Our Team at T.R.S. Industries in Fargo
Meet the team at T.R.S. Industries, who delivers personal service and attention to every client. Our commitment to producing quality tarps and covers, along with outstanding customer service, makes us second to none. We have been manufacturing America’s BEST Tarps in Fargo since 1983. Meet our team below and call us for all your tarp needs!
Rich Cossette – President
Rich has been with T.R.S. Industries since it was established in 1983. You can find Rich at the trade shows that T.R.S. Industries attends or on the lake most likely out-fishing you any day!
Joy Cossette – Vice President
Joy has been with T.R.S. Industries since it was established in 1983. Joy prides herself in making the best gluten-free cookies in the whole company!
Disclaimer: Do not ask her for her secret recipe. Trust me we have already tried!
Shane Cossette – C.O.O.
Shane started working at T.R.S. Industries in 1985. He’s worked in every area of production and has been Chief Operating Officer since 2010. Shane is an avid sports fan (probably an unhealthy obsession of the Minnesota Vikings; check out his office) and enjoys spending time with his family.
Bob Cossette – Purchasing/Inventory Manager
Bob started working at T.R.S. Industries in June of 1992. He’s worked in many different departments in the company and is now the head of purchasing and inventory. When he is not making sure our company has what it needs, Bob loves hanging out with his kids, long walks down short docks and attending local (and not so local) car shows.
Stacy Davis – Accountant/ Payroll
Stacy has been with T.R.S. since August of 2015. She assists Joy with the accounting department. Stacy enjoys spending her weekends off at the lake with her family but eches out extra time for her wanderlust and loving her kitties.
Audrey Lura – Hopper Tarp Sales / Canopy Sales
Audrey started working at T.R.S. in 2007. She had spent many years as our receptionist, and is now in charge of Hopper Tarp Sales and Boat Lift Canopy Sales. Audrey is our scripturient mocha coffee lover on the clock and a part-time woodland elf exploring any long lost trail off the clock.
Brandon Cossette – Custom Sales Specialist
Brandon started working at T.R.S. in June of 2007. He’s worked in every area of manufacturing and is now the Custom Sales Specialist. Brandon also handles sales and scheduling for our Fitted Covers Department. Brandon has also earned the title of Comeback and Prank Specialist here at TRS and just like the rest of us, Brandon hopes to watch the Minnesota Vikings win at least one Super Bowl before he dies.
Aaron Christiansen- Production Manager / Flatbed Tarp Specialist
Aaron started working at T.R.S. in December of 1997. He has worked in every area of production. Aaron has extensive knowledge and experience in tarps for all flatbed trailer applications. Being the sports fan he is, Aaron never misses a Patriots game or any of his kids activities.
David Vaughn – Install Shop Manager & Tech Support
David has worked for T.R.S. since 2008 primarily in the Installation shop. He works as Shawn’s right-hand man with managing, and helps with calls for any trailer questions and tech support. Dave prides himself on being the best unprofessional professional around. Hunting, fishing and loving everyday!
Scot Heinze – Parts Manager and Shipping
Scot started working at T.R.S. in June of 2011. He manages all parts for our roll tarp systems and motors, as well as the entire shipping department. Scot is our resident zythophile, is a huge Minnesota sports fanatic and rock music aficionado.
Mark Hagen –Shipping Manager and Parts
Mark started working at T.R.S. in January of 2020. He works with Scot in managing our trailer and electric system parts department as well as all our shipping department. With Mark, you can get one of three people; award-winning BBQ grill master, dad joke connoisseur or part-time rodeo clown. Sometimes, we are lucky enough to get all three at once!
Steph Hohertz – Fitted Cover Specialist/Upholstery Specialist
Steph started working at T.R.S. in May of 2002. She has worked in every area of manufacturing and is now the primary sewer of our beautiful boat and pontoon covers. Steph also works with recovering upholstery projects in our winter months. When Steph is not being our resident boat cover artist, she is hunting down antiques, getting lost in the middle of nowhere or spending time with her little fur babies.
Shari Neimann – Fitted Cover Specialist/Winterfront Specialist
Shari started working at T.R.S. in November of 2012. She has worked in our Fitted Covers Department hand crafting fitted covers for anything from boats to farm equipment. Shari also builds all our personalized winterfront and bug screen projects and inquires. Besides spending time with her 2 daughters and being TRS’ “ray of sunshine”, you can find Shari connecting with nature and digging in the dirt.