Sales & Support for Food Processing Customers
Before starting with DeVere in 2016, Ryan managed sanitation crews at ConAgra and General Mills. Now he lends his cleaning, training, and documentation expertise to our business partners.
Sales & Service
John has an extensive background in logistics, delivery, and customer care. He works directly with distributors and end-users to make sure they have the right products, service, and training they need to provide their customers and employees with sanitary environments.
Sales and Service – Madison, WI
Brian has extensive management, manufacturing, chemical and service experience. His 20+ years of experience help him support our customers, keep their facilities clean, and train their employees.
Sales and Service Manager
John has managed restaurants, serviced dishwashers/laundries, and worked in food plants for over 30 years. He now directs our service team and helps keep many businesses clean and sanitized.
Sales and Service – IA/IL border
Rob is accustomed to working in hog farms, industrial manufacturing facilities, and hospitality businesses. His diverse background and wholistic understanding of cleaning and dispensing equipment make him a valuable asset to a variety of businesses.
Sales and Service – Steven’s Point, WI
Scott is always upbeat and has an eye for detail. His 5+ years of experience in dispenser/dishwasher service plus his 20 years of experience with logistics, electronics, and construction make him able to keep all types of equipment working by performing regular preventative maintenance.
Sales and Service – Des Moines, IA area
Rick has a gift for finding what his customers need and exceeding their expectations. His 20+ years of service and support experience helps him look at things from the customer’s point of view and handle any issue in the best way possible.
Sales & Customer Support
With over 15 years of experience, Pat works with DeVere’s brokers, distributors, and direct accounts to make sure they have all the information needed. Pat is a true cleaning chemistry expert and can find the right product and tools to clean any business including c-stores, food processors, and hotels.
Since Ben received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Wisconsin, he has worked in a variety of chemical industries. Contact our office to access his 20-years of chemical quality and regulatory experience to make sure you are compliant and safe when transporting, diluting, and using DeVere products.
Deliveries and Logistics
When he is not planning shipments, Ignacio (AKA Nacho) is taking products directly to customers. He feels that driving a truck once per week to deliver products helps him keep in touch with customers and better know what they want from DeVere.
President & CEO
What Our Customers Are Saying
The DeVere customer support team averages more than 20 years of experience per team member. Here are a few group members who will work hard to keep your facilities clean, sanitized, and secure:
“DeVere Company has one of the best customer service out there. I can call my rep. and I get an answer within 24 hours, not only that he is always willing to rearrange his schedule to help no matter what.”
Sanitation Manager, Phelps Industries, LLC
“I started working with Ryan about a year ago because we were trying to treat foot traffic coming into our building. Ryan introduced me to SFT and help me get our dry foot bath program put into place. Ryan is truly a professional and has a wealth of sanitation and environmental knowledge and experience. Ryan has been a pleasure to work with and has also introduced me to a great product for a dry environment.”
Sanitation Manager, Dutch American Foods, Inc.
“The DeVere Company has been a very strong partner for our cleaning and chemical category needs. Their customer service department is always friendly and the product deliveries are prompt.”
Henry’s Foods Inc., Alexandria, MN
“Just a note to let you all know what fantastic sales & service representative Rick Nehman is for DeVere Chemical!
Denny Devine put me in touch with Rick to firm up a service call to check out our dish machine and general chemical product needs in preparation for our State of Iowa Food Safety Inspection prior to opening. Rick was on time, extremely knowledgeable and took the time to educate us on best practices for the use of chemicals in our restaurant. We very much appreciated Rick’s honesty, skill and professionalism.”
Red Oak, IA
Consultants and Other Resources
Tom Fahey: BS Biology, MA Life Sciences
Board of directors of DeVere Chemicals and co-patent holder on Security Floor Treatment and EPA approved Security Floor Sanitizer. Tom is an independent consultant working in the areas of Quality Control, Hygiene, and Environmental Sanitation. Tom Fahey recently retired as the Vice President AgHort Region Americas and Business Unit Manager of Aerotech Ventilation Systems. Tom is a 40 plus year veteran within the chemical sanitation and agricultural industries and has a very successful track record within companies such as PureLabs (BouMatic), DeLaval and Henkel Chemical. Tom brings with him entrepreneurial talents and a vast knowledge of sales, marketing and operational practices. Focused on problem solving for key customers, Tom has also spend several years with Randolph and Commercial Food Sanitation as a private consultant on environmental hygiene, bacterial and food contamination issues.