Steve Tepe

Steve Tepe - President

After working 14 years in management in the manufacturing sector, he joined the family business in 1998.  Steve’s primary focus is driving the growth and profitability of the company and assembling the BEST possible team to service our customers.  Steve’s philosophy is simple;  Hire good people, train them well, treat them well and they in turn will keep the customers coming back. 

Steve resides in Elkhart with his three children.  Outside of work, Steve enjoys attending the various sporting events that his kids are involved in and when time allows he can be found golfing, boating or snow skiing.



Dave Goebel

Dave Goebel - Sales Manager

Dave is excited to be a part of Tepe Sanitary Supply. He is a big supporter of teamwork.  Dave enjoys the challenge of solving problems and looks forward to meeting customers' needs.  He has over 30 years experience in the JanSan business.  Dave’s goal is to provide his Sales Staff with the very best products in today’s market.  A very simple philosophy that Dave works by is that “If the customer isn’t happy, Dave’s not happy.” Dave was nominated by the Cleaning Management Magazine as a Dream Team Member for his dedication, professionalism and devotion to the industry.  He is a member of the International Executive Housekeepers Association.

Dave and his wife Sue have been life long residents of Plymouth, Indiana and enjoy spending time with their families.  Dave’s biggest gift is his golf game, or so he thinks.  Dave is also an avid fan of Notre Dame and all Chicago Sports teams. 

Dawn Evans


Brent Hansen - Packaging Manager

Lifetime area resident Brent Hansen is currently the Packaging Manager for Tepe Sanitary Supply. He comes to Tepe with over 30 years of experience in the Paper and Packaging business. Mr. Hansen, has been a business partner and general manager for several Paper and Packaging Wholesalers over that time period, winning sales achievement awards, but not forgetting that the customer is the real boss. With expertise in equipment as well as logistics, his plan with Tepe Sanitary Supply is to help current and new customers know that service and commitment is always necessary to grow the business relationship.

Growing up in the area and now living in Bristol, he believes that Tepe in business for over 42 years, is poised to grow and help the great array of customers in this dynamic region.


Dawn Evans


Dawn Evans - Office Manager

Dawn has been part of the Tepe Team since June 1991.  One of the things she loves about her job is that every day’s a bit different from the day before.  She has over the years done every job responsibility in the office.  She currently handles accounts payable, accounts receivable and other miscellaneous office manager duties. 

Dawn has been married to Todd for over 20 years and has two teenagers and one in college.  She and her family love camping and spends lots of time traveling to different locations in northern Indiana throughout the summer on weekends.  Dawn is also very involved in her church, Trinity UMC, where her favorite ministry is working with the youth group. 




Charlie Kramer - Warehouse / Purchasing Manager

Charlie Kramer has lived in the Elkhart area since 1995 and joined the Tepe Sanitary Supply team in May 2015.  He brings several years of warehouse management experience and loves everyday challenges along with the ability to think outside the box.

Outside of work, Charlie never sits still.  He is always finding projects to keep him busy while still finding time to spend with his family.  He has been married over 20 years and has two beautiful girls. 






Mike Bujtas - Service Department Manager

Mike Bujtas joined our team as the Service Department Manager in May of 2010.  He is the point person for repairs, equipment maintenance, service parts, etc. He also supports the Sales Team on equipment demos and spends some time on new product research.

Mike’s former jobs include over a decade in manufacturing management and over a decade in the retail grocery industry, which was his first job as a teenager.  Projects at home and 5 children and step children fill most of his time outside of work.


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