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Lynn Elliott Team

Kurt Batten
Utility & Industrial Outside Sales
(816) 835-1813

Kurt is an owner/partner at Lynn Elliott. Kurt has over 30 years of experience in the utility industry. He worked for Westinghouse/ABB and has experience in marketing management, international and industrial marketing and was a territory manager in Kansas and Iowa. Kurt joined Lynn Elliott in 2002. Kurt has a BS in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M.

Jason Hardesty
Utility & Industrial Outside Sales
(913) 538-1290

Jason is an owner/partner at Lynn Elliott. Jason has over 24 years of experience in the industrial and utility industries. He worked as a distribution engineer for KCP&L and later as a manufacturers’ representative. Jason joined Lynn Elliott in 2003. Jason has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Kansas State University and an MBA from the University of Kansas.

Rich Rippey
Utility Outside Sales
(913) 522-8573

Rich is an owner/partner at Lynn Elliott. Rich has over 21 years of experience in the utility industry. He worked as a manufacturers’ representative and later as a sales engineer for Cooper Power Systems in Kansas and Missouri. Rich joined Lynn Elliott in 2011 as a territory manager covering Kansas and Western Missouri. Rich has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kansas.

Mike Adams
Utility Outside Sales
(402) 968-0172

Mike has over 20 years of experience as an engineering consultant and construction manager working with power distribution in the rail industry and at Zachary engineering. Mike joined Lynn Elliott in 2012 as a territory manager covering Nebraska and Iowa. Mike is a licensed electrician with an emphasis in medium voltage.

​​​Dirk Lowell
Utility & Industrial Outside Sales
(785) 614-1657

Dirk has over 4 years of experience in the industrial and utility industries. He worked as an Electrical Engineer and Substation Protection & Control Engineer for Sega Inc. and Westar Energy. Dirk joined Lynn Elliott in 2016 as a territory manager covering Kansas. Dirk has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Kansas State University and is an Engineer-In-Training, Kansas State Board of Technical Professions.​

Matt Barker
Utility Outside Sales
(573) 418-4981​

Matt has over 4 years of experience in the utility industry. He worked as an Account Representative for Graybar Electric. Matt joined Lynn Elliott in 2017 as a territory manager covering Eastern Missouri and Southern Illinois. Matt has a BA in Corporate Finance from Westminster College.

Ben Nicely
Inside Sales

Ben has over 19 years of experience in the utility industry, first working with an electrical distributor then later in inside utility sales. Ben joined Lynn Elliott in 2005. Ben has a BGS ​in English Literature from the University of Kansas.

Ron Madsen
Inside Sales

Ron has over 13 years of experience in the utility business. Ron was with AT&T for 25 years and has experience as a network/project manager. Ron joined Lynn Elliott in 2009. Ron holds a general commercial FCC license.

Jenny Yanda
Inside Sales

Jenny supports the distributor activity for our manufacturers. Jenny joined Lynn Elliott in 2014.​​ ​Jenny has 18 years experience in customer support. Jenny holds a BS in Kinesiology from Kansas State University.

Mark McCaffrey
Inside Sales

​​Mark has over 11 years of experience in the electrical industry, first working with a manufacturers’ representative then later inside sales with an electrical distributor. Mark joined Lynn Elliott in 2015. Mark holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Kansas.​