Don Waataja

Don has 25 years of experience in manufacturing, shared between his years at Tioga and his time spent owning Solid Swiss Machine, a precision machine shop. After owning Solid Swiss Machine for several years, Don took on a sales role at Tioga and soon found himself involved with many facets of the business, such as sales, service, assembly, and engineering design. As an Engineering Manager, he currently manages Tioga product listings with the CSA and ETL, designs specialty controls for equipment, conducts equipment testing and R&D, and performs a whole host of other duties in his work. In his free time, Don likes to go hunting, fishing, and anything outdoors regardless of the brutal Minnesota winters. Don also enjoys spending time with his wife, son, and daughter.