The SESCO Food 

Service Equipment Team

We Are Team SESCO

Whether you are a major chain, a manufacturer, a school food service director, or a traditional equipment dealer, we are interested in knowing about your business and looking for ways to help meet your needs and be successful.  Our SESCO team members are certified professionals who are trained to assist you in updating, renovating or designing your complete commercial kitchen.  Our experienced sales staff is dedicated to taking care of you through sales calls, special educational events, seminars, direct marketing, and internal customer support.  We make it easy for you to do business with us!   

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Jim Ania, Purchasing

Jim came on board the SESCO team in June of 2007 as Purchaser. Before his position as Purchasing Manager at SESCO, Jim's experience comprised over 15 years in the food distribution industry.

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Tommy Coffey, Territory Manager, Michigan / N.W. Ohio

Michigan Territory / N.W Ohio
Tommy comes to us with over 18 years of industry experience.  He is a former multi store operator of foodservice businesses.  Tommy resides in Sylvania OH, with his wife, and two daughters.  Tommy is SESCO's Michigan and N.W. Ohio's Terrritory Manager.

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Paul Cornish, Special Accounts CCR Manager

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Paul began as a self contractor with SESCO in 1993 and in 1996, came on board full time as a Client Care Representative. His extensive background in technical support, warranty, and equipment installation has guided him to his position of special accounts sales & CCR manager.
Rylie Church, Sales Mgr / Southern Division

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Rylie joined the SESCO sales team in 2012. He has been in the food service industry since 1983 in various positions. He started his sales career over 20 years ago in the Cincinnati, Dayton and Northern Kentucky markets. Rylie resides in Liberty Township, Ohio.
Ryan Crum, Territory Manager Indiana

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Ryan joined the SESCO team in 2018 and helps with territory management in Indiana. 

Frank Fisher, Shipping and Receiving


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Frank brings many years of shipping and receiving knowledge to the department as well as extensive inventory control experience.
Jason Gotliebowski, Equipment Client Care

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Jason is a client care representative in SESCO's equipment customer service department.  He is ready to take your order and able to help you with all your new equipment needs and questions. Jason joined SESCO in 2015 and has client care support and customer service experience as well as warehouse and operations skills.

Karen Ksiezyk, Equipment Client Care

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Karen is a client care representative in SESCO's equipment customer service department. She is ready to take your order and able to help you with all your new equipment needs and questions. Karen joined SESCO in 2011 with many years of sales and customer service experience in the foodservice industry.
Kevin Leonard, CFSP, CPMR President

Kevin has over 30 years experience in the foodservice equipment industry.  Kevin came to SESCO in 1998 as our Southern Ohio Territory Manager.  He was promoted to Regional Manager in 2008 and to VP of Sales and Marketing in 2014.  Kevin was promoted to President in 2018. 

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Mike Lewandowski, Accounting Manager

Mike joined the SESCO staff in April of 2011.  He is a graduate of Ohio State University.  Shortly after graduation he became a Certified Public Accountant.  Before joining SESCO, Mike was an accounting and operations consultant for various organizations in industries that included home improvement, computer software and health & fitness. 

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Charley Miller, CFSP Sales Mgr / Northern Division N. Ohio

Charley Miller came to SESCO with a 20 year sales background in the machine tool industry.  He joined SESCO in 2001 and is the Sales Manager for Northern Division Ohio area. 

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Nick Nostadt, Corporate Executive Chef, K-12 Specialist

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Nick joined the SESCO team in February 2020 as the Corporate Executive Chef.  He has over 20 years experience in the food industry working in a variety of different markets and cuisines.  He received his education and training from the International Culinary Center in New York City where he spent the bulk of his career before returning home to the Buckeye State.  He now resides in Loveland, OH with his family.
Kelley Osmon, Territory Manager / Kentucky

Kentucky Territory 
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Kelley joined the SESCO sales team in 2018 with over 12 years of experience selling food equipment.  She has career experience working in restaurants, hotels and convention centers both on the operational and sales side of the business.  Kelley resides in Georgetown, KY with her husband and 3 boys.

Jeff Robertson, Territory Manager / Central Ohio
Central Ohio Territory
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Jeff joined the SESCO sales team in October 2018 as the Central Ohio Territory Manager.  He brings over 21 years of experience as a manufacturer's representative in the foodservice equipment industry.  Jeff resides in Dublin, OH.
Mike Rykaceski, VP Sales East Div  NY, E.OH, PA, WV

New York, East Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia Territory
Mike comes to SESCO with over 25 years of industry experience.  He is a former owner and operator of foodservice businesses, and has over 15 years of highly successful sales experience. 

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Cindy Slovak, Administrative Assistant

Cindy is a long term SESCO team member, having joined the staff in 1983.  Cindy handles the billing of our valuable customers and is responsible for an array of administrative and accounting functions. 

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Carl Smith, CFO, VP of Operations

Carl brings over 15 years of extensive experience in Finance and Operations to SESCO.  He has worked in both public and private companies.  Previously, Carl was CFO and Senior VP of Operations at Mace Security International, Inc., a manufacturer of pepper spray and personal defense products.  Prior to that role he served as CFO and VP of Operations for Saeco USA, Inc., a distributor and marketer of espresso machines imported from Italy. He also held accounting positions at SIFCO Industries, and Mr. Coffee, Inc.  Carl and his wife have been married for 32 years and they have two daughters.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  p:800.222.0558

Colette Stamler, Administrative Assistant / Receptionist

The first friendly voice you hear when you call SESCO will probably be Colette, she is the receptionist.  Other responsibilities include a wide range of accounting and administrative functions.  Colette has been a SESCO team member since 2010.
Steve Wright, CFSP, CPMR VP of Business Development

Steve started his career in the food service equipment business with SESCO in 1997.  It's an easy date for him to remember as he accepted the offer the same day his daughter was born.  Steve has held many positions at SESCO including Territory and Regional manager and is currently our Vice President of Business Development.  He lives in Carmel, Indiana with his wife (Nancy) and two dogs.                                          p:317.408.1140
Brian Zavasnik, Lead CCR / Warranty Tech Support

Brian is our Lead Parts and Service Client Care Representative in the parts, service, and warranty department.  He has been with SESCO since 2005 and has had an extensive background in HVAC and customer service.  Brian has excellent technical and trouble shooting skills which allow him to efficiently and effectively help resolve your service requirements. 

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