Our Team


Dirk Gage Owner

Founded Gage Machine Tool in 2003. Spent most of career at Hurco. Married with four children and enjoys hunting, fishing along with harassing our Hurco students!


Lyndon Stone Service Engineer

I was raised in south central Nebraska and now live in Lenexa, Kansas with my wife of 11 years.  I have been servicing machine tools for about 25 years now and enjoy my role in keeping customers happy with their machines.  I’m all about buildin' and fixin'.


Mike Snook Service & Parts Coordinator

I have been in the machining trade for 23 years now, and 10 of those years I was a customer of Gage Machine Tool and purchased multiple machines from Dirk. Two years ago I decided to join the team at Gage, and now I organize schedules of the Service Department. In my spare time I am a photographer, wood worker, and enjoy shooting and reloading.


Caleb Riley Service Engineer

My name is Caleb Riley, I've worked in manufacturing for over 10 years and I love what I do. In my spare time I like to ride motorcycles and build hot rods.


Tim Navalta Salesman

Tim Navalta joined Gage Machine Tool after 15 years as a direct salesman for Hurco USA in Detroit, Michigan.

Moved to Kansas with wife and two daughters late last year to run our Wichita office.

Likes the outdoors (especially all the sunshine), spending time with family, and hopes to one day see the Detroit Lions in the Super Bowl (but isn’t holding his breath).


Bill Flaspohler Service Engineer

I am happily married to my wife Wendi. I have Three Children and two step children and three great grandchildren. I have a farm with cows, chickens, dogs, and cats. I love to hunt and fish and shotgun sports. We have a boat and enjoy cruising the lakes.


Cathy Hare Office Manager

I am Cathy Hare and I am the Office Manager at Gage Machine Tool.  I have enjoyed working at Gage since 2012.

 My responsibilities include the Accounting, Human Resource, Order Entry and all other office duties.

If you ever have a question about an invoice or any other accounting related issue I am your contact. 

I am married and blessed with 3 children and 2 grandchildren.  My hobbies include gardening, hiking and taking care of my grandchildren and my grandpup.