Senior Leadership

Dale (Mac) McIntosh

Dale (Mac) McIntosh

President
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I find art in a well-struck nine-iron slightly cut into the wind with just enough backspin to make you think it might go in the hole and watching a great punter find the coffin corner at the 1-yard line.

I enjoy walking and working out; mostly the feeling when finished. Other things I really enjoy – fine red wine served at 68 degrees F (slowly warming to 71), anywhere and anytime with my lovely wife, Denise.

I love my cat (a first for me at 60+)… my dog reminds me that love exists without conditions and displaying pure joy is the best way to express love and devotion. My cat plays with my heart and toys with my mind. She is probably God’s messenger sent to remind me that I am not nearly as important, intelligent, or controlling as I think I am.

I love my children (all three of them) just as they are. The grey hair and experience part is frankly really an annoyance to me because I do want to live forever.

Denise McIntosh

Denise McIntosh

CEO
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denisemcintosh@custom-powder.com

417-868-8002

I am the CEO of Custom Powder Systems, but before I started this phase of my career, I spent a number of years in sales and leadership positions in the agriculture industry. I have a degree from Oklahoma State University in economics, and an MBA from the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

I find art in singing with the Springfield Mid-America Singers. I also enjoy yoga for calming the soul and staying flexible!

Ben Biellier

Ben Biellier

Quality Assurance Manager
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In 2005, I was lucky enough to be asked to come to help start up this new adventure called Custom Powder Systems (CPS). I started on the shop floor as a craftsman fabricator, carrying welding certificates in AWS and ASME. I eventually worked my way up to a supervisory role. When a position came available in the Quality Department, I jumped on the opportunity and haven’t looked back. With over 22 years of experience, I love helping others improve on their skill sets and take pride in their work as much as my own.

I currently provide the inspections of all of the various stages of CPS’s processes starting with Pre-Process Parts, and moving through the Fabrication, Grinding, Clean-Up, and NDT, even finalizing the documentation prior to shipping the product.

When I am not at work, you can find me playing “Weekend Warrior” traveling the world with the Missouri Air National Guard, coaching my son’s little league football team, taking one of my classic cars out for a cruise, out riding my Harley, or relaxing next to the pool with my beautiful family.

Bob Luebbe

Bob Luebbe

Sr. VP of Sales
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bobluebbe@custom-powder.com

417-838-8250 417-447-9055

I truly enjoy the challenge of conceptualizing, developing, and implementing solutions for our customers.

My true passion is spending time with my family, watching our grandchildren explore, experience, and grow. If it happens to be on the lake, then that makes it all the better.

Scott Heffern

Scott Heffern

Sr. VP of Products
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scottheffern@custom-powder.com

417-447-9054

I am the Senior VP of Products at Custom Powder Systems, and I conceptualize solutions for our clients. 

I find art in Pinball Machine restoration, enjoy 80’s band reunion tour concerts, and crazy about late ’60 muscle cars.

George Pyck

George Pyck

Sr. VP of Technical Services
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georgepyck@custom-powder.com

417-868-8002

I enjoy meeting and working with people from around the world and strive to be an ambassador of the United States and our company. When working with and helping people solve their problems, I am able to reach a whole new level of camaraderie with them.

My passion is my family, and my hobby is my guitar and playing with our contemporary church band.

Azhar Qureshi

Azhar Qureshi

Engineering Manager
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azharqureshi@custom-powder.com

417-868-8314

I am the Director of Engineering at Custom Powder Systems. I have a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Arizona and have taken Graduate level courses in Management at Indiana Wesleyans University. I have over 25 years’ experience in capital and custom equipment manufacturing and have managed engineering groups in both, conventional and matrix environment.

I like helping to coordinate community events, such as interfaith meetings and blood drives, and also enjoy gardening and family time.

Dean Casady

Dean Casady

Technical Services Director
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deancasady@custom-powder.com

417-868-8437

I have been a pharmaceutical, food, and chemical industry equipment manufacturer for 22 years, serving as Automation Engineer, Automation Director, and Technical Services Director.

Over the years I’ve had many hobbies and interests:

  1. Motorcycle touring – have traveled in most states west of the Mississippi. Day trips and long tours – the longest was 6,000 miles in three weeks.
  2. Dirt Biking – enduro trail and hill climbing.
  3. Spelunking – all in the Ozarks where we call it “caving”, also learned to repel and rock climb.
  4. Flying radio-controlled airplanes.
  5. I am a private pilot enjoyed flying locally just to sightsee and give rides.
  6. Vacation traveling – mostly domestic and prefer to drive if time allows. Usually, this includes visiting family and/or running events. The last couple of years we have been enjoying jeep trails with my Jeep Rubicon in places such as Sedona, Arizona, and southwestern Colorado.
  7. Running – The hobby I’ve done for over 40 years and still very active in. I enjoy the competition and the places it takes me.

I have been married for 36+ years. We have no children, but my wife and I both have big families that we feel blessed to be a part of and enjoy visiting with them.

De Ann Kraichely

De Ann Kraichely

HR Director and Safety Guru
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417-868-8049

I work with an awesome safety team that provides outstanding results in our overall safety record.

I work with an outstanding management team on our wellness that has committed to the improvement of our employee’s health and looks for ways to improve their employee’s time with Custom Powder Systems.

I work with Work Force Development that provides leadership and training goals that have enabled several of our employee’s opportunities to advance their careers and achieve their life goals.

I work with owners that are forward-looking in regards to the company and employee growth.

I work with the benefit providers that continually look for ways to provide the highest quality benefits; in health care, 401K benefits, and assistance in all areas of our business.

It is the team that makes CPS the best company to work for and with.  They understand the commitment to the company and to each other.

I have three Yorkie dogs. We enjoy the lake, going for walks, and working in the yard. I enjoy the many friends I have and spending time with family. I have enjoyed volunteering and once received an award from President Obama because of my efforts. 

Brian Hunt

Brian Hunt

Purchasing Manager
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brianhunt@custom-powder.com

417-520-7786

I work with all departments to get all the parts needed to complete the highest quality equipment while maintaining on-time delivery.

I enjoy road cycling, mountain biking, camping (in an air-conditioned camper), hiking and spending quality time with family. 

Joey Perryman

Joey Perryman

Manufacturing Manager
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joeyperryman@custom-powder.com

417-868-7785

“I believe that a team is made from all members, not just the key roles.

I manage Manufacturing and follow up with all department to keep jobs on schedule.

I enjoy being outdoors, but my true passion is my family. We love camping together, hiking, or just sitting down to a good family movie.

Bryan Lin

Bryan Lin

Project Manager
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bryanlin@custom-powder.com

417-447-0408

When I came to the U.S. from Taiwan in 2009, I couldn’t speak one word of English. One year of community college taught me the language … along with drafting & design. That knowledge led to my career as a drafter at Custom Powder Systems. I was soon promoted to Mechanical Designer, and then quickly promoted again to Project Manager, a role I truly enjoy.

When I’m not hard at work, you’ll find me tinkering with electronics at home, surfing Lifehacker.com, or spending time with my wife and daughter.

I became a proud American citizen on April 13, 2017. 🇺🇸

Russell Krainiak

Russell Krainiak

Director of Technology
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russ@integratedcontainmentsystems.com

417-868-8002

I am the Director of Technology and have 25 years of direct experience in the design and construction of barrier and isolation systems for the biological, chemical, and nuclear industries.

I hold a BS degree in Industrial Engineering and am a former member of the Board of Directors of the American Glovebox Society, the primary engineering association for this technology.

Ronnie Harris

Ronnie Harris

Director of Engineering
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rfh@integratedcontainmentsystems.com

417-868-8002

With 20+ years of experience in the design and construction of barrier and isolation systems in biological, chemical, and nuclear industries, I am the Director of Engineering at Custom Powder Systems. I hold an Associate’s Degree in mechanical drafting and design and am a member of the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers and the American Glovebox Society (AGS). I also work with the Standards Writing Committee developing the next “Guideline of Practices” for AGS.

Sales Team

Brad Clary

Brad Clary

Midwest Sales Executive
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bradclary@custom-powder.com

417-447-0434

I manage the daily component quotes, sales, and follow-ups. I also assist Technical Services with quotes and customer relations and facilitate historical research for members of our estimating and sales teams.

I have also been trained in QA, Purchasing, Shipping/Receiving, Internal Auditing, and Project Management.

I enjoy helping others achieve our overall goals here at Custom Powder Systems.

When not working, I can be found taking care of my lawn, my mother’s lawn, and about six others that belong to close friends and family.

I actually enjoy working and staying busy; it’s just second nature to me. It gives me a chance to take care of the people that mean the most to me.

Speaking of nature, I enjoy ALL forms of it.

Whether it’s snowboarding down a Colorado mountainside or creeping in a canoe down a stream in southern Missouri, I find the same peace.

Alan Muenks

Alan Muenks

Southwest Sales Executive
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I am a Sales Executive at Custom Powder Systems and have over 30 years’ experience in the Stainless-Steel Industry working the various positions of Fabricator, Machinist, Shop Foreman, QA Manager, Service Technician, and Sales.

GOD and family are first to me. I believe in teamwork and helping others succeed in life.

When not at work you can find me at the lake with family and friends boating or tied up in the back of a cove enjoying life. I also love teaching my sons how to build race cars and 4000 plus HP engines that they can race with.

My life’s motto: Life is short – work hard, play even harder and enjoy life to its fullest.

Kimberly Wallace

Kimberly Wallace

Parts Executive
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I joined Custom Powder Systems in January of 2019 after working 17 years in the Stainless Steel Industry. I enjoy working with people and assisting our customers with their replacement parts.

I have two wonderful children – my son is 25 years old and has graduated from college and is now enlisted in the Army and recently deployed to Poland. My daughter is 20 and is finishing her 2nd year at OTC. She plans on completing her education at MSU with a degree in Elementary Education.

In my spare time I enjoy exercising and spending time outdoors either at the lake or planting flowers and playing in the dirt. I love dogs and have a 7-year-old Terrier mix named Gracie. She is like another child to me. I am adopting a 1-year-old 4 lb. Yorkie named Sebastian. So I will soon be the mother to two fur babies. I’m so excited!

CPS is a wonderful company and I am so excited to be a part of the team. I can honestly say I enjoy coming to work each day.

Matt Biellier

Matt Biellier

Estimator Specialist
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I specialize in estimating hours and materials for quotes and work with the sales department to get quotes to our customers on time.

I thank God for my wife and two boys. We enjoy spending the spring, summer, and fall seasons traveling the country watching them play baseball.

Angelo Rubino

Angelo Rubino

Business Development
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Angelorubino@custom-powder.com

417-868-8002

Angelo has created multiple development strategies propelling growth for clients within the government and private sectors at home and abroad. His contagious enthusiasm instills him and his team members with extraordinary energy and dedication in an environment where creativity and innovation are encouraged. He loves traveling, concerts and finding the newest exciting restaurants.