Team Akey

Akey Mfg Sign

Brad Akey

Brad has been with Akey Manufacturing for over 40 years. His father started the business in 1966 and Brad and his wife, Jodi, bought it in September of 2000. He is married with 3 children and enjoys hunting, spending time with his girls and traveling when time allows.

Jodi Akey

Jodi comes to us with a varied background in sales, marketing and administrative skills. She is married to Brad with 3 children. Enjoys cooking, dancing, outdoor activities & spending time with her girls. She will celebrate 8 years with Akey Manufacturing in June of 2019.

Gary Olson

Gary comes to us with 40+ years of experience in the metal business.  He worked for Beloit Corporation for 27 years and celebrated 18 years with Akey Manufacturing in October 2018.  He enjoys tinkering with motorcycles and go carts along with gardening.  He is married with 3 children and 5 grandaughters.

Mark Koch

Mark comes to us from a 23-year career with Shakey’s Pizza Parlor. He is married to Lisa with 3 children. He enjoys golf & fishing. He celebrates his 11th year with Akey Manufacturing in March of 2019.

Jerry Hexom

Jerry comes to us with 15 years of metal fabrication, inner tank welding, & lead set-up experience. He enjoys snowmobiling and is an avid BMX racer. He celebrates his 18th year with Akey Manufacturing in May 2019.

 Shelly Wheaton

Shelly comes to us with a varied background in accounting, clerical, & management.  She is married with two adult children and enjoys camping, traveling and spending time with her grandchildren.  She is a HUGE Iowa Hawkeye fan along with the Packers!