Maple Ridge Farms Names Schillinger Executive Vice President
Mosinee, WI – Maple Ridge Farms announced the appointment of Jodie Schillinger CAS, a 20-year company veteran, to Executive Vice President, effective January 1, 2019. She will report directly to company President, Tom Riordan.
In announcing the promotion, Mr. Riordan stated, "Jodie’s ability to lead is founded in her passion for serving our customers’ needs, total concern for our team of employees, and dedication to the continued growth of Maple Ridge Farms. I have watched Jodie grow both professionally and personally during the last 20 years, and have complete confidence in the leadership abilities she brings to her new role.”
Schillinger has quickly risen through the ranks at Maple Ridge. Her most recent positions have included Assistant to the President, Director of Customer Care, and Customer Service Manager. Riordan continued, “Over the last decade, Jodie has excelled while overseeing our Customer Service, Order Processing, and Art Departments. Continuing with those responsibilities, I look forward to her taking an increasingly more active role with our sales and marketing teams, to assist us with meeting the challenges the future holds for Maple Ridge Farms, and our continually evolving industry.”
Ever aware of Maple Ridge’s leadership position in the food gifts sector of the Promotional Products Industry, Schillinger’s team is credited with earning the company’s notable 18 consecutive ASI Distributor Choice Awards and 20 PPAI Supplier Star Awards. When asked to elaborate on her goals in her new position, she replied, “ I am humbled and honored to take this next step forward with our visionary leadership team. I believe that the roots of Maple Ridge Farms run deep within this industry, and that our brand carries a strong, trusted, delicious and customer-centric identity.” She continued, “I look forward to earning the continued trust and support of our customer partners, while working passionately with our internal teams, bringing to the industry the next level of what Maple Ridge has to offer.”
Within the Promotional Products Industry, Schillinger, a Certified Advertising Specialist (CAS), Chaired the PPAI Supplier Committee, serves on the PPAI Awards & Recognition Committee and is a PPAI Product Safety Ambassador. Outside of the industry, an avid learner, Jodie is a part-time student at the University of Wisconsin, is an Emerging Leader with United Way, and volunteers with Junior Achievement of Wisconsin. Anyone who know Jodie realizes that her number one role, however, is being the mother of her two children, John, 18, Jaxsen, 16. The family resides in Mosinee, WI.