The Meet Our Team blog series gives you an inside look into our team members’ careers, exciting new projects, history with KFI, and a general introduction to some of our key players! We hope you enjoy this, and many more blogs, that give you a better idea of the people behind the operation here at KFI.
Our second addition to this series is our Vice President of Sales on the TriEnda side of the business, Nate Franck. Nate oversees all of our TriEnda sales teams across the world and has focused on launching new products, expanding our market, and driving new sales opportunities in a multitude of industries.
Q: What is your job title?
A: I am the Vice President of Sales for TriEnda.
Q: How long have you been with KFI?
A: I have been with KFI a little over 3 years.
Q: What do your day-to-day responsibilities look like?
A: Managing a team of sales managers across the world, setting the new product development direction for TriEnda, working on large sales deals, traveling around the world to see customers, and continual training for our sales professionals.
Q: What is your favorite part of working for KFI?
A: We are a very dynamic and agile company so that gives me and my team the freedom to make important decisions quickly that help grow the company.
Q: Can you share a project that your department accomplished that you feel proud of?
A:.I am very proud of the huge advances we have made in the battery packaging and grocery industries. These are two areas of business that have, and will remain, a significant part of growth for KFI.
Q: How does your department embody KFI’s values?
A: My team has been working very hard during the pandemic to move the needle! We have by far the highest backlog of orders in company history, plus we have a sales pipeline that will keep things going strong through the end of 2022!
Q: What is your favorite memory from working at KFI?
A: My favorite memory with KFI has been traveling to Portage nearly every week during my first year at KFI. These trips were fun and enlightening. I loved hearing stories from colleagues, meeting such long tenured employees, and hitting up local spots really made for a fun and eventful year!
It is apparent in speaking with Nate that he has a passion for this industry, TriEnda’s products, his sales team, and KFI. We are so happy to have Nate as a leader on our team! Check back soon for more Meet Our Team Blogs! Interested in being a part of our team? Apply today, we can’t wait to meet you!