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About Us

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About Us

Caster Connection specializes in providing our clients with caster and wheel solutions to meet their needs. Whether you need to work with a Caster Solutions Expert for recommendations, or prefer to buy casters online, Caster Connection has you covered.

A manufacturer of casters and wheels, and master distributor of elite brand casters, wheels, and other material handling products – Caster Connection was launched by Sally Hughes out of the trunk of her car in 1987 in Chardon, Ohio with this founding principle: “Our Company will work to constantly seek ways to increase the value our clients receive for their investments in casters and wheels and provide solutions that make them successful.”

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Now headquartered in Columbus, Ohio over thirty five years after its launch, Caster Connection sources products globally, and fosters great relationships with thousands of global clients by offering them peace of mind with our mobility solutions.

The confidence that we offer our clients, our partnerships with the most admired brands, a prime distribution location, an expert solutions staff that can meet on-site with clients, and the innovative line of ergonomic CC Apex wheels are all factors that have contributed to the success and growth of Caster Connection.

Partnerships with major caster brands enable us to serve clients in a wide variety of industries. These long-standing relationships give Caster Connection access to a wide breadth of proven and reliable market applications, industry knowledge, and testing capabilities to further ensure that we are providing the absolute best product for a specific application.

Moving our main distribution center and headquarters to Columbus, Ohio in 2009 gave Caster Connection a prime location to deliver product to a wide range of clients in an economically responsible manner. Columbus has direct access to the most highly traveled highway systems in the United States, ensuring prompt product delivery.

Our expert solutions staff has more than a century of combined experience in the caster and material handling industry, making Caster Connection a prime source for help and advice regarding all caster and material handling needs. We work with our clients (in many instances in-person) to understand their needs for every application and provide the correct solution the first time, providing the proof our clients need to feel confident in our recommendations.

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Caster Connection has consistently adapted to the needs of our clients over our 30+ year history, leading to innovations like our evolving CC Apex line that improves ergonomics and reduce downtime. Together We Move to solve your biggest caster mobility challenges.

Our number one goal is to ensure that our clients are successful as a result our partnership. This goal, and the strengths mentioned above make Caster Connection an industry leader, as well as a company that clients can trust and gain peace of mind from for their caster and wheel needs.

Our Mission: Caster Connection is dedicated to developing the most innovative and optimal solutions in order to deliver enhanced ergonomics, safety, and efficiency for every partner.

Our Management Team

Joe Lyden



Joe has been part of the Caster Connection team since 2008. Joe started with the company in an outside sales role developing new opportunities and maintaining existing accounts. Joe’s role has transitioned into managing the outside sales team as well as contributing to the overall strategy of Caster Connection. Working out of the Columbus Headquarters for a majority of the time, Joe also travels with the outside team and individually to meet with clients and see applications where Caster Connection products can provide solutions.

Joe and his wife Lindsay have three children. Outside of the caster world, Joe enjoys playing golf, cooking and spending time with his family.

Tricia Jarvis

Chief Financial Officer


Tricia joined the Caster Connection team in February of 2020 as Chief Financial Officer. She is responsible for Caster Connection’s financial management including forecasting and strategic planning. Tricia has over 10 years’ experience as CFO of an IT consulting firm. Tricia’s goal is to work with Caster Connection's leadership team to accelerate the Company’s growth trajectory.

Tricia graduated from Miami University with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy. She is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant.

Tricia has three children, one boy and two girls. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, attending concerts and kayaking.

Eric Hassen

Director of Business Development


Eric began working with Caster Connection in 2013 as a Regional Solutions Manager traveling through the Midwest visiting current customers and adding new clients along the way. Eric’s role has changed to managing the current outside solutions team as well as working on overall sales strategy for Caster Connection to increase market share. Eric works out of the Columbus office as well as traveling extensively working with reps in the field, and visiting current and new clients. Eric works to execute the Caster Connection vision of providing the proper material handling solutions to ensure success of all of Caster Connection’s client base.

Eric and his wife Rian have two young kids, one boy and one girl. In his spare time, Eric enjoys being on the golf course and spending time with his family and friends.

Jeremy King

Director of Marketing


Jeremy began with Caster Connection in January, 2011 as the Company’s first-ever marketing employee and joined Caster Connection’s Management Team in 2012. As head of marketing for Caster Connection, Jeremy has worked to establish the Company’s brand, leads marketing strategy, manages CasterConnection.com, and regularly focuses on sales enablement, content creation, trade show and other promotional endeavors, and more.

A Columbus native, Jeremy graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business. Jeremy lives with his family in Columbus and enjoys learning, traveling, concerts, movies, and is a fan of Ohio State football and basketball and Cleveland pro sports teams.

Chris Yoho

Director of Procurement


Chris joined the Caster Connection team at the beginning of 2024 as the Director of Procurement. Responsible for fulfillment of Caster Connection products both within North America and overseas. Chris has over 15 years of procurement experience across various industries. Chris’ goal is to diversify Caster Connection’s supplier base and effectively manage inventory.

Chris graduated from Franklin University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Ashland University with a Master of Business Administration.

Chris and his wife live in northeast Columbus with their two teenagers. Chris enjoys attending his children’s sporting events and boating when the weather cooperates.

Kevin Becker

Operations & Engineering Manager


Kevin began with Caster Connection in 2021 as Engineering Manager. Kevin has over 25 years of experience with primary background in mechanical design engineering and manufacturing engineering. Kevin has additional experience in automotive spark plug design, central air conditioner design, machine design, product design, and retail display design.

Kevin graduated from Owens Community College with a degree in Mechanical Design Engineering. A native of a small country town in northwest Ohio, Kevin lived in the Akron/Canton area for 20 years before relocating to Columbus. Kevin enjoys hanging out with his wife and 2 dogs and watching racing.

Lytoi Wilson

Sales Team Manager


Lytoi joined the Caster Connection team in August of 2017. She is responsible for the Regional Sales, Inside Sales and Account Management teams, who provide sales and solution services to our industrial clients. Lytoi has over 15 years of experience developing successful sales teams. Lytoi’s goal is to build a client-centric sales team focused on providing world class service and effective solutions.

She enjoys spending time with family and friends, power walks and learning new things.

Dawn Lyles

Client Solutions Manager


Dawn Lyles joined Caster Connection in 2018 as a Client Solutions Representative. In 2019, she became responsible for the company’s help desk software and the distribution of work assignments for the Client Solutions team. In 2022, she became the lead Client Solutions Representative for Client Solutions. In 2023, she was promoted to Client Solutions Manager and is currently responsible for coordinating, planning, and supporting the daily operational and administrative functions of the Client Solutions Team.

Brian Cameron

Purchasing Manager


Brian moved into Caster Connection's Purchasing Manager role in 2023 after 14 years with the company in other roles.

Brian started working at Caster Connection in 2009 as an assembler when Caster Connection transitioned to Columbus and then quickly moved up to Shipping/Receiving and eventually to Warehouse Manager by 2010. Between 2010 and 2023, Brian’s staff nearly tripled in size. Brian previously handled all warehouse operations from receiving inbound product, inventory management, assembly, quality control and shipping. Brian’s employee development led to several members of his staff being promoted to other roles within our Company.

Brian lives in Columbus and is kept busy by his two beautiful daughters – Alyssa and Courtney. Brian and his family spend lots of time attending soccer games and marching band events, as well as of time outdoors camping, hiking and just sitting around the fire roasting marshmallows.

Jeff Cotterman



Jeff joined the Caster Connection team in January of 2023 as the Controller. He is responsible for Caster Connection’s accounting department. Jeff has over 25 years’ experience as a controller in manufacturing and similar industries. Jeff’s goal is to assist the management team in achieving their continued growth and profitability.

Jeff graduated from Franklin University with a of Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and was a member of the Tau Pi Phi the national honor society in accounting, business and economics.

Jeff lives in Newark with his wife Wendy. They have five children and six grandchildren. He has coached youth baseball, softball and basketball and is a huge fan of the Cleveland baseball, Ohio State and Notre Dame. Jeff also enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.