Sales & Support


Casey Hevlin
Manufacturing Manager

Casey started working part time for Kelly throughout high school and college.  After graduating from Midland Lutheran College in 2001 with a Business Degree he started managing the production of Kelly’s mezzanine product line.  Soon there after he worked in field service and has since taken the role of Manufacturing Manager for both the Kelly building and mezzanine product line.   He brings nearly 20 years of experience of manufacturing, construction, and service to Kelly’s production facility. 

In his spare time, he enjoys waterskiing, boating and playing drums in his band.  

Direct line: 402-317-3153
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Deb Lensch
Sales Support Administrator

Deb joined Kelly Klosure in 2015 as an Inside Sales Associate.  Deb has been in sales and customer service over 20 years. 

In her spare time, Deb enjoys spending time with family and friends, camping, and attending her kids and grandkids activities.

Direct line: 402-317-3138
Fax: 402-727-1363
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Ben Kurtz
Vice President - Engineering & Procurement

Since 2002, Ben has managed client relationships in Kelly Klosure’s federal government market sector.

He is a project manager for all construction activities performed by Kelly Klosure, and has more than two decades of experience in construction and project management.

Ben has an Associates degree in Construction Technology from the Community College of the Air Force, a Bachelors degree in Management from Peru State College, and an MBA from Bellevue University.

Ben served in the U.S. Air Force as an Engineering Specialist, and is a member of the Society of American Military Engineers. His pastimes include hiking, fishing, tennis, and home improvement.

Direct line: 402-317-3136
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John Kush
Business Development Power - Industrial

A graduate of the University of Nebraska, with more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience, John joined the Kelly Klosure team in 2009. At Kelly Klosure John’s responsibilities include providing enclosure solutions for Kelly Klosure’s fossil power customers with an increasing emphasis in HRSG enclosures.  He also works closely with our customers in oil field maintenance and with the Department of Energy. 

When he's away from the office, John enjoys hunting, fishing or just about anything that allows him to spend time outdoors with his family.

Direct line: 402-317-3146
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Jeanne Pelikan

Jeanne utilizes her 20 plus years of experience in her duties involving invoicing, marketing, and coordinating trade shows.  Jeanne has interacted with many different government agencies inside and out of the Department of Defense and has been trained in the use of the Wide Area Workflow.

She is a past PTA president and likes to read, walk, and spend time with family and friends.

Direct line: 402-317-3133
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Danny Whitlow
Business Development Director for Nuclear Power & Industrial

Danny Whitlow has over 15 years’ experience working with products and services for the construction industry. With the diversity of projects as unique as each individual plant, his experience can offer added insight to your particular needs. Danny has provided interior and exterior Kelly Buildings designed for a variety of conditions. From the harsh environments up and down the East Coast to the weather extremes of the Midwest and seismic demands of the West Coast, these projects have been completed with the added design requirements demanded for nuclear plant/site applications.

Direct line: 402-317-3143