Maple Ridge Farms Names Schillinger Executive Vice President
As first reported Wednesday in a PPB Newslink Breaking News alert, supplier Maple Ridge Farms (PPAI 114165) in Mosinee, Wisconsin, has promoted Jodie Schillinger, CAS, to executive vice president. She will report directly to President Tom Riordan. Schillinger is a 20-year company veteran who has held positions as assistant to the president, director of customer care and customer service manager.
“Jodie’s ability to lead is founded in her passion for serving our customers’ needs, total concern for our team of employees and dedication to the continued growth of Maple Ridge Farms,” says Riordan. “I have watched Jodie grow both professionally and personally during the past 20 years and I have complete confidence in the leadership abilities she brings to her new role.”
Schillinger’s team has earned the supplier 20 PPAI Supplier Star and Award of Merit honors and 18 consecutive ASI Distributor Choice Awards. Within the promotional products industry, she has served on the PPAI Awards & Recognition Committee, chaired the Suppliers Committee and is a PPAI Product Safety Ambassador. Outside of the industry, she is a part-time student at the University of Wisconsin, an Emerging Leader with United Way and volunteers with Junior Achievement of Wisconsin.
She says, “I am humbled and honored to take this next step forward with our visionary leadership team. I believe that the roots of Maple Ridge Farms run deep within this industry, and that our brand carries a strong, trusted, delicious and customer-centric identity. I look forward to earning the continued trust and support of our customer partners, while working passionately with our internal teams, bringing to the industry the next level of what Maple Ridge has to offer.”
Riordan adds, “Over the last decade, Jodie has excelled while overseeing our customer service, order processing and art departments. Continuing with those responsibilities, I look forward to her taking an increasingly more active role with our sales and marketing teams, to assist us with meeting the challenges the future holds for Maple Ridge Farms, and our continually evolving industry.”