Leadership Team



Kathy Kerber is the President/COO of KSM. She has been with the Company since July of 1997. She is continuing the vision her father, Dan Kerber, had for the company when it was founded in 1979. The philosophy that she shares with her father is treat everyone with respect, take pride in your work, make a quality product and deliver it on time and when you do, make sure you invoice for it the day it’s delivered. Dan believed in KSM’s Core Values of Excellence, Integrity and Community. Kathy is very proud to continue instilling those values in everything we do each and every day! Fun Fact: Kathy’s nickname of Katfish was given to her when she was 3 months old by her godfather and people still call her that many years later. Kathy can be reached at:



Sales Manager

937.216.2244 (cellular)

Jim Wilmath is KSM’s Inside Sales Manager and Estimator. He has been with the Company since July of 2004. He manages all inside sales and completes the estimating process in a courteous and timely manner as well as managing the work flow between his department and the production team. What he likes best about KSM is its support for outstanding customer service from the owner of the company to the team member who delivers orders. Fun Fact: During the peak of the late 60’s hippie movement, his parents gave him the middle name of Groovy. Now isn’t that just groovy! Jim can be reached at :



Procurement Manager Jenni Buchert is the Procurement Manager for KSM. She has been with the Company since July of 2010. Her responsibilities include managing customer orders and scheduling as well as all purchasing functions. The sense of family is what Jenni likes best about KSM. Fun Fact: Jenni is an avid reader. Jenni can be reached at:



ECO ITAR Export Compliance Officer, Quality Engineer Jeff Conklin is KSM’s ECO ITAR Export Compliance Officer and Quality Engineer. He has been with the Company since April of 2016. His responsibilities include overseeing Customer Satisfaction, Export Compliance and the Quality Management System. The family atmosphere is what he likes best about KSM. Fun Fact: Jeff likes to sing and raise his horses. Jeff can be reached at:



Project / Manufacturing Engineer Nate Walter is the Project/Manufacturing Engineer for KSM. He has been with the Company since December of 2016. He is responsible for Process Improvement as well as managing the CAD/CAM department. Growth potential is what he is most excited about at KSM. Fun Fact: Nate is a volunteer firefighter for the Casstown Fire Department. Nate can be reached at:



Manufacturing Supervisor Todd Carroll is KSM’s Manufacturing Supervisor. Todd has been with the Company since July, 1998. He manages production so that we meet our excellent on-time delivery and focuses on cross-training the team and focusing on quality. Feeling that he is part of a big family is what he likes best about KSM. Fun Fact: Todd loves golf and tries to play as much as possible. Todd can be reached at:



Administrative Assistant

Katie Fyffe is the Administrative Assistant for KSM. She has been with the Company since April of 2017. Katie is responsible for Payroll, Accounts Payables and Receivables as well as many of the office operations. She will greet you with her great smile! Katie likes that KSM has a great reputation for giving back and participating in the community as well as its involvement with the United Way. Fun Fact: Katie likes to make different coffees and teas and she collects coffee mugs. Katie can be reached at: