MEET THE TEAM
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 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.
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.
Jennifer St. Jean
Parts Department Manager
Gray ME Branch
Brewer ME Branch
Saco ME Branch
Refrigeration Service Manager
Thomas Haddad Jr.
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.