People Of HUG Hydronics
We are nothing without our People! We like them so much, we'd thought we'd let you know how awesome they are too!
Ryan Hunt- President
Raised in Business and Creative Engineering, holds a double degree from the University of Minnesota, and owns GardenCircles.com, started Pine River Innovations and DSL Bonding Buddy tool. 10 years ago he retrofitted his house to become extra efficient and installed some in-floor heating in his basement with a gypcrete overlay.
Simon- Production Manager
Double Degreed and nearing a master's degree in Math Education. Would build circuits all day with Paul, just for fun. Knows how to tap dance. What he thinks about In-floor heating: "I wish I had it."
Mike B- Purchasing
Considers him and his son, Jake, the Father/Son Curmudgeon Team. Has a horse named "Rooster" and built himself a HUG Home with the HUG Hydronics in-floor heating system.
Jake B- Practical Engineering
The other half of the Father/Son Curmudgeon Team, has zero social media presence and looks like Vladimir Lenin (especially from the side view with the beard). Jake also is incredibly gifted in creativity and mechanics.
Bruce- Sales Manager
Has worked with the Hunts since 1998, selling Turtle automatic meter readers. Has an electrical engineering degree and then a MMA from St. Scholastica. He spends his free time using old wood in new projects. He recently has done several picnic tables out of barn wood.
Colin- Marketing Communications Director
Manages our marketing communications and coordination. Actually talks to live people on phone, chat and in person. Loves to run, read comics, and watch baseball, in no particular order. His favorite Comic Book Character: Superman, easily!
Raya- Online Marketing Manager
Holds a Master's degree in English, going for her MBA, been working web stores since 2002. Mother of 9, who loves her HUG Home, complete with in-floor heating and foot thick walls. She is getting really good at moving her chromebook from one side of her lap to the other as the baby crawls across her chair.
Randy- Sales Tech
A problem solver, has a history in construction, auto maintenance, and builds unique customer recumbent tricycles. Does general maintenance at Trout Lake Camp and enjoys biking, hiking and troubleshooting. In line to receive our first Just Ducky Sales Tech Certification.
Moe- Sales Assistant & Fulfillment Expert
Our newest recruit. Currently feels like the blond girl on the "Big Bang Theory." Is a beef farmer, has 14 pairs of cattle and is down is "reasonable" 6-7 horses. We love her because she makes sure we get things done.
Jeff- Test Designer
Has 2 kids and 5 grandkids, commutes from Becker, twice a week, telecommutes the other days. Has a master's in Divinity from Bethel college and served 7 years as a Pastor of the White Fish Community Church, even while working in electrical engineering.
Joe- Outside Sales
Tony- Outside Sales
Ben- Manufacturing Lead
Soft spoken ang big hearted, Ben loves to learn new things. He says he felt drawn to our resiliency campus. He also is a classic nerd enjoying DND, videogames and sci-fi novels.