About Us

Corporate Profile

Northern Pump has over a hundred years of experience building heavy duty gear pumps for a wide range of industries in challenging conditions and severe environments. Northern Pump specializes in manufacturing and custom building positive displacement gear pumps. Northern Heavy duty gear pumps are available in all shapes and sizes. The modular design allows for customization of a gear pump for specific applications. Northern Engineers oversee design, manufacture, and testing at their state of the art Wisconsin facility. Northern Pump is a subdivision of McNally Industries.

Our Team

The Northern Pump team is dedicated to providing world class products with world class customer service.

John Sandstrom – Operations Manager
John joined the Northern Pump team in Oct 2012 as Operations Manager. Prior to this, John worked at McNally Industries for nine years as Product Control Manager on the main shop floor. Previously, he worked in a variety of manufacturing positions, including CNC machinist, programmer, production scheduler and customer service manager. John earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Outside of work, John enjoys hunting, fishing, playing hockey, golf, and spending time at the lake with his wife and two daughters.

Dan

Daniel Panik – Principal Design & Applications Engineer
Daniel joined the Northern Pump team in September of 2013 as Principal Design and Applications Engineer. Prior to this, Daniel served 9 years doing research and development for the Department of Defense. He relocated to Wisconsin from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan where he started his career after receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Tech. Daniel enjoys using his mechanical engineering skills in a manufacturing setting. His strong background in research and development is valuable for engineering new pump applications. Daniel also enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife snowmobiling, hunting, mountain biking, kayaking, and camping.

Matt

Matt Stomberg – Design & Applications Engineer
Matt joined the Northern Pump team in September 2014 after working for 7 years as a Design Engineer and Process Engineer at Fargo Automation Inc. He has a Bachelors of Science degree from North Dakota State University in Mechanical Engineering. Matt has a strong background in overseeing machining in the manufacturing setting. Matt enjoys any activity outside, including hunting, fishing and softball.

Cassie McKenzie – Sales and Marketing Representative
Cassie joined the Northern Pump team in June of 2010 as the Sales and Marketing Representative. Prior to Northern Pump, Cassie has served various roles in the manufacturing industry including; Inside Sales, Marketing, and Web Analyst. She also worked in Accounts Payable and contract management at a Telecommunications construction contractor. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire in Applied Mathematics and an Associates Degree from the Bemidji State University in Liberal Arts. Cassie enjoys spending time with her family, scrapbooking, gardening, hiking, running, and coaches’ volleyball and basketball.

James Brown – Gulf Coast Regional Sales Manager
James joined the Northern Pump team in April of 2017 as our Gulf Coast Regional Sales Manager. James came to us with many years of experience working for both distribution and manufacturing. He has provided sales and technical support to the Oil & Gas and CPI markets for the past 30 years. James also has extensive experience with positive displacement pumps and applications making him an ideal fit for Northern Pump. Basin in Houston, James focuses his efforts in the Texas and Louisiana territories.

Jamie Graves – Rocky Mountain Regional Sales Manager
Jamie joined the Northern Pump team in July of 2018. Jamie worked for over 8 years promoting positive displacement pumps for NOV in the municipal and industrial markets. Prior to this, he spent 15 years as a consultative salesman in the commercial construction industry. He earned a Sports Science degree from Cardiff University in the UK and taught in high school before moving to the USA. Jamie is married with 3 children and in his spare time enjoys rugby, golf, cricket and spending time with his family in the outdoors. Based in Denver, Jamie covers the Rocky Mountain Region, with additional responsibilities for Oklahoma and New Mexico.

Shea MacGregor – Manufacturing Engineer

Shea joined Northern Pump in September of 2019 as a Manufacturing Engineer. Prior to Northern Pump, Shea worked as a Manufacturing Engineer at Rocky Mountain Twist/Jore Corporation. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of North Dakota in Mechanical Engineering. Outside of work, Shea enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, kayaking and mountain biking.