Our Team

Otto Lopez

Coffee Production Manager

Otto Lopez

Coffee Production Manager

Eduardo Sanchez

Coffee Packaging Operator

Eduardo Sanchez

Coffee Packaging Operator

Alvaro Herrera

Coffee Packaging Operator

Alvaro Herrera

Coffee Packaging Operator

Lucy Gomez

Coffee Packaging Specialist

Lucy Gomez

Coffee Packaging Specialist

What is your favorite Ferris product? Colombia Supremo. What is your favorite movie or book? A Walk in the Clouds. How would you describe yourself in three words? Hardworker, Outgoing, Responsible. 

Nick Van Slett

Head Coffee Roaster

Nick Van Slett

Head Coffee Roaster

AJ Willett

Head Coffee Educator

AJ Willett

Head Coffee Educator

Mitch Disselkoen

Coffee Sales Representative

Mitch Disselkoen

Coffee Sales Representative

What is your favorite Ferris product? Costa Rica Granitos De Ortiz Do you have any nicknames? My initials are M.D. So some people call me Doctor. How would you describe yourself in three words? Never not hungry. 

Sam Mirto

Business Unit Manager - Coffee

Sam Mirto

Business Unit Manager - Coffee

Do you have any nicknames? Doc, Sammy K, Italian Stallion. What do you like to do in your free time? Brew beer, mow, admire my kegerator, cook. How would you describe yourself in three words? Gregarious. Fussy. Neat.

Gary Birdsell

Machine Operator / Line Lead

Gary Birdsell

Machine Operator / Line Lead

Olivia Vazquez

Production Packer

Olivia Vazquez

Production Packer

Allison Cueva

Quality Manager

Allison Cueva

Quality Manager

What is your favorite Ferris product? R/S Cherries, Berries and Nuts. What do you like to do in your free time? Spend time with family. How would you describe yourself in three words? Simple. Positive. Competitive.

Zach Malin

Buisness Unit Manager - Nuts and Snacking

Zach Malin

Buisness Unit Manager - Nuts and Snacking

What is your favorite Ferris product? Marcona Almonds. What do you like to do in your free time? Wakeboard, skiing and spending time with my wife and kids. How would you describe yourself in three words? Strategic, Analytical, Dry.

Bisera Urdarevik

Creative Director of Product Development

Bisera Urdarevik

Creative Director of Product Development

What's your favorite Ferris product? Cherries Berries & Nuts – I love the sweet & savory aspect! What do you like to do in your free time? Explore & eat my way through new cities, binge watch Netflix, and spend time with family & friends. Describe yourself in three words. Creative, curious, compassionate.

Ben Flegler

Operations Manager

Ben Flegler

Operations Manager

What is your favorite Ferris product? Cranberry Crunch. Do you have any nicknames? No. What do you like to do in your free time? Outdoor activities, hunting, fishing, skiing. How would you describe yourself in three words? Caring, Passionate and Happy.

Jack Peterman

2nd Shift Supervisor / Lead

Jack Peterman

2nd Shift Supervisor / Lead

Jerrica Moor

Hand Pack Specialist

Jerrica Moor

Hand Pack Specialist

Do you have any nicknames? J.A.M. What do you like to do in your free time? Watch Netflix! How would you describe yourself in three words? Friendly, Out-Going and Patient. 

Gladis Zuniga

Machine Operator/Line Lead

Gladis Zuniga

Machine Operator/Line Lead

What is your favorite Ferris product? Fresh Cinnamon Roasted Almonds! Do you have any nicknames? Madis. How would you describe yourself in three words? Friendly, Patient and Determined. 

Rodney Essenberg

Shipping & Receiving Supervisor

Rodney Essenberg

Shipping & Receiving Supervisor

What is your favorite Ferris product? I would have to say the coffee! What do you like to do in your free time? Spend time with family. What are you passionate about? Providing the best life possible for my family. 

Julia Vizcarra

Production Packer

Julia Vizcarra

Production Packer

What do you like to do in your free time? Frequently remodel my home. Do you have any nicknames? Julie. How would you describe yourself in three words? Sincere, Kind and Helpful. 

Felipa Reynozo

Hand Packaging Specialist

Felipa Reynozo

Hand Packaging Specialist

What do you like to do in your free time? Go Shopping! What is your favorite movie or book? Daniel el Trabieso How would you describe yourself in three words? Giggly, Sincere and Chatty. 

Celia Camargo

Hand Packaging Specialist

Celia Camargo

Hand Packaging Specialist

What is your favorite movie or book? Titanic. How would you describe yourself in three words? Hard-working, responsible, friendly. What are you passionate about? My family. 

Maria Barrera

Hand Packaging Specialist

Maria Barrera

Hand Packaging Specialist

What is your favorite Ferris product? Cinnamon Roasted Almonds. How would you describe yourself in three words? Hardworking, Friendly and always-smiling!

Ashley Vanderwerf

Hand Packaging Lead

Ashley Vanderwerf

Hand Packaging Lead

Do you have any nicknames? Ash. What do you like to do in your free time? Draw and paint! How would you describe yourself in three words? Shy, Friendly and Motivated.

Robin Reynolds

Sanitation Technician

Robin Reynolds

Sanitation Technician

What is your favorite Ferris product? Cashews and coffee! Do you have any nicknames? Bird. What are you passionate about? My job and my family and cooking! How would you describe yourself in three words? Loving. Caring. Understanding. 

Scott Impens

Production Supervisor

Scott Impens

Production Supervisor

Do you have any nicknames? Scooter. What do you like to do in your free time? Hunting, fishing and watching my kids play sports. What is your favorite movie or book? Band of Brothers.

Earl Jefferson

Mix Operator

Earl Jefferson

Mix Operator

Jovita Toscano

Machine Operator/Line Lead

Jovita Toscano

Machine Operator/Line Lead

Arturo Gallarzo

Materials Handler

Arturo Gallarzo

Materials Handler

Ruben Monarrez

Machine Operator/Line Lead

Ruben Monarrez

Machine Operator/Line Lead

Jody Cozzart

Production Packer

Jody Cozzart

Production Packer

Adauto Zepeda

Machine Operator/Line Lead

Adauto Zepeda

Machine Operator/Line Lead

Pamela Sprague

Production Packer

Pamela Sprague

Production Packer

Luis Zuniga

Machine Operator/Line Lead

Luis Zuniga

Machine Operator/Line Lead

Maria Rosas

Production Packer

Maria Rosas

Production Packer

Becky Rowley

Production Packer

Becky Rowley

Production Packer

What is your favorite Ferris product? Cinnamon Roasted Almonds! Do you have any nicknames? Beckers. What do you like to do in your free time? Camp, Bonfire, Hockey Games, Travel. What are you passionate about? Family, Being a Grandma "O Komiss". 

Manuel Ramos

Nut Roaster

Manuel Ramos

Nut Roaster

Salvador Zavala

Nut Roaster

Salvador Zavala

Nut Roaster

Nilda Rodriguez

Quality Technician

Nilda Rodriguez

Quality Technician

Bill Phillips

Mix Operator

Bill Phillips

Mix Operator

Tosha O'bney

Quality Technician

Tosha O'bney

Quality Technician

Carlos Huesca

Nut Roaster

Carlos Huesca

Nut Roaster

Lisa Hustosky

Quality Lead

Lisa Hustosky

Quality Lead

What is your favorite Ferris product? Rocky Mountain Mix. Do you have any nicknames? Some people from hockey call me a brick wall.... What do you like to do in your free time? Play hockey, video games, brew beer. How would you describe yourself in three words? I guess weird?

Caroline Peltcs

Quality Assurance

Caroline Peltcs

Quality Assurance

What is your favorite Ferris product? Any of the coffee! Do you have any nicknames? Lina Bee. Carolina. Sweet Caroline Ba-Ba-Ba! How would you describe yourself in three words? Optimistic to Extreme. 

Mauricio Delgado

Distribution / Driver

Mauricio Delgado

Distribution / Driver

Joe Blaszak

Sanitation Supervisor

Joe Blaszak

Sanitation Supervisor

What is your favorite Ferris product? Ethiopian Misty Valley Coffee. Do you have any nicknames? Pollito. What do you like to do in your free time? Draw, play guitar, road trips with my family and cook! How would you describe yourself in three words? Artistic, Caring, Modest.

Chelsea Robb

Sanitation Technician

Chelsea Robb

Sanitation Technician

Catherine Dietrich

Sanitation Lead

Catherine Dietrich

Sanitation Lead

Shawn Overkleeft

Shipping & Receiving Supervisor

Shawn Overkleeft

Shipping & Receiving Supervisor

What is your favorite Ferris product? Honey Bee Mix, then coffee. What are you passionate about? Life and Wilderness. Favorite movie or book? Any Will Ferrell movie. How would you describe yourself in three words? Dependable, Honest, Rigid. 

Aaron Hall

Shipping & Receiving Specialist

Aaron Hall

Shipping & Receiving Specialist

What is your favorite Ferris product? Double Dipped Peanuts and Roasted Salted Cashews. What is your favorite movie / book? Movie - Shawshank Redemption. Book? Too many to have one favorite. How would you describe yourself in three words? Reliable, Kind, Goofy. 

Rob Groendyk

Shipping & Receiving Specialist

Rob Groendyk

Shipping & Receiving Specialist

What is your favorite Ferris product? Spicy Sweet Mix. What do you like to do in your free time? Cook. What are you passionate about? My family and my greyhounds. How would you describe yourself in three words? Quiet and Hard Working. 

Dwayne Watts

Warehousing Specialist

Dwayne Watts

Warehousing Specialist

Jim Reyers

Grocery Sales & Merchandising

Jim Reyers

Grocery Sales & Merchandising

What is your favorite Ferris product? Super Mix. What do you like to do in your free time? Spend time with my wife & family, bike and travel. How would you describe yourself in three words? Passionate, Hard Working. 

Michelle Burnett

Corporate Gift Sales Representative

Michelle Burnett

Corporate Gift Sales Representative

Do you have any nicknames? Shelly. What do you like to do in your free time? Work out and read! How would you describe yourself in three words? Energetic. Excitable. Empathetic 

Don Hager

Lead Purchaser

Don Hager

Lead Purchaser

What is your favorite Ferris product? Anything that is in stock. Do you have any nicknames? My friends call me Don. How would you describe yourself in three words? Realistic, Sarcastic and Helpful. 

Samantha Weeda

Purchaser

Samantha Weeda

Purchaser

What is your favorite Ferris product? Football Frenzy Mix! What do you like to do in your free time? Spend time with my family. How would you describe yourself in three words? Passionate, Strong-Willed, Compassionate.

Mark VanTongeren

Director of Marketing

Mark VanTongeren

Director of Marketing

What is your favorite Ferris product? I only have favorite product experiences! Ethiopian Harrar 2012. What is your favorite movie or book? Book: Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy. How would you describe yourself in three words? Form Follows Function. 

Cassandra Beach

Communcations & Sustainability Coordinator

Cassandra Beach

Communcations & Sustainability Coordinator

What is your favorite Ferris product? I'm torn between Cherry Berry Mix and Coffee. What are you passionate about? The planet and the people that live on it. How would you describe yourself in three words? Awkward. Loving. Mindful (I try to be!)

Ursula Casanova

Brand Manager

Ursula Casanova

Brand Manager

What is your favorite Ferris product? Coffee - Ethiopia Misty Valley or Granitos. Nuts - Pistachios. What are you passionate about? My work, social justice, women's rights and piano. How would you describe yourself in three words? "Always. Wants. Pizza."

Lisa Pavia

Graphic Designer

Lisa Pavia

Graphic Designer

What is your favorite Ferris product? Misty Valley. What are you passionate about? Making meaningful work, nutrition and equal rights. How would you describe yourself in three words? Awkward. Creative. Caring.

James Fry

Content Manager

James Fry

Content Manager

Kathy Gilbert

Customer Service Liason

Kathy Gilbert

Customer Service Liason

Morgan Koehler

Account Manager

Morgan Koehler

Account Manager

What is your favorite Ferris product? Misty Valley Coffee! What do you like to do in your free time? Hammocking, running, biking, watching movies, hanging out with my friends and reading. How would you describe yourself in three words? Adventurous. Fun. Friendly. 

Nick Hinman

Account Manager

Nick Hinman

Account Manager

What is your favorite Ferris product? Generally, 'spro. Specifically, Costa Rica Granitos. What do you like to do in your free time? Woodworking, gardening, hanging out with my wife & exploring new places. How would you describe yourself in three words? Dedicated, Patient, Chill.

Kristina Tilmann

Account Manager

Kristina Tilmann

Account Manager

Sara Taylor

Account Management Supervisor

Sara Taylor

Account Management Supervisor

What is your favorite Ferris product? This is such a hard question! If I have to choose, probably Football Frenzy Mix! What do you like to do in your free time? Spend time with friends and family. How would you describe yourself in three words? Dedicated, fun-loving and personable!

David VanTongeren

Director of Retail

David VanTongeren

Director of Retail

What's your favorite Ferris product? Colombia El Vergel & Brazil nuts Do you have any nicknames? DVT. It also stands for Deep Vein Thrombosis, so that’s fun What do you like to do in your free time? swim/bike/run stuff How would you describe yourself in three words? Ambitious, intentional, observant

Justin Jaeger

Cafe Manager - West Side

Justin Jaeger

Cafe Manager - West Side

Do you have any nicknames? Dan calls me J-Money. What do you like to do in your free time? I enjoy spending time with my baby and if he ever falls asleep, I have a stack of books calling my name. How would you describe yourself in three words? Silly. Dad. Dreamer. 

Dan Shoup

Head Barista

Dan Shoup

Head Barista

What is your favorite Ferris product? 1924 Espresso. Do you have any nicknames? Shoup da Loop. What are you passionate about? Coffee and Pit Bull Terriers. How would you describe yourself in three words? Beard. Nice. Food. 

Luke van der Veen

Barista - West Side

Luke van der Veen

Barista - West Side

What is your favorite Ferris product? Guatemala San Sebastian. What do you like to do in your free time? Writing music, swimming, catching films, meeting new people! How would you describe yourself in three words? Lively, Musical, Cute.

Cody Gallagher

Barista - West Side

Cody Gallagher

Barista - West Side

Rebekah Hall

Barista - West Side

Rebekah Hall

Barista - West Side

Evan Williams

Barista - West Side

Evan Williams

Barista - West Side

What is your favorite Ferris product? Guatemalan pour overs ALL DAY Do you have any nicknames? Vinny. What do you like to do in your free time? Woodworking, Making Music, Travelling, Learning new things, Camping. How would you describe yourself in three words? Friendly, Ambitious, Adventurous. 

Alicia Miracle

Retail Manager

Alicia Miracle

Retail Manager

What is your favorite Ferris product? DDP! Double Dipped Peanuts! What are you passionate about? Photography - I have a wedding + portrait photography business on the side! How would you describe yourself in three words? Caring, funny and genuine. 

Madison Overkleeft

Retail Associate

Madison Overkleeft

Retail Associate

What is your favorite Ferris product? Jumbo Cashews. Do you have any nicknames? Maddog. What do you like to do in your free time? Netflix for days. How would you describe yourself in three words? Sassy. Fun. Dedicated.

Alie Sherwin

Retail Associate

Alie Sherwin

Retail Associate

What is your favorite Ferris product? Roasted Salted in-shell Pistachios. What do you like to do in your free time? Be outside. Read. Shopping. Write business plans. How would you describe yourself in three words? Passionate, outgoing and persistent. 

Sean Billisitz

Retail Associate

Sean Billisitz

Retail Associate

Halley Devon

Retail Associate

Halley Devon

Retail Associate

What is your favorite Ferris product? Marcona Almonds. Can't go wrong with sea salt and olive oil! Do you have any nicknames? "There are some who call me...Tim." How would you describe yourself in three words? Gentle, quirky, and adventurous. 

Yuliya Mironova

Retail Associate

Yuliya Mironova

Retail Associate

What is your favorite Ferris product? Roasted Salted Jumbo Cashews! So good! What do you like to do in your free time? Anything active or outdoors. That and reading and going to concerts. How would you describe yourself in three words? Joyful, Active and Punny. 

Jared Rader

Retail Associate

Jared Rader

Retail Associate

What is your favorite Ferris product? Mixed Berries. Do you have any nicknames? J-Rad, J-Rock, Darth Rader. What are your passionate about? Music, travel, and my girlfriend. How would you describe yourself in three words? Musical, Caring, Outgoing.

Rachel Dazer

Retail Associate

Rachel Dazer

Retail Associate

Zach Forrester

Barista - Trust Building

Zach Forrester

Barista - Trust Building

What is your favorite Ferris product? Cappuccino! Do you have any nicknames? Zach-attack, Wacky Zachy, Zippy. How would you describe yourself in three words? Intellectual, Philosophical, Caring. 

Jessica Coles

Cafe Manager - Trust Building

Jessica Coles

Cafe Manager - Trust Building

What do you like to do in your free time? I enjoy community with friends and family, exploring new places, walking my dog and going to the movies! How would you describe yourself in three words? Organized, Loyal and Outgoing.

Isabel Zittel

Barista - Trust Building

Isabel Zittel

Barista - Trust Building

What is your favorite Ferris product? Jumbo Cashews hands down - especially when they are still warm from the roaster. How would you describe yourself in three words? Energetic. Writer. Learner.

Alex Garcia

Barista - Trust Building

Alex Garcia

Barista - Trust Building

What is your favorite Ferris Product? Diet Watchers Mix Do you have any nicknames? Al. How would you describe yourself in three words? "I'm pretty neat."

Hope Berghuis

Coffee Events Coordinator

Hope Berghuis

Coffee Events Coordinator

Anna Kremer

Barista - Trust Building

Anna Kremer

Barista - Trust Building

What is your favorite Ferris product? I really like the new tier 2 and tier 3 coffees! What do you like to do in your free time? I enjoy cooking, making kombucha and listening to podcasts & NPR. How would you describe yourself in three words? Nice, Good, Awesome.

Kate Cowen

Cafe Manager - JP's

Kate Cowen

Cafe Manager - JP's

Alex Ross

Shift Supervisor - JP's

Alex Ross

Shift Supervisor - JP's

Alison Westhouse

Shift Supervisor - JP's

Alison Westhouse

Shift Supervisor - JP's

Andrea Jasczcak

Barista - JP's

Andrea Jasczcak

Barista - JP's

Bekah VanSlooten

Shift Supervisor - JP's

Bekah VanSlooten

Shift Supervisor - JP's

Erik Rice

Assistant Manager - JP's

Erik Rice

Assistant Manager - JP's

Grayson Groot

Barista - JP's

Grayson Groot

Barista - JP's

Jake Jackson

Barista - JP's

Jake Jackson

Barista - JP's

Jonah Jackson

Barista - JP's

Jonah Jackson

Barista - JP's

Jordan Hill

Shift Supervisor - JP's

Jordan Hill

Shift Supervisor - JP's

Lina Lash

Shift Supervisor / Marketing - JP's

Lina Lash

Shift Supervisor / Marketing - JP's

Haley Wiggers

Barista - JP's

Haley Wiggers

Barista - JP's

Lisa Kasten

Maintenance Supervisor - JP's

Lisa Kasten

Maintenance Supervisor - JP's

Marissa Seymour

Barista - JP's

Marissa Seymour

Barista - JP's

Martha Beattie

Barista - JP's

Martha Beattie

Barista - JP's

Patrick Jasczcak

Barista - JP's

Patrick Jasczcak

Barista - JP's

Raoul Adwan

Barista - JP's

Raoul Adwan

Barista - JP's

Rita DeBoer

Baker - JP's

Rita DeBoer

Baker - JP's

Rob Sterken

Dish Supervisor - JP's

Rob Sterken

Dish Supervisor - JP's

Sarah Zorn

Barista - JP's

Sarah Zorn

Barista - JP's

Tommy D'Addario

Shift Supervisor - JP's

Tommy D'Addario

Shift Supervisor - JP's

Joe Riddering

Lead Accountant

Joe Riddering

Lead Accountant

What is your favorite Ferris product? Cashews. What do you like to do in your free time? Read, Hunt, Visit Family. How would you describe yourself in three words? Kind, Fair and Structured. 

Judy Cwiklinski

Accounts Payable / Receivable

Judy Cwiklinski

Accounts Payable / Receivable

Jeramy Meisch

IT Specialist

Jeramy Meisch

IT Specialist

Kara Penny

Pricing & Project Analyst

Kara Penny

Pricing & Project Analyst

What is your favorite Ferris product? Any of the coffee! What do you like to do in your free time? Check out new breweries, read, cook, and spend time with friends and family. How would you describe yourself in three words? Sincere, Empathetic, Perceptive.

Craig Garrett

Maintenance Supervisor

Craig Garrett

Maintenance Supervisor

What is your favorite Ferris product? Macadamia Nuts. Do you have any nicknames? No. What are you passionate about? Flying. How would you describe yourself in three words? Eccentric, Perfectionist and Loyal.

Ike Hansen

Maintenance Technician

Ike Hansen

Maintenance Technician

Brad Hambelton

Logistics Supervisor

Brad Hambelton

Logistics Supervisor

What is your favorite Ferris product? Cranberry Crunch. What do you like to do in your free time? Spend time with my family. What are you passionate about? My children and their interests.How would you describe yourself in three words? Direct.

Jeff Talsma

Distribution / Driver

Jeff Talsma

Distribution / Driver

What is your favorite Ferris product? Honey Bee Mix. What do you like to do in your free time? Golf and play softball. What are you passionate about? Faith, family and sports. How would you describe yourself in three words? Friendly, Upbeat and Hard Working. 

Dave Geroux

Distribution / Driver

Dave Geroux

Distribution / Driver

Jacob Knight

Distribution / Driver

Jacob Knight

Distribution / Driver

Do you have any nicknames? Jake. What do you like to do in your free time? Hunt, fish and play video games.How would you describe yourself in three words? Pretty cool guy. 

Jim Linton

Distribution / Driver

Jim Linton

Distribution / Driver

Do you have any nicknames? Mr Scribs. What do you like to do in your free time? Maintain my little farm. How would you describe yourself in three words? Experienced, not old. 

Roger Meyer

Distribution / Driver

Roger Meyer

Distribution / Driver

What are you passionate about? Anything I decide to do. What is your favorite movie or book? The Ghost Mountain Boys. How would you describe yourself in three words? Helpful, Determined, Fair. 

Damarco Reynolds

Warehousing Specialist

Damarco Reynolds

Warehousing Specialist

Luis Ordonez

Distribution / Driver

Luis Ordonez

Distribution / Driver

Ross Schad

Lead Service Technician

Ross Schad

Lead Service Technician

Do you have any nicknames? Not that I'm aware of! What do you like to do in your free time? Spend time with my wife and two kids. We enjoy outdoor activities, boating and swimming. I also enjoy motor sports. How would you describe yourself in three words? Loyal, Energetic, Alert. 

Mike Schuelke

Service Technician

Mike Schuelke

Service Technician

What is your favorite Ferris product? Double Dipped Peanuts. What do you like to do in your free time? Racing, Helping Others, Enjoying Life. How would you describe yourself in three words? Grateful, Blessed, Funny. 

Cody Pike

CFO / COO

Cody Pike

CFO / COO

What is your favorite Ferris product? Freshly roasted and salted Indian 240 cashews. What do you like to do in your free time? Spending time at home and enjoying a cheap beverage. How would you describe yourself in three words? Casual, Simple, Frugal.

Beth VanTongeren

Owner

Beth VanTongeren

Owner

What is your favorite Ferris product? Coffee! What do you like to do in your free time? Golf. Spend time with my grand kids. Study Scripture. Cook. How would you describe yourself in three words? Loved By God! :)

John VanTongeren

President / CEO

John VanTongeren

President / CEO

What is your favorite Ferris product? Cashews. Do you have any nicknames? Yes: VT. What do you like to do in your free time? Golf, Read, Play with our grand kids. How would you describe yourself in three words? Redeemed by Grace.