Our Story

Tractor Zoom is creating an easier shopping experience for equipment sold at auction. Our company, founded by Kyle McMahon, is bringing an innovative approach to farmers and revolutionizing the industry.

We’ve created a unique way to connect farmers and auctioneers across the world. Our solution overhauls the auction advertising process and simplifies the decision-making process for farmers, all the while increasing their inventory options.

At present, we’ve teamed up with over 300 auction companies to advertise their auctions across North America. And you know what? We’re just getting started.

What We Do

Quickly find the equipment you’re looking for

Searching for farm equipment at auction shouldn’t be a headache. Tractor Zoom makes it easy to browse farm machinery auctions and their inventory so you can find exactly what you’re looking for, fast.

Receive auction updates right to your phone

For farmers, time is money, and you don’t want to waste either. Tractor Zoom lets you set notifications to let you know about new auctions within your specific radius, subscribe to different auction companies, keyword/model searches, and more!

See exactly what auctioneers have to offer

We built Tractor Zoom so that auction companies of every size can easily and effectively get their auctions in front of the right buyers and their inventory into the right hands.

Join the Tractor Zoom Team

Tractor Zoom is growing and the sky’s the limit.
Come join us on this exciting adventure. We’re just getting started.

If you’re ready to join a nimble, forward-thinking team in the agricultural industry, you’re passionate about solving problems and improving lives, and you’re ready to take your career to the next level, you might be the perfect addition to the Tractor Zoom team.

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Our Leadership

Kyle McMahon

Founder/CEO, Tractor ZoomKyle McMahon is the founder of Tractor Zoom and leads the company as CEO. Kyle is a 3rd generation entrepreneur and actively farms in southeast Iowa. Prior to starting Tractor Zoom, he was the Director of Acquisitions for Summit Agricultural Group where he led a team to buy and sell farmland across the Midwestern corn belt. Kyle co-founded Buch-McMahon Lawn and Landscaping and is a graduate of Iowa State University.

Zac Sandvig

CFO, Tractor ZoomZac Sandvig is the Head of Financial Oversight and Operations at Tractor Zoom. Previously he was CPA/AP Manager for The Baker Group, where he managed a team of accountants and the owner's personal financial endeavors. He also worked as tax staff at LWBJ. He has a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance from Iowa State University.

AdvisorsOur team of advisors play an instrumental role in driving our growth, increasing our impact and expanding our footprint.

Ken Woody

Chairman of the Board of DirectorsKen is the Founder and President of Innova Memphis. He’s a US Army Veteran who served honorably as an Infantry Captain and General’s Aide. He worked for General Electric for over 16 years, serving as a VP and General Manager in its Healthcare and Capital businesses. He also served as VP of Sales for DePuy Spine, a Johnson & Johnson company, before moving to Memphis in 2004. Ken was Senior Vice-President for Global Sales with Smith and Nephew Orthopedics, in charge of Sales and Operations for this multi-billion dollar global enterprise.

Ken has a history and a passion for helping startup businesses achieve success. He founded Innova Memphis, an early-stage Venture Capital Firm, in 2007. They have raised four Funds, the most recent being Innova Ag Innovation Fund IV, investing in Rural Agricultural Technology companies. Since founding, Innova has invested in over 100 Medical Device, Healthcare, Technology and AgTech companies from their four Funds.

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Darwin Melnyk

AdvisorDarwin is the Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Farm-Op Capital. He grew up on a family farm in western Canada and has an established track record as a business leader, builder and innovator. He founded multiple software, information, and technology enabled services companies and grew them to liquidity events and delivered positive returns for shareholders. Darwin is a thought-leader on the development of information systems and decision support tools that address the unique challenges of managing complex agriculture supply chains.

Since 2006, he has led the development of Iron Solutions from trade association publisher to provider of integrated market intelligence and enterprise software services tailored for agricultural retailers. Recently, he completed the equity sale of Iron Solutions Inc. to Trimble Navigation Ltd.
He serves on the boards of Western Equipment Dealers Association, Human Talented LLC, and Missions International Inc., and speaks frequently to industry leaders on reducing risk and achieving business results with information and technology. Darwin received his undergraduate and graduate education at Friends University in Wichita, Kansas and Emory, in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Tim McMahon

Board MemberTim is the Managing Director of Sorin Equity Partners III, LLC. Prior to Sorin, he was Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for Dover Refrigeration and Food Equipment (DRFE), a $2.25 billion global segment of Dover Corporation. Before joining DRFE, he was EVP for Hillphoenix, the leading manufacturer of refrigeration equipment, food displays and services throughout the Americas. Tim was also EVP and a leading shareholder of Barker Company, a designer and manufacturer of custom retail food display systems.

Tim practiced mergers & acquisition and corporate law and worked in the tax department for Touché Ross. He holds both a JD and a CPA license. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame and St. Louis University School of Law. He sits on the boards of KPS Global, Barker Company, and Boulder Boat Works, and is an advisor to several private equity funds.

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Our Team

Jeremy Hewitt

Director of Customer SuccessJeremy is responsible for business development and customer success at Tractor Zoom. Prior to joining the Tractor Zoom team, Jeremy had been responsible for new logo acquisition in the B2B enterprise software world. Jeremy holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Iowa State University.

Ryan Roossinck

Digital Marketing SpecialistRyan is responsible for Tractor Zoom’s social media presence and media creation. His strength is in creating connections between people and solutions using multiple different types of media, and working in social media to grow and promote diesel motorsports (mainly truck and tractor pulling) with Beer Money Pulling Team and the Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League. He is an alumni of Central Michigan University, and an avid motorsports photographer.

Matt Carstens

Customer SuccessMatt Carstens is responsible for establishing and maintaining customer relationships at Tractor Zoom. He excels at staying current with market research, thus empowering customers to make exceptional financial decisions. Prior to joining Tractor Zoom, Matt spent eight years as Operations Manager for a lawn care company. Most recently, Matt worked for a large ag equipment dealer in central Iowa, where he gained a vast amount of knowledge all across the ag and turf industries.

Andrea Hallier

Software EngineerAndrea is responsible for software design and implementation. Growing up farming with her family, Andrea’s passion for people and problem solving led her to study Biomedical Engineering and Bioinformatics at the University of Iowa where her interests in software and data analytics took off. Before Tractor Zoom, Andrea was at John Deere ISG with Lean Techniques. She is excited to be a part of impacting the AgTech domain with the Tractor Zoom team!

Tyler Lowy

Business Development RepresentativeTyler Lowy is responsible for business development. Prior to joining the Tractor Zoom Team, Tyler had a successful career in the IT Recruiting and Project Solution Space. Tyler holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from Central College. Tyler wrestled at Central College after growing up in Phoenix, AZ.

James Eliason

Senior Product ManagerJames is responsible for Product Development at Tractor Zoom. Before working with the Tractor Zoom team, James held multiple Product Roles at Dwolla. Prior to Dwolla, James started several companies (building teams & products) in the Des Moines & Chicago area.

Cindy Howard

Customer SuccessCindy is a proud graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in Animal Science. Prior to joining the Tractor Zoom Customer Success Team, Cindy spent 19 years providing customer service and continuing education to Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians all over the world. Most recently, Cindy’s animal science background brought her to a central Iowa bull stud, where she managed daily operations.

Taylor Webber

Software EngineerPrior to joining Tractor Zoom, Taylor worked at John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group, working on web based solutions for managing and distributing user data throughout their fleet. Taylor brings a strong focus on quality user experience and accessibility to the user as well as promoting tools and processes to automate and improve Tractor Zoom's development process.

Cody Hoffman

Software EngineerCody is responsible for software design and development. He is passionate about user experience, quality automation, and server-less infrastructure. Prior to Tractor Zoom, Cody worked on web apps related to automating the setup and planning process at John Deere ISG. He is excited to solve new problems and improve the products at Tractor Zoom.