Executive Team

Leadership determines the course and path that a business follows. Doing the right thing in all situations is integral to the core philosophy of Tyler Union, and our management team is committed to keeping these values at the forefront of our business strategy.

  • Kevin Bense

    Group President, Waterworks

    Kevin Bense joined McWane, Inc. as Group President-Waterworks in 2018. Prior to joining McWane Bense served for five years as president of A.J. Oster, a division of Global Brass and Copper Holdings.

  • Richard Tatman

    Vice President & General Manager

    In 2006, Rick Tatman joined the McWane family as General Manager of Tyler Pipe. He brought with him over 20 years of experience in various positions at General Electric.

  • Jon Pollard

    Assistant General Manager

    Jon Pollard began his career with McWane in 1998 as a management trainee at Union Foundry.

  • Jerry Jansen

    National Sales Manager

    Jerry Jansen is the National Sales Manager for Tyler Union.  In the 35+ years Jerry has been with McWane, he has held numerous positions within the various McWane companies.

  • Jennifer Heys

    Pricing & Sales Analyst

    Jennifer began her career with McWane in 2000 as an Inside Sales Representative for Clow Valve Company.  

  • Buck Christian

    National Inside Sales Manager

    Buck began his sales career at Union Foundry in 1997. For several years he represented Union Foundry in the entire eastern half of the country.