Our Sales Engineers bring decades of knowledge in industrial process equipment to the table. In fact, many of our team members have worked in the industry’s top manufacturing companies — the same ones we represent today.

Meet Our Expert Sales Engineers

Jeff Girman


Covers Eastern Iowa

Jeff first joined the Trident Process team in 2000 as a Sales Engineer and went on to become majority owner in 2014. Prior to working at Trident Process, Jeff gained industry experience working for two large sanitary distributors. Today, he enjoys the work of his dynamic, ever-changing role while also being able to build lasting relationships with manufacturers and the customers who rely on their equipment to get the job done. Jeff holds a BS in Food Science from Purdue University.

Tracy Breneman

Vice President

Covers Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Iowa

Tracy joined the team after working with Trident Process from the manufacturer’s side during his time at Lightnin. As Vice President and part-owner, he leverages his industry insight to help customers navigate the challenges they face and find the best solutions for their long-term success. Tracy holds a BSME from the University of Wisconsin – Platteville and a MS in Marketing from UW – Whitewater.

Mark Cody

Sales Engineer

Covers Western Minnesota and North Dakota

Mark joined the team in 2006, bringing years of industry experience working with manufacturers like Admix, PIAB, and Pfaudler. He began his career in 1986 with Exchanger Sales, working alongside his dad and kickstarting an expertise that now spans 37 years and counting.

Justin Evans

Sales Engineer

Covers South Dakota, Western Iowa, and Nebraska

Justin came to Trident Process with 20 years of product design and heat exchange experience following his time at Alfa Laval. At Trident Process, he enjoys using his skills and invaluable insight to help customers find creative solutions that meet all their specific needs for success. Justin holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of North Dakota and a MBA from the University of Sioux Falls.

Clayton Miller

Sales Engineer

Covers Twin Cities Area

Clayton was introduced to Trident Process while working at Alfa Laval, where he managed heat exchangers for the Food, Ethanol, and Life Science markets. He enjoys learning about new chemical processes and connecting customers to innovative solutions that improve process efficiency. Clayton holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Troy Adcock

Sales Engineer

Covers Wisconsin, SE Minnesota, and NE Iowa

Troy joined the Trident Process team in 2024 after a 24-year career with Canaley Process Equipment as a Sales Engineer. Prior to that role, Troy gained industry experience as a Project Engineer at Central Soya, a soybean processing plant in Northern Indiana.

Today, he uses this collective experience to bridge the gap between the manufacturers represented by Trident Process and the needs of our customers — ensuring their processes and facilities are running smoothly and efficiently. Troy earned his bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Trine University.

Kim Girman

Office Manager

Kim joined the company in 2014 when she and her husband, Jeff, became majority owners. As the Office Manager, she handles all administrative responsibilities and helps support the company through direct support, problem solving, and customer service. Kim holds a BA in Management from Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York.

To get in touch with a member of our team, please visit our Contact page to fill out the form.