Carol Schreder Czech
President Carol earned a dual BS degree in Marketing and Management from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. After graduation, she joined the buyers’ program of The May Company in Cleveland (now known as Macy’s, Inc.) where she managed a department for two years. Carol then worked in sales for the food division of Lever Brothers (a division of Unilever) until she joined the family manufacturing business in 1985.
Carol has been at Airmate Company for 30 years where she has worked in nearly all sales, marketing and management capacities before becoming president in 1999. She bought the company in 2000. She has worked to build a strong Management Team of leaders in key roles who can bring new ideas to keep the company strong and growing.
Carol has been involved in the community through service to the YWCA, the Bryan Area Chamber of Commerce where she was President and Chair of the Government Affairs Committee, a trustee to The Bryan Area Foundation and also in her church. In 2007 Carol received the Athena Award and in that same year was recognized by INC Magazine as one of the 5000 fastest growing small businesses.
Currently she works with Williams County Economic Development and NW State Community College to inform area students about the job opportunities in technical work throughout the tri county area. She is a charter member of the Toledo Area WBE Networking Group.
Phone: 419.636.3184 x 124
Phone: 419.636.3184 x 125
Denise has had over 22 years of experience in customer service, office management, and sales. Her experience comes in handy as she serves customers in numerous capacities.
Denise enjoys coming up with new ideas, developing customer relationships and facing the challenges that come with her position. Denise is always eager to learn more and go the extra mile in order to help customers succeed. Her mission is to use her strengths and expertise to take Airmate beyond the customer’s expectations.
Phone: 419.636.3184 x 135
Justin has over 19 years of customer service experience working in restaurant and retail management. Hiring, managing and developing people, as well as finding and resolving bottlenecks are some of his key skills. Justin also comes to us with 2 years of door to door sales experience. Here at Airmate, he manages most of the fab accounts and handles customer service concerns. Justin is also responsible for setting up new accounts and growing the business.
Phone: 419.636.3184 x 143
With over 22 years of experience working in manufacturing quality assurance, Kelli has brought invaluable expertise to her role at Airmate. Kelli has training in Internal Auditing, SPC, Blueprint Reading, and Failure Mode Effect Analysis.
She worked at Key Plastics, a plastic molder where she was a receiving inspector who tested incoming raw materials for four years. She then spent three years in QS 9000 Document Control where she implemented work instructions, calibrated gages and audited QS 9000 processes as well as training new procedures to employees. She finished her final year as a Quality Analyst developing control plans, performing capability studies and PPAPS.
Kelli began at Airmate as a Production and Quality Supervisor where she learned our processes, scheduled work and began developing our quality program. Today, as Quality Manager, she has full knowledge of our production processes and has created documentation, work instructions and training manuals. She is heading up our ISO compliant initiative, sits on Continuous Improvement Committees and is a valuable member of the Management Team. Kelly brings a great deal of energy and determination to the table. She is hard working and is a solution provider.
Phone: 419.636.3184 x 142
Todd began his education at Defiance College in education and also attended Eastern Michigan University. Before joining Airmate, Todd worked as a Purchasing Agent whose duties included scheduling, inventory and receiving for a year and then worked at an automotive component manufacturer in cost tracking, outsourcing. Todd has hands on experience in machine shop fabricating which contributes to his understanding of our manufacturing processes.
His role at Airmate is purchasing and inventory management. Todd is extremely organized and detail oriented. He has helped to create our supplier rating system which includes measurables in quality and on time delivery. He is rated on cost savings to the company and vendor performance
Phone: 419.636.3184 x 121
Jean is our Graphic Artist. She works with customers to create and refine art used in the printing process. She also designs marketing collateral and has worked on new product development. Jean’s background includes commercial art and she brings professionalism while maintaining creativity to our art department.
Phone: 419.636.3184 x 127
CAD design, Web design and graphic arts.
Jon Schlegel comes to Airmate with a background in CAD design, web design and graphic arts. He joined the Airmate Team in 2003 and has worked in many areas including database design, estimating and programming. Currently Jon is the lead programmer for all company CNC mills. He creates design and layout drawings and assists in estimating and print layout. In his off hours Jon enjoys NASCAR, home improvement projects and spending time with his family.
Kyle has a BA in Organizational Management from Bluffton University. He has over 20 years in manufacturing being a CNC machinist and has worked his way up into supervision/ management positon. Previously, he was a shift supervisor at Cooper Tire in Findlay, Ohio. In his free time, he loves to golf and spend time outside with his son. In addition, he is also a part-time adjunct instructor at Northwest State Community College teaching Blue Print Reading and Sketching.
Phone: 419.636.3184 x 123
With over 10 years of experience, Adam is knowledgeable in a wide variety of custom machining applications with various materials. He has a strong background using and applying special and standard cutting tools to increase efficiency in CNC machining. His various knowledge is applied while working on continuous improvement projects and many other areas within Airmate.
Phone: 419.636.3184 x 128