Chris Terrels | firstname.lastname@example.org
President / Director of Sales & Marketing
Chris Terrels, RDI President and Director, cofounded the company with his brother, the late Andrew P. Terrels. Prior to RDI, he received a BS from Dickenson College, Carlisle, PA after which he cofounded Seaside Builders. His experiences there led him to bigger & better things, and RDI was born. Chris is the mastermind behind many patents and products owned by RDI.
Aside from RDI, Chris is a devoted father of 3 and loyal Phillies phan. He recently became a proud pet parent to his new pit bull, Gryphon.
Jonathan Gronow | email@example.com
Executive Vice President / Director of Finance
Jon is the VP and financial backbone of RDI. A member of the Chartered Institute of Mgmt Accountants since 1996 (qualifying at Leeds Metropolitan University, England), Jon has experience in several areas of finance, including Plant, Cost & Mgmt Accounting, Financial Analysis, and as Financial Controller.
Don't be fooled by his suave English accent; though Rugby is his game, he's also a passionate Philly sports fan. A 10yr Eagles season ticket holder, he's also an ardent supporter of Tony Luke's steaks.
Chris Schneider | firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Product Development / Senior Engineer
Many of our new product ideas originate with Chris, who came to RDI shortly after graduating with a BS in Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. Chris is responsible for managing RDI's product development as well as relationships with our overseas partners.
Although he is not a big sports fan, we still love him; he is fun to hang out with and always enjoys a steep slope of powder or a good glass of wine.
Wayne Batchelder | email@example.com
Director of Operations
Wayne has been with RDI since 1999 and has been a driving force in virtually every phase of RDI's growth. From fabricator of RDI's first railing system, Finyl Rail, to Director, his superb organizational skills, professionalism & vast experience in all things RDI make him indispensable.
What is the secret to Wayne's success? Coffee. Lots of coffee.
Jay Penney | firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of National Sales
Jay, a former Nebraska resident, started as regional manager for RDI in the Midwest and moved to New Jersey as Director of National Sales in 2005. His honesty, integrity, leadership, and drive to succeed make him the perfect leader of our Sales Managers.
Nebraska; great corn, great people!
Carol Lyn Groce | email@example.com
Marketing Communications Manager
Carol Lyn is responsible for managing the marketing, advertising, and public relations, and serves as Assistant to Chris Terrels. A Dale Carnegie graduate, Carol Lyn holds a BS from Richard Stockton College of NJ and has been awarded a certificate of completion from the Northern Illinois University Outreach / CTSM program.
As a Yankees fan, Carol Lyn is often tormented by her fellow coworkers.
Kristin Snyder | firstname.lastname@example.org
Kristin Snyder, Graphic Designer, is the newest creative mind to join the RDI family. A graduate of The Art Institute of Philadelphia, Kristin has been described as “half artist, and half scientist” and we are very fortunate to have found her. Her mastery of the design process combined with her high-energy creativity has proven her to be an essential part of our family.
Wanna know, “What's the Pantone Color of the Year?” or “What kind of icing should I use for a Red Velvet cupcake?” call or email her.
Joe Russell | email@example.com
Customer Service Manager
With his 10+ years in the building industry, Joe Russell is responsible for overseeing customer service and technical & sales support. Joe also provides on-the-job PK and installation training to our customers nationwide.
On Fridays, when Joe isn't busy serving his customers, he can be found in his E-A-G-L-E-S apron whipping up some BBQ for his RDI family. Venison .... ummmmm.
Vera James | firstname.lastname@example.org
Customer Service & Technical Support
A Rutgers University graduate, Vera has been with RDI for almost 10 years and provides customer service and technical support to our distributors and customers nationwide.
Vera works diligently to provide excellent care to our customers, but her most difficult job is keeping Joe Russell in line.
Bob Howe | email@example.com
Information Technology Manager
Bob Howe is the technological glue of RDI. A Stockton State and Dale Carnegie graduate, Bob is responsible for all technological aspects of our company including networking, software, and security. Bob manages the IT needs of both of our locations and is highly trained in all software and IT logistics of RDI.
When Bob needs to unplug from work and the endless personal technological needs of his RDI family he goes camping ... where no satellites can locate him.
Mike DeSalle | firstname.lastname@example.org
Product Development Engineer
Mike DeSalle, a proud graduate of Rutgers University, School of Engineering, is an integral part of our Engineering Team. His attention to detail, advanced computer skills, and outgoing personality make him a favorite among his RDI family.
Mike often suffers from sleep deprivation; between Betsy (his fiancée) and his two adorable rescue dogs, Mike often finds himself contemplating a bigger bed!
Scott Price | email@example.com
Scott Price comes to RDI as a graduate of Stockton State College with a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting. His attention to details, honesty and integrity are what drew us to him, and he has proven himself to be a perfect fit for RDI.
To relax, Scott used to enjoy hanging around and watching sports, but now with 2 daughters, he's been busy pushing Congress to make shoes a deductible expense!
Melissa Matagiese | firstname.lastname@example.org
Import Logistics Administrator
Melissa, a proud graduate of St. Joseph University, is a key member of our shipping team. It's difficult to condense her function in a few sentences... In a word, she IS logistics. Managing customs regulations, distribution strategies, and maintaining global relationships are among her key daily duties.
Melissa detaches from her hectic job by taking long walks after work with her husband and small 85 lb. Akita / Shepherd (at one point her dog was 113 lbs!).
Doug Ahlquist | email@example.com
Doug is responsible for evaluating job orders, managing production schedules and operations, and managing inventory. He is the master at efficiency and time management!
Despite still being a Vikings and a Reds fan (oh yes, we will convert him to a Philadelphia fan eventually!), we congratulate him on his recent promotion.
Tim Meehan | firstname.lastname@example.org
Tim Meehan comes to RDI as a graduate of Rowan University. It is his responsibility to enforce QC procedures & programs, determine factors affecting the quality of materials and finished goods, and to enforce, maintain, and perfect the quality of RDI’s products through constant innovation and quantitative analysis.
Tim has a triple life; QC man at RDI, husband and father at home, and “Bass Slayer” on the high seas.
Laura Johnson | email@example.com
Laura is responsible for all issues related to Human Resources. A Dale Carnegie and Rowan University grad with two BA degrees, Laura holds 11 HR state certifications for NJ. Her duties include managing RDI's health plan, investment plans, and company calendar. She also manages our temporary labor force and handles all scheduling with them.
We all love and trust Laura - she is the keeper of our dirty little secrets and company therapist.
Patti Morgan | firstname.lastname@example.org
Patti is responsible for purchasing materials, product delivery schedules, maintaining MRP, pricing, and maintaining vendor relationships. Patti loves her role at RDI and is the envy of all the females at the company; she gets to spend all day shopping and spending other people's money.
We have to keep tabs on Patti or she would buy truckloads of smiley faces.
Kathy Aragon | email@example.com
Administrative / HR Support
Kathy Aragon is one of RDI’s best multi-taskers. She’s our Millville administrative assistant, works with our HR manager in managing our temporary labor force, and handles a vast amount of tasks related to office operations and HR. We’d be lost without her superior organizational skills, patience, and ability to quickly master any task.
Kathy can’t sit still outside of RDI either! She enjoys an array of outdoor activities (i.e. riding dirt & street bikes, ATVs, fishing, camping, hiking), and is currently attending college (majoring in forensics & technology). She’s our own personal CSI agent!
Barry Lyons | firstname.lastname@example.org
Territory Sales Manager
Barry Lyons manages RDI's sales for VA, MD, and DE. If you need a hard-core fishing partner or need information on RDI products, call him at 804.201.7755 or email@example.com.
In his spare time Barry is an avid inshore / offshore fisherman and sometimes likes to blow off steam through marathon training. Like his buddy, Herbert says, "Mmmmmmmm ... gotta work those hamstrings!"
Dave Buzzie | firstname.lastname@example.org
Territory Sales Manager
Dave Buzzie manages RDI's sales for Western VA, NY, PA, and OH. A 5-time Vendor Salesman of the Year for Babcock Lumber, Dave is truly dedicated to his customers and is always willing to go the extra mile. Call him at 412.527.0092 or email@example.com.
Dave's hobbies include ... well, actually, Dave has no hobbies; he spends time outside RDI with his fiancé, Michelle, and their 7 wonderful children.
Mike Laskowski | firstname.lastname@example.org
Territory Sales Manager
Mike manages RDI's sales for the Northeastern states of ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, RI, and parts of NY. If you'd like to contact him and offer him a trip to a warmer state, he can be reached at 609.204.4059 or email@example.com.
Mike loves getting email. His response rate to almost any email is warp speed.