As a result of the retirement of one of Central States’ principal owners, seven of the Omaha, NE-based company’s key associates have acquired ownership in the company. This transition occurred in the first quarter of 2008. They are:
Patty Lundgren, vice president sales for the PVF Division, with CSG for 15 years; Todd Ford, recently promoted chief operating officer (see item under People On The Move); Corry Walton, vice president and general manager of the Engineered Products Division, with the company for 17 years;
Susan Marsh, a key accounts manager focused on the bio-fuels market, with CSG for 16 years; Al Pfeifer, chief information officer, with the company for 34 years; Joann Schacher, CFO, with CSG for 15 years; and Mike Vezina, vice president and general manager of the company’s Mueller Sales group in New Hope, MN.