Staff

At Pella of Peoria our expert staff members are here to help you at every phase of your replacement window or door project. Meet them here!

Shawn Harshbarger
Shawn Harshbarger
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.
Richard Monk
Richard Monk
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.
Keith Rudd
Keith Rudd
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 Allen
Crysti Allen
Human Resources
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.
Karl Allen
Karl Allen
General Manager & Senior Vice President
1983 graduate of Central College in Pella, Iowa with a BA Degree in Business Management, and a minor in Economics. Karl started with Prairie Pella in May of 1983 as inside sales and quickly transitioned to outside sales in August 1983. His sales territory was the Creston, IA area and then Ames, IA until 1989. Karl became a Commercial Sales rep in 1989, and then stepped up to the Operations Manager role in 1996. Following that, he was promoted to General Manager in July 2000. In his spare time Karl enjoys spending time with family, traveling, bicycling and flyfishing.
Chris Boley
Chris Boley
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.
Matt Linder
Matt Linder
Operations Manager
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 Thomas
Brad Thomas
Controller
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.
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