THAD WATERMAN – Shop Manager / Co-Owner
Thad started working full time for Waterman’s Forage / Chopper Box Repair & Sales (A division of Lumber Land LLC) since 1998 although he has helped in the family business for many years before that. As the shop manager, he spends most of his time repairing the chopper boxes / forage boxes along with sales, customer service and parts ordering.
BILL WATERMAN – Transport & Bidding / Co-Founder
Bill spends the majority of his time out looking at chopper boxes / forage boxes that have been wrecked. He meets with the farmer and insurance adjuster at the site and they try to find a solution that will satisfy everyone.
SHERI WATERMAN – Office / Co-Founder
Sheri has historically been the administrative contact for Waterman’s Forage / Chopper Box Repair & Sales and for many years she worked alongside Bill on the boxes. While retired, she still at time will answer the phone and handles other items as needed.
Ole typically works to disassemble, repair, and rebuild chopper boxes.. But he also does a little it of everything including time straightening and painting parts.
Christopher typically works to disassemble, repair, and rebuild chopper boxes. Chris also assists with shop manager items as Thad is not available.
Becky holds two bachelor degrees from the University of Wisconsin – Platteville which include both Business Administration / Animal Science with a dairy emphasis. Becky’s role is to handle office manager duties one day per week. Becky maintains office services by organizing office operations, answering phones, preparing payroll, tracking budget and income expenses, and ensuring all items are invoiced and paid on time. She also assists with marketing and items like Facebook and the website inventory updates, as well as anything else that is needed.
BROCK WATERMAN – President / Co-Owner
Brock is a business administration graduate from the University of Wisconsin – Platteville and holds two computer systems degrees from Southwest Wisconsin Technical College in Fennimore, WI. As of 2018 Brock is now the President of Waterman’s Forage / Chopper Box Repair & Sales. His roles is to handle all business issues and to expand the business. He works with items including legal and regulatory strategy, HR policies coordinator, marketing, information technology, and is the head of the business transition to the second generation.