The Team

meet the team

the heart and soul of vanworks

our office Team

We take pride in having a team of passionate individuals who work tirelessly to turn your van dreams into reality. Our crew is not just a team; we’re a close-knit family of van enthusiasts, craftsmen, and designers who share your love for adventure on the road.

Keith Hess


Dale lassen

Sales Director

chris Kapperman

Operations Manager

Barry Biss

Engineer & Designer

Jess Poehler

Accounting & HR

Ryan Langaker

Parts Manager


Retail & Service Manager

Drake wood

Retail & Service Sales

tom zittergruen

Marketing Director
the backbone of vanworks

Our van builders

Our van-building team is a seasoned ensemble, with years of hands-on experience that’s unmatched in the industry. They’re not just builders; they’re artisans, crafting each van with meticulous care and a deep understanding of what it takes to make your van life dreams come true.