Owner & Sales Manager
Justin LaVine is the current owner and sales manager of TSBL Distributing where he continues to help countless customers realize how our equipment, expertise and service can maximize growth and profit potentials.
Justin started off in 1994 as a service representative who was chosen in from 1000’s of technicians around the world to receive the first ever Taylor Red Cape service award and in 2019 was named supplier of the year by Dairy Queen. He thrives to ensure customers profitability and build relationships by showing customers more efficient ways of cooking.
Justin enjoys meeting new people, trying new restaurants, cooking with my children, spending time outdoors and travelling.
Our Sales Team
TSBL Distributing can help you plan an entire business concept using our experience and knowledge of the hottest food trends. We develop and deliver branded concepts and customized solutions to the foodservice industry. Whether you are starting up a new business or adding on to an existing one we have a solution. We offer professional expertise, leasing capabilities, store layout designs, marketing support, and unparalleled parts and service network.
VP of Sales & Operations
Trent Tinder is the V.P. of Sales and Operations for TSBL Distributing.
Trent has been with TSBL Distributing since 2021 and enjoys meeting all our customers. Before joining TSBL he worked for Taylor Company.
Trent enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, and outdoor activities.
SE MN & Western WI
Kyle Paulson is a regional sales consultant for TSBL Distributing handling restaurant and convenience store equipment sales for South Eastern Minnesota and Western Wisconsin.
Kyle understands his customer’s needs and works diligently to make sure each and every one of his customers gets the most out of their profit potential.
Kyle spends his free-time time hunting, fishing or camping, but most of all he enjoys spending time with his wife and family on their land in Northern Wisconsin.
Central, SW & NE Mpls
Matt Borrman is a sales representative for TSBL Distributing handling equipment sales for Central, South Western and North Eastern Minnesota.
Matt has been with TSBL since 2012, his goal is to help current and future customers in food service figure out the best options for their commercial equipment needs. He has had the privilege to help high end restaurants in the twin cities along with small town Independents, convenience stores and chains accounts across Minnesota
Matt enjoys golfing in the summer and spending time outdoors with his Wife, family or friends.
John Ribando, the Chef for TSBL Distributing handles all equipment Demo’s and trains employees on how to use our equipment.
John has been working in the food service industry since his first fast food job at the age of 14. John attended culinary school then worked at local restaurants before joined TSBL Distributing in 2017.
John enjoys spending his free time enjoying local restaurants, playing golf or frisbee golf in the summer and jamming to some live music or attending a music festival.
Dave Bell is a sales representative for TSBL Distributing handling equipment sales for North Western Minnesota.
Dave has been in the foodservice equipment business since 2006 and is always looking to help our customers increase their bottom line with quality equipment that TSBL has to offer. Call Dave to find out just how easy and affordable profit centers can be.
Dave enjoys spending time with his family and watching sporting events.
Jon VanGilder is a sales representative for TSBL Distributing primarily working with the Dairy Queen franchisees to handle all equipment needs throughout the U.S.
Jon cultivates new relationships with franchisees and other equipment vendors while attending regional and national conventions. He is currently pioneering the Concordia Beverage equipment sales while prospecting new national/key accounts for TSBL.
Jon enjoys spending time with family, friends, and frequenting local restaurants or golfing. When possible, he enjoys boating on MN lakes.
available Monday – Friday from 7:30 – 4:30
Address 1475 Commerce Dr Suite 100 Mendota Heights, MN 55120