About

Ram Air Gear Dryer

A firefighter-owned company, Ram Air provides a full range of dryers made exclusively for drying personal protective equipment including bunker gear, immersion/hazmat suits, helmets, gloves, boots, face masks and SCBAs.

Our patented dryers are designed to dry gear quickly—getting firefighters back to action fast. NFPA compliant, Ram Air Gear Dryers are built with the highest quality components. We strive to set standards beyond any other competitor’s products. Our goal is to provide unmatched customer service and quality products that ensure gear is in top operating condition—ultimately preserving the safety of firefighters and those they serve.

Mission Statement

To develop and manufacture dryers that provide the highest quality possible, by setting standards beyond any other competitors products. To provide unmatched customer service. To be the educated customers “only” reasonable choice.

Our Team

Lance Dornn

Lance Dornn

President & Founder

A firefighter and paramedic since 1991, Lance built his first gear dryer as a way to properly care for the personal protective equipment in his fire department. Lance is a Lieutenant, an active member with CASARA and is a private pilot.

lance@ramairgeardryer.com
888.393.3379 ext. 1
Direct: 204.724.5188

Darren Kachkowski

Darren Kachkowski

Director of Sales and Marketing

Darren Kachkowski comes to Ram Air Gear Dryer with 10 years of sales and marketing experience, with a vast background in professional sports and the beer industry. Darren is based out of our Winnipeg, MB office. He is responsible for the overall direction of sales and marketing initiatives in North America.

darren@ramairgeardryer.com
888.393.3379 ext. 4
Direct: 204.805.5966

 

 

Melissa Patience

Melissa Patience

Administrative Coordinator

Melissa has over 10 years administrative background experience in insurance and sales administration with post-secondary education. Her role includes answering general inquires, managing social media and providing administrative support to our sales team.

admin@ramairgeardryer.com
888.393.3379 ext. 3
Direct: 206.717.5699

Kim Harder

Kim Harder

Accounting Department

Kim has over 10 years of bookkeeping and accounting experience. Kim is based at our corporate office and her role includes accounts payable and accounts receivable, answering general inquires and providing administrative support.

kimh@wcgwave.ca
888.393.3379
Direct: 204.728.1927

Tim Kennedy

Tim Kennedy

Sales

Tim brings over 20 years of sales and marketing experience to Ram Air Gear Dryer. With a focus the last 15 years in Pharmaceutical’s, Professional Hockey and Baseball respectively.  Tim is based out of Winnipeg. He is responsible for business development and sales.

tim@ramairgeardryer.com
888.393.3379 ext. 5
Direct: 431.335.6496

Ty Dornn

Ty Dornn

Production Assistant

Our Manufacturing Facility

Our manufacturing facility was designed specifically for efficiently building our Ram Air Gear Dryers. Our extensive experience was instrumental in determining the features that would help us improve workflow, reduce our impact on the environment and allow us to advance along with the latest technology.