Continental Girbau Inc. recently recognized three staff members for 15 years of service. They are Senior Technical Support Specialist Neal Gadzinski, Finance Services Manager & International Sales Manager Pam Kuffel and Customer Experience Specialist II Karen Washebek.
“The Continental team appreciates the many contributions of Neal, Pam and Karen over the past 15 years,” said Continental President Mike Floyd. “We appreciate their dedication and willingness to go the extra mile for our customers.”
Gadzinski joined Continental as a technical support specialist. He quickly expanded his role into warranty management and further developed his expertise in micro board and inverter drive technology. Today, he holds a senior-level role in which he fields technically related calls from distributors, contributes to product testing and improvements, and performs multiple other duties related to sales support and product specification updates.
Kuffel began employment at Continental in 2004, after graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with a bachelor’s degree in finance. In her current role, she manages both the finance department and international sales, as well as serves as the administrator of Salesforce, Continental’s customer relationship management platform. Kuffel is responsible for the development and management of all consumer finance transactions and programs, as well as export transactions outside of the United States and Canada.
Washebek joined Continental in an accounting role before transitioning into customer care in 2010. Today, she serves in a senior-level position where she works to build long-term business relationships with customers. Among many other responsibilities, Washebek interfaces with national accounts, serves as the main point of contact for the sales department and helps coordinate finished product shipments.