Ed LaPreze joined Pepper Maintenance in 2002 as a Field Technician and is currently the Director of Sales & Marketing for North America.
Prior to Pepper Maintenance, Ed was the lead man at Murphy Family Farms, Nevada, Missouri feed mill for 10 years. While there, he was responsible for the daily operation, automation and electrical systems at the mill. Ed has obtained certifications as a Level 2 Thermographer, Category 2 Vibration Analyst, Precision Alignment / Field Balancing Analyst, Motion Amplification and is a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Technician (CMRT).
Ed is a member of GEAPS and IAOM. Ed’s academic studies include Computer Science at Western Michigan University and Math/Education at Central Missouri State University. Ed resides in Missouri with his wife Kelly, has 3 children and 9 grandchildren. In his spare time, Ed enjoys golfing, piloting small GA airplanes and spending time with his family.