Meet Our Professionals
Julie is the proud owner of JTD Enterprises, which is named after Julie and Tom's three children Jamie, Tyger and Dexter. Her children are her pride and joy, but she's also extremely proud of the experienced and skilled team of employees here at JTD. You'll be greeted by her smiling face when you walk into the office. JTD Enterprises is a state of Wisconsin Woman-Owned Business Enterprise.
Tom plays a key role in all aspects of our machine shop. Tom is on the machine tool advisory board at Lakeshore Technical College. His advocacy for skilled trade education is a strong influence for the JTD employees. Tom has 37 years of manufacturing experience. He enjoys spending time with his family, golfing and riding his motorcycle.
Bruce is our go-to-guy on the shop floor. With over 25 years of manufacturing experience. He's an exceptional programmer, a talented Solidworks designer and JTD's most talented machinist. On the weekend you can find him bowling, fishing or touring on his motorcycle.
If it has to do with scheduling, quoting or production, Bernie is most likely involved. She has been with our company for over 22 years and is an integral part of the team. She enjoys spending time with her family, camping, gardening and canning in her free time.
Dave is a highly-experienced journeyman machinist. He's been in the industry over 22 years, with the last 8 of them being at JTD. He's passionate about helping co-workers and enjoys mentoring new machinists. Machining isn't his only skill; he also runs a 350 acre farm in his free time.
Duane is one of our most senior machinists with 33 years of experience under his belt. He's a civil war buff with a passion for hunting and ATV riding at his cabin in Northern Wisconsin. He said he enjoys the pleasant atmosphere and great co-workers at JTD.
Ethan recently graduated from the machine tool course at Fox Valley Technical College and will receive his journeyman certification next year. He is enthusiastic and motivated to continuously improve and grow with JTD. He also hopes to some day vacation in the mountains of Alaska.
Lisa has everything you'd look for in an inspection supervisor: she's highly experienced in manufacturing, she's passionate about quality products, and she's a skilled problem solver. Her attention to detail carries over to her personal life as she says she's happiest when her house is clean and she's having fun with her kids.
Gary has been a machinist for 24 years and is proficient using Mastercam. He enjoys being challenged and isn't afraid to take on our toughest machining jobs. He's hardworking, loyal and friendly. In his free time he enjoys spending time on his 10 acres of land with his kids and hopes to go on a tropical vacation some day.
Jesse's 30+ years in welding and fabricating have afforded him the ability to build just about anything JTD can dream up. He enjoys working at JTD because each day brings variety and new challenges. He's hardworking, happy and always willing to learn.
Justin completed his journeyman certification in 2016 and has been working at JTD for over 6 years. He's newly married and has recently become a father. When he's not spending time with his family, he enjoys fishing and riding his motorcycle.
Keith is another very experienced JTD machinist with 24 years in the industry. He's passionate about his job and always strives to excel. He enjoys learning new skills and is always working to improve. He enjoys spending time with his family in northern Minnesota, and you can often find him out ice fishing.
Rob has been with JTD for 10 of his 15 years in the machining industry. He takes pride in his ability to run every machine in the shop. He hopes to take his knowledge and skill one step further and also learn the programming aspect of machining. Rob enjoys spending his free time with his kids.
Scott joined JTD in 2011 and since then has transformed the JTD saw room for high production. He's responsible for any maintenance and is willing to step in where needed. He's an avid Packer fan and sports enthusiast. When asked what job he'd be willing to do without pay, he said, "Coaching!"
Andy has been with JTD for 7 years and will complete his Journeyman certification in 2018. He's continually implementing organizational and efficiency practices in the shop. His willingness to assist co-workers is very helpful. He grew up on a hobby farm and still enjoys attending the farm shows in the area.
Delivery and Distribution
Jim works with JTD in the shipping and receiving department. His happy-go-lucky attitude always puts a smile on our customers faces. In his free time Jim loves spending time with his family and friends and riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle.
Tom has worked as a machinist in the manufacturing industry for 14 years. If he could go anywhere in the world on an all expense paid trip, he would choose to go on an African hunting safari. His favorite food is beef jerky and his favorite music is old school country. He's also a skilled lowboy driver. He'd like to travel more and has an extensive bucket list.
Bernie has always been fascinated with the detail and precision that machining demands. He completed the CNC Technician program through LTC and is pursuing the Wisconsin state Journeyman Machine Tool apprenticeship to become a more well rounded machinist. He admires his parents and their family values. He lives in Kiel with his wife and two kids.
Karissa operates the shipping and receiving area for JTD. She prides herself in her organization skills and willingness to lend a hand at work. She enjoys playing basketball and spending time with her son. In her free time she likes watching comedy movies.
Steve is a machine operator at JTD and loves coming to work everyday to make his coworkers laugh. He most admires his wife for keeping everything organized and together and also pushes him to be the best he can be. He's currently taking machine operator classes to better his skills on the job. His ideal vacation would be a trip to Canada.
Dexter has 8 years of experience in IT as a systems engineer across various industries. He strives to keep JTD relevant with the latest software and hardware machining solutions available. He enjoys brewing beer, traveling and spending time with his family.
Tyger is a motorcycle mechanic by trade. His expertise is an asset for our motorcycle machining projects. He has worked many years at JTD and is working toward learning more about CNC machine setup. He loves spending time with his fiancé and their 3 dogs. He rides his motorcycle any chance he can get.
Jamie has been with JTD for many years, assisting with maintenance, delivery, and more recently operating CNC machines. She enjoys the challenge of learning on the job. Outside of work, Jamie is attending college and enjoys playing basketball and volleyball.