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Meet The Team

Meet Those Who Make It Possible

The cole pallet team consists of people who desire to do well at their roles in order to drive success for the company. While our production staff are the real all-stars that engine our company, Meet the ownership, administration, and supervisors From behind the curtain.

Brett A. Cole

Brett A. Cole

President

Brett manages the day-to-day operations around Cole Pallet Services. Whether it’s meeting customer demands, purchasing materials, or handling employee concerns, Brett is always involved in moving the company forward.

Paa’shion Mhoon

Paa’shion Mhoon

Office Manager

Paa’Shion is the business professional responsible for a diverse set of administrative tasks.  Whether calculating payroll or implementing new 401K policies, she performs her duties with decisiveness and accuracy.  She has enhanced the organization with technology advances and by implementing new human resource planning.

Carly Moore

Carly Moore

Sales Service Representative

Carly is our administrative professional whose actual responsibilities go above and beyond her title.  In addition to her regular office duties, she also assists in sales and operations through streamlining our national supply chain, maintaining customer orders and daily production records, and updating clients with the status of their respective orders and deliveries.

DOUG EDMINSTER

DOUG EDMINSTER

Sales Representative

Doug is our Sales Representative for the state of Wisconsin.  He has over 25 years of experience in industrial purchasing and sales.  His desire to make Cole Pallet the leader in the Wisconsin market is one of multiple things that make him a valued member to the team.

GERALD HANSON

GERALD HANSON

Maintenance Supervisor

Gerald is our maintenance professional and possesses a vast amount of knowledge and skills that were cultivated through 30+ years of experience in construction, trucking, and maintenance.  Whether it’s maintenance on trucks and equipment, machine optimization, carpentry, electrical, or general engineering, Gerald can do it all.  His pride in his work, willingness to handle tasks outside of his job responsibilities, and desire to see Cole Pallet flourish, make him an invaluable member to the team.

John A. Cole

John A. Cole

Vice President

While John may function behind the scenes, he is very involved with the growth of the company.  His years of professional experience give us the guidance we need to be a progressive pallet company.

Dan Russell

Dan Russell

Southwest Sales Manager

Following a 40-year career selling and managing in the chemical industry, Dan joined Cole Pallet Services in November 2015.  Dan offices in Houston, Texas and his primary focus is marketing and selling the high demand port/ship channel area of Houston.  His sales and management experience will help take Cole Pallet Services to the next level.

Abraham Carrizales

Abraham Carrizales

Assembly Foreman

Abe manages inventory control and shipping.  In addition, he assists the production supervisor in leading the floor.  His acute attention to detail and diligence with monitoring the pallet production ensures a high-quality product and on time deliveries.  Abe is bilingual and is able to assist in translating as necessary.

COLLIN BREDESON

COLLIN BREDESON

Production Supervisor

Collin has over a decade of experience in management/supervisory roles as well as 15+ years’ experience in the construction industry.  He oversees daily production through a hands-on approach and helps plan production to ensure that our products are built to spec and on time.

Rich Ogundipe

Rich Ogundipe

Project Manager

Rich’s projects predominately range from capital expenditures, to safety, to creating new policies.  Rich manages, or contributes, to many ad hoc projects as well.  His interpersonal skills, bilingualism, and organization make him an asset to the team.  Rich has an MBA.

Jerome Coleman

Jerome Coleman

Plant Manager

Jerome’s job details go far beyond hiring and supervising.  He is accountable for analyzing and improving production efficiency, while reducing costs at both the cut plant and assembly plant.  He maintains the schedules for the workforce, the production line, safety classes/certifications, and raw materials.

Erica BRANDT

Erica BRANDT

Regional Sales Director

Erica’s listening skills, paired with industry and product knowledge, give her the capabilities to find the source and the resolution to problems that customers face.  Her friendly and honest demeanor allows customers to easily build a productive and trustworthy relationship.

Jerry Hyde

Jerry Hyde

Cut Plant Manager

With over 15 years’ experience managing the daily operations at the cut plant, Jerry’s vast knowledge of the machinery and materials make him an asset to the company.  He runs production ensuring that the cut plant is always ahead of the assembly plant, while maintaining an organized lumber yard.

Marcos diaz

Marcos diaz

Machine Optimization Engineer

Marcos oversees the maintenance and repair of the Corali machine at the assembly plant.  He also heads the Corali production on a day-to-day basis.  He ensures that pallets are produced efficiently and swiftly without jeopardizing quality. Marcos has a degree in Engineering Physics.

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