Manufacturers Representatives to the Food Service Industry

Manufacturers serve the food service industry best by continually researching, developing, and manufacturing new, state-of-the-art food service equipment. Excellent product quality increases productivity, controls production costs, and improves the bottom line for the end-user.

As a premier manufacturers representative company, LMS Associates offers a solid base of products to cover all your needs. We not only supply top-of-the-line equipment, but also make certain that you select the best solution for your needs.

LMS Team Members

Meet the LMS Team

Steve Langston

President
South Texas / Key Accounts
210-316-1155
Steve@LMSassociates.com

Steve offers a distinguished track record in the food service industry, with over 33 years of experience. Consulting with clients, he offers continual support with the start-up of new restaurant operations and expansion of rapid growth of existing operations.

Steve specializes in demonstrating equipment in a way that simplifies operations. He trains end-users and service technicians in techniques to optimize the in-depth features of purchased equipment. He has an extensive background in restaurant management and design.

Michael Fiedler

GM/Sales Representative
DFW / East Texas
682-438-0775
MFiedler@LMSassociates.com

Michael was first exposed to the foodservice industry by his father who managed multiple restaurants in the San Antonio area.

After 3 years of inside and outside sales for Ace Mart Restaurant supply, Michael took a position with LMS in June of 2007, moving from San Antonio to the DFW metroplex.

Michael currently covers the North Texas and East Texas territories. On his off time he enjoys working on cars and carpentry work.

Jeff Glenn

Sales Manager/Sales Representative
Austin / Key Accounts
817-602-9965
Jeff@LMSassociates.com

Jeff got started in this industry at ABC Hotel and Restaurant Supply after serving in the United States Navy in 1996. He started on the docks unloading trucks and staging projects for installation. Jeff went on to become warehouse manager, purchasing manager, then on to outside sales. After leaving ABC, Jeff joined the sales force at Mission Restaurant Supply, and helped develop the Austin, Texas market for their new dealership. He then pursued an opportunity to become a manufacturers representative in the DFW market for Y.E.S. Reps. After two years as a territory representative, Jeff became a principal/parter for Y.E.S. Reps. In 2014 he sold his interest in the firm. Jeff will now serve as sales manager for LMS and will be an intricate part in making certain we are on track for hitting our sales goals for our manufacturers. He will also be in charge of certain key accounts.

Holly Taylor

Sales Representative
Special Projects / K-12 Advisor
512-431-3529
Holly@LMSassociates.com

Holly Taylor has worked as a Manufacturers Rep since March 1, 1985. She has covered Central Texas, South Texas, West Texas and even the Houston market briefly for almost 30 years. She has represented over 200+ different manufacturers in her 30 year span. Her career began in the Food Service area as a Central Power and Light Food Service Consultant in 1982. Later, she was hired by a Dallas Manufacturers Agency. She has worked for several Independent Rep firms and also directly for Hobart Manufacturing. Holly is listed in the First Edition of Notable Women of Texas (as Holly Staten) and was the first rep to receive the Rep of the Year award from ABC Hotel and Restaurant Supply (now known as Lone Star Restaurant Supply).

Dave Waleske

Sales Representative
AR / MS / Western TN
512-415-9695
Dave@LMSassociates.com

Dave has been in the food service industry for over twenty years. He has worked directly with the manufacturer in sales management as well as a manufacturers representative.

Dave has a degree in Marketing as well as experience in broad line distribution. Dave will be focused on region 14 growth.

Ben Arce

Sales Representative
San Antonio / The Valley
210-288-1150
Ben@LMSassociates.com

Ben has over 28-years in the Food Service Industry: nine-years in restaurant management operations including QSR and full service. 18-years as an independent representative, and one-year with full service dealers. With extensive knowledge in working with consultants, design and build, contracting and school districts in writing specifications, as well as working with dealers during the actual bid process. He represented over 50 different manufactures over the last 18 years which allows him to provide the best service to the customer and their applications. Resume includes: Wendy's International (GM of manger training); Burger King Franchisees and Denny's. Rep. Firms: Reynolds-Holiday & Snyder, Ettinger-Rosini, First Source Marketing. Dealers: Ace Mart Corporate 1st Choice Restaurant Supply.

Stan Langston

Inside Sales / Customer Service
Dallas / Fort Worth
800-725-7377
Stan@LMSassociates.com

Stan began working at LMS Associates four years ago, after retiring as a veteran of 33 years of teaching and coaching. Stan and his wife of forty years, Becky, live in Ft Worth. Becky is an elementary school teacher in Lake Worth, TX. Stan and Becky have two children, Josh and Jenise. Dr. Josh Langston and his wife Melanie and daughter Emery live in Virginia Beach, Va. Jenise is an intermediate schoolteacher in Lake Worth, TX. In addition to his duties at LMS, Stan officiates Volleyball and enjoys playing golf and yard work. Stans duties include: literature acquisition and shipping, sale tracking and a variety of jobs necessary to keep the office running efficiently.

Robbie Holstead

Sales Representative
LA / AR / Lower MS
225-921-2080
Robbie@LMSassociates.com

Robbie started his career in the food service industry by working in restaurants includes: waiter, bartender, kitchen/bar/assistant and general manager in Louisiana, Great Britain and New Zealand. With 16 years experience working for Cayards, a full-service equipment dealer, Robbie handled both inside- and outside sales for complete restaurants, schools, health care facilities, and contract food service. In addition, Robbie has extensive AutoCad experience and has worked with architects, consultants, engineers and owners to assist in the layout and design of all facets of their food service venue.

Clint Edwards

Sales Representative
Key Accounts
512-827-1737
Clint@LMSassociates.com

Clint began his career in the food service equipment business in 1997 as a manufacturers' representative in San Antonio, Texas. He has managed territories in East, Central, South and West Texas. As a GSA contractor, Clint managed the Southern US including all states from New Mexico to North Carolina.

He is a graduate of Southwest Texas State University, enjoys wake surfing and spending time with his family.

Jacob Vasquez

Sales Representative
Central & West Texas
210-480-6507
Jacob@LMSassociates.com

Jacob started in the Food and Beverage Industry in 2005, working for True Flavors Catering as a prep cook in San Antonio, Texas. He attended the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, and received a Bachelor's degree in culinary arts management. Upon graduation Jacob accepted a management position with Chipotle Mexican Grill in Buffalo, New York. After one-year as a Kitchen Manager, he progressed to General Manager and ran a location out of Williamsville for four-years. Jacob has years of experience in and out of the kitchen, and is looking forward to assisting others with theirs.

Jeff Barley

Sales Representative
Houston/Beaumont/SW Louisiana
346-420-4664
JeffB@LMSassociates.com

Jeff grew up in the foodservice industry and got his start on the sales side of things at ADI, a foodservice equipment distributor. At ADI his duties include selling and maintaining accounts in Houston, Southern Louisiana and Southern Mississippi. Jeff graduated at Stephen F. Austin with a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management. In Jeff's off time, he enjoys running, golf, cars, and his family.

Tim White

Sales Representatives
Dallas/Fort Worth
682-252-0142
Tim@LMSassociates.com

Tim started his career in the food and beverage industry bartending at a prominent country club. His duties included bartending, management, and inventory control. Tim is a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps where he was a helicopter mechanic, working on the CH-53E and, also doing product analysis.

In his leisure time he enjoys traveling, hunting, fishing, and exploring the occasional dive bar.

Jeremy Smith

Sales Representative
Oklahoma/NW Texas
405-443-9975
Jeremy@LMSassociates.com

Jeremy has over 15 years of experience in the Food Service Industry starting with Hagar Restaurant Service as a service writer and later promoted to service dispatcher. From there he was hired by a Rep firm to work the Oklahoma/ Texas Pan handle region establishing relationships with the dealers, end users and chain accounts.

Jeremy is married and a father of two boys. He enjoys playing outside with his children, watching athletic events and playing golf. 

Amber Fiedler

Inside Sales / Customer Service
Dallas/Fort Worth
800-725-7377
Amber@LMSassociates.com

Amber comes from the banking industry, with over 8 years of loan experience. She started with LMS February 2015 and has focused on inside sales quotations and other duties.

She is also currently assisting with outside sales duties in the DFW area.

Kim Wandrey

Inside Sales / Customer Service
Dallas / Fort Worth
800-725-7377
Kim@LMSassociates.com

Kim has been with LMS since November 1st 1999, with it being her first intro to the Food Service Industry. Early responsibilities included Quoting/Bid Work, Customer Service, designing & distributing marketing flyers. She also learned furniture, which is her specialty. Current responsibilities include Customer Service, Bookkeeping, Office Management, and Furniture Projects. Kim won awards for Customer Support & Professionalism, and also for Factory Support. Kim enjoys horseback riding, classic cars, NHRA Drag racing and collects model horse figurines.