We Make Flow Happen

We are a Veteran-Owned Small Business that aims to offer high-quality products, and technologies to provide value to our customers, while protecting our environment. We pride ourselves on being certified water and wastewater treatment professionals. We’re not just “salespeople,” and we strive to always do what’s right.

Meet Our Team

Grant Kissel

President, Sales Manager
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Grant Kissel is a central Indiana native, Marine Corps veteran and is the owner and president of Indiana Pump Works LLC., a pump and equipment sales and service company that is focused on Municipal pump stations. Before starting IPW Grant worked as director of municipal sales for BBC Pump in Indianapolis (2012-2019). Grant managed several inside and outside sales teams and worked with product manufacturers to bring new product lines to Indiana to serve the municipal market. Before starting with BBC Grant was a certified water and wastewater operator for Gem Utilities and The Town of Cumberland (2001-2012). Grant held the following licenses: WT3, DSM, and Class II wastewater licenses and was the operator in charge for the Town of Cumberland. Grant has served as president of the Southern Indiana Operators Association (2015-2017), chairman of the Operations and Maintenance committee for the Indiana Water Environment Association (2014-2017), Next Generation Committee Chairman, IWEA (2014-2016), IWEA Tumblebug Award recipient (2014). Grant enjoys playing golf and spending time with family and friends out on the farm.

Chad Fewell

Sales Engineer
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Chad Fewell is a Jennings County resident where he was born and raised. He is the sales representative for IPW’s southern region. Before coming onboard with IPW, Chad was the southern Indiana sales rep for Wallers Meter Inc, where he worked with both Municipal Utilities as well as local contractors in providing all things water utility related such as pipe, hydrants, water meters and water main and service line repair material. Chad is also a DSM certified water operator. Prior to sales he worked in distribution for North Vernon Municipal Utilities from 2010-2014, and worked as manager for the Dupont Water Company from 2015-2019, where he oversaw all water company operations such as meter reading, billing, line locates, customer relations and all repair and maintenance work. Chad enjoys working with people and building good relationships built on a foundation of providing excellent service and quality products. Aside from working, Chad is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys hunting and fishing, as well as spending time with his wife and their 3 boys. He also loves steak sandwiches, oatmeal cream pies and long walks on the beach.

Denise Bullard

Office Administrator
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Denise Bullard has been an Indy east sider her whole life. She started as the office administrator for IPW in July of 2023. Denise worked 21 years as an office administrator for a department store retailer. After 21 years she decided to retire from clothing retail and use her skills in a different type of business. She enjoys challenges and learning new things. IPW and wastewater management have met that challenge. Excellence in customer service is high on Denise’s list of work ethics. Happy customers make for an amazing business success. Part-time jobs are a hobby of sorts for Denise. She worked for 17 years at a local golf course in a café and drove a beverage cart. She continues her fun working part time for the Pacers in their team store. Among the part time jobs, family does come first. She loves spending time with her husband caddying and cheering on her 5 grandchildren at their activities. She tries to fit in a few 5k runs here and there to support her metal bling collection.

Jerry Martinez

Field Service Technician
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Jerry Martinez has been working in Wastewater Management since 2014, gaining the knowledge and hands-on experience that only years of service can provide. Jerry started with IPW in the Summer of 2022 and spends his days performing shop repairs and service calls for the IPW community. As a certified Confined Entry and Loctite service technician, Jerry can handle both the common and uncommon service calls for lift stations throughout Indiana. When he isn’t at the shop, he enjoys spending time with his family and maintaining their hobby farm, which includes gardens, chickens, pigs, turkeys, and rabbits. One of Jerry’s favorite hobbies is 3D printing.

Jerry Zearbaugh

Field Service Technician
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Jerry (“Pappy”) Zearbaugh is a USMC Veteran, with more than 45 years experience with electrical troubleshooting. He spent 12 years with a local waste district, working on 19 lift stations and related equipment. In 2021, Pappy joined IPW and immediately found his place in the IPW family, helping IPW with electrical troubleshooting, repair, and rehab projects.

Jim Kahren

Inside Sales
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Jim Kahren has been involved with commercial, municipal, and industrial pump sales and service since 1993. Jim comes from a long line of pump professionals. The Kahren family has over 150 years collectively in the water pump business. Jim has been responsible for consulting, designing, and selling a wide range of pump systems for over 30 years. Jim enjoys playing golf, pool, darts, and competitive ping pong. Jim became a new grandpa in January 2024 and is looking forward to spoiling baby Harlynn like only a grandpa can.

Katelan Morris

Project Manager
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Katelan Morris has been the project manager at IPW since March of 2023. She has worked in the construction related industry for 7 years. Her positions have included project management, permit supervisor and office administrator. Katelan is a hands-on learner, even if that means getting her hands a little dirty. She will dive right into any project given, especially wastewater pumps. Katelan grew up in Lawrence, Indiana but now resides in Madison County with her children. Her hobbies include spending time with her four kids, going on bicycle rides, watching her children participate in football, wrestling and volleyball. She also enjoys relaxing watching Netflix series. Watch out for her on the go cart racing track. She loves to compete!

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