Retail Sales Rep
Shawn has been selling windows and doors for 25 years, and hes been on this local Pella team since 2004. Helping homeowners complete their projects well gives him a great sense of worth. Shawn is married to Michele, and they have two childrena boy (12) and a girl (9). In his spare time, Shawn likes to fish, golf, bowl, play darts, and watch his kids in their school activities.
Inside Sales Asst
Rich joined the Pella team in 2013 as Inside Sales Associate, bringing with him over 20 years of sales and customer service experience. Originally from Peoria, he remains active in the community through JFL football, both coaching and fundraising. Rich is married and is the proud father of three boys. He enjoys spending his free time with his family, going to movies, or attending local events.
Director of Customer Service
Keith has 40 + years of experience in the window and door industry. He began his career with Pella Corporation in 1977 and supervised the research & development testing lab for 10 years and spent another 10 years at corporate in field/customer service, becoming corporate customer service manager. Keith was one of two corporate field trouble shooters before becoming a sales branch service manager for 20 years.
Crysti began her career at Pella in June of 1983 as inventory control/purchasing. In 1996 Human Resources was added to her job responsibilities. Currently she handles all HR responsibilities and manages the order entry department. In her spare time she volunteers, enjoys biking and spending time with her family.
President & CEO
Chris joined Pella Company in 1975, and has worked all aspects of the business: warehouse, production, service, and sales. Hes proudly served as President since 1982, and actively serves as a co-founder/ Executive Board Member of Wildwood Hills Ranch. He has an MBA from The University of Iowa. Chris enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and flying.
I started at Pella Windows in 1998. I worked my way through the business. Started as counter sales/sales support, then entering the sales force, before landing in my current position as operations manager and fulfillment manager. My goal in my job is to keep things running smoothly and making our customers happy. In my spare time, I enjoy bicycling, watching the Iowa Hawkeyes and traveling. I have been married 18 years to my wife Lynn and have a son, Cody.
Brad is a 1993 graduate of Iowa State University with a BBA in Accounting. Brad is an Iowa native and is an active CPA with 25 years of experience in public accounting, private industry and non-profit organizations. He even helped start a small construction company with his best friend. Brad actively serves as Executive Treasurer for Refuge a non-profit organization that builds homes in Haiti. He has been married to Lisa for 24 years and has 3 sons. Outside of work Brad enjoys spending time with his family, riding his motorcycle, traveling and cheering on his favorite teams Cyclones, Cubs, Steelers and Broncos.
Jeremiah has been a part of the construction industry since 1995. He has worked in various capacities within the window and door industry. Now as Service Manager of Prairie Pella Jeremiah looks forward to continuing to improve service relationships with Pella customers, and continuing to increase prompt response times. Jeremiah moved to Ankeny from Phoenix in 2014, so he and his wife, Abby, could enjoy raising their 2 boys near Abbys parents. Samuel is a 6th grader at Prairie Ridge Middle School. Adam is a 3rd grader and Abby works as a Special Education Associate at Ashland Ridge Elementary. Jeremiah was born and raised in Denver, Colorado, making him a passionate Broncos fan. In addition to enjoying sports, Jeremiah coaches his youngest son in baseball, basketball, and soccer. Each year he hopes to get a bit more time on the golf course, particularly with his sons. In his spare time, Jeremiah enjoys woodworking, landscaping, sitting around the fire pit and enjoying the outdoors. An interesting fact about Jeremiah is that he lived in Antarctica for 6 months in his 20s. He is very happy to be part of team Pella.