THE NUMBER ONE
REASON TO CHOOSE
WEST SIDE SALVAGE IS
OUT COMMITMENT TO
EXCELLENT SERVICE

The number one reason to choose West Side Salvage is our commitment to excellent service. We are able to provide excellence in customer service because of our team of experienced professionals providing expertise to every job. All of our employees participate in rigorous and ongoing safety training programs, which include:

Confined space training

Confined space rescue

SCBA and respirator use

Hazard communicator

First aid

CPR and operations training on all of our equipment

EMPLOYEES AND EXPERTISE

With approximately 50 employees, here is a sampling of our management team and experience.

Don Vogt – Chairman and CEO

Nearing 40 years in the salvage business, Don took the company from a pickup truck to where it is today


Gene Schwers – President

30+ years salvage experience

CDL

Safety Training with Fit testing

Expert in elevator emergencies


Jon Vogt - Special Projects Manager

30+ years salvage experience

CDL

Safety Training with Fit testing

CPR/AED and Standard First Aid certified


Ron Sumner - Vice President

15+ years salvage experience

Managed day to day operations of vessels

Expeditor of cargoes

Safety Training with Fit testing


Ken Langham - Director of Operations

29+ years salvage experience

Expertise in project management & coordination


Patrick Brecht - Director of Maintenance

17+ years salvage experience

CDL

Safety Training with Fit testing

CPR/AED and standard First Aid certified


Mel Flitsch – Foreman

25+ years salvage experience

CDL

Safety Training with Fit testing

CRP/AED and Standard First Aid certified


Adam Hentges - Foreman

5+ years salvage experience

CDL

Confined Space Training

Safety Training with Fit testing


Terry Gray – Foreman

11+ years salvage experience

Safety Training with FIT testing

CPR/AED and standard First Aid certified


Tom Begley - HR/Operations

20 years experience