Matt Bieski - Mr. Residential Designer Structural Support Specialist
Meet Matt Bieski. He also answers to 'B' or BEEZER. Matt is the Structural Support and Customer Service Specialist at Berlin. Matt has worked in customer service most of his years, starting as a warehouse team member for Dr. Foster and Smith Pet Supply in Rhinelander, WI. So, now that you know Matt's from the north woods, I'm sure you can guess what he likes to do outside of making our customers happy...that's right, any chance Matt gets he wants to be FISHING! To go even one step further - if Matt could hold a Guinness Book World Record, he would like it to be for catching the biggest Peacock Bass. This means he would need to be fishing in South America. Have a Safe Trip Matt!
Meet Eric Cain, Door & Millwork Specialist in C-sport since 2012. When not working with customers, Eric's a fan of football & golf. Desired Super Power: Invisibility
Ben McCarty - Account Manager/ Pole Barn Specialist
Meet Ben McCarty. He grew up dairy farming and it evolved into an interest for the building trades. Tested the waters as a plumber, moved on to being a carpenter for 6 years. That experience in the field has lead him to Drexel Building Supply, where he enjoys connecting our customers with the best building materials and service at a great value.
Bob Westphal - Deck, Garage & Customer Service Specialist
Bob enjoys fishing, hunting and spending time with his wife of 33 years, Susi, and their three sons. A fun fact about Bob is that in high school Bob played drums in a country band.
Jon Lehman - The Cabinet Guy
This year (2013) Jon has achieved the 10 year milestone both professionally and personally; 10 years on the Drexel Team and 10 years of marriage to his wife Rebekah. When not spending time with their 4 children, Jon is active in his church, serves on the Valley Christian School Board and loves hunting deer and turkeys.
Kevin Soyk - Residential Designer | IT Coordinator
Meet Kevin - As the saying goes, "time flies when you are having fun"! Kevin started at Drexel when he was 18, and has been with the team for over 10 years. Kevin attended Moraine Park for design. Kevin is one of a few that remembers when team members parked on the street and not in the parking lot....It is crazy to think how far down the street we would be parked if we did not use the parking lot.
Mike Johnson - Door & Millwork Specialist/Customer Support
Mike celebrated 10 years with Drexel Kiel in Feb of 2014, and when he isn't busting out Door & Millwork orders or rocking the Customer Service counter, he enjoys spending time with his family. Mike is a proud father of 2 boys, Owen and Will. This year Mike is remodeling his basement... and he has aspirations to one day build a recording studio in the space. Yes, Mike plays the guitar, and laying down a few tracks of his own would be something he'd enjoy.
Diane Bilda - Accounts Payable
Diane joined the Drexel Team in Brookfield in 2009, prior to becoming part of Team Blue she worked for Drexel Interiors for over 35 years, primarily in the accounting department. Diane has been married for 26 years to husband, Dick with one "child", Denali, an Alaskan Malamute. True to Milwaukee, Diane's favorite pastime is to hit the road with her husband on their Harley together with family and friends.
Jake Junk - Yard Leader
Jake and his wife Liza have been married for 1.5 years and have a son Easton and a Red Lab named Brittni. They live in a 150 year old home, that is believed to be haunted When Jake isn't at work, spending time with family, or chopping wood, he is extremely passionate about turkey hunting. Jake has a goal of completing what is called the Grand Slam - harvesting all 4 north American sub-species of wild turkey with his bow. When not pursuing turkeys in the spring or fall, he enjoys fishing with his dad and other family members. Jake also likes basketball & golf, and he helps out on the Beck Farm from time to time.
Adam Kramer - Account Manager
Meet Adam Kramer - He joined the Berlin team in 2001. His favorite vacation was his honeymoon in Jamaica. Adam has two adorable children. Adam goes the extra mile to work with his customers. He has the voice of an angel and always has a story to share.
Cory Damaschke - Steel Specialist
Meet Cory Damaschke - Cory joined Team Blue in 2013 after working 10 years in all different fields of construction and is ready to help you tackle your next project at our Berlin location. Cory's hobbies include hanging out with his son, playing guitar, or snowboarding.
Meet Nate Grinwald - the Siding, Decking, Roofing Specialist and IT Guy! He started at our Berlin location in 2013. Nate has a vast knowledge of our materials including Trex decking. He is well versed in movie quotes and music and created the Real Lumberyard Genius. Nate is also getting married this summer! Nate's motto: Go big or go home!
Stephanie Marek - Accounts Payable
Stephanie grew up in the UP until she moved to Wisconsin to attend St. Norbert College for Business Administration and Economics where she graduated in 2012. She now lives in Green Bay with her boyfriend Dustin - they enjoy camping, fishing, kayaking, snowboarding, anything outdoors. Stephanie loves going up to the UP to spend time with family, & hopes to either move back one day or have a cottage there. Steph stated, "I have only worked at Drexel a short time, but it already feels as if I'm part of a family here."
DuWayne Schliepp - Receiving Specialist
Dewey has worked for Drexel in Berlin since 1999. He worked here 15 years before that with the previous owners. Working outside the walls is a must! Dewey just celebrated his 39th wedding anniversary! He has one son, born in 1979. Dewey has one granddaughter (4 years old) and one grandson (3 years old). Being with his grandchildren almost every day is his passion. His favorite hobby is astronomy and he is currently repairing his own private observatory. He has also begun construction on a 900 sq. ft. greenhouse to accommodate recent conversion to a vegetarian! (he wishes he would have converted decades ago) Dewey also loves German wheat beer thanks to his son and Mr. Karl!
Nick Damico (Rocky) - Operations Team
Nick, his wife Erin & dog Lulu just moved to Germantown a few months ago. When not at work he enjoys watching/playing sports, enjoying the summer while playing any yard game you can think of, and going fishing when he has the time. Nick also enjoys relaxing & watching tons of TV. He reminds us it's always Packer season!