Brian is the General Manager of Mid Central Door; he has learned the business from the ground up during and after college. He oversees the department managers within the company and is very hands on when it comes to Customer Relationships and Project Management. His day can vary from being primarily in the office to multiple site meetings with contractors and owners. He believes in building relationships by earning the customers’ business through mutual trust and respect and by performing at a superior customer service level and attention to detail to ultimately result in what is best for the customer overall needs they are trying to achieve and by respecting it is ultimately their choice and facility. Outside of work, he enjoys time with his wife, kids, extended family and pets and enjoys four wheeling and snowmobiling.
FDAI / Estimating Manager / Senior Project Manager
Eric is one of four DHI certified FDAI (Fire Door Assembly Inspector) in the state of MN. He works with not only other company FDAI’s, but also very closely with end users in education and awareness. Eric consults end users with standards, codes and requirements in healthcare as it relates to swinging fire doors as well as performing inspections. Eric also has several different technical trainings and various certifications as it relates to architectural frames, doors and builders hardware. As the estimating manager at Mid Central Door, Eric works with the company’s lead estimator to review and be involved with key projects from both a company and end user relationship growth perspective. This involves reviewing architectural plans and specifications from contractors and architects with his team and assisting in final bids. Eric is also one of the company’s senior project managers. In his almost 10 years at Mid Central Door, Eric has worked in various roles. From a part time delivery driver during his college years at St. Cloud Community and Technical College, through the hardware department, into project management and currently heads the estimating department. Eric has many hobbies that involve building, and anything he can make with his hands. He’s a guitar player from a former local band. He currently lives somewhat local to the area and has two young boys with his wife.
Roger has spent 11 years at Mid Central Door and the last three as the service manager. He handles walk-in customers and call-ins, without any of his days ever appearing the same. There is much versatility regarding design and building customers’ doors that Roger appreciates all the aspects his job offers him. Roger started in the warehouse after graduating from St. Cloud Technical and Community College, and has seen just about every aspect of the business from sweeping floors, welding, fabricating, install, and estimating. Outside of his roles at Mid Central Door, you can find Roger 15 feet up in a deer stand, on the lake, or spending time with his wife and baby girl.
Andy has been with Mid Central Door since 1999 (16 years!). His passion is in the door hardware side of the business. He’s built great relationships with vendors and finds that very rewarding. His favorite projects have been the Boys Scouts Castle at Parker Scout Reserve in Nisswa because of all the old antique looking hardware and ISelf @ SCSU for all electronic and unique hardware. (Some of the hardware had to be purchased from the UK) On the weekends you can find Andy hanging out with family and friends playing a good game of cards or hanging out on the beaches of sunny Florida a couple times a year.
Corey is in the ever growing General Sales Department. He enjoys the variety that general sales offers, seeing and dealing with customers that walk in and building the relationships with customers. On the weekends you can find him at a variety of different sporting events, doing stuff around the house and in the yard, and spending time with family and friends. He also plays a lot of golf in the summer and playing basketball on Wednesday nights in the winter.
Amanda is the Estimating Assistant at Mid Central Door. She keeps our estimators organized and on track. She enjoys the people she works with and the variety of projects that come through the bidding process. On the weekends you can find her spending time with her family.
Lucy has been with Mid Central Door for almost 3 years as a temporary part time receptionist. Today she does much more (and is full time!) solving complex account issues and balancing the books for the projects we handle. She enjoys the staff culture and the accounting side to keep things timely and accurate. On the weekends you can find Lucy spending time with her husband and 3 youngest kids camping, fishing, hunting, and gardening. She also plays trumpet with the St. Cloud Municipal Band and St. Cloud State University Campus Band.
Tim is an integral part of our Hardware and Parts room. He enjoys working as part of a team, enjoys the communication in the office, how friendly everyone is and staying busy. Every time UPS comes, it feels like Christmas! Since moving here from Nottingham, England, he has found several hobbies, including gunsmithing and Ice fishing. Tim and his wife enjoy visiting friends and family on the weekends and visiting new places around MN.
General Sales/Project Manager
Bethany is the Lead Estimator at Mid Central Door; she started out with the company back in 2014 as an Estimating Assistant, moved into a Project Manager role and has since shifted her talents back into estimating. Bethany works with many contractors on design build projects, open market bids and private bid invitations. Her day to day is consumed with reviewing project specifications and architectural plans, material pricing and coordination between contractors, vendors and Mid Central Door’s staff. Bethany is kept busy outside of work with her four children and their many sports and hobbies. When time allows, Bethany and her family can be found camping during the Summer months and participating in local 5K’s and half marathons.
Scott has been a key employee between both Mid Central Door and American Door Works throughout his 15 years of employment. He started at St. Cloud Overhead Door in 2002 as a Commercial Installer and moved over to Mid Central Door a year after that and has worked in the fabricating shop, installing doors, warehouse deliveries and is currently the hardware coordinator. On weekends he can be found with his fiancé and twin 2 year olds Thomas and Julia. His free time is taken up with their kids!
Assistant Project Manager
Shawn has a Bachelor’s degree from St. Cloud State University in Operations Management. He started at St. Cloud Overhead Door in 2014 and moved over to Mid Central Door a year after that into the position of Assistant Project Manager. His weeks are busy as he puts together submittals from bid proposals, detailing out projects, and coordinating project information between Mid Central Door and the customer. He assists the estimating department and has his own jobs to run and coordinate. He enjoys the variety of job duties, how every day is different and the people he works with. He enjoys the challenge of each project and all of the parts Commercial walk thru doors and hardware bring. Soon he’ll master the vast hardware combinations. On the weekends you can find Shawn fishing, enjoying the outdoors, playing golf, and woodworking.
Assistant Project Manager
Chad is one of our Assistant Project Managers, which means he coordinates projects between material handling, working with project managers to get job details coordinated. Having been with the company for four years, Chad began his career as a service technician with American Door Works and moved over to Mid Central Door. Chad is always busy. Aside from raising three kids with his wife, he’s training to be a volunteer fire fighter in Avon, organizing and running 5k’s, and playing guitar when he can.