Meet Our New Team Members

Meet Our Newest Team Members!

Being new to any team is hard but we are happy to welcome these ladies to our team. We are still getting to know them ourselves so keep an eye out for a more in-depth introduction coming soon.

Scott Nichols

Director of eCommerce Sales Strategy

Scott Nichols joins the COE team as our new Director of eCommerce Sales Strategy! Before COE, Scott spent 13 years at National Business Furniture in eCommerce, merchandising and operations. He was excited to start at COE after hearing about our company culture and the growth we have seen. He was happy to find a place that matched his values and ambitions.

Out of our core values, Scott believes the most in transparency, because it is vital to a team and the company’s success that everyone is aware of what is going on and willing to pitch in when needed. 
Welcome to the team Scott! We are excited to get to know you more!

Cory Polen

Charlotte Distribution Center, Warehouse

Cory Polen joins the COE team as a new order selector in Charlotte. Before coming to COE, Cory worked at a car audio store as a tech. He believes that COE will provide him with a great career and he really likes everything about the company.

Out of our core values, Cory believes the most in safety. He says that if you take your time, and are safe, you are more productive. 

 

Gabriel Fuentes

Houston Distribution Center, Warehouse

Gabriel Fuentes is our newest pick-to-load team member for Houston! Prior to starting at COE, Gabriel was installing fiber optic internet cables on power lines. He came to the company through Staff Force, and has not left since!

When it comes to our core values, Gabriel believes the most in quality and says that you need to have the determination to be the best you can be. 

Robert Nau

Director of Supply Chain

Robert Nau is joining the COE team as our new Director of Supply Chain. Prior to coming to COE, Bob was the Director of Supply Chain for Fenner Dunlop, where they manufacture and service conveyor belts for the industrial and mining markets. He became familiar with COE from LinkedIn and was drawn to the company for the focus on people and company culture. He is looking forward to getting to know everyone at COE and helping the group build upon their current successes while
strengthening the supply chain.

When it comes to core values, Bob will continue to keep safety, customer service, and quality at the forefront. He is also a strong team player who places great emphasis on transparency and respect.

Alexis Mosier

AP Clerk

Alexis Mosier is joining the COE family as our new AP Clerk! Alexis is coming to us after recently graduating from Saint Vincent College with honors, where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Organismal Biology (Pre-Med). Some of you may remember that Alexis interned at COE in the Summer of 2017, and her experience then and the knowledge that the company offers a great environment filled with wonderful people is why she chose to take a full-time role with us.

Out of our core values, Alexis believes the most in teamwork. She has spent the majority of her life playing softball, and has learned that no one person is responsible for successes; it is the combined contributions by all the facilities a more successful environment. 

Andres Gonzalez

Houston Distribution Center, Warehouse

Andres Gonzalez has joined our COE family as a Pick-To-Load team member for our Houston facility. Along with working for COE, Andres is also working forDel Monte. He was excited to join the team for the extra money and because Jesus Ramos, another COE team member in Houston, told him that it is a great place to work.

Out of our core values, Andres believes the most in Safety. He always wants to make sure he is doing things the right way and safely! When he is not atwork, Andres enjoys spending time with his family, who are loveable and very close. Andres also says that he is funny and the hardest worker in the world. Welcome to the COE team, Andres! We are looking forward to learning more about you.

Mauricio Mejia

Houston Distribution Center, Warehouse

Mauricio Mejia has joined the COE family in a Pick-To-Load position for our Houston Distribution Center. We love adding new team members and watching them grow within their role and the company, showcasing our core values every day. We also enjoy getting to learn more about each team member, because everyone is unique. 

We are looking forward to learning more about Mauricio as he continues with the company, both personally and professionally. Welcome to the COE family Mauricio!

Jesus Ramos

Houston Distribution Center, Warehouse

Jesus Ramos is joining the COE family in Houston as a Pick-To-Load team member! Before coming to our company, Jesus worked for Del Monte. He was drawn to COE because he wanted to be in the furniture industry; he loves working with furniture!

When it comes to our core values, Jesus says he believes the most in teamwork. When you work together, things flow better. In his spare time, Jesus enjoys relaxing, spending time with his family, and having weekend BBQs.

Brittany Packan

Customer Service Representative

Brittany Packan is joining the COE team as one of our new CS Reps! Before coming to COE, Brittany worked for a candy company for five years. She was drawn to COE because it is family owned and operated company that has a great work environment. 

Out of all our core values, Brittany believes the most in teamwork, stating that itis the base for all the other core values. In her spare time, she enjoys playing and doing family activities with her husband and five-year-old son. Her husband Aaron is a truck driver and is extremely artistic and her son Eli will be starting Kindergarten in the Fall. Brittany loves being a mom, says that coffee is her weakness, andloves to create things with her cricut. Welcome to the family Brittany!

Faith Brooks

Customer Service Representative

Faith Brooks joins the COE team as one of our CS Reps! Before coming to COE, Faith worked for a call center. She decided to join our team after hearing so many great things and how everyone is treated like family.

When it comes to our core values, she says she is the strongest in customer service; she is a people person who loves talking and building relationships with her customers. In her spare time, she loves to drink wine. She has a boyfriend, Matt, of 10 years; they were high school sweethearts. We are excited to get to know you Faith!

Lori Illar

Customer Service Representative

Lori Illar joins our team as a CS Rep! Before coming to COE, Lori worked in customer care, so servicing customers is certainly her specialty. Lori was drawn to COE because of offering work-life-balance, which is one of the reasons she believes the most in our core value of respect.

When she is not working, Lori enjoys boating, fishing and being with her husband. Some more fun facts about Lori are that she enjoys driving her classic 71 MACH 1, photography and swimming, which sounds great right about now. We are happy to have you as part of the team Lori!