About MC Controls

MC Controls provides unique automation and controls solutions to OEM’s, System Integrators, Panel builders and Contractors. We cover MO, KS, IA, NE and IL; with offices in Kansas City, St. Louis (headquarters), Omaha and Chicago.

In order to maximize our time in front of customers, we sell automation and controls that compliment each other. We focus on a limited number of lines, so that we can provide our manufacturer’s with maximum mind-share, and mutually grow our businesses.

We hire “high talent” people. Everyone participates in a commission based compensation plan, and a profit sharing plan that promotes teamwork.

Learn more about our highly experienced team members.

Company Strengths

  • 30+ years sales experience in the electrical industry
  • Degreed engineers on staff
  • Customer focused selling approach
  • Inside sales staff
  • Limited line card of complimentary products
  • Proven track record of sales growth
  • Strong local market knowledge
  • Strong relationships with a variety of distributors
  • Wide variety of customers, from large international companies to small niche OEMs

Company History

MC Controls was established in 2001 by partners Charles Newberry and Michael Stolte. We fulfilled the need for an industrial electrical, commercial sales agency in our geographic market. We have experienced steady growth over the years, and have built MC Controls into a multi-million dollar company, representing 12 major electrical manufacturers. In addition, MC Controls is well positioned for continued growth.

Company Personnel

St.Louis Office

  • Charles Newberry – Principal
  • Nadia Cann – Inside Sales
  • Brett Schneider – Territory Manager – Southern Illinois and Eastern Missouri
  • Bob Wilson – Territory Manager – Central Illinois
  • Cheri Cann – Inside Sales

Kansas City Office

  • Michael Stolte – Principal
  • Laura Stolte – Sales Support
  • Ken Rhodelander  – Territory Manager-Kansas

Omaha Office

  • Josh Kahrs – Territory Manager – Nebraska and Iowa


Target Markets

  • Industrial Control Equipment
  • Conveying equipment
  • Packaging equipment
  • Electric power generation
  • Electrical apparatus
  • Pumping equipment
  • Industrial machinery
  • Compressors
  • Power distribution equipment
  • Printing machinery
  • HVAC

Distributor Partners

Our Partner distributors are integral to our day to day business and they are there to stock and technically support the products that we represent. MC Controls philosophy is to go to market with the manufacturers that we represent and build a demand for those products through the specification and provide those products to the end customers through our partner distributors. We have several distributors throughout the Midwest Region. Please contact us for the list of distributors in your area.