Dan Dibeler


Dan recently joined Pine Tree Food Equipment when he acquired the business upon Gary Potvin’s retirement in June 2019.  Dan has been an active member of the industry since he became the 3rd generation owner of a K&D Factory Service, Inc. in Pennsylvania, Inc. which was founded by his great-uncle in 1945.  He is involved in many of the food service associations including CFESA and is currently a board member for the NSC, additionally he was awarded the Young Lion’s Award from FER Mag in 2019.  Dan and his wife, Courtney, have been married since 2003 and have two sons.  He and his children enjoy snowboarding, and he and his older son are a part of a snowboard race team together.


Dan Poulin

Vice President

Dan has been with Pine Tree Food Equipment since 1998 working as a service technician all while handling every other role within the company along the way. In 2007 he assumed the role of service manager overseeing the dispatch and parts departments. In 2018 Dan was moved to Vice President.  Dan oversees the company as a whole.   In addition to these duties Dan can be found on the road visiting with existing and potential customers to ensure we continue to exceed their expectations.

Dan has been married to his wife, Kim since 2003. They have four young children.


Nicole Lajoie

Human Resources and Office Manager

Nicole is the Office Manager and Human Resources Manager here at  Pine Tree Food Equipment and has been with us since 2014. She also oversees the collections and the billing departments for PTFE. 

Nicole has strong ties in the community that  has her spending her spare time volunteering for community events. Nicole’s background includes retail management, office administration, telecommunications and banking.

Warranty Admin / Accounts Receivable

Kelly Rioux

Collections and Invoicing

Kim Poulin


Khrystyna Watkin


Jen St Jean


Jan Castagna

Director of Business Solutions

Jan joined the Pine Tree team in 2002, as the company’s office manager. In 2014 Jan took on the role as Director of Business Solutions- providing customers with service solutions and personally addressing individual service needs.  Jan enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with her granddaughter Gia. 

Customer Relationship Partner - Saco, ME

William Sawyer

Customer Relationship Partner, Brewer, ME


Dennis Tinkham

Parts Department Manager

Dennis started working for  Pine Tree Food Equipment in 2013. Dennis is primarily responsible for all the daily happenings in our Parts department. In addition to these duties Dennis oversees the shipping/receiving. . Dennis and his wife Angie reside in Auburn.

Parts Representative

Sarah Ramsey

Parts Representative

Renata Valente

Parts Representative

Denise Johnson

Parts Representative

Mike Garey




Jeff Moon
Service Manager
Gray ME Branch

Tom Haddad
Service Manager
Brewer ME Branch

Mark Therrien
Service Manager
Laconia NH Branch

Chris Brown
Service Manager
Saco ME Branch


David Maloney


Mary Sanders


( Technicians are listed alphabetically by their first names. )

* CFESA Certified Master Tech

Aaron Bradeen

* CFESA Certified Master Tech

Ben Burbank

* CFESA Certified Master Tech

Bill Watkin

* CFESA Certified Master Tech

Brian Doucette

EPA Certified in Refrigeration

Erika Hall

*CFESA Certified Master Tech

Bruce Hanson

* CFESA Certified Master Plus* Tech

Burton Brayall

* CFESA Certified in Refrigeration

Chris Hadidian

CFESA Certified in Gas

Clarence Russell

* CFESA Certified Master Tech

Eljin Strout

* CFESA Certified Master Tech

James McCluskey

*GFESA Certified in Gas

Jared Fyfe

* CFESA Gas Certified

Jason Warren

* CFESA Certified Masster tech

Jeff Whitehouse

* CFESA Certified in Refrigeration

Joan Albert

*CFESA Certified Master Tech * EPA Certified in Refrigeration

Zac Waterhouse

Maine State Gas Licensed

Kevin Austin

* CFESA Certified Master Tech

Kevin Cole

* CFESA Certified in Elect. and Gas

Kevin Sutton

* CFESA Certified Master Tech

Lee Battick

* CFESA Certified Master Tech

Rob Blanchard

* CFESA Certified Master Tech

Rudy Katane

* CFESA Certified Master Plus* Tech

Ryan Osgood

* CFESA Certified Master Tech

Tom Haddad

* CFESA Certified in Gas and Electric

Tyler Sprague

* CFESA Certified Master Tech

Zach Hamilton

CFESA Certified in Gas and Steam. EPA Certified in Refrigeration.

Lebou Bamba

EPA Certified Refrigeration

Matt Brown

EPA Certified in Refrigeration

Joe Buck

Maine State Gas Licensed

Gary Smith

Maine State Gas Licensed CFESA Certified in Refrigeration

Thomas Haddad Jr.

Maine State Gas Licensed

Jean Mutombo

James McCann

Corey Bacheller


Logan Pooler

HVAC/R Certified, EPA Certified, CEPT Gas / Propaine Certified

Lincoln Andrews

EPA Certified in Refrigeration

Pete Grinnell

Certified in Gas in NH and VT

Tim O'Donnell

EPA Certified in Refrigeration

Dylan Elliot

Gary Potvin


Gary started Pine Tree Food Equipment in 1989. With a background as a healthcare technician, he carried over the same dedication he had for his patients to the customers of PTFE. Gary brought values of excellence and trust while growing the PTFE brand. Gary retired in 2019.