Jeff Wangsness


President-JMT Trucking

Jeff has 32 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 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 84 trucks. The fleet consist of end dumps, side dumps, belly dumps, and stone slingers. The fleet typically services the Central Iowa and Ames area but will 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. Today, he calls Ankeny, Iowa home, living on an acreage just outside of town. He is the proud father of two adult sons. Mitchell, the oldest, is the office manager/accountant for Rev Tech, which is a Rasmussen Group company. Mitchell and his wife Kelly gave Jeff his first grandchild. Brody Wayne was born February 12, 2010. They have since brought a beautiful little girl into Jeff’s life. Hanna Mae was born July 27th, 2013. Tyler, the youngest, traded in his love of farming to learn the trade of bridge building. He came to work for Jensen Construction in the Spring of 2016, the 106 year old bridge building division of The Rasmussen Group. He and his wife, Sammi, currently reside in Ankeny. Jeff feels very blessed to have both of his boys working within The Rasmussen Group of companies.


Kenny Bauman


Operations Manager-JMT Trucking

Kenny Bauman is the Operations Manager for JMT Trucking. 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 empty-nesters who are currently residing in Van Meter, IA. They enjoy spending time with family, watching football, hiking, golfing and fishing.

Jeff Vroom


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 and sell 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.   After spending 10 years in Colorado, the desire to move back close to family led Jeff and his young family 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 Altoona, Iowa with their two teenage children Hannah and Lucas.  In his spare time, Jeff enjoys time in the outdoors, pheasant hunting and fishing.