05.13.19 // Exciting new leadership changes at Wood Stone!
Wood Stone Announces Leadership Promotions
Moves will help company scale, bring innovative products to market faster
Bellingham, WA, May 8, 2019 – Wood Stone Corporation, a leading manufacturer of stone hearth and specialty commercial cooking equipment, is announcing changes to its leadership team with the promotion of Tamra Nelson and Eric Schueler.
To help the company scale and grow, Nelson has taken on the role of VP of Customer Experience and Schueler will now serve as VP of Operations and Innovation.
Nelson previously served as VP of Marketing and Innovation and has been with Wood Stone since 2005. In her new role, Nelson will continue leading marketing efforts for the organization and will take on additional leadership responsibilities within the company’s customer experience departments which includes sales, sales operations and technical services.
Schueler previously served as VP of Operations and has been with Wood Stone since 2015. In his new role, Schueler will continue leading Wood Stone operations and aligning manufacturing and engineering efforts. He will take on additional responsibilities for the new product development (NPD) group to lead the development and launch of new and innovative equipment.
“We are thrilled to promote these two proven leaders within our organization,” said Chris Trout, president and CEO of Wood Stone. “With their vision, leadership and drive, Tamra and Eric will play key roles in driving revenue growth and help Wood Stone remain the industry leader through the release of new and innovative products. While our successful history allows us to build on our past achievements, our future depends on critical and innovative thinkers like Tamra, Eric and many others at Wood Stone. I’m looking forward to what our future holds.”
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About Wood Stone Corporation
Wood Stone Corporation, based in Bellingham Washington, has been manufacturing premium stone hearth and specialty commercial cooking equipment for the foodservice industry since 1990. Wood Stone equipment is featured in more than 15,000 installations in over 80 countries worldwide. An employee-owned company since 2015.