In 1964, Leon Wandler and Hank Barney founded what is now L&H Industrial. Today, two of Leon’s sons, Mike Wandler (left) and Jeff Wandler (center), along with Jim Clikeman (right), lead the global enterprise. Third generation family members Jason Percifield (far left) and Dustin Roush (far right) round out the family leadership group.
33 years of service at L&H
Mike leads L&H Industrial’s business strategy in building the blueprint for our future. With his deep experience in the company and immense business knowledge, Mike is instrumental in identifying new market opportunities. His inspiration for technology is what drives our state-of-the-art machines, software and innovation. Mike began his career at L&H Industrial as a laborer and machinist, eventually becoming the machine shop supervisor before becoming vice president of the company. He began leading the company as President in 2000, and was driven to improve L&H’s capabilities, facilities, tools, processes, work culture and opportunities. Over the years he has led a series of transformational initiatives that have re-defined how we do business. Mike holds a bachelor’s of Business Management from Kennedy Western and is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Owner/President Management program.
17 years of service at L&H
Jason oversees L&H’s business operations and production across a variety of locations. He started working at L&H in 2001 in the machine shop, learning from his Grandpa Leon, co-founder of L&H Industrial. Jason went on to work in various production positions, eventually moving into management, first as a weld shop manager and then as the manager of Field Services. Jason was instrumental in expanding L&H’s field services, which has grown into one of the largest divisions at L&H and supports operations world wide.
Director of Business Development
11 years of Service at L&H
Dustin leads our sales and marketing teams to expand business and the brand worldwide. After several years working in sales, primarily serving mining and oilfield companies in the Powder River Basin, Dustin transitioned to business development in Canada, where he has played a crucial role in expanding L&H services for oil sands operations. Dustin helps develop sales strategies across international and domestic markets and builds teams to develop new industries while expanding L&H’s business portfolio.
Senior Vice President
26 years of Service at L&H
Jim is the driving force behind the planning and execution of L&H acquisitions around the globe, building the foundation for continued growth in our capabilities and services worldwide. Jim joined L&H as our Chief Financial Officer in 1992, following twelve years as a senior manager at a national accounting firm. A certified public accountant (CPA), Jim also holds a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation and has deep experience in business management. Now, the senior vice president of our company, Jim works closely with the ownership and management teams on planning and business strategy.