Gary’s career has been in manufacturing since 1982, joining Schroeder Associates in 1990. His prior work history was in warehouse management and material control, then moving into a purchasing position, before finally settling into sales. With this base of knowledge and experience, Gary offers a well-rounded view of being a Manufacturers’ Representative. Being a life-long resident of the Quad Cities area, Gary is very familiar with the Midwest manufacturing landscape. He is looking forward to many more years of applying his knowledge and passion to assist his customers as well as the company’s Principals and partners. In his spare time, Gary enjoys a casual afternoon on the golf course.
Phone: (563) 355-2608
Doug joined the company in 2008 after spending 8 years as a commercial pilot. Prior to that, he owned and managed a contract packaging and assembly business for 10 years. With a B.S. in Sales / Marketing and experience in several sales positions, Doug has found his career passion as a Manufacturers’ Representative. He thrives on the challenge of solving issues by bringing customers and principals together. In his spare time, Doug enjoys skiing, biking, and sailing with family and friends.
Phone: (612) 220-0228
Todd joined Schroeder Associates in 2015 to serve the Nebraska, Kansas, and Western Missouri territory. Prior to joining the team, he worked throughout the Midwest as a Planner, Purchasing agent, and as an Inside Sales Representative for companies within the manufacturing industry. Todd sincerely enjoys helping people and understanding their organizations to help them grow. In his spare time, you can find him fishing, hunting, or spending time with family and friends.
Phone: (402) 896-8420
Tyler joined Schroeder Associates in 2021. He has an extensive background in direct sales and sales management. For the past 10 years, he has worked in Managed Services to help customers find efficiencies in existing processes and workflows. Tyler believes in a customer centric sales process to help identify and add value to his business relationships. He graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 2008 with a degree in business and communications. Tyler lives in the Quad Cities with his wife and 3 boys. They enjoy the outdoors, hiking, and biking as a family.
Phone: (563) 203-7944
Matt joined the company in 2019. Matt grew up in Fargo, ND, and still lives in Fargo with his wife Heidi. He has been a Manufactures’ Representative for 29 years. He has loved covering SD, ND, MN, MB, and all the people he has gotten to know over the years. Matt feels the people are what makes traveling in his area so enjoyable. Matt loves to golf, hunt and enjoy the lakes with family.
Phone: (701) 799-0459
Blake joined Schroeder Associates in 2022. He is a passionate sales and operations professional with extensive experience serving the Midwest region. Native of the Greater Chicagoland area, Blake served 12 years in the United States Marine Corps before extending his passion to serve others in the civilian sector. He has spent the last 8 years in Telecommunications, Construction, and Sales Management. Driven by shared values and industry knowledge, Blake takes pride in fostering strong relationships and solving complex issues. In his spare time, Blake enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending quality time with his wife and 4 children.
Phone: (773) 771-9020
Amy joined Schroeder Associates in 2009. With over 20 years of experience in professional office positions and a track record of strong performance in high-volume, high-pressure environments, Amy skillfully manages administrative duties and client relations. As Office Manager, she is responsible for all office procedures and uses her organizational skills to ensure smooth operations in a busy and vibrant work environment.
Phone: (563) 355-2608
Schroeder Associates added Audra to the team in 2018 as an Administrative Assistant/Sales Support. She has worked previously as an Interior Designer after graduating from the Art Institute of Colorado. She applies her attention to detail and creative thinking to the work she does for the company. Audra loves to spend time with her two boys, husband, and dog in her spare time.
Amy joined Schroeder Associates in 2016 as a Sales Support/ Data Processing specialist. Amy previously worked as an Outside Sales representative in Minneapolis and surrounding areas. After getting her kids off to school full time, Amy decided to get back into the working world, and has loved working with the Schroeder group.