Owner & General Manager / Jason became the owner of Baril Engine in April of 2019. He and John Baril (founder) have been close friends for over 25 years and when John was looking for someone to take over the business, he chose Jason. Prior to acquiring Baril Engine, Jason had a 22-year career at MBM culminating as Executive Vice President.
At Baril Engine, we believe our team members are our greatest asset. We have one of the most experienced teams in our entire industry, with over 200 combined years of experience and the average tenure of our team members is over ten years. Integrity, excellence, and teamwork are integral to our team; our crew is proud of what we do and is committed to getting even better. We continue to improve and expand our expertise with additional training and AERA certifications for our team members. We are experts in all kinds of engines: Diesel, Gas, Agricultural Equipment, Industrial Equipment, Heavy Equipment, Heavy Trucks, Antique Tractors, Antique Cars, Street Rods, Racing Cars & Trucks, Truck & Tractor Pulling. If you can name it, we’ve probably rebuilt it – at least twice.
Service Manager / Jeff Herlache is a veteran of the engine industry, with over 30 years of experience under his belt. He started with Baril Engine in 1995. Jeff is a master engine machinist with vast experience in all areas of engine repair. He headed up our block department for many years. In 2019, Jeff became Baril Engine’s Service Manager.
Shop Foreman / Andy Paluch has been in our industry and with Baril Engine for over 20 years. Andy is a master engine machinist and has headed up our cylinder head department for many years. In 2019, Andy became Baril Engines Shop Foreman.
Office Manager / Kimberly Krueger has been in our industry and with Baril Engine for over 20 years. She started with Baril Engine in 1999 and heads up all administrative operations within our office.
Baril Engine is a family-owned, independent, and growing company with stable ownership that is personally committed to its employees and customers. However, Baril Engine’s owner believes our purpose should be about more than rebuilding great engines. Our purpose is to love the Lord our God in everything we do and to love our neighbors as ourselves. (Matthew 22:36-40). We strive to conduct our business in ways that leave evidence of our relationship with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. It is a high standard, and sometimes we fall short, but we persevere nonetheless.