Experienced Professionals

About Ignite

Serving the Serving the West & Mountains

The Award Winning Ignite Team

Ignite Foodservice Solutions takes pride in building a diverse group of professionals that are dedicated to the needs of our customers. We truly believe that the difference between a great company and an average company, can be defined by the people who represent it.

Our knowledgeable and talented staff is focused on being a valued resource to our customers. Whether they are working to provide a dealer with an effective way to reach new prospects, or working with an end user to find a solution to their problems, our people are here to help.

With three offices in Colorado, Washington, and Arizona we serve Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico & El Paso, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

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Over 150 years of experience

Our Sales Team

With over 150 years of combined experience in the foodservice equipment industry, Ignite is built around the idea of transferring that knowledge to you. Good decisions begin with good information, and when you work with Ignite, you’ll discover thoughtful solutions, not just equipment.

CARL KISNER

CEO & President

Don Riedthaler

Director of Sales

Robert Simmelink

Director of Culinary Services

Jason Clarke

Director of Consultants / Sales – CO

Daina Canavan

Director of Operations

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Luke Simonds

Corporate Chef – CO

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Ryan Devereaux

Corporate Chef – Northwest

Mark Shaw

Territory Manager – AZ

Randy Waugaman

Territory Manager – UT, ID, MT

Erik Wolford

Territory Manager – New Mexico / El Paso

David Medin

Territory Manager – WA, AK

Jeremy Edmondson

Territory Manager – OR, HI

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Gregg Huff

Territory Sales Rep – CO

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Matthew Chavez

Territory Manager – AZ

Cole Carver

Territory Manager – CO

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Kelsey Skye

Customer Excellence Specialist

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Andrew Martinez

Lead Estimator

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Julie Cunningham

Estimator 

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Andrea Lascola

Estimator

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Veronica Salgado

Customer Experience Specialist

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Amber Zurn

Customer Experience Specialist

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Sparky

Brand Ambassador

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Russell Shupe

1957-2023

Sparking your Tastebuds

Our Culinary Team

Our Culinary team operates three test kitchens so you can see equipment in action firsthand. In addition to seeing and testing equipment, our Chefs assist with restaurant concepts, menu creation, and hosting culinary events!

ROBERT SIMMELINK

Directory of Culinary Services

LUKE SIMONDS

Corporate Chef

Ryan Devereaux

Corporate Chef / Brand Ambassador

Regional Expertise

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