Meet The Team

Jim ErnstPresident and Team Leader

Jim Ernst

President and Team Leader

Advantage Coating was founded in 1993 by Jim Ernst who has over 45 years experience in the floor coating and polishing business. Jim's most important goal is customer satisfaction and building long term relationships with clients while providing a positive and stable standard of life for his employees.

Contact Me Phone: 612-750-0596 Email: jamese@advantagecoating.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/james-ernst-03077b72
Cindy ErnstVice President

Cindy Ernst

Vice President

Cindy oversees daily business operations and helps plan and implement business strategies. She also assists sales representatives on bid solicitations.

Ryan ErnstOperations Manager

Ryan Ernst

Operations Manager

Ryan is the Operations Manager with Advantage Coating where he oversees the entire operations department.  He has been with Advantage Coating since 2002 and has held many positions including Sales, and Job Superintendant.  Ryan graduated from Bemidji State University with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology (emphasis in Construction Management and minor in Business Administration).  Ryan and his wife Lindsey live in Carver, MN with their dog Jase, and enjoy spending time at the lake, camping, hunting, fishing, and snowmobiling.

Contact Me Phone: 612-599-7343 Email: ryane@advantagecoating.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryan-ernst-ab9551b
Jon MenthSales Representative

Jon Menth

Sales Representative

Jon has been with Advantage Coating since 1994. His sales territory includes the greater Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area, Northern Minnesota, and Wisconsin.

Contact Me Phone: 612-709-7268 Email: jonm@advantagecoating.com
Dan RothSales Representative

Dan Roth

Sales Representative

Dan has been with Advantage Coating since 2003. His sales territory includes the greater Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area, Central Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. He started as a general laborer and moved into the position of Job Supervisor in 2007. Dan grew up in Bloomington, MN, went to high school at Bloomington Kennedy, and graduated from Itasca Community College with an AA degree. Dan wrestled in high school and college, played lacrosse in high school, and hockey from age 5 to 15. In his spare time, Dan enjoys snowmobiling, fishing, hunting, going to the lake, and most outdoor activities.

Contact Me Phone: 612-723-1287 Email: danr@advantagecoating.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dan-roth-655b4495
Greg AhlmSales Representative

Greg Ahlm

Sales Representative

Greg has been with Advantage Coating since 2010.  His sales territory includes the greater Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area, Southern Minnesota, and Iowa.

Contact Me Phone: 612-964-8326 Email: grega@advantagecoating.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/greg-ahlm-7488b795
Hallie DubbeOffice Manager

Hallie Dubbe

Office Manager

Hallie has been with Advantage Coating since 2002 as the Office
Manager. She is the first face you see if you stop in and voice you
hear if you call. Hallie is the proud mom of a crazy 11 year old
son.