike gets called to lend a hand on many jobs, including plumbing and intallations. Jim Cook:  Jim started as a HVAC tech with Wirth in 2018.  He has several years of experience prior to joining our team.  He specializes in servicing and installing HVAC equipment.
   
   
Jodi Marshall: Jodi began working with Wirth, Inc. in 1990. She has a degree in Business from Black Hawk Colleger. She not only oversees all new home and remodel jobs, Jodi also processes all warranty claims. Wendy Shannon: Wendy has been with Wirth, Inc. since 1975. She is a valuable asset, working part-time in our office.
   
Tom Pearson: With over 30 years of experience in the plumbing wholesale business and being the retired Branch Manager for Connor Company in East Moline, Tom brought a lot to the table when he joined Wirth, Inc. in 2007 to be our part-time Purchasing Manager. Karen Lampe: Karen joined the Wirth, Inc. team in 2007. She is a new home and remodel consultant and also provides cost analysis for residential and commercial projects. She can also work with you to schedule an appointment to view the showroom.
   
Jody Franks: Joining the office staff in 2010, Jody assists with billing, warranty claims, rebates, and new construction and remodel job proposals, all while providing great customer service. Theresa Moody: Theresa serves as our General Manager.  She oversees many aspects of the day-to-day operations of the company.  
   
Lisa Versluis: Lisa began working at Wirth, Inc. in 2015 and works in our office. She assists with warranty claims and rebates. Michelle Blaszczyk: Joining the Wirth, Inc. office team in 2016, Michelle assists with customer service, billing and a wide variety of other projects.
   
Jan Norton:  Jan joined Wirth, Inc. in 2017 with a background in accounts payable.  She takes care of our accounts payable amoung many other things.   Lucy: Lucy joined the Wirth, Inc. team in 2006 and has the very important job of "mousing". She also specializes in sleeping and eating whenever possible.

 


IN MEMORY

Steve Owens: Steve worked with Wirth, Inc. from 1970 until his passing in 2009 after a brave and courageous battle with cancer. He was a licensed plumber, certified water well pump installer and an HVAC technician. He is missed here at Wirth, Inc. Jordan Rahn: Jordan joined Wirth, Inc. in 2013.  We are all deeply saddened by the sudden passing of this enthusiastic and eager to learn young man! He will be greatly missed! Our prayers are with his family.
   
Bill Shannon: Bill joined Wirth, Inc. in 2008 and helped manage the shop. He sadly passed away in 2015 and we miss his smile every day!