About: Our Team

As you get to know our team, you will find that our people are our single most important asset. We believe we have assembled the industries most dynamic team of sales and production staff who are knowledgeable, experienced, energetic, and at the end of the day love our business and our industry. Please take a moment and become more familiar with our team.

Chuck Miller- President

Life hasn’t always been about tents for Chuck Miller, the owner of Aztec Tents. Miller grew up in a small farming town in northern Ohio. He graduated from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, where he met his future wife Betsy...

Alex Kouzmanoff- Vice President

When Alex Kouzmanoff accepted a position as a Summer Intern with Aztec Tents and Events in 1997, he had no idea that it would lead to a career path that would include the sale of the rental division and emergence of the production side to help...

Eric Van Der Ploeg- Controller
David Bradley- General Manager Manufacturing

David Bradley began his illustrious career in the tent industry at Academy Tent in 1987 as head of the tent and awning manufacturing division. “I came to California to run a 10K race with my brother” Bradley recounted. “I stayed a few days to...

Eric Lee- Production Manager

While relatively new to the tent industry, Eric’s background in operations has served him well in revamping Aztec’s inventorying and frame manufacturing processes. Since his arrival in July of 2012, Eric has focused on increasing the efficiency...

Guillermo Lizalde- Tent Master

Coming a long way from his hometown in Zacatecas Mexico, Guillermo Lizalde has built up quite a name for himself in the tent industry. As our resident Tent Master, Guillermo takes tremendous pride in the work that he and his team of skilled...

Eric Christensen- Regional Account Manager

A seasoned veteran of the commercial tenting industry, Eric Christensen has more than 15 years of experience within the industry. Eric began his career at Aztec in 2005 and immediately became a shining star. When Alex Kouzmanoff (Vice President...

Nicholas Longino- Regional Account Manager

An experienced rental operator, Nick Longino serves as Regional Account Manager for the Northwest Region including Northern California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and Alaska.

Brant McWilliams- Regional Account Manager

An experienced member of Aztec Tents sales and support team, Brant McWilliams has more than ten years of experience in the special event and sports management industry. Before joining Aztec in November, 2010, McWilliams spent more than eight...

Michael Novosel- Regional Account Manager

Michael Novosel grew up in Western Pennsylvania and currently resides 15 miles south of the city of Pittsburgh. A Penn State graduate, Michael has experienced several sides of the special events industry. As a member of the United States Golf...