Phone Number: (503)781-6686
Mike Keller | President & Sales Manager
In 1977 Mike started his career pushing a broom in the shop at Ingersoll-Rand Equipment Sales in Portland Oregon. Mike worked his way through shipping & receiving, inside sales and rental manager. The month before his 22nd birthday he was promoted to outside sales and moved to Roseburg in Southern Oregon. In April of 1987 Mike left Ingersoll-Rand and started his first business named Road Machinery in Portland. Mike grew that business to 3 locations; Portland, Seattle and Spokane Washington. He sold it in 1999; then started a manufacturers rep firm; Direct Sales. In January 2016 Mike started Portable Tool where we focus on "Technology" for the construction industry. Currently he owns and manage's Direct Sales and Portable Tool. An entrepreneur of small businesses. Having started 5, purchased 6 and sold 2 businesses.
"I have learned a great deal about managing people, money, profit & loss statements and balance sheets in my 41 year career and counting. I enjoy seeing people succeed in our companies and in some cases they leave to start their own company. I am married with 4 adult children Jamie, Paul (married to Melissa with baby Lillie), Jess & Grant (married to Sara); I am very proud of all of them. I have a great marriage to Lori of 31 years and counting!"