Our Team

Our strength is our people. With the many years of experience and diversity of background that each person brings, Controls Depot has become one of the strongest building control technology companies in the control, building automation and integration market.

The Control Depot Team is focused on providing the most innovative controls and building automation technology with the highest level of service.

Jeff Killeen

Vice President

Jeff Killeen joined Control Depot in 2016 as the Vice President and Managing Director. Jeff comes to Control Depot with 10+ years-experience in the healthcare technology field where he managed a wide variety of technologies across a complex healthcare system.

As the Business Development Manager for Control Depot, Jeff’s role will be to help develop and implement growth opportunities throughout all areas of the organization with the goal of creating long-term value for both the customer and organization alike.

Jeff brings with him years of experience in project management, executive leadership, technology integration, and team development to his new role. He believes in a customer focused approach based on communication, quality, and overall value.

Jeff lives in Omaha with his wife, Jessica, and their two children, Brynn and Gavin.

Jason Kreikemeier

Business Development Representative – Inside Sales Manager

Jason Kreikemeier started his career as an electrician in the temperature control industry in 2002. Jason then joined Control Depot in 2009 with a desire to gain experience with more aspects of the building automation industry.

As the Control Depot Inside Sales Manager, Jason’s role is to help develop business opportunities with Control Depot’s existing customers along with managing the day-to-day operations of the Omaha Control Depot location. Jason has a strong technical background with all of our products offerings.

Jason lives in Omaha with his wife, Abby, and their daughter, Lily. In his free time he enjoys fishing, watching sports and spending time with his family.

Matt Holst

Sales Manager and Business Development Representative

Matt Holst joined Control Depot in 2007 as a Business Development Representative. Today, Matt also serves as Sales Manager for the Omaha office focusing on outside sales in the South Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas markets. In his role, Matt’s focus is on contractor sales support for new and existing customers for Control Depot.

Since joining Control Depot, Matt has over 25 years of HVAC, Electrical and Controls experience as a commercial electrician and building automation installer. He has worked in all aspects for the Building Automation industry. Matt has a strong sales and technical knowledge for all Control Depot products offering.

Matt graduated from the Electrical Technology program from Metro Community College in Omaha, NE and has served Metro Community College as an Adjunct Faculty member in the Electrical education department for the past 18 years.

Matt lives in Omaha with his wife Rosanna.

Tim Vandervort

Business Development Representative

Tim Vandervort joined Control Depot in 2014 as an inside sales representative and technical support specialist. Tim has been in the control industry for over 10 years starting out in installation and is a licensed Journeyman electrician. As an inside sales representative, Tim works with customers and contractors to ensure the right product for the application.

Tim lives in Omaha with his wife Kate and their two kids, Easton and Cecilia. In his free time, Tim enjoys camping with his family, spending time outdoors, playing and watching sports.

Jason Kusler

Business Development Representative

Jason Kusler is a Business Development Representative at Control Depot in the Omaha office. He works with new and existing clients on building strong personal relationships and providing the latest technology solutions for all their building needs.

Jason started out in Laboratory Automation/Robotics and transitioned to Building Automation. He has more than a decade experience in Automation and IoT Technology. He has previously held account management positions that allowed him to work with both domestic and international clients.

Jason graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a Bachelor’s in Geographic Information Systems. His interests include aviation, aerial photography, tennis and hiking. He currently lives in La Vista, Nebraska with his wife and two children.

Kevin Morris

Business Development Representative

Kevin Morris joined Control Depot in 2021 as a Business Development Representative focusing on outside sales in the Kansas and Missouri markets.

Kevin has over 25 years of HVACR and wholesale distribution experience.  He also brings with him skills in operations management, contractor training, marketing, and technical support.

In his role, Kevin’s focus will be to develop new business opportunities with new and existing customers for Control Depot.

Chris Hoffmann

Business Development Representative

Chris Hoffmann joined the Control Depot team in 2018 as an Inside Sales Manager at our new location in Lenexa, Kansas. His focus will be to get our customers the products, advise, and services they need to streamline projects.
Chris’s back round of the Controls and building automation industries started back in 2000 when he attended college at Norfolk Community College studying in their Electrical/Mechanical program. Since then, he has 14 years experience as a Project Manager and Journeyman Electrician in the Controls industry.
He currently lives in Edwardsville, Kansas and in his past time he enjoys various outdoor activities such as walleye and trout fishing, hunting, and camping.

Frank Castro

Business Development Representative

Frank Castro joined Control Depot in 2016 as a Business Development Representative focusing on gas detection systems.  Prior to joining Control Depot, Frank spent the last 20+ years in the gas detection industry in a variety of different roles.  He brings a wealth of experience in Production, Inside Sales, In-House Service Repairs, and Technical Support.

As a Business Development Representative, Frank is focused on sales and service to new and existing customers in the gas detection industry.   He attends numerous safety days, conferences and industry training seminars to stay abreast of the most recent technology and the needs of the customer.

Frank lives in Shawnee, Kansas with his wife, Julie, and daughter, Taryn.  In his free-time Frank enjoys playing golf, watching sports, and spending time with his family, including his two granddaughters, Payton and Hadley.

Kenny Carroll

Business Development Representative

Kenny Carroll joined Control Depot in 2016 as a Business Development Representative focusing on gas detection systems. Kenny  began working in the ammonia gas detection industry in 1994. Through the years Kenny has held many different positions including Production Manager, Regional Field Service Manager and Field Service Specialist for various companies in the industry.

Kenny’s role with Control Depot is to help support our current customer base by providing onsite services, training and technical support for our gas detection product line. Kenny also assists with driving the business forward by increasing the customer base nationwide.

Kenny lives in Shawnee KS with his daughter Kayla. In his free time he enjoys golfing, motorcycle riding, all KC sports and spending time with Kayla.


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