Our Staff

David Vest, Owner/Operator



David Vest first began welding as a teen to repair his own farm equipment when he discovered his love for our industry. After founding Vest Fab in 2002 and now with 30+ years of experience, there isn’t too much he hasn’t come across. In David’s spare time he enjoys his cattle farm, camping and spending time with family and friends.

Jean Vest, Office Manager



Jean Vest helped found Vest Fab back in 2002. Since the day the doors have opened, Jean has made her mark by managing the company’s accounting department, quality policies, work and safety standards. In Jean’s spare time she enjoys scrapbooking, camping and spoiling her three grandchildren.

Phil Barber, Sales Representative



Phil Barber joined our team as sales representative in October, 2018. Phil has extensive experience in the steel industry, as well as general manufacturing, sales, and supply chain.  Having worked for world-class companies like Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engines and Otis Elevator Co., Phil has set his sights on growing Vest Fab by building on its location, diversity of product, mature processes, and highly skilled team.  Supported by owner, David Vest, VestFab will no longer be the industries best kept secret. In Phil’s spare time he enjoys golfing, Professional and College sports and spending time with family and friends.

Lori Ruth, Office Secretary



Lori Ruth has been working with Vest Fabrication as the office secretary for going on five years. Lori manages the schedule, inventory and keeps a record of all customer work orders to ensure we fix the problem you were looking to resolve. In Lori’s spare time she enjoys reading, shopping and spending time with family and friends.

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