Meet Our Sound and Vibration Rental Team

We Love Measurement Challenges!

Group photoThe Modal Shop’s Rental Team lives and breathes Total Customer Satisfaction. The team puts our customers first, working hard to share the tools and knowledge needed to solve complex measurement challenges. Whether you already know exactly what you’re looking for or need a little guidance to select just the right sensor or system, we are available to help you get the job done as efficiently as possible. Read on to get know us!

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Bruce Lachey | Rental and Calibration Services Team Leader

Bruce has been with The Modal Shop for over 25 years. He has a BSME degree from the University of Cincinnati with a focus on Vibrations and Acoustics and previously worked designing and testing vibration isolation components in the automotive industry.

Likes: Music and music festivals, travel, national parks, dogs, card games, solving problems, connecting the dots.

Dislikes: Chewing noises and commercials with drinking sounds and ASMR videos.

“Both Rental and Calibration Services share a fast-paced timeline that offers many opportunities for us to shine in each of our Core Values. Providing quick turn solutions to amazing projects worldwide is a challenge that I love.”

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Gayle Haarmeyer | Senior Customer Account Coordinator

Gayle has been part of The Modal Shop team for over 30 years. Gayle has worked in both Accounting and Sales while at TMS and is now primarily focused on Customer Service in the Rental Team. 

Likes: Thunderstorms, country music, spending time with family and friends. 

Dislikes: Large crowds and cold weather.

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Andy McGuire | Application Engineer

Andy has been with The Modal Shop for over 15 years. Andy began his career at TMS in Logistics and quickly moved to the Calibration Technician team. There, he became interested in the products and their applications and moved to the customer-facing side of the Rental Team in 2012. In his free time, you can catch him outdoors (often fishing) with his wife and two children. If he’s stuck inside, he’s probably fixing something.

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Jeff Glueckert | Application Engineer

Jeff has been with The Modal Shop for 4 years and brings 16+ years of customer service, diagnosis, and electronic and mechanical repair experience focused primarily on the optical metrology industry, including laser trackers, optical 3D scanning, theodolites, and total stations. In his free time, Jeff enjoys playing music, photography, fall festivals, and pitching in to lend a hand to those in need.

“Changing gears to the Vibration and Acoustics test and measurement industry is a welcomed challenge sure to be met, while simultaneously setting my sights on building a solid rapport with The Modal Shop’s valued customer base.”

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Sarah Miller | Customer Account Coordinator

Sarah is The Modal Shop’s newest Customer Service Coordinator in the Rental Team. Sarah works in both Rental and Sales, and focuses on Customer Service in the Rental Team.

Likes: I love the beach and spending time with family and friends.

Dislikes: Bumper-to-bumper traffic and Headaches.

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Jared Schwieterman | Application Engineer

Jared is the newest Rental Application Engineer, going on 2 years at The Modal Shop. Jared came from product engineering in the HVAC industry where he had 10 years of experience focusing on the development and implementation of compressors for Air Conditioning systems. Jared is an avid sports fan, whether watching or participating and also enjoys traveling the world with his Wife and 5 yr old daughter.