Safety

Rango knows safety is Job 1. Our internal processes for ensuring a safe working environment are strong and are constantly getting stronger. With a company motto of "Safe. Efficient. Production" Rango backs it up with constant training and a fanatical focus. Rango is committed to a safe environment for our customers and our employees.
Rango Culture

Culture

At the heart of Rango's culture is a willingness to safely do anything needed to not only satisfy customers but to remove their burdens. Rango is a safe pair of hands for our customers. When the job is handed to Rango, customers can be assured it will get done safely, on time, and ahead of expectations. We are also constantly on the lookout for ways to improve our own and our customers' processes, resulting in cost savings and efficiencies.

Management Team

Rango’s management team includes all of the experience and capability required to run this fast-growing enterprise. Combined, the eight senior leaders have well over 200 years of business experience. Some of the skills and experiences of the senior team include deep experience in many forms of mining, construction, engineering, domestic and international business, finance and banking, and safety. The team works well together, driving the business and furthering the Rango culture of removing the business burdens of our customers.

Rodney George

President / Owner

Rodney has been in the construction and mining industries for 30+ years. Raised in a rural Utah farming family, Rodney has long had a love for and an understanding of the land and of heavy equipment and the possibilities that exist when machinery moves material. Rodney learned the materials moving industry from the ground up, starting as a teen, and has become proficient in not only operating a variety of implements but also in understanding how the material movement and mining processes can be optimized. His leadership and sales skills have also been the primary driver in Rango’s revenue growth.

Curt Waisath

CEO

Curt Waisath has been the CEO of Rango since December 2019, having first joined as CFO earlier in 2019. Curt brings a wealth of business experience, having founded (along with his wife, Karen), grown, and sold Gold Canyon International, a direct sales company with $100M in revenue operating throughout the United States and Canada. Additionally, he has been a serial entrepreneur, having founded, built, and successfully exited multiple companies over his career, including businesses in LED lighting, real estate, and college apparel. Most recently, before Rango, Curt was the CEO of a successful salt mine start-up, Valley Salt, in California’s Mohave Desert. Curt has a Master’s degree in Taxation from Weber State University and worked in taxation early in his career. He received his Executive MBA from Harvard Business School in 2007.

Jeff Larson

COO

Jeff Larson joined Rango in early 2019 to run all field operations. He has been instrumental in improving the leadership team under him and in improving processes in equipment usage, man-management, and site logistics. Jeff earned a degree in Mining and Mineral Engineering in 1993 and has been busy in the industry since then. He held increasingly responsible positions at Orica for 11 years and Ledcor for 12 more, where he was the General Manager for U.S. Mining.

Scott Bostwick

CFO

Scott Bostwick joined Rango as its CFO in January 2020. He has enjoyed a 16-year career in finance, starting in audit, then moving on to more responsible positions in finance. After earning his CPA in 2004, he spent the next nine years in auditing departments in government (Office of the Auditor General for the city of Phoenix) and commercial (Schmidt Westergard & Company). Upon leaving audit, he moved into business. Just prior to Rango, he was the CFO for a global company specializing in agricultural chemical additives.

Cory Ellsworth

Chief Strategy Officer

Cory Ellsworth has been aligned with Rango since early 2019, having formed the Board of Advisors and now working as the lead for Strategy and Administration. Cory brings over 30 years of experience in high-tech finance, strategy, and operations and has worked for Cisco Systems, AT&T, and NCR in executive roles. He has been a CFO three different times and has also lived and worked in four countries outside the U.S. (Germany, Canada, Hong Kong, England). Cory is also an author and musical creator. Cory received an undergraduate degree from BYU and earned his Master’s degree in International Business from the University of South Carolina.

Aaron Boyce

Director of Business Development

Aaron Boyce joined Rango in early 2019, bringing over 20 years of mining experience. Aaron earned a degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Utah and has held various planning, engineering,and operations management roles in the aggregates and surface coal mining industries. Prior to joining Rango, he led the development of an industrial minerals division within a larger construction materials company, from process design through successful startup and operation. His background in mining and processing helps Rango tailor our approach to each job to maximize our ability to add value to our customers’ downstream process. Aaron leads Rango’s technical team and is responsible to ensure our equipment and mining methods will yield the most efficient and effective results for our customers.

Mark George

Director of Safety

Born in Utah and raised on a farm, Mark learned the value of a hard day’s work and of getting the job done right. That ethic and passion has benefitted him throughout his career. It makes Mark the ideal person to run Rango’s Safety Department. Mark brings broad work experience, with decades spent in the food service and home restoration industries. At Rango, Mark started from the ground up, driving a haul truck and understanding the excavation and mining business. In 2016 he moved from production to Safety and has led Rango Safety since. In addition to his college degree, Mark stays current on training, safety, and equipment issues.

Kenny Kuhn

Director of Sales

Kenny Kuhn is Rango’s Director of Sales. Kenny has enjoyed a long career in the heavy equipment industry and brings a wealth of mining experience. He studied Hydraulics at Lincoln Tech School and worked in the Fluid Power industry for 15 years. He also was the Western States manager for a major Hydraulic remanufacturing component company and managed a Hydraulic remanufacturing facility in Utah. Kenny was a regional dealer manager for a crane company. He also sold mining equipment for 15 years. Kenny enjoys family life, the mountains, golf, and hunting.

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Safety

Safety

Rango knows safety is Job 1. Our internal processes for ensuring a safe working environment are strong and are constantly getting stronger. With a company motto of "Safe. Efficient. Production" Rango backs it up with constant training and a fanatical focus. Rango is committed to a safe environment for our customers and our employees.
Culture

Culture

At the heart of Rango's culture is a willingness to safely do anything needed to not only satisfy customers but to remove their burdens. Rango is a safe pair of hands for our customers. When the job is handed to Rango, customers can be assured it will get done safely, on time, and ahead of expectations. We are also constantly on the lookout for ways to improve our own and our customers' processes, resulting in cost savings and efficiencies.
Executive Team

Management Team

Rango’s management team includes all of the experience and capability required to run this fast-growing enterprise. Combined, the eight senior leaders have well over 200 years of business experience. Some of the skills and experiences of the senior team include deep experience in many forms of mining, construction, engineering, domestic and international business, finance and banking, and safety. The team works well together, driving the business and furthering the Rango culture of removing the business burdens of our customers.

Rodney George

President / Owner

Rodney has been in the construction and mining industries for 30+ years. Raised in a rural Utah farming family, Rodney has long had a love for and an understanding of the land and of heavy equipment and the possibilities that exist when machinery moves material. Rodney learned the materials moving industry from the ground up, starting as a teen, and has become proficient in not only operating a variety of implements but also in understanding how the material movement and mining processes can be optimized. His leadership and sales skills have also been the primary driver in Rango’s revenue growth.

Curt Waisath

CEO

Curt Waisath has been the CEO of Rango since December 2019, having first joined as CFO earlier in 2019. Curt brings a wealth of business experience, having founded (along with his wife, Karen), grown, and sold Gold Canyon International, a direct sales company with $100M in revenue operating throughout the United States and Canada. Additionally, he has been a serial entrepreneur, having founded, built, and successfully exited multiple companies over his career, including businesses in LED lighting, real estate, and college apparel. Most recently, before Rango, Curt was the CEO of a successful salt mine start-up, Valley Salt, in California’s Mohave Desert. Curt has a Master’s degree in Taxation from Weber State University and worked in taxation early in his career. He received his Executive MBA from Harvard Business School in 2007.

Jeff Larson

COO

Jeff Larson joined Rango in early 2019 to run all field operations. He has been instrumental in improving the leadership team under him and in improving processes in equipment usage, man-management, and site logistics. Jeff earned a degree in Mining and Mineral Engineering in 1993 and has been busy in the industry since then. He held increasingly responsible positions at Orica for 11 years and Ledcor for 12 more, where he was the General Manager for U.S. Mining.

Scott Bostwick

CFO

Scott Bostwick joined Rango as its CFO in January 2020. He has enjoyed a 16-year career in finance, starting in audit, then moving on to more responsible positions in finance. After earning his CPA in 2004, he spent the next nine years in auditing departments in government (Office of the Auditor General for the city of Phoenix) and commercial (Schmidt Westergard & Company). Upon leaving audit, he moved into business. Just prior to Rango, he was the CFO for a global company specializing in agricultural chemical additives.

Cory Ellsworth

Chief Strategy Officer

Cory Ellsworth has been aligned with Rango since early 2019, having formed the Board of Advisors and now working as the lead for Strategy and Administration. Cory brings over 30 years of experience in high-tech finance, strategy, and operations and has worked for Cisco Systems, AT&T, and NCR in executive roles. He has been a CFO three different times and has also lived and worked in four countries outside the U.S. (Germany, Canada, Hong Kong, England). Cory is also an author and musical creator. Cory received an undergraduate degree from BYU and earned his Master’s degree in International Business from the University of South Carolina.

Aaron Boyce

Director of Business Development

Aaron Boyce joined Rango in early 2019, bringing over 20 years of mining experience. Aaron earned a degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Utah and has held various planning, engineering,and operations management roles in the aggregates and surface coal mining industries. Prior to joining Rango, he led the development of an industrial minerals division within a larger construction materials company, from process design through successful startup and operation. His background in mining and processing helps Rango tailor our approach to each job to maximize our ability to add value to our customers’ downstream process. Aaron leads Rango’s technical team and is responsible to ensure our equipment and mining methods will yield the most efficient and effective results for our customers.

Mark George

Director of Safety

Born in Utah and raised on a farm, Mark learned the value of a hard day’s work and of getting the job done right. That ethic and passion has benefitted him throughout his career. It makes Mark the ideal person to run Rango’s Safety Department. Mark brings broad work experience, with decades spent in the food service and home restoration industries. At Rango, Mark started from the ground up, driving a haul truck and understanding the excavation and mining business. In 2016 he moved from production to Safety and has led Rango Safety since. In addition to his college degree, Mark stays current on training, safety, and equipment issues.

Kenny Kuhn

Director of Sales

Kenny Kuhn is Rango’s Director of Sales. Kenny has enjoyed a long career in the heavy equipment industry and brings a wealth of mining experience. He studied Hydraulics at Lincoln Tech School and worked in the Fluid Power industry for 15 years. He also was the Western States manager for a major Hydraulic remanufacturing component company and managed a Hydraulic remanufacturing facility in Utah. Kenny was a regional dealer manager for a crane company. He also sold mining equipment for 15 years. Kenny enjoys family life, the mountains, golf, and hunting.

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