Fort Collins, CO (Corporate Office)
906 N. US Hwy. 287
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Ron & Kay Lonneman founded Ron's Equipment Company in December of 1985. Ron and Kay were both raised on the farm with farm equipment backgrounds. We have made our home in Fort Collins, Colorado for the past 35 years, dedicating most of our time to building their equipment dealership and supporting the community.
Meet Our Staff
The Man! The Myth! The Legend! Grew up farming in the northwest corner of Iowa. Ventured Colorado way when he was 18 to marry his high school sweetheart and open Ron’s Equipment. Still here to greet you!
A Minnesota boy who attended Wyo. Tech after high school. Came to CO after completing his ASE Master Cert. A mechanic for several Ft. Collins car dealerships, he came Ron’s in 2013. He married his wife, Christian, in 2015.
Born and raised in Kersey, then attended NJC where he received his associate in production agriculture. He has an extensive background in farm and ranch work, and landed at Ron’s in 2016.
Phil was born and raised in the Midwest and moved to Colorado in 2008. An avid outdoorsman and hunter, Phil is a college graduate and ex-military veteran.
Born and raised in Ft. Collins, Sammy has extensive experience in customer service, from retail to health care. She and her family moved to Cheyenne, Wy in 2020. She and her other half ride their Harley in the mountains, or take their 5 kiddos out to ride on their Colemans.
Born in S. Dakota, lived in Kansas, moved to CO in 1981. Married to his 6th grade sweetheart, Dee, with two children and now one grandson. An agricultural diesel mechanic all his life, he’s our Service Manager since 1996.
A Florida boy who moved to Colorado at 15. Attended the Front Range Community College for automotive. He’s been with Ron’s since 1999. Wes married his wife Jessie in 2003 and they have three kiddos now.
Keith Raper is back with the team after a few years of being away. Born and raised in Colorado, he brings over 34 years of experience to the table and we are so excited to have him back. In his free time he enjoys hunting and fishing.
Cody recently came to us from Houska Automotive. Born in Panama City, Panama, he grew up in Loveland. He enjoys almost anything outdoors, especially hunting and fishing and is a sports enthusiast, too. We’re excited to welcome him to the Ron’s family.
Chris was born and raised in in Kansas and traveled back and forth across the country for awhile. He finally settled down in Colorado in 2015. Before coming to work at Ron’s he was a self employed private investigator. He joined the Ron’s family in 2021.
Hatch, as he's known, grew up in Illinois and came to Colorado in 2018. When he’s not wrenching he enjoys hunting, fishing, hotrodding and flying airplanes. He comes to us with 15 years of diesel mechanic experience.
Austin is an aspiring CDL driver and helps with equipment set up at both locations. Born and raised in Red Feather, this graduate of Poudre High School spends his free time four wheeling.
Tillie was raised IN Ron’s Equipment. She left Ron’s to get her Bachelor’s of Science in Marketing. After a decade as corporate retail manager for several retailers, she returned to Ron’s in January, 2019.
Born and raised in Fort Collins, Breanna worked at Ron’s while in high school and while earning her AA in Graphic Design at Front Range C.C. Take a look at our logo—Breanna designed it! She enjoys national and global travel, concerts, camping, fishing, hiking and paddleboarding. After years of exploring other careers, we're all glad she's back at Ron's!