Our Team

The team at Kurent Safety brings decades of safety experience. We are committed to making quality safety products easily accessible for our customers. If there is anything we can do to serve you better, please let us know!

Interested in joining our team? Check out our current job openings.

Matt Kuzel Owner / Manager

Matt started Kurent Safety back in 2000 based on his passion for people and helping them realize their purpose. He is active in his church, a former volunteer community fireman & medic the IL National Guard. He enjoys family time, SCUBA diving and just helping people.

Chris Gadberry Assistant Manager

Chris joined the Kurent Safety team in the spring of 2018. Serving people has always been a passion for Chris. From serving in her church & on Great Banquet teams to anywhere God calls her to serve so serving the customers, and helping to keep everyone safe alongside the Kurent Safety team has been an awesome fit for her!


Dave joined the Kurent Safety family in the spring of 2016 and has since realized that the need for safety equipment is important in all industries as well as at home. Dave has a long background in Agriculture. From growing up and working on the family farm to many years in the farm machinery industry. To be a part of an organization that has a mission to keep people safe brings Dave a sense of purpose and he is pleased to be able to serve.


Dale joined our team in 2016. When he is not making deliveries or shipping orders to customers you can probably find him at a lake with a fishing line in the water. Dale has two sons for whom is very proud and is joyful for the fact that they share his faith in the Lord.

Advisory Council

As Kurent Safety continues to grow, we are guided by a team of Advisers with varying backgrounds and perspectives to ensure we are the best stewards of the relationships and resources of the company.

Chuck Pirie
President, Safety Made Simple

Chuck is passionate about safety and brings more than 30 years' experience in the industry. He is a respected safety consultant and started Safety Made Simple, an online safety training system, in 2013.

Luanne Eskew
Senior Business & HR Executive

Luanne is experienced in all aspects of people management including compliance, benefits, marketing/communications, recruiting, training and development. She has worked as a senior executive with Accenture, Freightquote.com and Agspring.

Jim Marmon
Business Owner, Board Member

Jim has been a leader in the logistics industry for nearly 30 years. He is a successful entrepreneur with a passion for building people and businesses on biblical values.

Dusty Clevenger
Strategy & Business Development

Dusty is a business growth catalyst and enjoys bringing strategic clarity and focus to growing organizations. He has worked primarily in the agricultural industry with ADM, Gavilon and Agspring.