Our Team

Otto Lopez

Coffee Production Manager

Otto Lopez

Coffee Production Manager

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.

Natalie Bronson

Coffee Sales Representative

Natalie Bronson

Coffee Sales Representative

Sam Mirto

Director of Coffee

Sam Mirto

Director of 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.

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.

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. 

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

Jose Santana

Machine Operator

Jose Santana

Machine Operator

Nilda Rodriguez

Quality Technician

Nilda Rodriguez

Quality Technician

Romeo Dumabag

Production Packer

Romeo Dumabag

Production Packer

Marta Delao-Quintino

Production Packer

Marta Delao-Quintino

Production Packer

Anita Quintino

Production Packer

Anita Quintino

Production Packer

Eddie Sistos

Eddie Sistos

Eddie Sistos

Eddie Sistos

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.

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. 

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

Business Development

Mark VanTongeren

Business Development

Cassandra Beach

Communications & Sustainability Coordinator

Cassandra Beach

Communications & 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.

Lina Lash

Content Manager

Lina Lash

Content Manager

Kacie Forbes

Graphic Design Intern

Kacie Forbes

Graphic Design Intern

Kathy Gilbert

Customer Service Liason

Kathy Gilbert

Customer Service Liason

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.

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!

Jordyn Fassett

Account Manager

Jordyn Fassett

Account Manager

What is your favorite Ferris product? Hazelnuts and sometimes filberts ;)What are you passionate about? Being happy and healthy!What do you like to do in your free time? Explore and adventure with my friends and doggo!How would you describe yourself in three words? Quirky, sarcastic, positive.

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

Evan Groendyk

Retail Integration Manager

Evan Groendyk

Retail Integration Manager

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. 

Cody Gallagher

Barista - West Side

Cody Gallagher

Barista - West Side

Rebekah Hall

Barista - West Side

Rebekah Hall

Barista - West Side

Bryant Vanderlei

Barista - West Side

Bryant Vanderlei

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. 

Caleb Beimers

Barista - West Side

Caleb Beimers

Barista - West Side

Hannah McClure

Barista - West Side

Hannah McClure

Barista - West Side

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

Account Manager

Alie Sherwin

Account Manager

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. 

Dale Jackson

Retail Associate

Dale Jackson

Retail Associate

Katherine Helder

Retail Associate

Katherine Helder

Retail Associate

Sean Billisitz

Retail Associate

Sean Billisitz

Retail Associate

Rachel Dazer

Retail Associate

Rachel Dazer

Retail Associate

Zach Forrester

Barista - Downtown

Zach Forrester

Barista - Downtown

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

Jessica Coles

Cafe Manager

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.

Amy Smith

Barista - Downtown

Amy Smith

Barista - Downtown

Hope Berghuis

Events Coordinator

Hope Berghuis

Events Coordinator

Kate Cowen

Cafe Manager - JP's

Kate Cowen

Cafe Manager - JP's

Alison Westhouse

Shift Supervisor - JP's

Alison Westhouse

Shift Supervisor - JP's

Erik Rice

Assistant Manager - JP's

Erik Rice

Assistant Manager - JP's

Jake Jackson

Barista - JP's

Jake Jackson

Barista - JP's

Jonah Jackson

Barista - JP's

Jonah Jackson

Barista - JP's

Jack Miller

Barista - JP's

Jack Miller

Barista - JP's

Jordan Hill

Shift Supervisor - JP's

Jordan Hill

Shift Supervisor - JP's

Haley Wiggers

Barista - JP's

Haley Wiggers

Barista - JP's

Lisa VanLonkhuyzen

Shift Supervisor - JP's

Lisa VanLonkhuyzen

Shift Supervisor - JP's

Lisa Kasten

Maintenance Supervisor - JP's

Lisa Kasten

Maintenance Supervisor - JP's

Marissa Seymour

Barista - JP's

Marissa Seymour

Barista - JP's

Candace Schleder

Shift Supervisor - JP's

Candace Schleder

Shift Supervisor - JP's

Cara Thompson

Shift Supervisor - JP's

Cara Thompson

Shift Supervisor - JP's

Martha Beattie

Barista - JP's

Martha Beattie

Barista - JP's

Meredith Martin

Barista- JP's

Meredith Martin

Barista- JP's

Lake Foco

Shift Supervisor- JP's

Lake Foco

Shift Supervisor- JP's

Nick Price

Barista- JP's

Nick Price

Barista- JP's

Bethany Fransted

Barista- JP's

Bethany Fransted

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

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

Accounting and HR

Judy Cwiklinski

Accounting and HR

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.

Shelby Mitchell

Accounting Intern

Shelby Mitchell

Accounting Intern

Craig Garrett

Maintenance Technician

Craig Garrett

Maintenance Technician

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 Supervisor

Ike Hansen

Maintenance Supervisor

Brad Hambelton

Facility, Routes, and Special Project Supervisor

Brad Hambelton

Facility, Routes, and Special Project 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. 

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

Equipment Service Supervisor

Ross Schad

Equipment Service Supervisor

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.