OUR TEAM

In order to accomplish our purpose of building trusted partnerships with our customers, we have assembled a team of experts that is second to none. Every team member from our frontline workers to our executive team is an owner and focused on gaining your trust in everything we do.

LEADERSHIP TEAM

  • Professional
  • Trusted
  • Experts
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CHRIS KLIMEK

PAST PRESIDENT

Chris has served 20 years as president and retired as of May 2021. His 39 years of experience and direction has transformed Central Bag Company into a direct importer of packaging and expanded the company’s warehousing and distribution facilities.

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JEFF CHALABI

PRESIDENT

From the time Jeff was a Regional Territory Sales Representative, he has worked extensively in the Product Development and Marketing for Company. Jeff’s 30 years of expertise has helped grow the company into what it is today.

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KIM HECKMAN

CFO

Kim heads our accounting department as CFO and is the Treasurer on our Board of Directors. She joined the company in 2014 and brings over 25 years of experience in manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution.

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KIRK SEIDL

VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES

Kirk Seidl joined the Central Bag sales team in 2008. Growing up in a small Kansas town working on the family farm has given Kirk the values and work ethic that serve him and his customers well in the packing industry.

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JOSEPH HOWELL

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Joseph is our Director of Operations and serves on our Board of Directors. He retired from the US Army with over 20 years of operations experience in logistics, human resources, and manufacturing.

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CARL JORDAN (CJ)

HRBP

CJ is our Human Resources Business Partner, He is retired from the US Army with over 20 years of experience in human resources and manufacturing.

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KEVIN SAMS

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Kevin Sams is our Production Manager and serves on our Board of Directors. He has been with Central Bag for over seven years brings over twenty years of experience in the packaging converting and printing space.

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SALES FORCE

  • Trusted, Professional, and Experts in B2B Sales with decades of experience.
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CRAIG GREEN

OUTSIDE SALES

Craig is sales representative for the states of KS, CO & NE. He brings over 25 years of experience selling into agricultural feed and seed, packaged food, pet food, chemical and aggregates markets.

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JIM WOOSLEY

OUTSIDE SALES

Jim Woosley is sales representative for the states of IA, IL, IN and OH. He brings over 20 years of experience selling into agricultural feed and seed, packaged food, pet food, chemical and aggregates markets.

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BOB MILENTZ

OUTSIDE SALES

Bob is sales representative for the states of TX & OK. He brings over 25 years of experience selling into agricultural feed and seed, packaged food, pet food, chemical and aggregates markets.

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TIM SWARTZ

OUTSIDE SALES

Tim is the western territorial sales representative for the states of ND, SD, WY, MT, ID & MN. He brings over 38 years of experience selling into agricultural feed and seed, packaged food, pet food, chemical and aggregates markets.

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GARY SHIELDS

OUTSIDE SALES

Gary is the sales representative for the states of ND, SD & MN. He is the current President of the Potato Associates of North Dakota and Minnesota and brings over 22 years of high-level experience in public relations, marketing, and sales.

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KEITH HARRINGTON

OUTSIDE SALES

Keith is the sales representative for the states of ND & MN. He brings over 27 years of experience selling into agricultural feed and seed, packaged food, pet food, chemical and aggregates markets.

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