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PAUL KNOLL
PRESIDENT
Paul joined MCL in 2016, bringing 22 years of engineering and leadership experience. Paul began his career as a Mechanical Engineer working to solve customer challenges with new innovative solutions. His experience in problem solving and project management and his love of people led him to accept a leadership position 10 years ago. Paul found great satisfaction leading business units and coaching. Today he employs a service mindset to lead teams to deliver their best to our customers, suppliers, and employees in a constructive high energy workplace.

When Paul is not at MCL he enjoys spending time with his wife and three sons. Together they remain very active in the outdoors and anywhere there is some sort of youth sporting event. He also is active on several volunteer school boards.
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JON MOREAU
CFO
Jon brings a diverse background to MCL with experience at large public, family owned and private equity owned companies in Milwaukee, Colorado Springs and the Green Bay area. He came on board as the Chief Financial Officer for both MCL and our sister company, Bay Tek Games, during the spring of 2017. Jon strives to bring a deeper understanding of the financial functions of the companies to all employees while helping our leaders make strategic decisions about future investments.

During his free time, Jon enjoys relaxing with his wife and three daughters at their cottage near Sister Bay. He loves to be at the beach, on the water paddle boarding and kayaking with his family. Jon also participates in triathlons and endurance events, including Ironman Madison and the Leadville 100 mountain bike race in Colorado.
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ROD VAN RITE
Director of Business Developement
Rod brings more than 20 years of experience in direct manufacturing sales to MCL and takes great pride in driving results. He joined the team in 2017 and will use the skills he acquired in the steel distribution industry to further refine MCL’s internal processes and build strong relationships with customers.

Rod and his wife have been married for 18 years and they have two daughters. He enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing and spending time outdoors with his family.
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MATT GOETSCH
Director of Process Improvement
Matt joined the MCL team in 2013, bringing 20 years of supply chain and management experience to MCL. Matt’s work experience includes customer service, account management, operations, and procurement. In addition, he has a strong background in ISO and continuous improvement. This experience and skillset will help guide the operations and supply chain within MCL.

When Matt isn’t working at MCL or in his capacity as a Town Supervisor in New Denmark, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids. In addition, he has a passion for anything rugby. He is an active administrator and coach of several groups in the area.
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JAKE BRUNKE
Director of Operations
Jake started at MCL in 2011 and has 20 years of quality and manufacturing experience. Jake’s experience includes 12 years of quality management as well as QS & ISO certifications. Jake also has a background in six sigma and enjoys using the tools to continuously improve MCL.

Outside of work, Jake enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids, crop farming, and the outdoors. He also stays busy on the weekends running his two boys to hockey games & tournaments throughout the year.
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KRISTA BLAZEK
Human Resources Manager
After spending 18 years working in Human Resources, Krista can easily say that no day is ever the same and she likes it that way. She has been with MCL for 10 of those years and has been the HR Manager for the past 5. Krista loves working with everyone at MCL and appreciates working in an environment that encourages continuous improvement.

Outside of work, Krista and her husband stay busy cheering on their two boys at their various sporting events. She also enjoys boating, riding their motorcycle and staying fit.
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