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.


CEO & President


Vice President

Robert Simmelink

Director of Culinary Services

David Wall

Corporate Chef & Territory Manager

Luke Simonds

Corporate Chef

Jason Clarke

Director of Consultants / Sales – CO

Don Riedthaler

Director of Sales – Northwest

Mark Shaw

Territory Manager – AZ

Russell Shupe

Territory Manager – NM & El Paso

Jon Bond

Estimator & Sales

Randy Waugaman

Territory Manager – UT, ID, MT

Erik Wolford

Territory Manager – AZ

Jesse Condron

Territory Manager

Josh Heiserman

Territory Manager

Daina Canavan


Kelsey Skye

Customer Experience Manager

Andrew Martinez

Inside Sales/Estimator

Tiffany Miller

Customer Service

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!


Directory of Culinary Services


Corporate Chef


Corporate Chef

Regional Expertise

Find a Rep

Click in a territory on the map to find your representative(s). Send them an email and they will get back to you as soon as possible!