A Name and Team You Can Trust

For more than 120 years, our focus has been on serving every aspect of the fertilizer industry. Our team has many years of experience that extend our passion for the industry on to our customers.

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Larry Taylor
CEO

Gene Gauss
President

Darin Ebeling
VP Sales/Marketing

Charles Formisani
Director of Business Development

Rick Amoroso
VP Operations

John Mitchell
Manager – Inside Sales & Applications Engineering

Peggy Long
Office Administrator

Denise Dimick
Parts Manager

Larry TaylorCEO
Larry joined Sackett in 1977, becoming president in 1988. He has been involved with the fertilizer industry for more than 30 years.
Darin EbelingVice President, Sales & Marketing
Darin joined Sackett in 2016, as we began our merge with Waconia MFG. He has been involved with the fertilizer industry for more than 20 years.
Rick AmorosoDirector of Operations
Rick Amoroso joined the Sackett team in 1996 as engineering/drafting manager responsible for the design of equipment.
Dan AltSenior Engineer
Dan Alt joined the Sackett team in 1977 as an engineer, designing equipment used in the fertilizer industry.
Peggy LongExecutive Assistant/HR/Shipping
Peggy Long joined the Sackett team in 1992 in the accounting department.
Gene GaussPresident
Gene took over in 2016 as the Executive Vice President and promptly transitioned to President of AJ Sackett and Waconia Companies.
Charles FormisaniDirector of Business Development
Charles joined the Sackett team in 2000, spending his first ten years as an engineer in the company’s Process Division.
John MitchellManager, Inside Sales & Applications Engineering
A member of the Sackett team for more than 15 years, John Mitchell is manager, inside sales and applications engineering.
Denise DimickParts Manager
Denise joined the Sackett team in 2000 as an administrative assistant to the sales department and promoted to Parts Manager in 2009.