People – Vehicle Care Sales

Jeff Resmer

Vehicle Care Sales Manager

Jeff started in the car wash industry in 2010, working in a sales leadership role for Turtle Wax Pro. During his time at Turtle Wax and brief stint at Niteo Products, he was responsible for distributor and corporate account relationships, new product development, marketing initiatives, and go-to-market strategies. Jeff earned his BA from the University of Michigan and MBA from Purdue University. He is excited to join Hydra-Flex due to its state-of-the-art products, company culture, ability to service customers’ needs, and desire to always innovate. Jeff currently resides in Chicago with his family, and he enjoys boating, golfing, basketball, baseball, cooking, and rooting for all Detroit sports teams.

Todd Wood - Vehicle Care Account Manager

Todd Wood

Vehicle Care Account Manager

Todd joined Hydra-Flex in February 2019 as a Vehicle Care Account Manager, bringing over 20 years of experience in the car wash industry. Previously, Todd has held car wash management and sales roles at various companies including Mark VII Equipment and Turtle Wax Pro. Todd is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Todd is excited to join Hydra-Flex due to its state-of-the-art products, company culture, ability to service customers’ needs, and desire to always innovate. Todd currently resides in Staten Island, New York with his wife and rescue animals. In his spare time he enjoys sports, travel, and spending time with family and friends.

Chris Strom - Vehicle Care Account & Inside Sales Manager

Chris Strom

Vehicle Care Account & Inside Sales Manager

Chris joined Hydra-Flex in June of 2016 as Inside Sales and Vehicle Care Technical Product Support, and now manages vehicle care accounts and the inside sales team. Chris spent the first 10 years of his professional career in the automotive industry as a technician and service advisor. During that time he returned to college and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Rasmussen College. Working during the day and attending college at night was a very difficult task, but worth the effort. Three months after graduation he was hired on at a manufacturing company where he spent 7 years as their National Service Manager and eventually National Sales & Service Manager of pest control products. He is extremely excited to begin a new career at Hydra-Flex and utilize his past experience to help grow the company. When Chris is not at work he enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids, coaching baseball, fishing, hunting, and playing golf.

Andy Kovalik - Account Manager

Andy Kovalik

Account Manager

Andy joined the Hydra-Flex family in February of 2020 as a Vehicle Care Account Manager. Andy comes to Hydra-Flex after 5 years at Polaris Inc. based out of Minnesota. He is an automotive technician by trade, but had roles in technical parts & service, post sales surveillance – data and analytics, service engineering, and most recently service operations. His passion for helping customers solve complex issues and building long lasting relationships will be a great fit within the Hydra-Flex culture. He is pursuing his Bachelors of Business Administration & Project Management degree from Capella University. In his free time he likes to spend time with his wife and 2 dogs at the cabin, hunting, fishing, and everything else outdoors.

Scott Utley - Vehicle Care Technical Support

Scott Utley

Vehicle Care Technical Support

Scott joined Hydra-Flex in November 2018 as Vehicle Care Technical Support, but he is also assisting the Inside Sales Team. He is bringing with him over 16 years of experience in the car wash industry. Previously, Scott worked as a service technician, a service dispatch coordinator, and a service manager for Holiday Companies. While there, Scott graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and accumulated many years of experience working with equipment manufacturers such as Ryko, PDQ, Mark VII, Belanger, and Macneil. Scott has a true interest in continuing to learn and grow in all areas of the car washing industry. Outside of work, Scott enjoys spending time with his wife, his family, and his friends. In his free time, he enjoys many different activities and hobbies. Some of them include hunting, fishing, hockey, golf, and travelling. Scott is eager in continuing to build his career with the Hydra-Flex team.

Karissa Karlik - Inside Sales Representative

Karissa Karlik

Inside Sales Representative

Karissa Joined Hydra-Flex in 2015. She has a little over 7 years of experience in the Customer Service area between production, manufacturing, freight and sales. She is currently attending college obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management with a concentration of International Business. Her role at Hydra-Flex is to engage with customers and build a steady relationship with them and provide the ultimate Customer Service available to customers in this industry. If Karissa isn’t four wheeling, shooting, or fishing she usually is spending time with her 2 year old son swimming and adventuring to all the different parks here in Minnesota.

Jennifer Cutsforth - Customer Service Representative

Jennifer Cutsforth

Customer Service Representative

Jennifer joined the Hydra Flex team in November 2019 as a Customer Service Representative for the Inside Sales Team. She has 20 years of Inside Sales/Customer Service experience within a variety of fields. She’s worked with customers and sales teams in the Sanitation Industry, Data Solutions, and the Paint and Sealer Industry. Jennifer strides to always get an answer for a customer and help in anyway she can. Her 14 Year old daughter keeps her busy with the variety of actives she is involved with. She loves taking time out to spend with her two daughters going to the lake, fun trips to Duluth, sporting events, or a lazy day just hanging out.

Erin Bollig - Sales Operation Analyst

Erin Bollig

Sales Operations Analyst

Erin joined Hydra-Flex in January 2016, bringing experience from hospitality and nonprofit industries. Erin is a graduate of Augsburg University in Minneapolis and holds a bachelor's degree in Marketing and International Business. Her focus is to utilize creative communication techniques to enhance marketing campaigns and customer relationships. When not at Hydra-Flex, Erin enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors, and cheering on Minnesota sports teams.