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!


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).


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'.

Dallas Goold

Dallas Goold Service & Parts Coordinator

I joined Gage Machine Tool back in August of 2022 and have enjoyed learning about the machining trade. I’m born and raised in Kansas City and enjoy going to all our sports team’s games. My hobbies include water skiing, snowboarding, and golfing.


Mark Kalmer Service Engineer

Mark Kalmer has been in the machine tool maintenance field for 25 years, and decided to join our team in December 2021.  When he isn’t working on machines you can find him working his equine rescue and rehab facility.  He and his fiancé are both active in the Rodeo circuits, and still compete.


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.