Leadership

Jeff Wangsness

jwangsness@citrucking.com

President-JMT Trucking

Jeff has 34 years of experience in the residential, commercial, and heavy highway construction industry. Jeff started JMT Trucking in 1994 with 3 trucks after selling a family ready mix business that he and his wife, Shelley, were a part of. He expanded the business in 1995 with Jim Rasmussen and then merged into The Rasmussen Group in 1999.           

Today, Jeff is President of JMT Trucking with a fleet of 86 trucks. The fleet consist of end dumps, side dumps, belly dumps, and stone slingers. The fleet typically services the Central Iowa and Ames area and travel further when a big job calls for it.                         

Jeff is an Iowa native, born in Decorah, Iowa and raised in Bettendorf, Iowa, where he graduated from high school. He graduated from Northwest Missouri State University in 1984 with an Agricultural Business degree. He is the proud father of two adult sons, Mitchell and Tyler. Mitchell, the oldest, is the office manager/accountant for Rev Tech, which is a Rasmussen Group company. Tyler, the youngest, traded in his love of farming to learn the trade of bridge building where he came to work for Jensen Construction, the 108 year old bridge building division of The Rasmussen Group. Jeff feels very blessed to have both of his boys working within The Rasmussen Group of companies. Jeff also enjoys the time he gets to spend with his grand kids, Brody and Hannah. 

 

Kenny Bauman

kbauman@citrucking.com

Operations Manager-JMT Trucking

Kenny Bauman has 21 years of experience at JMT Trucking where he is the Operations Manager. Several years after graduating from Urbandale High School in 1984, Kenny started working in the ready mix industry as a driver before becoming a plant manager.

In 1999, Kenny switched gears and began his career with JMT Trucking as a dispatcher. He always made it a priority to provide top-notch service to all customers and treat employees with fairness and respect. In 2011, Kenny took on the challenge of Operations Manager for JMT Trucking. He is very much a hands-on manager and is in constant contact with all employees while overseeing many aspects of the fleet operations.

His hard work and dedication have been rewarding as Kenny has experienced tremendous growth within the company and has seen technology advancements in the industry.

Kenny and his wife Lisa are proud parents of Jessica and Maxwell who they enjoy spending their free time with. Kenny also enjoys watching football, bicycling, hiking, golfing and fishing.

 

Jeff Vroom

jvroom@citrucking.com

Sales Representative-JMT Trucking

Jeff Vroom is the Sales Representative for JMT Trucking.  Jeff entered the construction industry selling for Vermeer Colorado and enjoyed working with customers to find the right equipment in addition to spending time training crews on their new equipment. The opportunity came to move to Pueblo West where he sold John Deere Construction equipment for Colorado Machinery (now 4 Rivers). Jeff enjoyed working for a great dealership and selling a well-supported product in a scenic territory but after spending 10 years in Colorado, the desire to move back close to family led the Vroom’s back to Iowa and into JMT Trucking in 2007.

Jeff’s responsibilities at JMT Trucking include networking with customers, bidding material hauling to construction projects, working with customers and drivers on jobsites to insure safe and efficient delivery of materials, and helping customers find the ideal material for their project. Jeff enjoys overcoming the daily challenges that come with the job. Jeff and his wife Heather live in Pleasant Hill, Iowa as they have sent of their two children Hannah and Lucas to college. In Jeff’s spare time, he enjoys being outdoors, pheasant hunting and fishing.