Vanessa Gass is a STIHL Field Applications Specialist with Blue Mountain Equipment headquartered in McKinney, TX. Vanessa’s focus is on the Austin market, where she assists end-users (landscapers, municipalities, etc.) by demonstrating new products and being a liaison to STIHL dealers and Territory Managers.
As an Applications Specialist, Vanessa conducts STIHL equipment demonstrations, STIHL maintenance and operation training for cities, counties and state employees, school districts, universities, and parks and recreational facilities. In this role, she promotes the proper and safe use of power tools as well as provides technical expertise and training for arborists, landscapers, and loggers.
Vanessa specialized as a Rental and Repair Specialist for 12 years with a big box chain. She also worked for a STIHL dealer as a STIHL Technician for over 3 years. She has extensive knowledge for operating and repairing battery and corded tools, two- and four-cycle equipment, as well as gas-powered machines used in landscaping and earth-moving. Personally, Vanessa has a personal passion for plants, landscaping, gardening, and all things lawn management.
Please note: The Professional Instruction Program is designed for professional landscaping, tree services and public utility service groups. If you’re a non-professional or homeowner user, please contact your local STIHL Dealer for information or click here to view the chainsaw safety, maintenance and operation videos.