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Meet the Team

    Ashley Anderson

    Administration

      • Joined Aidex
      • 2019
      • Hometown
      • Lafayette, IN
      • Background
      • Banking Management, 13 years
        Studied Business Management, Early Childhood Education
      • Special Skills
      • Solving problems, working with data and spreadsheets, organizing complex systems
      • Why I Do What I Do
      • I'm detail-oriented and enjoy working with numbers and helping people. I believe that customer service is one of the most important aspects of any business, and I strive to assist our clients in a timely and professional manner while helping the Aidex team behind-the-scenes.
      • What I Do for Fun
      • My kids keep me busy! My husband and I have a 2-year-old daughter and a 5-month-old son. I love spending time with my family--watching our daughter learn new things at gymnastics, watching our son explore his new world, and everything in between.

    Jeff Carr

    Service Engineer

      • Joined Aidex
      • 1991
      • Hometown
      • Morris, IL
      • Background
      • Devry Technology Certificate
        Radio Shack, Computer Repair, 10 years
        Rewound motors
      • Special Skills
      • I am the McGyver of technology. I can make anything work.
      • Why I Do What I Do
      • I enjoy learning new technologies and sharing that with others.
      • What I Do for Fun
      • Origami, kites, bikes, tinkering

    Justin Chittick

    Illinois Sales Representative

      • Joined Aidex
      • 2014
      • Hometown
      • Rossville, IN
      • Background
      • Bachelor of Science, Organizational Leadership and Supervision, Purdue University
      • Special Skills
      • Developing successful customer relationships. Helping educational institutions bridge the skills gap.
      • Why I Do What I Do
      • I have a passion for helping students gain the skills they need to better their lives and careers.
      • What I Do for Fun
      • I like being outdoors, hunting and fishing; and spending time with my family, daughter, and fiance.

    Laura Coard

    Indiana Sales Representative

      • Joined Aidex
      • 2007
      • Hometown
      • Princeton, IN
      • Background
      • Associates of Science, Robotics, Vincennes University
        Bachelor of Arts, Applied Liberal Studies, Western Michigan University
        Educational and training business, 30+ years
      • Special Skills
      • Talking with educators and manufacturers about how our training systems can benefit students and the workforce.
      • Why I Do What I Do
      • I took a non-traditional path from high school to Vincennes University's Robotics Program. I had never done anything remotely technical in my entire life. Learning how things work and actually doing things was wonderful and such an eye opener for me. I want to share that experience with students and show them how having a skill can open doors for them. I feel good knowing that what we do at Aidex truly helps people find better careers!
      • What I Do for Fun
      • Spending time with family, reading cookbooks and recipes, and taking long walks with Walter, our dog!

    Suzanne Cotrel Doyle

    Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, and Nebraska Sales Representative

      • Joined Aidex
      • 2012
      • Hometown
      • Lebanon, MO and Lawrence, KS
      • Background
      • BS, Communications, Missouri State University
        MS, Journalism, Integrated Marketing Communication, University of Kansas
      • Special Skills
      • I have a strong sales and customer service background and enjoy working with all types of people. I have positive, open communication skills and truly enjoy the interaction I have with my Aidex clients.
      • Why I Do What I Do
      • I have always been interested in education and economic development. My position at Aidex is especially gratifying as it allows me to utilize my marketing background with education and industry clients to provide trained employees for the workforce in Kansas and Missouri, where my family and friends live and work. I am also very curious by nature so learning about new technologies and working with educators to implement them and understand their programs helps me learn something new every single day.
      • What I Do for Fun
      • I enjoy travel, reading and cooking.

    Lynn Crow

    President & Owner

      • Joined Aidex
      • 1991
      • Hometown
      • Rossville, IN
      • Background
      • AAS, Electronics Technology, ITT Technical Institute
        BAS, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, ITT Technical Institute
      • Special Skills
      • Listening, motivating people, patience, and farming.
      • Why I Do What I Do
      • I was provided the opportunity to enter into this business more than 25 years ago. As owner of the company for nearly 15 years, it has been very gratifying to see how we as a company have made a difference in education by providing resources for training.
      • What I Do for Fun
      • Traveling and adventure with my wife Aimee, fitness activities, racing, driving, and working on my ’65 Shelby Cobra.

    Indy Crow

    Mascot

      • Joined Aidex
      • 2014
      • Hometown
      • Rossville, IN
      • Background
      • I’m a “mini” Husky so I have all of the wonderful qualities of a Husky in a smaller package. I skipped obedience school because I already knew the important things like staring at people until they do what I want them to do.
      • Special Skills
      • Howling for treats, shaking and “high-fiving” with both paws.
      • Why I Do What I Do
      • I’m a dog and I love doing dog things. I am highly food motivated so if you want me to do something, slip me a treat.
      • What I Do for Fun
      • Chase rabbits, hang out with my nephew Snorty Morty the Pug, dig up rose bushes.

    Josh Custer

    Marketing & Communications

      • Joined Aidex
      • 2021
      • Hometown
      • Greentown, IN
      • Background
      • Associates Degree in Computer Applications and Programming
        Marketing, Writing, Content Creation, and Social Media - 10+ years
      • Special Skills
      • Consultative media design, creating end-user friendly designs and communications.
      • Why I Do What I Do
      • I believe that hands on learning is the most effective way for individuals to learn skills and retain the technical knowledge, at Aidex that is exactly what we offer. I enjoy creating documents and visuals that present information in a way that is engaging and allows people to absorb the information.
      • What I Do for Fun
      • In my free time I run my own photography business, as well as a music journalism company. Within the music journalism company I do concert photography, band promo photography and host 2 podcasts. I am a huge mental health advocate and enjoy engaging in a community that seeks to change culture around mental health and removing the stigma that it is not normal, or ok to talk about.

    Shari Keiser

    Business Development

      • Joined Aidex
      • 2016
      • Hometown
      • Rossville, IN
      • Background
      • Graduate, Ivy Tech Community College
        Certified Medical Assistant, 10 years
        Stay at Home Mother, 20 years
      • Special Skills
      • I am a compassionate person almost to fault.  It is important to me that each customer I work with is treated as our most important customer and their order is handled smoothly from start to finish.  
      • Why I Do What I Do
      • I am dedicated to helping people and strive to please our customers. I love what I do at Aidex.
      • What I Do for Fun
      • Watching my sons play sports, taking long summer drives, floating, and fishing on the river.

    Susan Maul

    Sales Support

      • Joined Aidex
      • 2011
      • Hometown
      • New Washington, OH
      • Background
      • Sales support and education, 20 years
      • Special Skills
      • Detail oriented multi-tasker! Deep knowledge of the manufacturers Aidex represents. Responsible for pricing, preparing quotes, managing renewals and reports.
      • Why I Do What I Do
      • Aidex has a wonderful sales team that makes supporting them and the customers very enjoyable.                                                            
      • What I Do for Fun
      • In my spare time, I renovate houses for rental properties, which keeps me pretty busy. I also enjoy working in my yard and playing with my Australian Shepherds!  

    Amber Mitchell

    Accounting Associate

      • Joined Aidex
      • 2020
      • Hometown
      • Delphi, IN
      • Background
      • 7 years of Customer Service, Associates degree in Culinary Arts, Associates degree in Baking & Pastry.
      • Special Skills
      • Organization is my strong suit. I need to be able to know where everything is so I can get to it fast and easy when needed. It makes me feel much better knowing everything has a place. (Pastry school will do this to you – mise en place!)
      • Why I Do What I Do
      • I love working with a team, and Aidex is the best team I’ve been on so far. Everyone is so willing to jump in wherever needed, and I love being able to play my part in providing solutions for educational institutions and helping students pave the way to their future careers. Anything I can do to help out my team and our partners – that is what makes me happy.
      • What I Do for Fun
      • I love to spend as much time as I can with my nieces and nephews. I spoil them as much as I can get away with! Spending time with my family is what I do with the majority of my time. Otherwise, I love to read, bake, and work on crafts!

    Julian Paulson

    Training & Technical Services

      • Joined Aidex
      • 2019
      • Hometown
      • St. Joseph, MI
      • Background
      • Bachelor of Science, Economics - Michigan State University
      • Special Skills
      • I have a natural knack for understanding how things work. I grew up with the enjoyment of taking things apart and putting them back together.
      • Why I Do What I Do
      • Education is the backbone of the country. Whether it is supplying classrooms with the equipment they need or training instructors so they have the knowledge necessary to teach, I will do my part to strengthen that foundation!
      • What I Do for Fun
      • I love staying active and trying new things. No matter if it's playing a round of golf, Spikeball on the beach, a pickup game of ultimate frisbee, or racing down a slope on my snowboard, I'm always jumping at the opportunity to get outside with my friends. Playing with and training my new husky puppy, Nova!