Our Team

Our leadership team is committed to our customers, above all. Our team passionate about building our company and building our talent. This team sets the strategy that guides our business to deliver results and innovate.

Dianne Kuypers
Dianne Kuypers, President/Chief Financial Officer
“The truth is that I am proud of this team and our company and I feel fortunate to be able to work with great people.” – Dianne
Responsibilities at Dime Water, Inc.
  • Banking.
  • Financial decisions.
  • Accounts receivable.
  • Accounts payable.
  • Payroll.
  • Bookkeeping and reports.
  • HR manager.
  • Coordinating service appointments.
  • Systems functions.
  • Pricing.
  • Residential sales.
  • Coordinate all freight shipments domestic and international.
Educational Background

Bookkeeping and accounting courses.

Career History

Original employee of a large water conditioning manufacturer, founded by father Fred Glines. Hired to set up complete financial and business office procedures.

Michael Colburn
Michael Colburn, Vice President/Chief Engineer/Commercial Sales
“Becoming an engineer was a childhood dream and now it is an everyday reality, which makes me content.” – Mike
Responsibilities at Dime Water, Inc.
  • Assist customers in process selection.
  • Recommend and quote systems.
  • Design mechanical/electrical/hydraulic portions of systems.
  • Procure components and process equipment.
  • Oversee production.
  • Testing and provide post sale service.
Educational Background

Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin Madison.

Career History

Design engineer for Sunbeam Corporation. Designed fractional Hp motors, numerous injection molded parts, complete appliances and ran a facility in Tennessee. Design engineer for division of Johnson Controls. Designed electronic components, test protocols for military applications and obtained patents for medical, consumer and automotive products.

Began in water treatment industry in 1968 with an industrial equipment division of Calgon, Corp. Did C&I application, field service training, and designed a new control valve in concert with a supplying manufacturer.

Did commercial and residential design and sales work for Rheem/Ruud heaters and boilers. Joined Autotrol, Corp. as worldwide marketing manager. Traveled extensively to gain global perspective of equipment needs. Designed a custom control system for deionizers. Worked for Goulds, Corp. running as COOa water treatment division with worldwide sales and 200+ employees.

Ryan Kuypers, Engineering Manager
 “Water is the most precious resource on the planet.  I’m excited to be affecting its quality.” – Ryan
Responsibilities at Dime Water, Inc.
  • Coordinates all engineering functions including C&I quotations.
  • Product design.
  • Component specifying.
  • Quality control.
  • Documentation.
  • Customer technical services.
Educational Background

BS in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point.  MBA from Marquette University.


Career History

Nine years on active duty as a U.S. Army Officer.

Production Team Leader and Inventory Leader at GE Healthcare.

Project Manager at National Oilwell Varco.