- Meet Our Corporate Office Team
Director of Operations
Glenn Simes started his career in the DSD world in 1998 with Kemps Dairy. Glenn has worked in numerous facets of the industry. He started working in the warehouse as a picker and was quickly promoted to foreman. Not long after that he was promoted to route supervisor in 1999, covering most of Southern Minnesota. During his tenure, his area grew to include Iowa as well. In 2003 Glenn was again promoted, this time to Distribution Manager for Southern Mn, Iowa, and Western Wisconsin. This included managing both company routes as well as sub-distributor routes. Glenn was promoted to his current role as Senior Fleet Manager in 2020, overseeing 8 distribution locations across the Midwest.
Glenn’s hobbies include Hunting, gardening, and spending time with family and grandchildren. He has been married to his wife Jenny for 32 years. They have 3 Children and 2 grandchildren.
Director of Sales
- Meet Our Sales & Support Team
Northern Regional Sales Manager
Dave started at Schoep’s Ice Cream in 1989, in the freezer, picking orders for routes and warehouse accounts. He was a route driver for a short while until he was promoted to Area Sales Manager.
He managed the largest area for 10 years. In 2004 Dave accepted a job as a territory manager for Cedar Crest Ice Cream, doing the same for them for 18 years.
Dave came to Cold Front with over 33 years of DSD ice cream experience. When He is not working, he enjoy playing golf and doing some traveling with his wife and 2 adult sons.
Southern Regional Sales Manager
Greg Rogalla – National Key Account Manager
Greg came to Cold Front 6 years ago and brought 32 years of DSD experience and 5 years in grocery prior to that. Just prior to CF, Greg worked for Nestle for 10 years, GWB(Bimbo) for 15 years, and IBC for 7 years.
Greg has held many DSD roles including starting as an RSR with IBC(Butternut Bread), then with Bimbo Bakeries as a District Manager, Sales Admin/Systems Coordinator, Marketing Manager & Roadnet Analyst.
Then with Nestle Greg was a Market Development Rep with ice cream and pizza, and later a Customer Development Account Manager for corporate Ice Cream & pizza, and managed Nesquik RTD working with beverage distributors.
Greg’s a Midwest native living in the Chicago NW suburbs all of his life. He enjoys spending most of his time with family & friends, especially over the Holidays. In his spare time does a little camping, skiing and golfing. 2016 was a great year when the Cubs won the World Series!
Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois
Frank Ramirez – Business Development Manager
Erik Stegmeir – Business Development Manager
Nick Hackney – Business Development Manager
John Walker – Business Development Manager
Russ Galston -Business Development Manager
Southern Wisconsin , Northern Illinois
Bob Hill – Senior Sales Analyst
Drew MacTavish – Sales Analyst
- Meet Our Mountain Division Team
Interim Mountain Division Manager
Tony Mascarenas – Northern Colorado Area Manager
Mark Barfield – Southern Colorado Area Manager
Tim Markovetz – Wyoming / South Dakota Area Manager
Tom Berka – Area Manager / Badlands Distribution
Brad Decker – Area Manager / Badlands Distribution
- Meet Our Mid-West Division Team
Mid-West Division Manager
Jeff has 25 years in the DSD business. He started with Kraft pizza Co. in 98, and went to Edy’s IC in 2002, Nestle acquired Edy’s in 2005 and later Kraft pizza brands in 2010. Jeff ended his career with Nestle in December 2019 and has been with Cold Front since.
Jeff has had several roles in DSD, he has been a Route Sales rep (RSR), Pre Sell Rep (PSR), Relief Lead/Route Supervisor, District Sales Leader, Area Manager, and Distribution Manager. Jeff I s currently the Division Manager for the MW covering MN, IA, WI, NE, and Northern IL. Overseeing 6 area managers and Lodi warehouse.
Jeff loves to spend his free time traveling with his wife, 2 daughters and dog. He also enjoys golfing and fishing.
Andrew Elwer -Central Midwest Area Manager
Shawn Hauger – Iowa Area Manager
Mathew Jackson – South Wisconsin Area Manager
Marc Hecker – North Wisconsin Area Manager
Scott Christianson – Minnesota Area Manager
Paul Kittel – Minnesota Area Manager
Ian Larson – Wisconsin Larson Distributer
- Meet Our South-West Division Team
Southwest Division Manager
David Denny – Distribution Manager
Jay Rodriguez – West Texas Area Manager
Alex Kreuzer – El Paso Area Manager
Chris Stanford – New Mexico Area Manager
David Lopez – South East Area Manager
- Meet Our Central Division Team