Tim RiordanRegional Vice President - IL, WI
Tim Riordan has been in the foodservice industry since 1987. He has held Regional Sales Manager positions with several food equipment manufacturers including Follett Corporation, Carlisle Food Service Products and Prince Castle. He has worked in the IL-WI market since 2004. Tim specializes in refrigeration equipment and maintaining long term relationships within the foodservice network.
Tim resides in the western suburbs of the Chicago Metro Area with his wife, Beth, and their family.
Bachelor of Science in Marketing - Lewis University, 1985
Bill BeshilasRegional Vice President - IL, WI
Bill Beshilas has been in the foodservice industry since 1990. He was with Edward Don for three years before becoming a manufacturers' representative in 1994. In 1998, he started his own sales agency and has been in the Chicago area his entire career.
Bill resides in Naperville, Illinois with his wife, Amy, and his two daughters.
Bachelor of Arts in Marketing - Michigan State University, 1989
Kelly KavanaughTerritory Manager - Chicago
Kelly Kavanaugh has been working with the Manitowoc lines as a Territory Manager in Illinois since 2008. In 2012, she received the Rep of the Year award from Kolpak.
Kelly resides in Chicago, Illinois.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Marketing - Univeristy of Illinois, 2008
Don MasonTerritory Manager - WI
Don Mason is a 33 year veteran of the foodservice industry. He spent 12 years in the corporate restaurant side of the business at Associated Hosts Inc, Cascone's Italian Restaurants Inc and Creative Restaurant Management Inc. Don was a Territory Manager in Wisconsin for 21 years with Mirkovich and Associates where he was directly involved with the core Manitowoc brands.
Don resides in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science - University of Missouri, 1980
Jordan BladeckiTerritory Manager - WI
Jordan Bladecki joined Zink Foodservice in 2014. He most recently worked as a Sales Account Manager for Unified Brands & Alto-Shaam after graduating from Central Michigan University in 2011.
Jordan currently resides in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Marketing & Logistics - Central Michigan University, 2011
Karen ClausingRegional Account Manager - Healthare & Education - IL, WI
Karen Clausing joins the company with 22 years experience as a Healthcare Specialist in the foodservice industry. She has most recently been servicing the northern Illinois market as a District Healthcare Manager working directly with Carlisle-Dinex. Previous experience includes working in the healthcare market with a Chicago manufacturer’s representative firm and in sales on the distributor level as a Hospital Account Manager.
Karen has worked with hospitals and long term care facilities and distributers in Illinois with a focus on temperature maintenance products, trayline systems and traytop presentation. She will be responsible for this market segment for our Illinois group.
Karen resides in Lombard, Illinois.
Tom ButzRegional Account Manager - Healthcare & Education - IL, WI
Tom Butz has been working with the IL-WI team since 2012. He has been in the hospitality industry since 1975 working with operators in restaurants, resorts, and private clubs. For the past 35 years Tom has held variety of unit and regional positions with the ARAMARK Corporation, specializing in the areas of business & industry, campus dining and healthcare foodservice management.
Tom resides in Rockford with his wife, Linda, and family.
Bachelor of Science in Hotel & Restaurant Management/Business Administration - University of Wisconsin, Stout
AAS in Culinary Arts – Milwaukee Area Technical College