Learn About AgTrax

AgTrax is the leading provider of advanced ERP software solutions that maximize productivity and enhance profitability for agribusinesses of all size. We are an exciting, responsive company, with a history of steady growth coupled with a disciplined and strategic focus on being the best.;"

Accounting software is at our core but we have grown beyond the back office to embrace other industry-specific technologies that will help our customers capture additional efficiencies and investment return. We believe we are changing the way the agricultural world looks at enterprise software applications and the companies that market them.

Our solutions are used in 23 states domestically and we have diversified our product line and pricing structure to capture new market segments while easing the barrier to entry.

Our employees represent this diversity - working closely with their colleagues, AgTrax employee satisfaction goes hand in hand with customer satisfaction. Our goal is to build strong relationships that create a robust company and a profitable future.

Meet the Team

 

Gayle Lewis – President

Gayle was promoted to President in December, 2016. His previous position at AgTrax was Director of Operations where he led the effort to create TraxView.  Prior to that he was the Director of Development, a position he held since AgTrax conception in April of 1996.  He brings over 32 years of software development experience to his new role, 30 of which have been in the Ag-Retail space.

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Pat Lee – Director of Customer Support

Pat has been with AgTrax since November 1997, with over 20 years experience in the agribusiness field. He attended college at Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS. When he is not working he enjoys fishing, softball, football and being outdoors.

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Gene Herman – Director of Quality Assurance

Gene has been with AgTrax since January 1997. His previous work experiences include 6 years at Farmland / Heartland Data Services, 11 years at Farmers Coop, Nickerson, KS as Assistant Manager and 2 years at Bird City Coop, Bird City, KS as Office Manager. He attended college at Friends University and Newman University, Wichita, KS., earning a Degree in Business Resource Management.

 

Amanda Slattery Dubin  – Director of Development

Amanda has been hired as the Director of Development beginning her career with AgTrax in January 2016. Her previous work experience includes 4 years at VinSolutions a CRM/Website company now owned by AutoTrader.com. She worked in multiple areas of the company including the CRM and as the National Accounts Operations Manager for Websites. Most recently she was the PMO Business Analyst and Technical Project Manager at Netsmart, a medical-behavioral health software company. Amanda has a degree in Business Administration from Graceland University and years of farming experience growing up in Southwest Kansas. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading and scrapbooking in her spare time.

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Chuck Jenkins – Director of Marketing and Sales

Chuck brings over 20 years of sales, marketing and management experience to this position. Chuck studied Agronomy at the University of Nebraska and has a diverse background in agricultural technology sales. He has marketed precision ag hardware technology as well as advanced software applications in all phases of agriculture. His background also includes managing multiple sales teams, owning a Trimble dealership, sales consulting and over time he has developed numerous strategic relationships with multiple companies that will benefit AgTrax as the company and product evolve.

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Jay Humphrey – Director of IT 

Jay was recently promoted to Director of Information Technology for Integrated Solutions Group (ISG). He is responsible for the day to day operations of AgTrax and it's sister company, Professional Data Services.  Jay received an Associate's degree in Computer Networking Systems from ITT Technical Institute, and while working for ISG received a Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems Security.  Jay has been with ISG since 2009 with the primary job function of maintaining the company's IT infrastructure.  

 

Marc McCrary – Controller 

Marc joined Integrated Solutions Group as Controller in the summer of 2014.  He is a CPA and has over twenty years' experience in public and private accounting, including over ten years in the agricultural industry.  Marc graduated from Kansas State University and is currently finishing a Master's of Business Administration degree at Fort Hays State University.  When away from work Marc enjoys playing golf, traveling with his wife and watching his son's activities.

 

 

Support Team

Mark Classen – Implementation Coordinator

Mark has been with AgTrax since October of 1996 and brings some 30 years of varied agribusiness experience to his role. Mark boasts practical experience in all phases of management responsibilities at the retail level including Branch, IT and General Manager as well as Controller and Merchandiser.His experience in these roles and extensive time spent with Farmland / Heartland Data Services has served him well in previous roles at AgTrax and should prove beneficial to his team and customer base.Mark is a graduate of John Brown University where he earned degrees in both Economics and Psychology. He enjoys spending his spare time on outdoor activities such as motorcycling, golf or camping at the lake.

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Becky Blackburn – Account Representative

Becky has been an account representative for AgTrax since April 2004. Prior to joining AgTrax, she worked 2 years at Far-Mar-Co., 4 years at Union Equity, 4 years at Arlington Coop, and 9 years at Heartland Data Services/Agris. She attended college at Hutchinson Community College, Hutchinson, KS, earning a degree in Secretarial Science. Most of her free time is spent with family and friends.  

 

Lorry Ebeling – Account Representative

Lorry has been with AgTrax since April 2009. She is a “farm kid” who studied business and accounting in college. She also has extensive experience in marketing, web graphics and graphic design. She has been a tax preparer, business owner, over-the-road truck driver, EMT and even an air traffic controller. In her free time, she is a compulsive reader, loves to travel and go camping in their RV. 

 

Kelsey Martin – Account Representative

Kelsey has been at AgTrax since February 2010. She attended college at Kansas State University, Manhattan KS, earning a bachelor degree in Business Administration with a major in Marketing. She spends most of her free time with family and friends enjoying any outdoor activities such as going to the lake and Kansas State Football games. 

 

 

Leon Unruh – Account Representative

Leon has been with AgTrax since March 2003. His previous work history includes 2 years as a CFO for a full service cooperative, 16 years with Farmland Industries in Data Processing, 6 years with a competitive company and 1 year with CCH doing testing of auditing software. He attended college at Hutchinson Community College, Wichita State University and Emporia State University, earning an Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Science degree, with a major in Accounting, and minors in Economics and Mathematics. He also has his MOUS certification. 

 

 

Brad Specht – Account Representative

 With 10 years of experience in education and 3 more at HR Block, Brad brings a passion for assisting others and guiding them in their quest to overcome challenges of any type.  In working with his customers to find solutions to those challenges, he discovers enjoyment and satisfaction as his personal reward.

A Masters degree from the University of Tennessee, experience in accounting procedures, classroom management, technical savvy and a young family (wife Leslie and daughters Lauren and Addison) make Brad a great fit on the client services team at AgTrax.  

 

Bret Willems – Account Representative

Bret rejoined AgTrax in January 2014. He graduated from Newman University with a bachelor degree in Business Management. He spends his free time playing softball, farming, and going to sporting events. He also enjoys spending time with his wife.

 

 

 

Kelly Spear - Account Representative

Kelly has been hired to be part of the AgTrax customer support team. As an Account Representative, Spear will be performing on-site installations and training clients on the AgTrax suite of products. She has worked in the agricultural industry for the last 3 years at the Central Prairie Co-op in Hutchinson,

 

Missy Hetheriton – Account Representative

Missy has been hired to be part of the AgTrax customer support team. As an Account Representative, Missy will be performing on-site installations and training clients on the AgTrax suite of products. She has worked in the agricultural industry for the last 18 years in Missouri.

Quality Assurance

Calvin Shean – Quality Assurance/Account Representative

Calvin has been with since February 1998. His prior work experiences include 1975-1991 Stratton Equity Coop Stratton Co as Office Manager/Comptroller, 1991-1992 Office manager in Moreland, OK. and 1992-1998 Heartland Data Services as Customer Support of Farmland System 36 software and hardware, Solution System Support, Quality Assurance, and in charge of system updates on Solution system. His education includes a 9 Month data processing course at Northwest Kansas Regional Vocational Technical School. Believe it or not this was on the very old 80 column punch cards. 

 

 

 

 

 

Development Team

Bob Small – Developer

Bob has been promoted to Director of Development in March, 2011 and has been with AgTrax since September 1996 as a developer. His previous work history includes 5 years with Heartland Data / Farmland as a customer service representative and developer, 3 years with PDS as a customer service representative and 7 years with Satanta Coop as office personnel. His education is “The School of Hard Knocks”. He enjoys spending his extra time playing softball and bowling.

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 Brian Brubaker – Developer

Brian has been with AgTrax for 4 years. His previous work history includes 18 years as software engineer at Gregory, Inc. Brian attended Hutchinson Community College and Wichita State University. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, motorcycle riding, and singing and playing sax on the church worship team.

 

 

Michael Halsig – Developer

Mike has been a Programmer for AgTrax since 1998. When he is not working he enjoys hiking, fishing, and biking.

 

Kenny Powell – Developer

Kenny has been with AgTrax since April 2008 and has 30 years experience as a software developer. He attended College at Kansas State University, University of Kansas and Wichita State University, earning a BA in Computer Science. He loves spending time with his family, riding his bike, and watching basketball games.

  

 

Teresa Uhrich – Developer

Teresa has been a Programmer for AgTrax since July 2011. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Management Information Systems, with more than fifteen years experience in the Information Technology field. Teresa recently worked five and a half years at Harris School Solutions as a Software Developer and has worked in the banking industry, school systems, a soft drink company, accounting and a security system company. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and her hobbies include reading, going to the movies and traveling. 

 

Joey Ward – Developer

Joey is a .net developer with experience in vb.net.  He attended University of Phoenix and enjoys spending time with his family watching football.  Joey joined AgTrax in August 2012.

 

                                           

Michelle Shaw – Developer

Michelle joins the product development team at AgTrax after spending the past 14 years as a programmer with Data Center Inc.  A graduate of Kansas State University and a long-time resident of the area, her B.S. in Computer Science will be a nice fit on the team as the programming platform and products developed continue to evolve.

Michelle and her husband enjoy spending much of their free time on motorcycle rides or with their two sons riding quads down at the lake. 

 

 

 

 

Jonathan McAfee – Developer

Jonathan is based out of our KC office and lives in that area with his wife of one year, Sara and their puppy Jade. Jonathan worked previously at behavioral medical software company for the past two years and enjoys sound design, music composition and video gaming.

 

 

 

 

JC Easley – Developer

JC is also based out of our KC office and lives in the area with his wife, Laura. They expecting their first child, a son in July. JC came from background in government and enjoys fixing cars, video games and exercising.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sales Team 

Craig Coleman – Regional Sales Manager

Craig comes to AgTrax a seasoned sales professional with 15 years of experience in technology sales. 10 years of hardware sales PC to servers. 5 years software platform sales and professional services consulting.

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Ty Lyons –  Sales Representative

Ty Lyons returns to AgTrax after spending 2 years with other industry accounting platforms internationally.  He's a native of Hutchinson and brings more than 10 years of experience in sales to the team, both inside and out.  Ty is responsible for inside sales as well as outbound lead generation and appointment setting.  Active in his church, he also enjoys golf, softball, hunting, fishing, and coaching youth sports.

 

Thresa Koepplin – Sales Assistant/Account Representative 

Thresa has been with AgTrax since June 2002. Her previous work history includes 4 years with Agris and 8 years with Sales Data, Inc. She attended Hutchinson Community College, Hutchinson, KS, earning an Associate Degree in Early Education. Thresa can be found in her free time with family and friends and the majority of the time on the golf course with her husband Scott.

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Technical Services Team 

 

Sandy Tucker – Technical Support Representative 

Sandy has been with AgTrax since January 2003. He was previously with Agris for 5 years, Farmland for 4 years and IBM for 5 years. He attended college at Hutchinson Community College and K-State with a degree in Business Administration. For fun Sandy enjoys reading, golf and spending time with family. 

 

 

 

 

 

Administrative Team

Diane Lyons – Administrative Assistant 

Diane has been employed by Integrated Solutions Group since 1981. She moved to Hutchinson from Garden City, KS. She has fulfilled many different job responsibilities and today handles most accounting responsibilities for AgTrax. She enjoys spending her free time with her husband, grandson and family. 

 

Renee Retterer – Administrative Assistant 

Renee has been with Integrated Solutions Group, Inc. since June 1997 in the accounting department serving AgTrax and PDS. She was born and raised in Hutchinson, and lived in Corpus Christi, TX for 13 years as a restaurant manager. In her free time she enjoys traveling to different casinos (to watch the people, of course).






Michelle Grimes – Secretary/Receptionist 

Michelle has been with the Integrated Solutions Group, Inc. for 20 years, with over 35 years of office experience. When not at work, she enjoys league bowling, gardening, Casino bus trips, spending quality time at home with family and friends, and watching sports, specifically, New York Yankee baseball, KU Basketball and Kansas City Chiefs football. 

 

 

Marty Otto – Secretary/Receptionist 

 Joined ISG in 2012.  Employed in the accounting field for over 20 years, most recently as the Assistant Manager of the Hutchinson Town Club.  Worked for ISG in 2000 prior to relocating to Kansas City.  I feel very fortunate to be back with such an incredible organization.