Our Story

Tractor Zoom is creating an easier shopping experience for farm equipment. Our company, founded by Kyle McMahon, is bringing an innovative approach to farmers and revolutionizing the industry.

We’ve created a unique way to connect farmers and equipment sellers across the world. Our solution overhauls the advertising process and simplifies the decision-making process for farmers, all the while increasing their inventory options.

At present, we’ve teamed up with 1,000 auction companies and dealer locations to advertise their equipment across North America. And you know what? We’re just getting started.

What We Do

Quickly find the equipment you’re looking for

Searching for farm equipment at auction shouldn’t be a headache. Tractor Zoom makes it easy to browse farm machinery auctions and their inventory so you can find exactly what you’re looking for, fast.

Receive auction updates right to your phone

For farmers, time is money, and you don’t want to waste either. Tractor Zoom lets you set notifications to let you know about new auctions within your specific radius, subscribe to different auction companies, keyword/model searches, and more!

See exactly what auctioneers have to offer

We built Tractor Zoom so that auction companies of every size can easily and effectively get their auctions in front of the right buyers and their inventory into the right hands.

Join the Tractor Zoom Team

Tractor Zoom is growing and the sky’s the limit.
Come join us on this exciting adventure. We’re just getting started.

If you’re ready to join a nimble, forward-thinking team in the agricultural industry, you’re passionate about solving problems and improving lives, and you’re ready to take your career to the next level, you might be the perfect addition to the Tractor Zoom team.

Learn more about employment opportunities and submit your resume.

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AdvisorsOur team of advisors play an instrumental role in driving our growth, increasing our impact and expanding our footprint.

Ken Woody

Chairman of the Board of DirectorsKen is the Founder and President of Innova Memphis. He’s a US Army Veteran who served honorably as an Infantry Captain and General’s Aide. He worked for General Electric for over 16 years, serving as a VP and General Manager in its Healthcare and Capital businesses. He also served as VP of Sales for DePuy Spine, a Johnson & Johnson company, before moving to Memphis in 2004. Ken was Senior Vice-President for Global Sales with Smith and Nephew Orthopedics, in charge of Sales and Operations for this multi-billion dollar global enterprise.

Ken has a history and a passion for helping startup businesses achieve success. He founded Innova Memphis, an early-stage Venture Capital Firm, in 2007. They have raised four Funds, the most recent being Innova Ag Innovation Fund IV, investing in Rural Agricultural Technology companies. Since founding, Innova has invested in over 100 Medical Device, Healthcare, Technology and AgTech companies from their four Funds.

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Doug Hohner

Board MemberDoug Hohner joined The Boston Consulting Group in 1999. He is a core member of the Industrial Goods and Marketing, Sales, and Pricing (MSP) practices, and he leads BCG's business serving business-to-business distributors Doug leads a group of specialized partners and principals in working with a range of distribution clients to develop strategy and directly drive superior performance. His background includes 15 years focused on industrial distribution businesses across all major segments including MRO (maintenance, repair, and overhaul), technology, office supplies, industrial components and aftermarket, food service, and auto parts.

Darwin Melnyk

AdvisorDarwin is the Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Farm-Op Capital. He grew up on a family farm in western Canada and has an established track record as a business leader, builder and innovator. He founded multiple software, information, and technology enabled services companies and grew them to liquidity events and delivered positive returns for shareholders. Darwin is a thought-leader on the development of information systems and decision support tools that address the unique challenges of managing complex agriculture supply chains.

Since 2006, he has led the development of Iron Solutions from trade association publisher to provider of integrated market intelligence and enterprise software services tailored for agricultural retailers. Recently, he completed the equity sale of Iron Solutions Inc. to Trimble Navigation Ltd.
He serves on the boards of Western Equipment Dealers Association, Human Talented LLC, and Missions International Inc., and speaks frequently to industry leaders on reducing risk and achieving business results with information and technology. Darwin received his undergraduate and graduate education at Friends University in Wichita, Kansas and Emory, in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Tim McMahon

Board MemberTim is the Managing Director of Sorin Equity Partners III, LLC. Prior to Sorin, he was Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for Dover Refrigeration and Food Equipment (DRFE), a $2.25 billion global segment of Dover Corporation. Before joining DRFE, he was EVP for Hillphoenix, the leading manufacturer of refrigeration equipment, food displays and services throughout the Americas. Tim was also EVP and a leading shareholder of Barker Company, a designer and manufacturer of custom retail food display systems.

Tim practiced mergers & acquisition and corporate law and worked in the tax department for Touché Ross. He holds both a JD and a CPA license. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame and St. Louis University School of Law. He sits on the boards of KPS Global, Barker Company, and Boulder Boat Works, and is an advisor to several private equity funds.

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Dave Tucker

AdvisorDave is a Technology Executive focused on helping business scale and leverage technology and people effectively as they grow. He recently completed an 11 year run at Workiva where he was the Sr. Vice-President of Technology. He has been in the technology industry for 30+ years with stints at large enterprises including Hewlett-Packard and Siemens and at startups including Workiva, Engineering Animation, and T.R.A.D.E., Inc.

At Workiva he helped to build the development organization and the Wdesk Platform for connected reporting. He is a 1986 graduate of Iowa State University and currently lives in Ames with his wife, Susan. He is active on the Board of Directors of the Technology Association of Iowa, serving as the Chair in 2017, and in general is active in the Iowa technology community through mentoring young entrepreneurs, and advising technology startups. He is also active in the Ames community as a member of the board of the Ames Economic Development Commission.

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Our Leadership

Kyle McMahon

Founder/CEO, Tractor ZoomKyle McMahon is the founder of Tractor Zoom and leads the company as CEO. Kyle is a 3rd generation entrepreneur and actively farms in southeast Iowa. Prior to starting Tractor Zoom, he was the Director of Acquisitions for Summit Agricultural Group where he led a team to buy and sell farmland across the Midwestern corn belt. Kyle co-founded Buch-McMahon Lawn and Landscaping and is a graduate of Iowa State University.

Zac Sandvig

CFO, Tractor ZoomZac Sandvig is the Head of Financial Oversight and Operations at Tractor Zoom. Previously he was CPA/AP Manager for The Baker Group, where he managed a team of accountants and the owner's personal financial endeavors. He also worked as tax staff at LWBJ. He has a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance from Iowa State University.

Our Team

Jeremy Hewitt

Vice President of SalesJeremy is responsible for business development and customer success at Tractor Zoom. Prior to joining the Tractor Zoom team, Jeremy had been responsible for new logo acquisition in the B2B enterprise software world. Jeremy holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Iowa State University.

James Eliason

Senior Engineering & Delivery ManagerJames is responsible for Product Development at Tractor Zoom. Before working with the Tractor Zoom team, James held multiple Product Roles at Dwolla. Prior to Dwolla, James started several companies (building teams & products) in the Des Moines & Chicago area.

Ryan Roossinck

Digital Marketing SpecialistRyan is responsible for Tractor Zoom’s social media presence and media creation. His strength is in creating connections between people and solutions using multiple different types of media, and working in social media to grow and promote diesel motorsports (mainly truck and tractor pulling) with Beer Money Pulling Team and the Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League. He is an alumni of Central Michigan University, and an avid motorsports photographer.

Matt Carstens

Customer Success ManagerMatt Carstens is responsible for establishing and maintaining customer relationships at Tractor Zoom. Prior to joining Tractor Zoom, Matt spent eight years as Operations Manager for a lawn care company. Most recently, Matt worked for a large ag equipment dealer in central Iowa, where he gained a vast amount of knowledge all across the ag and turf industries.

Tyler Lowy

Business Development RepresentativeTyler Lowy is responsible for business development. Prior to joining the Tractor Zoom Team, Tyler had a successful career in the IT Recruiting and Project Solution Space. Tyler holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from Central College. Tyler wrestled at Central College after growing up in Phoenix, AZ.

Cindy Howard

Senior Customer Success RepresentativeCindy is a proud graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in Animal Science. Prior to joining the Tractor Zoom Customer Success Team, Cindy spent 19 years providing customer service and continuing education to Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians all over the world. Most recently, Cindy’s animal science background brought her to a central Iowa bull stud, where she managed daily operations.

T.J. Masker

Senior Product ManagerTJ is on the Product Team at TractorZoom helping us build farmer focused solutions. He graduated from Iowa State with a degree in Agricultural Business. For the past 10 years of his career he has been focused on helping farmers make more profitable decisions with data. Most recently, TJ was on the Product Team at Granular helping build Granular Insights and the data analysis tools utilized by farmers across the United States and Canada.

Jeff Gutierrez

UX DesignerPrior to joining Tractor Zoom, Jeff studied Industrial Design at Iowa State University and at KTH Royal Institute of Tech in Stockholm, Sweden. Jeff is enthusiastic about User Interface design for mobile/web products. He is excited to apply a user centered approach to Tractor Zoom’s products.

Ross Reicks

Software EngineerPrior to joining Tractor Zoom, Ross worked at John Deere as a Cloud Engineer helping move their on-premise applications to the cloud. He is passionate about software architecture and design patterns. As the customer base grows, Ross is excited to help Tractor Zoom scale and stabilize their equipment shopping experience.

Ben Kallaus

Senior Software EngineerPrior to joining Tractor Zoom, Ben worked as a Software Consultant at Source Allies. He studied Software Engineering at Iowa State University. Ben is excited to bring knowledge and value to Tractor Zoom.

John Wilch

Customer SuccessPrior to joining Tractor Zoom, John played vital roles in the expansion of the Iowa Craft Beer scene for 8 years from brewing to managing sales across the Midwest. After selling the brewery in 2019, John joined the Tractor Zoom Auctioneer Success Team in 2020. His focus on detail and customer relations prove to be an asset for the future growth of TZ. Originally from Davenport, he is an Iowa native and a proud Cyclone. In his free time, he enjoys traveling internationally and learning about different cultures around the world.
Tayler Todd Senior Software Engineer at Tractor Zoom

Tayler Todd

Senior Software EngineerPrior to joining Tractor Zoom, Tayler was a Lead Software Engineer at Telligen. He has a Computer Engineering degree from Iowa State University. Tayler is excited to help add new features and scale the Tractor Zoom products.
jeremy rummel data specialist at tractor zoom

Jeremy Rummel

Data SpecialistJeremy is responsible for data collection and analysis, helping to ensure Tractor Zoom’s customers have the most accurate and up-to-date data as possible. He graduated from Grand View University with a Liberal Arts degree. With previous experience in EMS and agriculture biotechnology, Jeremy is excited to bring his analytical skills to Tractor Zoom and its expanding customer base. Outside of work, Jeremy enjoys spending time with his family, listening to music, and watching sports.

Dan Bahe

Customer Success Manager, Tractor ZoomDan is on the Customer Success team helping grow and maintain relationships at Tractor Zoom. For the past 8 years of his career he has been focused on helping farmers use machine data to make agronomic and economic decisions. Most recently, Dan worked on the Customer Success Team at Conservis where he specialized in supporting customers through their Financial Management Platform. In addition to working at Tractor Zoom, Dan also farms along side his father and brother in Northeast Iowa.

Jesse Scott

Strategic Accounts Manager, Tractor ZoomOriginally from California, Jesse's been fully immersed in the FinTech industry out here in the Midwest for the past 7 years. He's found a lifelong niche in Client Relations, and as a Strategic Account Manager, he's looking forward to putting his FinTech experience to work forging relationships with a nationwide customer base!
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Tina Kendall

Growth Marketing ManagerTina Kendall is responsible for leading data-driven marketing strategies for Tractor Zoom. Prior to joining the company, Tina worked agency-side with clients across multiple verticals to deliver integrated marketing programs aimed at supporting client business objectives and KPI goals. As a graduate of Drake University, she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing & Business Management. When not at work, Tina enjoys spending time with her friends and family, and can often be found trying to keep up with her two sons.