Meet the Team

Our Most Valuable Asset.... "The Team"!

Meet the team of professionals and technicians that make us great! Because we understand that what makes our company a leader in the industry, and a pleasure to work with, is our outstanding team. Our team of dedicated staff, sales, and production professionals are the heart and soul of our company. So we dedicate this page to help you acquaint yourself with the members of our valued team members!

Staff

President

Meet the Team Kyle

Kyle (President)

Kyle is the founder and owner of Accujet. And he presently serves as the President of the company. So his daily duties are mostly in the estimating process and public relations. As a result, Kyle enjoys working with existing customers and potential new clients. He is here to help them fix and maintain their sewer systems. And more details about Kyle’s company and its origins can be found on our “About” page. So click here to learn more about Kyle's story.

Family

He is married to his high-school sweetheart Mindy. And she is also a valued member of the Accujet team. And they have 3 children: a daughter Reese (14 years) and a set of twins Charlie and Cash (9 years).

Lifestyle

Kyle is a lifetime resident of Perry, IA. And his family roots extend all the way back to the founding of Perry itself. As a result, Kyle as graduate of Perry High School and he is still deeply involved in the community he is loyal to. Kyle is President of the school board, member of the Perry Jr. Jays Wrestling Club, and a host of other community activities and organizations. So he spends a considerable amount of time and resources giving back to the city his family is so deeply grounded to.

Hobbies

He also enjoys camping with his family, cooking, spending time with friends and supporting his kids in athletics and other school activities. And in a family where all the kids are heavily involved in wrestling, there is never a dull moment in the Baxter household.

Chief Financial Officer

Mindy (Chief Financial Officer)

Mindy is married to our founder Kyle and a strong pillar of Accujet. And she serves as Chief Financial Officer maintaining the financial health and bookkeeping. So You can find Mindy in her office diligently tracking every aspect of the records. And when Mindy isn’t in her office, you’ll see her with a smile on her face along with a happy greeting or joke to keep things light. She has been by Kyle’s side since high school and has been his greatest support. Because of that, Mindy enjoys being able to spend her workday with Kyle and the rest of the Accujet team. So stop by and introduce yourself to her and our staff.

Family

As stated above, Mindy is married to Kyle who she began dating in high school. And They have 3 children: a daughter Reese (14 years) and a set of twins Charlie and Cash (10 years).

Lifestyle

Much like her husband Kyle, Mindy is a native of Perry and has deep roots in the community. A graduate of Perry High School, she is on the Board of Directors at the Perry Golf and Country Club and a board member of the Perry Jr. Jays Wrestling Club. In addition to that, Mindy is a staple to the city of Perry and is involved in many community organizations and activities such as the Perry Elementary PTO and the Perry Youth Football Club. Because of her involvement is so many things, she knows everyone for miles around.

Hobbies

Mindy enjoys camping with her family, swimming, golfing, spending time with friends and supporting her kids in athletics and other school activities. And she is a proud mother of 3 wrestlers! Because she was a standout athlete herself, Mindy knows all too well the work it takes to be successful in sport. A top-level softball player, Mindy has passed on her love of athletics on to her children. And on most winter Saturdays, Mindy can be found a local youth wrestling tournament where she can be found cheering for her favorite Perry Jr. Jay wrestlers. As you can see, Mindy is known as a valued supportive presence for many people.

General Manager

Shannon (General Manager)

Shannon’s duties as General Manager are much as the title would reflect. He spends his time monitoring and improving processes within the company and making it run more efficiently. As a recent addition to the team in May of 2021, Shannon has worked to improve the communication and customer service aspects of our business. With clear processes in customer care, these processes have greatly improved our excellent customer service.

Marketing

Shannon has also worked diligently on expanding our name recognition and market saturation. With plans to increase our footprint, he enjoys the challenge of increasing opportunities for more clients to experience our great services. As an aspect of increasing our service area and services available, Shannon has used his extensive knowledge of marketing, customer reach, and website optimization to increase our presence on search engines and social media. And as we look to the future, his innovative solutions and applications will be paramount in helping us reach our goals for both the company and our many customers.

Family

Shannon considers himself the fortunate husband of a loving wife for over 20 years (Laurie) and 3 great children. Zach (22years), Connor (17 years), and Ella (15 years). He says the support of his family is the cornerstone of his motivation.

Lifestyle

A 1988 graduate of Bondurant-Farrar High School, Shannon considers himself a small-town guy and fits perfectly into the Perry community and Accujet in particular. He is a veteran of the Persian Gulf War. Having served 4 years in the 82nd Airborne Division and the long-time owner of his own concrete company, Shannon is no stranger to leadership roles.

Hobbies

Shannon’s personal time is spent with family. He enjoys fishing, playing cards and coaching wrestling to kids of all ages. He began coaching his oldest son at 4 years old and has continued as a club and private lesson coach to this day. Shannon explains it is exciting that he gets to work, fish, and pursue his passion to coach wrestling all within the Perry community. So call us today and learn more about Shannon and our Accujet team!

Project Manager/Video QC/Estimator

 

Chrissy (Project Manager/Video QC/Estimator)

Wearing multiple hats in our organization, Chrissy is a vital member of our staff. And as Project Manager she has an intimate knowledge of every project on the schedule. So if you do business with Accujet Chrissy will be a part of every step in the coordination, supply, and management of the project. Because of that, Chissy is happy to help you.

Duties

As stated in her title, Chrissy is also in charge of the hundreds of video files accumulated as we document all our work with our state-of-the art camera equipment. Which means she logs and organizes the files for easy reference and delivery to our many customers. She also serves as an estimator for our many projects. Chrissy has NASSCO (National Association of Sewer Service Companies) and PALP (Pipeline Assessment Certification Program) certifications. So the utility of Chrissy’s knowledge and experience makes her the center of our process and we are indeed grateful to have hear on our staff. And she is a leader in her field as a result of that training.

Family

Chrissy is a devoted wife to her husband Bob and they are blessed with 3 children: Gracie (28 years) and twins Jack & Zane (26 years).

Hobbies

Another Graduate of Perry School, Chrissy is a happy long time resident. And she finds plenty of activities in her spare time. She enjoys gardening, canning, swimming, painting, nature & garden photography, and just being outside in general. Although her kids are grown and out of the house, Chrissy finds time to spend with family and friends. And when human interaction is not available, she enjoys spending time with her dogs, cats, and pet chickens. As if all this weren’t enough, Chrissy is somewhat of a den mother to our great production team. So call today to introduce yourself. Thanks Chrissy!

Operations Manager

 

Izzy (Operations Manager)

As our Operations Manager, Izzy is the very heart and soul of the production team. And he enjoys working with customers and our production team to keep things running smoothly. His duties extend from Production Manager activities and scheduling, to filling in where needed and everything in between. As a result, Izzy is second to none when it comes to making sure our production team have the equipment and supplies needed to provide our services. And you can count on him to have his finger on the pulse of the personal, and business needs of every member of our production staff. So he can usually be found either at his desk talking with customers, in our camera maintenance room, or out in the shop assisting the production crew.

Izzy is not married and has no children. And as a single guy, he enjoys spending his free time fishing, hanging out with friends. And he has a healthy interest in cars along with just about any outdoor activity.

A graduate of Perry High School, Izzy joined our staff at an early age. And armed with a great attitude and an exceptional work ethic, he rose through the ranks very quickly. So, as a quick study in the sewer industry, Izzy has attended many trainings and has accumulated certifications in several areas of expertise. That's why If you have work done by Accujet Sewer and Drain Cleaning, Izzy will know your name and every detail of your project. So contact us today for your project and get to enjoy the experience of a top-notch Operations Manager.

Sales

Customer Care/Sales

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Johnny (Customer Care/Sales)

Johnny is the statesman of our company. And he enjoys caring for our many existing clients and forming relationships with new potential customers. So he is a rare sight around the office because he spends much of his time in the field meeting with people in person. As with everyone at Accujet, Johnny believes in the personal touch when it comes to customer service. Because he has worked in the sewer and pipe industry since 1973, there is no situation he hasn’t encountered. As a result, having such an experienced and well-versed member like Johnny on our team is a welcome advantage. Call Accujet today and let Johnny’s smile brighten your day. And let his experience help you solve all your sewer issues.

Johnny is married to his soul mate Margie and has two grown daughters, Angie (49 years), and Andrea (43 years). And he was raised in North Dakota and graduated from Hunter High School. Johnny’s hobbies include spending time with Margie, visiting his grandkids, and working around the house. He also has a healthy appreciation of cars and enjoys working on them as well. So call today and meet a true professor of the industry!

Business Development/Sales

Jesse (Business Development/Sales)

As our Business Development and Sales representative, Jesse handles the needs of both new and existing customers. He enjoys meeting with customers in person to help them with all their sewer maintenance and repair needs. Jesse will help develop detailed plans of action that are catered to the specific needs of any client. Part of his duties include attending conferences and socials to increase the brand of Accujet and meeting with residential customers who need private sewer lining projects. Jesse has over 20 years of construction experience mostly in the storm & sewer pipe industry. His attention to detail and career knowledge of the industry makes him and integral part of our growth.

Along with his wife Melisha, Jesse has 3 children: Brayden (14 years), Morgan (10 years), and Griffin (3 years). And as an energetic husband and father of 3, Jesse knows how to balance the needs of everyone he encounters.

Jesse attended Winterset High School where he received his diploma and now resides in Adel along with his family. In his free time he enjoys hunting, fishing, racing, farming, and supporting his kids in various sporting and school activities.

Production

Lining Foreman

Lorenzo (Lining Foreman)

Lining sewer pipes is a big job that requires a lot of knowledge and experience. And that’s why we are so thankful to have someone as proficient as Lorenzo for our Lining Foreman. Lorenzo is a big guy and enjoys shouldering the monumental responsibilities associated with his position. As Foreman, he works closely with our Operations Manager to make sure he knows where the job is, and that he is properly equipped. In addition to leading the lining team, he takes the time to train his entire crew and sets the standard for all to follow. With a PACP certification Lorenzo is truly a student of his business.

Lorenzo, another native of Perry, is a local graduate and has a large group of friends and family for support. With no wife or kids presently, Lorenzo is an avid car enthusiast and enjoys fishing in his spare time.

Lining Technician

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Shane (Lining Technician)

As a Lining Tech, Shane is required to prepare as needed, and assist the Lining Foreman in anyway necessary. His duties often include, but are not limited to, catching the liner at the end of a shot, piercing the line, and monitor the steam curing process. Many of Shane’s tasks are labor intensive and we are thankful to have a young, energetic guy like Shane for the job. Shane has been trained well and can run every piece of equipment we have. From lining equipment to Vac-trucks and cameras, there’s no job too big or small for him. When necessary, Shane can be called upon to assist with Jet-Vac operations as well. Shane is open to any task, and his multi-faceted experience makes him a valued member and we look for him to rise in the company fast.

One of the few non-Perry graduates, Shane holds a diploma for Hoover High School in Des Moines. On the weekends you will probably find Shane hanging out with friends or simply enjoying a good meal. Shane is a dog lover and enjoys taking care of them and all the typical activities that go along with it.

Jet-Vac Operator

Cory (Jet-Vac Operator)

Cory is a Jet-Vac Truck Operator and a long-time member of the Accujet team. He started with our company almost directly out of High School and has never looked back. As a Jet-Vac Operator, Cory is commonly in charge of our many yearly “Clean & Televise” contracts with cities across Iowa. He is well known to our valued customers and does his job with a cheerful and pleasant attitude. Our Jet-Vac Operators are also in charge of the liner preparation. And that is necessary before sewer lining can be done. The “Vac” portion of his duties include cleaning traps, pits, lift stations and other projects that have vacuum needs for sediment or sludge. Cory and his Vac-truck are also capable of Hydro-excavation which uses high pressure water to loosen soil. And that sludge is then sucked into the truck as an alternative to disruptive conventional excavating methods.

Cory graduated from Perry High School and started working at Accujet a short time later. He is not married and has no children. When Cory is not spending time with his family, he enjoys outdoor activities. A car enthusiast at heart, he also enjoys riding motorcycles and hanging out with his friends.

Jet-Vac Operator

Zeke(Jet-Vac Operator)

Much like Cory, Zeke is a Jet-Vac Truck Operator and has an extensive history with Accujet. With a positive, friendly demeanor, he enjoys interacting with our customers and providing them with much needed services. Jet-Vac Operators also service our many yearly “Clean & Televise” contracts with cities across Iowa. And Jet-Vac operations are required for liner preparation that is necessary before sewer lining can be done. Zeke is one of our go-to guys for cleaning traps, pits, lift stations and any other projects that require high power vacuum needs for sediment or sludge. And since our Jet-Vac trucks have storage capacity, they are capable of Hydro-excavation. This process uses high pressure water to loosen soil that is then sucked into the truck as an alternative to disruptive excavating methods.

Zeke has two beautiful children Letecia and Alejandro. He enjoys spending precious time with his children and is and extremely proud father. Zeke is a member of a truck club with his friends and when he is not spending time with his children enjoys attending truck meets.

Jet-Vac Operator

Jimmy (Jet-Vac Operator)

Jimmy is another Jet-Vac Truck Operator. And he is an established and valued member of the Accujet team. Because he takes pride in his work and is a very high-quality Jet-Vac Operator. Many of our customers are municipalities across Iowa with yearly “Clean & Televise” contracts. So Jimmy and other operators are responsible for servicing those contracts. Jet-Vac Operators are also responsible for liner preparation. And that is necessary before sewer lining can be done.

The “Vac” portion of his duties include cleaning traps, pits, lift stations and other projects. Such as projects that require high power vacuum for sediment or sludge. Jimmy is also a Hydro-excavation professional. And that process uses high pressure water to loosen soil. Then that soil is sucked into the truck as an alternative to conventional methods. As a result, you are sure to enjoy working with Jimmy and his great customer service attitude. So turn to Accujet and let Jimmy impress you with his skills!

Jimmy is a proud husband to his wife Jessica and has 5 children. And his children are Lindsay (30 years), Jessica (29 years), JT (28 years), Taylor (18 years), and Maylee (11 years). Also, he is a graduate of Hoover High School and Jimmy’s interests lie in motorcycles and cars. And he also enjoys helping family members with different tasks and spending time with friends.

Robotic Cutter Operator

 

Bert (Robotic Cutter Operator)

Robotic Cutter Operators need patience, good hand eye coordination, and a keen sense of attention to detail. And Bert has these traits in spades. So he enjoys the responsibilities associated with his position. Also, our robotic cutters are operated remotely using a video feed from a camera mounted to the cutter itself. So for someone like Bert, this means his measurements must be precise because there is little room for error. As a result, his diligence and work ethic has propelled him to be one of the best in the industry. Whether reinstating services, cutting roots, protruding taps, or any other obstruction too resistant for Hydro-jetting, we can count on Bert to get the job done right and on schedule. So give us a call and let Bert clear your sewer lines today!

A proud graduate of Perry High School, Bert is deeply rooted in this community and at Accujet. And although he is not married and has no children, he is a busy person outside of work. So when Bert is not operating a cutter or helping the lining crew, he enjoys going to the gym and is an avid sports fan. And although Bert enjoys most sports, soccer is by far his favorite and he rarely misses an opportunity to catch a match.

Camera Operator

Pedro (Camera Operator)

Pedro a Camera Operator. And has a keen eye for assessing sewer lines for roots, cracks, misaligned pipes, and a host of other defects. And since we use video to remotely inspect, repair, verify, and prepare sewer pipes for lining, a great camera operator is a must. Having said that, certified camera operators like Pedro are hard to find. And he is proud to be a leader amongst his peers in the field. As a professional, Pedro can launch a camera from the sewer main into adjoining lines (called laterals). So attention to detail here is critical. Because it is common for un-trained operators to get camera equipment stuck inside the lines. But we have no worries knowing Pedro is on the job. He takes pride in his work, and it shows in his performance. So contact us today knowing Pedro will be on the job!

Pedro is one of our many Perry High School graduates. And he has deep roots and extensive family right here in Perry. But with no wife or children of his own, Pedro likes to hang out with friends on the weekend. And as a camera operator, it is no surprise that Pedro is very tech savvy. So when Pedro is not playing video games, he enjoys cars, fixing computers, and fishing.

Operator Assistant

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David Castro (Operator Assistant)

As an Operator Assistant, Dave is needed to aid and assist operators and other team members with their normal duties. He is in a constant state of training as he observes and is instructed in the ways of Accujet. And as David grows in his abilities and understanding of the sewer and drain cleaning business, we look to move up the ladder to bigger responsibilities. With a growing company like Accujet, opportunities for energetic, young, team members such as David are vast. We are happy to welcome David to our Accujet team and have big plans for him with us.

David is a proud 2018 graduate of East High School in Des Moines. He is presently unmarried and has no children. David’s great humor combined with an equally high work ethic makes him a perfect fit for us. He has already proven to be a quick study and is learning the sewer cleaning business with lightning speed. He loves to play sports and spending time with family. David also has a slower side that delights in spending time with his girlfriend taking walks or simply hanging out. So, if you have any sewer maintenance needs, turn to Accujet and meet our newest member, David.

SCHEDULE SERVICE

    OUR CORE VALUES

    • Safety First

      We will always protect our wellbeing.

    • Endurance

      We will always protect our wellbeing.

    • Punctuality

      We will be on time all the time.

    • Think First

      We will think there is no box and always a solution.

    • Honesty

      We will be trustworthy and truthful in everything we do.
    • Team Work

      We will foster productive relationships and work as a team.

    • Cleanliness

      We will be of the utmost clean in our work and appearance at all times.
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    WHAT WE CAN DO

    We specialize in a variety of services that allow us to inspect, clean, repair, replace, and install municipal pipes with speed and efficiency. So call us if you have any sewer related issue.

    Hydro Excavation

    Using high-pressure water to remove the soil from around your municipal pipes will allow our team to safely and naturally excavate your property. So the cost and mess will be reduced.

    Cured-in-place Pipe (CIPP)

    The use of trenchless technology on your sewer and drain pipes is a way to restore pipe flow with ease. and this will avoid massive excavation.

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    Manhole to Manhole Pipe Lining

    Your city’s sewer and drain system needs to be running at all times. So Manhole to manhole pipe lining eliminates the need for excavating your streets.

    Robotic Cutting

    We use industry leading technology to robotically cut and reinstate your pipes from within. And this is safer because human entry is dangerous and prohibitive.

    Jetting and Descaling

    It is essential for your pipes to be thoroughly cleaned with environmentally-friendly techniques. And that's why we have certified professional for the job.

    Cleaning and Televising

    Determining the right solution for your municipal pipes is made possible through effective inspection technology. And it starts with a cleaning and televising plan.

    Lateral T-Liners

    Improve the durability and performance of drain or sewer lines by turning to AccuJet for lateral T-lining solutions. And a seamless transition where lines meet is essential.

    Call us to schedule your service or request a free estimate today. And we are available 24/7.