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Meet The Friendly Team at Mr. Handyman of the Wichita Metro Area

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  • Bob

    Bob Skidmore


    Mr. Handyman of the Wichita Metro Area is owned and operated by Bob Skidmore who is a 34 year resident of the Wichita Area. After 31 years in the aircraft industry, Bob opened a business of his own that would serve the community by providing a much needed service to the community. He realized that people in the Wichita area focused on their jobs and their families and they frequently do not have the time, the tools or the skills to complete simple to complicated work tasks around the home. They want to, but they just cannot get to it all. He also realized that the people in the area are smart. They know that their home is their biggest investment and that it is critical to maintain the value of this investment with timely maintenance and improvement activities. Guaranteed work done right and on time.

  • Tarena - Office Manager

    Tarena Winkle

    Office Manager

    Tarena is a graduate of Derby High School and after High School she attended Cowley County Community College. One of her first jobs was at Spears restaurant where she started as a waitress and soon rose the rank of manager and this was followed by more restaurant management work at Victory Sports Grille and Courtside Café’. After a couple of years working as a real estate office manager, she returned to the food service industry as the Main Cook at one of the Goddard Schools. All this work has proven to be excellent preparation for her work as a Customer Service Representative for Mr. Handyman as she does a great job of being the first point of contact for our customers, introducing our company, scheduling customers and so many more tasks. Tarena is married and has three sons and one daughter. The oldest son is a graduate of McPherson College, her daughter recently completed her US Army technical training and the two youngest sons are attending Goddard High School. Tarena is an active member of TAAG Church and her passion is caring for her family which includes the “normal” tasks along with attending numerous band and baseball practices, games and events.

  • Christy- Customer Service Representative

    Christy Cole

    Customer Service Representative

    Christy joined the Mr. Handyman team with 15+ years in the construction and service industries. She found her niche selling windows, doors, and siding in Wichita before she relocated to Golden Colorado where she spent the last 15 years working in the moving industry followed by the handyman service industry. She loves taking your calls, hearing about your projects, and helping you to schedule your repairs. When Christy has free time, she enjoys completing her own home repairs and projects, spending time with her two sons, crafting and shopping.

  • Kati

    Kati Harper


    Kati has lived in Kansas for over 20+ years, she has over 10 years’ experience in various areas of Business Management and Sales. Kati’s background in sales and management is a great fit in our Marketing Department. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her 2 boys, selling Real Estate which she has done since 2005, gardening, listening to live music and traveling.

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    Kathy Gingery

    Accounts Receivable

    Kathy has lived in Wichita all her life, she has over 30 years Customer Service experience and Office Management Experience. In her spare time she loves spending as much time as she can with her grandkids, kids and Mother. She enjoys watching NFL football, listening to music and cooking.

  • Mike Palmer

    Mike Palmer


    Mike has spent 11 years leading teams that were performing residential additions and kitchen remodeling work including numerous counter top installations. He also owned his own remodeling business in Texas for a few years, again specializing in room additions and kitchen and bathroom remodels. Mike worked for years at Pioneer Millworks performing commercial and high-end residential cabinet and trim work. He also has significant experience in commercial building maintenance and repair including deck roofs. Mike is married, enjoys watching college football and visiting a family property in the Colorado Mountains.

  • Jeff Pile

    Jeff Pile


    If you ask Jeff where his happy place is, he will tell you it is on a roof. Jeff was fortunate enough to work with his Grandfather in the roofing business for many years and as a result he is an expert roofer and he even has experience with tile roofs. His next three passions are trim carpentry, ceramic tile and framing. While these are his passions, he is also competent in many other residential and commercial repair and maintenance tasks such as concrete work, drywall, interior and exterior repair, fence building and so much more. Jeff is married and has one daughter, the light of his life. A Church mission trip in his youth developed his fluency in Spanish. He will tell you his favorite music is Country music but don’t be surprised if you hear Pop if you ride in his van.

  • Daniel Vanderbom - Technician

    Daniel Vanderbom


    Daniel has worked alongside with our company for 7 years as our master plumber. He is skilled in bathroom renovations, and maintenance and repairs for residential and plumbing. He is married with three beautiful children and is actively involved with the Youth group at his church. He is a great asset to Mr Handyman and will take great care of your family also.

  • Jeff - Technician

    Jeff Norris


    Jeff, has been married to his wife for 24 years, has two grown children and is waiting on Grandbabies. He finds his Zin in Jiujitsu. He loves to see his work completed, and painting he finds to be very peaceful.

  • Kellen - Technician

    Kellen Monette


    Kellen is 37 years young and has been doing mild construction, painting, and remodeling since he was 20 years old. He is an art major in college so he can bring his artistic touch to your home or project. Kellen loves gardening and is a Certified Master Gardener via the extension of K-State. He enjoys playing music with his wife and working on his old home that they recently purchased. He is an animal lover with 3 dogs, 2 cats, 1 snake and 1 pigeon! His specialties are finish work, painting, drywall, carpentry, and flooring, but he is diverse enough to finish any honey-do list.

  • Kendall - Technician

    Kendall Johnson


    Kendall comes to Mr. Handyman with 32 years of experience. He enjoys tile, painting, and structural renovations. Kendall has 3 kids, 2 dogs, 2 birds, and 1 cat who is the boss! When he is not on the job you can find him fishing, building cars, and helping others with their projects. Kendall can't wait to help you with your home repairs!

  • Mark - Technician

    Mark Stanley


    Mark has been with our company for a few years now and brings lots of Maintenance experience to the team! He is married to his beautiful wife of 30 years. He has 9 grandchildren and would love to be fishing all the time. He excels in plumbing, doors, and windows. He looks forward to meeting you!

  • Matt - Technician

    Matt Loehr


    Matt has 27 years of masonry, stone, and tile experience, and has spent a lot of his life helping his father maintain 30+ Rentals. He enjoys his family (Mostly the grandchildren) and finds his happiness at his cabin in Oklahoma. He is a great addition to our team!

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    Nathan Woodrow


    Nathan grew up in Western KS. and began building large scale custom home in and around Denver, CO. for his uncle in 2004. This is where he learned framing, exterior trim and structural steel techniques. Nathan has been a certified welder since 2006. He moved back to Kansas in 2010 when where he mastered other facets of construction including interior trim, flooring, tile, cabinets, drywall, and other cosmetic aspects of construction. Nathan takes great pride in being able to take an empty plot of land to a finished home. Before coming to join the team at Mr. Handyman of the Wichita Metro Area he spent the last 3.5 years as a superintendent at an architectural fabrication company. In his spare time, he enjoys camping with his 2 teenage children on weekends when the weather is nice.

  • Larry Edwards - Technician

    Larry Edwards