John Conner - CFO
John joined Gammill in May of 2004. He received his BSBA from the University of Missouri in 1993 and has been a Certified Management Accountant from 2000-2014. His extensive accounting experience is from a diverse background of industries including Banking, Barge Transportation, Retail, Marketing & Incentive, and Manufacturing. He is responsible for all financial aspects of Gammill, inventory control, the supply department, seamstresses, and small parts assembly.
John and his wife Danielle both enjoy time spent on Current River. He is an avid outdoorsman. He loves to hunt, fish, garden, and plant wildlife food plots.
Danny Elliott – Engineering Manager
Danny joined Gammill in April of 2013 as an Electrical Engineer, and became Engineering Manager in September of 2013. Danny has been married since 2009. He and his wife have a 3 year old son. Danny enjoys spending his free time with family and friends, working on cars, and participating in shooting sports.
Richard McGhee – Operations Manager
Richard joined Gammill in July of 2013. He is responsible for production, warehousing and dealer deliveries and pickups. He started his career in manufacturing in 1976 as a production supervisor and has served through the years as unit manager, lean enterprise coordinator, and in quality control. He is a native of the West Plains area and enjoys working on his farm and playing golf.
Jennifer Smith – Sales / Marketing Director
Jennifer joined Gammill in January of 2014. She brings a strong marketing and sales background to Gammill. Jennifer has an MBA from the University of Phoenix with an emphasis in marketing and management. She and her husband Greg have been married since January 1992 and have three children, Ashley, Tayler, and Isaac. Jennifer serves as an Ambassador for the Greater West Plains Area Chamber of Commerce and is the Heart of the Ozarks United Way Board President for 2014.
Customer Service Team
Lana Adams – Customer Service Clerk
Lana joined Gammill in September of 2013. She processes and ships all parts and supplies. Lana is married and has 2 children, Braxton and Kynsley. Lana enjoys spending time with her children and family.
Rhonda Cobb – Purchasing Agent
Rhonda joined Gammill in May of 2008. She handles part purchasing, inventory and part reviews. She and her husband Gary were married in August 1975. Together they have two adult children, Tymory and Corey, and three grandchildren Ashleigh, Blake, and Liliana. In 2013 Rhonda and Gary adopted their grandchildren Liliana and Blake. Rhonda’s enjoys reading, watching the grandkids grow and change, and keeping up with all the challenges that involves.
Sandy Johnson – Dealer Liaison
Sandy joined Gammill in April of 1998. She assists the dealer network with orders and customer service. Sandy has been married for 30 years. She and her husband spend the majority of their time on the North Fork River fishing, canoeing, and kayaking year round.
Customer Support Department
Karen Farnsworth – Customer Support
Karen Farnsworth joined Gammill in February of 2014. She has been a Statler owner, quilter and digital pattern designer since 2007. Her work for Gammill includes all aspects of Statler customer support with an emphasis on CreativeStudio questions. She also teaches CreativeStudio and is involved in other education projects and product development.
Lis Groe – Customer Support
Lis joined Gammill in July of 2009. She began her career with Gammill in the supply department but transitioned into a technician and trainer in 2013. Lis has been to most of the major quilt shows around the country. In her spare time, Lis spends time playing with her two adorable dogs, practicing martial arts, and watching science fiction movies.
Justin Walgamuth – Customer Support
Justin joined Gammill in April of 2005. He is an Engineering Technician dealing directly with Statler machines the past 9 years. He works to help improve electrical and troubleshooting processes and also works on projects to better the customer experience. Justin is married with two kids and too many cats. He has a few tattoos and possibly an unhealthy obsession with both Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss) and Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain).
Jearld Collins – Master Technician
Jearld joined Gammill in September of 1989. He is a Master Technician and has assisted with many National quilting shows throughout the years. Jearld and his wife Vivian have been married 38 years. Jearld and Vivian enjoy spending time with their three children, three grandkids, and one great-grandprincess.
Mike Caldwell – Tech Support
Mike joined Gammill in November 1985. He began by working with Ken Gammill at the store on Washington Ave. Mike has delivered quilting machines, worked at various quilting shows, and trained customers all over the USA & Alaska. Mike has been married to Donna for almost 43 years. They have one son, Chris, who also works at Gammill.
Kenny Collins – Tech Support
Kenny joined Gammill in March of 2009. He has wired handguided quilting machines since 1999, when the wiring was previously subcontracted to KC Shops. He enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren. He has been married for 32 years and two daughters.
Aubrey Stephens – Tech Support
Aubrey joined Gammill in August of 2001. He has worked in many areas of the warehouse and handles tech calls. He has been happily married for 20 years to his wife Deanna. They have 2 kids, Montana and Brianna. Aubrey was born in Salem, AR and raised in Mammoth Spring, AR.