Training manager transition at Stowers

After 40 years, Don Foust has retired from Stowers Machinery, trading his steel-toed boots for a TV remote control and his grandchildren. He has served as our company’s long-time Service Training Manager after working in a number of other jobs within the company, including shop technician, technical communicator, and field service dispatcher.

Don Foust at his retirement party

Don reports that he has had the privilege of working with and teaching almost all the technicians at Stowers Machinery. In his work as Stowers’ training manager, Don played a tremendous role in developing the level of knowledge and skill of hundreds of service technicians, managers, and customer personnel.

Duane Gabehart has been promoted to Service Training Manager after serving as a service training instructor since joining Stowers Machinery in 2011.