Meet Our Team

Backing the CustomCare brand is a team of water treatment experts who think beyond conventional materials and equipment to design and deliver incredibly effective systems. Experienced staff members create water treatment systems from application and design to construction and shipping.


Glenn Gruett, CEO

Kurt Gruett, President. Sales Territory: FL

Guy Gruett, Vice President

Greg Gruett, Vice President.
Sales Territory: PA, NJ, MD

Customer Service

Derick Wasinger, Customer Service Manager

Michelle Babbitts, Customer Service

Whitney Kilpatrick, Customer Service

Technical Service

Kirk Guthrie, Technical Services Manager

Dan Peters, Technical Services

Carmen Bump, Technical Services

CustomCare Engineers

Gary Bauer, CustomCare Division Manager

Sales and Marketing

Luke Java, Director of Sales and Marketing

Erik Koglin, Field Manager

Melanie Jayjack, Associate Brand Manager

Vicki Andersen, Associate Brand Manager

Cassi Worster, Marketing Coordinator

Regional Sales Managers

John Degeneffe, Regional Sales: Eastern WI, Northern IL

Jeff O’Callaghan, Regional Sales: NE, KS, OK, TX, NV, CO, AZ, NM

Mark Russell, Regional Sales: WA, OR, CA, MT, ID, WY, NV, UT, HI, AK

Mark Selvig, Regional Sales: MN, Western WI, IA, ND, SD

Mike Speicher, Regional Sales: MI, IN, OH, Western KY

Kevin Osborn, Regional Sales: ME, NH, VT, NY, MA, CT, RI

Steve Calahan, Regional Sales: IL, MO

Brad Walsh, Regional Sales: VA, WV, NC, SC, GA, FL, Eastern KY, Eastern TN


Vicki VanStraten, Office Manager

Chris Schwersenska, Purchasing Manager

Mike Hanten, Lab Director

Production & Shipping

Tom Tegen, Production Manager