In the climbing industry, good products aren’t made by magic. Nicros’ products – both climbing walls and handholds – are the result of great people working hard, working thoughtfully, and above all working together. At Nicros, our most valuable resource lies within our talented team of employees.
Nate Postma, President
Nate has more than 20 years of experience in the design, construction, and operations of artificial climbing walls. He is a founding member of the Climbing Gym Association (CGA) the Climbing Wall Association (CWA) and a past board member for the Climbing Wall Industry Group (CWIG). Nate owns and operates three large commercial climbing gyms and has been an avid climber for more than 25 years.
Pam Postma, Vice President
Larry Bachman, Director of Operations
Larry has been with Nicros since 2006 and has extensive experience in business and customer service industries. He enjoys cross-country skiing, camping, geocaching, biking, kayaking, and spending time with his family.
Donna Berget, Office Manager
Donna has been with Nicros since 1998. As Office Manager, she is responsible for an immeasurable number of job duties at Nicros’ corporate office. She enjoys long walks, golfing, and spending time with her husband and two children.
Dewey Horstman, Senior Project Manager
Dewey is responsible for the Climbing Wall Construction Division and Marketing Department. He has been with Nicros since 2005 and has over 16 years of commercial construction and project management experience. Dewey has successfully managed more than 100 climbing wall projects since his start with Nicros, Inc. Dewey enjoys golfing, hunting, and above all spending time with his wife and son.
Noah Bluesky, Project Manager
Noah is responsible for all field construction activity for the Climbing Wall Construction Division and acts as our in-house IT Tech. He has been with Nicros since 2006 and has over 15 years of commercial, residential, retail and project management experience. Noah enjoys golfing, fishing, and spending time with his wife and two children.
Michael Moore, Sales Representative
Michael is our Lead Sales Representative for the Climbing Wall Construction Division. He has been with Nicros since 2006 and has more than 12 years of residential construction and sales experience. Michael has a Bachelors of Science in Entrepreneurship from St. Cloud State University, MN.
Kimberly Prager, Handhold Sales
Aleah Niemczyk, Marketing Coordinator
Joining the Nicros team in mid-2012 as Marketing coordinator, Aleah is fully enjoying her time as part of the recreation industry. With a degree in Digital Arts and Photography, she has taken on many projects, diving head first into anything that requires working with her hands and getting dirty. She is now happy to translate this into the world of climbing. Aleah enjoys coffee, reading, biking, swimming, and most importantly, doing it all outdoors.
Patrick Nash, Marketing Coordinator
Hailing from Madison, WI, Patrick joined Vertical Endeavors in January of 2013. As an outdoor enthusiast, he’s happy to put his advertising and marketing skills to good use in the recreation industry. Since graduating from UW-Eau Claire, he’s bounced around geographically, living on the edge of the Boundary Waters in northeastern Minnesota to the northern panhandle of Idaho in Sandpoint to Davis, California. When he’s not in the office he can be found listening to live music, paddling canoes, playing disc golf, shooting photos, brewing beer and searching for the perfect reuben sandwich.
Mikki Severin, Accounting
Dianne Nelson, Accounting
Along with climbing, Dianne enjoys kite surfing, windsurfing, and spending time with her border collie Max, competing in herding and agility events.
Brian Holland, Handhold Production Shop Manager
Andy Nelson, Handhold Production