The Team

Diane McCumber

Portrait of Diane McCumber.

Since dedicating 17 years of military service to the Air National Guard, Diane has spent 15 years in business accounting and office management.  She is in charge of day-to-day operations in the front office including human resources, payroll, and accounting.

Farrel Jourdan

Portrait of Farrel Jourdan.

Farrel is a founding owner of Badger Custom Pallet and is involved in all aspects of its operation.  He is instrumental in ensuring product quality and customer satisfaction.  His extensive experience in shipping and logistics is vital to Badger Custom Pallet’s commitment to providing our customers with effective solutions to problems in the realm of transportation.

Tim Rozinski

Portrait of Tim Rozinski.

Tim has been an owner of Badger Custom Pallet since 2001.  His specialties include pallet design and sales.  He is dedicated to providing our customers with products that meet their unique needs through his extensive knowledge of the pallet and logistics industries.  Tim, and everyone on our sales team, works closely with our customers to ensure we are providing them with the highest quality solutions to their pallet and shipping container needs.

Jeff Mathwig

Portrait of Jeff Mathwig.

Jeff attended the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and graduated in 1997 with a degree in Business Management.  His involvement in the wood pallet industry began in 2001, and since then has completed intensive short courses in Pallet Design System (PDS) and Unit Load Design from Virginia Polytechnic Institute.  He has been an owner of Badger Custom Pallet since 2009 and specializes in engineering and shipping solutions tailored to our customers’ specific requirements.

Patrick Grove

Portrait of Patrick Grove.

Patrick graduated in 2014 from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with a degree in Forest Administration and Utilization and a minor in Business Administration.  He came to Badger Custom Pallet in 2015 and concentrates on purchasing the diverse varieties of lumber required to meet our customers’ unique specifications.  He enjoys communicating with lumber suppliers across the country and is always exploring new opportunities for procuring the highest quality, most cost-efficient materials available.

Ardis Jourdan

Portrait of Ardis Jourdan.

Ardis assists all of Badger Custom Pallet’s departments in finance management and has been an owner since the company’s inception in 1996.  Her involvement in shipping and logistics goes back to 1995 with her involvement in owning and operating Badger Express.  She provides invaluable expertise in directing Badger Custom Pallet’s growth and investment opportunities.

Dan Hein

Portrait of Dan Hein.

Dan has been Badger Custom Pallet’s production manager since 2007.  His background in the pallet industry began in 1976, and this vast experience is evident in the day-to-day operations on the production floor.  Dan’s top priority is to make sure that customers’ needs are translated all the way from the design phase to the finished product.

Pat Pearson

Portrait of Pat Pearson.

Pat is the second shift manager and has been with Badger Custom Pallet since 2013.  His extensive experience in managing production processes is instrumental in maintaining high standards of manufacturing day after day.  He works closely with first shift managers to ensure a smooth transition of production between shifts and to stay abreast with our customers’ changing needs.

Randy Vick

Portrait of Randy Vick.

Badger Custom Pallet’s ability to adapt to its customers’ needs at a moment’s notice is owed to Randy.  Randy ensures that the materials are on hand at all times to create custom components on short notice.  Additionally, he oversees Badger Custom Pallet’s recycling program and can utilize and repair used pallets for a variety of purposes.

Travis Carroll

Portrait of Travis Carroll.

Travis manages Badger Custom Pallet’s production office and is responsible for ensuring a timely response to our customers’ orders.  His in-depth familiarity with the production process allows him to continually adjust to customers’ changing schedules while maintaining a high productivity environment.

“Working with Badger Custom Pallet has been incredible.  Their team has worked closely with us to provide significant cost savings.  We have also been able to drastically reduce our inventory levels with their stocking capabilities. 

They have done an incredible job earning our business and exceeding all of our needs. We would highly recommend Badger Custom Pallet to anyone looking for wood packaging professionals that will work with you to reduce your packaging costs.”


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