Xtreme Team

Travis Nelson

Travis Nelson

President

Travis has followed his dream of building a trucking company based on Xtreme customer service and employee respect. From being a 22 yr old owner/operator with one truck, Travis has built one of the fastest growing trucking companies in the area. When Travis isn’t managing the company (or still sometimes driving truck) he spends time at home with his equally fast-growing family.

Drew Farwell

Drew Farwell

Transportation Manager

With over 17 years of transportation experience in Specialized/Flatbed, Bulk Chemical and Reefer Operations, Drew is responsible for leading the Xtreme Operations team and developing corporate strategy. A perpetual student who once majored in computer sciences, physics and mathematics, Drew has a passion for systems and analytics, having served as an executive or consultant for industry-leading technology companies and carriers alike. Drew has been married for over 20 years, and he and his wife are breed advocates for the Doberman; having been involved with owning, showing, working and helping rescue several of these amazing dogs.

Marty Rusch

Marty Rusch

Controller

Marty manages the financial aspects of our business. He has been in the transportation accounting field for over 25 years and is looking forward to helping Xtreme Trucking grow and prosper. In his free time, Marty enjoys following all of Wisconsin’s sports teams and playing a round of golf occasionally.

Wendy Santkuyl

Wendy Santkuyl

Director of Safety

Wendy’s trucking adventure began at an early age but not from behind the wheel of a truck, but behind a desk. She has worked in transportation permitting since 1979 and has permitted over 2000 trucks in all 48 states. Does anyone remember the D and D-1 Bingo Cards? She joined Xtreme Trucking as the Director of Safety and enjoys working with the staff, drivers and customers! “MAKE IT A GREAT SAFE DAY” is her motto.

Craig Waters

Craig Waters

Recruiting Manager

Craig started his career in the transportation industry as a long haul OTR driver in 2010. He has seen 47 of our beautiful 48 contiguous states behind the wheel of a tractor trailer and continues to drive when time allows. Craig has more than 5 years experience in Driver Recruiting and enjoys working with new applicants to match them with an appropriate position here at Xtreme. When not at work, Craig enjoys tending his hobby farm, horseback riding, hunting, and flying.

Rhea Zernicke

Rhea Zernicke

Local Driver Manager

Rhea holds a bachelors degree in Human Resource Management from UW-Eau Claire. Although she has been with the company since 2006, she is third generation in the trucking business- so it’s in her blood. When not working, Rhea loves traveling, water skiing and downhill skiing.

Jonas Lundberg

Jonas Lundberg

Carrier Sales Rep

Jonas is married with 2 children. He has a passion for the outdoors and enjoys teaching hockey skating for GGBFSC and coaching a local high school trap team. After receiving his bachelor's degree in marketing from Northern Michigan University, he has achieved over 25 years of transportation experience. He now acts as a Carrier Sales Rep for the Xtreme Team. In his free time, Jonas also enjoys riding either his mountain bike or road bike year round.

Heather Enderby

Heather Enderby

Carrier Sales Rep

Heather has over 20 years of transportation, management, EDI and logistics experience. During her free time, she enjoys the outdoors, traveling and adventures with her family.

Steve Thyes

Steve Thyes

Network Asset Manager

With over a decade of experience in the transportation industry, including reefer, dry and flatbed operations in both Dedicated and OTR configurations, Steve is responsible for managing and planning our OTR Refrigerated Network. As a third generation transportation professional, he began his career after graduating from UW-Whitewater with a degree in Human Resource Management in 2005. In his spare time, Steve enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, woodworking, watching football and being a volunteer firefighter.

Dean Heim

Dean Heim

OTR Driver Manager

Dean had been with Heim Trucking Co. since 1992 and is excited for the new opportunities and working with new people at the Xtreme family. When he’s not working, you’ll find Dean outdoors, hunting or fishing, or at his tool bench, woodworking.

Mary Gilbreath

Mary Gilbreath

Administrative Assistant

Mary has worked with Zernicke Trucking in the Accounting/Finance Department since 2012, making sure the billing and accounting system ran like clockwork. Prior to that, she spent over 30 years of service with the State of Wisconsin. Today, at Xtreme Trucking, she is the rock of our financial department and keeps our finances flowing. Mary enjoys reading, knitting and spending time with her family.

Brett Nelson

Brett Nelson

Director of Maintenance

Director of Maintenance keeps our equipment rolling safely and efficiently. Brett is our go to man with all maintenance questions pertaining to trucks or trailers. With over 30 years as a service manager at Kenworth, Brett brings extensive maintenance knowledge to Xtreme. You will find Brett on his Harley during his off time!

Steve Krebsbach

Steve Krebsbach

Asst. Manager, Maintenance Plus

Steve has been with our Maintenance Shop since 2004 and has over 35 years in the industry. It’s his job to support our fleet and keep the trucks rolling and in prime condition. Drivers and customers can be reassured that Xtreme runs the latest and best maintained fleet on the road thanks to Steve. On weekends he enjoys going to his camper in Waupaca, street rodding, gardening and fishing.