Our Team

BEI (Baumgartner Environics) is a family-run business based in rural Minnesota started by John Baumgartner in 1989. The goal of BEI is to provide the agricultural and rural communities with innovative environmental solutions.

Meet our key team members:

John Baumgartner, President
Office (320) 523-1644, ext. 1102
Cell 320-522-1047

John is the President & founder of BEI. He has extensive experience with agricultural and environmental consulting and products and is the visionary behind the EPI System. Contact John for a demonstration or quote for the EPI System or other BEI products.

Matthew Baumgartner, General Manager
Office (320) 523-1644, ext. 1103
Cell 320-522-2251

Matthew is a General Manager at BEI. His extensive knowledge of ionization and the benefits of dust reduction in barns will help livestock producers to increase performance. Contact Matt for a demonstration or quote for the EPI System or other BEI products.

Kris Thompson, Accounting Manager, Executive Assistant
Office (320) 523-1644, ext. 1115
Cell 320-212-5818

Kris is responsible for finance and function at BEI. With a focus on keeping the office running smoothly, Kris is also your contact for all accounting and website related questions.

Dan Stein, Manufacturing Manager
Office (320) 523-1644, ext. 1132
Cell 320-522-0680

As Manufacturing Manager, Dan’s main focus is on quality and workmanship. The EPI System and all BEI products are manufactured with attention to detail and the customer’s specific needs in mind. Contact Dan for troubleshooting for the EPI System or other BEI products.

Russ Lesniak,  Manufacturing and Inventory Control
Cell 320-400-9120