Meet The Team

Our Experienced staff is the heart of our business and we pride ourselves on being industry leaders when it comes to product knowledge.  Whether you need a complete remodel, new build out or help with equipment, tabletop or smallwares our team has the knowledge and experience to get you the right solution at a great value.  Let's meet the experts!

 

Todd Minkin

President

Todd has been with Fein Brothers over 28 years and purchased the business with his cousin Ben from the Fein family in 2009. Todd oversees all aspects of the day-to-day business, but his true passion is working with the hundreds of customers he has developed relationships with over the years.

 

Ben Minkin

Vice President

Ben has over 25 years of foodservice experience, 19 of those at Fein Brothers. Leading the design/build team, Ben creates efficient food service operations designed to perform. Ben also has great relationships with local architects, general contractors and food service consultants to ensure a smooth project. When he's not designing a kitchen, Ben loves taking in all that Milwaukee has to offer and he always has his finger on the pulse of our great city!

Meet The Team

Mike Palay 

Inside Sales Representative

Mike has been with Fein Brothers since 2005. Mike not only works in our showroom but also helps customers with complete design/build projects. When it comes to the complex world of commercial plumbing, Mike is the industry expert. When he's not in the office, Mike enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys.

 

Greg Shahun

Director of Showroom Operations

Greg joined the Fein Brothers team in 2017 and brings with him over 12 years of experience. Prior to working at Fein Brothers, Greg owned his own restaurant supply business, similar to Fein Brothers, in Memphis, TN. He recently sold his dealership and moved to Milwaukee for love. When not working, Greg enjoys being out on the lake and traveling.

 

Curtis Starks

Inside Sales Representative

Curtis joined Fein Brothers in 2015 and brings over 17 years of restaurant experience. Curtis has extensive end user experience with hundreds of our showroom products. That experience and product knowledge ensures customers make the best choice for their application. 

 


Rick Schmidt

Outside Sales Representative 

Rick joined the Fein Brothers team in 2017 to assist with outside sales and focus on our ever growing school business. Rick brings over 40 years of restaurant experience as a partner, operator and multi-unit owner. Rick also has experience consulting and opening various startup concepts. Most importantly, Rick was a long time Fein Brothers customer before joining the team. When not working, Rick enjoys spending time with his family, coaching and watching all sports.

 

Wendy Smith

Outside Sales Representative- Tabletop

More about Wendy coming soon! 


Alexandra Stalker

Purchasing Coordinator

Alex has been with Fein Brothers since 2016. Alex uses her organizational skills and attention to detail to manage and track all our purchase orders and inventory. In her free time, Alex loves going to Brewers games, shopping and spending time with family.

 

Nadia Spivey

Accounting Assistant

Nadia has a degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting which she uses to ensure accuracy in customer and vendor invoices. Nadia joined the Fein Brothers team in 2017 and says she is blessed to be here and loves what she does.

 


Jamie Little

Marketing Director

Jamie joined Fein Brothers in 2017. Jamie runs our social media accounts, advertising and marketing efforts as well as our newsletter and blog.   Jamie has over 8 years of front of house experience as well experience in public relations, customers service, advertising and retail. When not in the office Jamie enjoys being active and checking out all of Milwaukee's great restaurants, bars and festivals.

Ellie

Professional Greeter/ Napping Director

Ellie began greeting customers at Fein Brothers in 2017 when her dad, Greg, joined the team. Ellie has over nine years of professional greeting and napping experience. Ellie works hard every day to train our customers on where her treat jar is located. When not greeting customers, Ellie enjoys popcorn, tennis balls, butt scratches and trips to the lake.

 

Dean Anderson

Shipping/Receiving

Dean has over 6 years of experience in the shipping and receiving department and has been with Fein Brothers since 2014. With over 30,000 items in stock and thousands more coming in for custom projects, Dean makes sure the all get where they need to go. 

Zach Johnson

Shipping/Receiving

Previous to working at Fein Brothers, Zach worked for a catering company and pizza shop. In 2017 Zach joined Fein Brothers' shipping and receiving team. Zach checks in our many orders and keeps the shelves stocked in our showroom in addition to helping on large installation projects. In his free time Zach enjoys riding bikes, relaxing with friends and going to concerts.

Johnnie Hardwick

Delivery/ Installation

Johnnie started with Fein Brothers in the shipping and receiving department in 2013. He now is a key part of our delivery and installation team and always has a smile on his face. Johnnie is a team player with an infectious positive attitude. When not at work Johnnie enjoys spending time with his son.

Eddie Saez

Delivery/ Installation

Eddie has been with Fein Brothers for over 10 years and has 25 years experience in food service. As our lead installer, Eddie ensures that every project goes smoothly. Whether it's a new walk in cooler, complete new kitchen or shelving, Eddie and his team provide the best service in the industry. Eddie loves spending time with his family and collecting bobble heads.

Jesse Sandoval

Delivery/ Installation

Jesse has been with Fein Brothers since 2007 and is always able to come up with a creative solution to a challenge on the job site. No two projects are the same and all present unique challenges, Jesse has proven time and again he can get the job done. Jesse loves everything about baseball but his favorite team is the Packers.

Chris Johnson

Delivery/ Installation

Chris brought over 25 years of food service experience to our team when he joined us in 2014. Chris is a key part of our install team and also repairs and refurbishes used equipment. When he's not working, Chris loves tearing up the trails on his ATV.

Mike Michalski

Service, Repair & Refurbish

Mike has over 23 years experience in the commercial appliance repair and maintenance field. Mike has been with Fein Brothers since 2012 and takes pride in giving appliances a second life by restoring and repairing them. In his free time, Mike enjoys the quiet of country living with his wife.