BEN HAGEMANN, CEO & General Manager
Ben has been with American Pressure for over 24 years, in which time he has helped the company expand its capacity to create custom pressure washer solutions to fit the individual needs of every customer. Ben also dedicates some of his time to serving on the Cleaning Equipment Trade Association (CETA) Board of Directors and is currently president of the organization.

JOSIAH HAGEMANN, Vice President, Marketing
Josiah has worked for American Pressure in various positions for over 15 years.  He can often be found working on projects at American Pressure that involve testing and development of various equipment and machinery. Josiah has helped elevate the customer experience by ensuring American Pressure employees go above and beyond the expected, which starts with his own efforts at providing excellent service.

CHRIS HARDIE, Purchasing Manager/Operations
Chris is going on year 6 at American Pressure where he puts his problem solving and management skills to work every day. Chris manages relationships with several vendors, keeping up with purchases of stock parts and accessories. He also uses his expertise to assist in sales and help field technical questions from customers either over the phone or in the shop. His previous management and delegating skills make Chris a real asset to our team and customers.

Rev. Isaac Williams


Isaac is a joy to work with, he joined our operations department recently, and helps with testing, assembly, shipping and many other things that help American Pressure run smoothly.  In addition to the wonderful work he does at American Pressure, Isaac is also an ordained pastor of the LCMS.  He serves the people of Grace International as their pastor.

CHRIS MAIN, Service Lead/Technician
Every day brings something different at American Pressure and no one knows that better than Chris, who repairs pressure steamers, installs new units and works directly with customers to find solutions to their problems. Our customers depend on Chris and his deep knowledge to learn about the proper use and maintenance of the variety of machines we carry and service. Chris has been with American Pressure for over 7 years and is both Alkota and Landa certified.

MIKE MAIN, Install Lead/Master Plumber
In addition to building strong, lasting relationships with our customers, Mike uses his expertise to build custom trailer units, stacking and piping, as well as installing new machines. Mike’s been with American Pressure for 8 years and has a proven record of building to customers’ unique specifications. Prior to joining us, Mike worked as a licensed plumber for more than 40 years.

JUSTIN SCHMIDT, Service Lead/Technician
Whether it’s a machine that’s getting serviced or repaired, or a newly sold machine that’s being set up for use after the sale, it’s in good hands with Justin. Prior to his five years at American Pressure, Justin received his two-year degree in marine and small engine repair from Alexandria Technical College and he’s worked in the industry for a total of over 10 years. Justin thrives on variety so whatever a customer’s need or challenge may be, he’s ready to tackle it.

JIMMY WELCH, Vice President, Engineering
Jimmy’s accomplishments and history could fill volumes. Currently he is Vice President of CETA, chairs the technical committee for the pressure washer industry and is chair of the harmonization committee for pressure washer safety standards. He has over 40
years of experience in all aspects of the cleaning equipment industry including head of R&D/Engineering for MiTM, General Pump, Pressure Pro, and FNA group. He is credited in numerous patents, and has hand in the design of many of the best pumps on the market today.  Jimmy is working hard to improve all aspects of what American Pressure can offer customers.

JONATHAN CONFELD, Chief Financial Officer.

Jonathan is a great leader at American Pressure his skills are put to use to help our company grow, thrive and operate well so we can provide the best value to our customers.  His education, experience and accomplishments in finance and business management are a benefit to American Pressure and our customers everyday.  Jonathan also tends to accounts payable and receivable.

Susan Klimek

Susan Klimek, Sales
Over the phone or in person you will find that Susan’s smile and laugh are contagious.  She is a great resource for anything pressure washer or steamer related and always does a great job taking care of customers.   Her background in marketing and work for non-profits has been a great addition to our team at American Pressure.


Fritz or Mr. Wright is a great joy on the American Pressure team and would be glad to come and see you and understand how he can help with your needs. Existing customers will often hear Fritz on the phone or see him in person.  He is happy to share all the amenities American Pressure has to offer, in addition to our great selection of power washers.  Fritz has a long history of successfully helping solve customer needs in a variety of industries and we are grateful he is at American Pressure to help our customers solve their needs.

Kelly in Parts Room


You will enjoy talking with Kelly, her get it done attitude and her follow through for customers is second to none.   She spends the majority of her time working with customers who come in or call in.   Her background in customer service and running food service on river boat cruises serves American Pressure customers well.


Evan loves improving the customer experiencing in washing and dives deep into the details to make it happen.  With over a decade of using pressure washers professionally he has great experience using a pressure washer and the right chemistry to clean and will suggest ways to make your day easier and more comfortable all while achieving the cleaning you want.   He goes the extra mile for each and every customer he works with.   American Pressure is lucky to have him on our team!