Robert and Jodi Petersen ::
Owners
Robert H. Petersen :: President/Owner
Bob's experience with occupational health and safety services, financial management, marketing, and human resource management helped him create and grow Midwest Safety Counselors into the successful business it is today. Bob and Jodi provide leadership and guidance with the top priorities being second-to-none service to customers and dedication to the growth and happiness of all MSC employees.

 

Our Staff


Scott Schoenberger, CSP; M.S. ::
President
Scott Schoenberger, CSP; M.S. :: President
Scott is a Certified Safety Professional, has a Master of Science Degree in Risk Control and is an OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer. He came to MSC in 1999 after working on the East Coast as a Safety Director and Corporate Auditor in the Chemical and Paper Products Industry. Scott's background also includes emergency response as a state certified Firefighter and EMT serving the City of Woodbury. He is committed to supporting our customers and providing leadership within the company.

Professional Services

Mike Rhode, CSP ::
Vice President - Professional Services
Mike Rhode, CSP :: Vice President - Professional Services
Mike is a Certified Safety Professional with well over twenty years of experience. He leads and directs our quality team of Safety Professionals and Technicians at our largest petrochemical customer. His extensive background in the field of occupational safety and health allows Midwest Safety Counselors the ability to provide and execute high level solutions to the various challenges encountered in this field.
Joel Boggs ::
Senior Safety Professional
Joel Boggs :: Senior Safety Professional
Joel graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Technology - Occupational Safety Emphasis. He has taken on several projects serving customers in the ethanol and petrochemical industries. Currently, Joel is supporting our largest customer in the petrochemical industry focusing on contractor audits, inspections, training, and incident investigations.
Luke McFadden ::
Safety Professional
Luke holds a Bachelors of Science Degree from Iowa State University in Industrial Technology with an emphasis in Occupational Safety and Health. His focus as a Safety Professional for MSC is supporting our customers in the petrochemical and construction industries through worksite inspections, program audits, incident investigations, and training.
John Peterson ::
Safety Professional
John Peterson :: Safety Professional
John recently transitioned from our Technical Services group where he facilitated services for our customers including qualitative and quantitative respirator fit testing, medical evaluations, monitor calibration and repair, drug/alcohol screening as well as customer service and product support. His new role will involve supporting our Professional Services group primarily with site inspections and auditing activities.

Product Sales

Travis Pepin ::
Vice President - Sales and Marketing
Travis graduated from the University of Minnesota - Duluth with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. He joined our Sales team with almost ten years of experience as a Sales and Marketing Professional. Travis is focusing on supporting our customers and his Sales Territory Representatives with both his product and technical expertise.
Kelly Rykel ::
Sales Territory Manager - Minnesota
Kelly Rykel :: Sales Territory Manager - Minnesota
Kelly has a Bachelors of Arts degree in Public Administration from Hamline University. She has over a dozen years of industrial sales experience including 10 years specializing in Occupational Health and Safety. As a former Inside Sales Manager, Kelly's product knowledge and customer service skills make her a huge asset in MSC's drive to serve it's Minnesota customer base.
Lorrie Scully ::
Sales Territory Manager - Iowa
Lorrie received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism from Grandview College in Des Moines, IA. She brings over twenty years of sales, marketing, and customer service experience to our team. Lorrie is focused on supporting her customers in our Western Iowa Territory.

Technical Services

Amy Johansen ::
Technical Services and Inside Sales Representative
Amy studied at Rasmussen College and has a Bachelors Degree in Business Management. She has years of experience in customer service and her primary responsibilities include facilitating our sales and technical service processes working with both customers and vendors.
Adam Petersen ::
Services Technician
Adam Petersen :: Services Technician
Adam serves our customers as a certified gas monitor services and repair technician. He also administers drug testing and other specialized services for our customers including qualitative and quantitative respirator fit testing and the management of training databases.

Project Safety Professionals

 
John Roch
Project Location - Wichita, KS

Eric Duhon
 Project Location - Wheeling, WV

Berl Back
 Project Location - Casper, WY

Blair Madsen
 Project Location - Mount Pleasant, OH

Ryan Erickson
 Project Location - Fort Totten, ND
 
Terry Jacobson
 Project Location - Minneapolis, MN
 
Ralph Anderson
 Project Location - Skowhegan, ME

Anthony Hoffpauir
 Project Location - Weddington, NC
 
Michael Pratt
 Project Location - Dallas, TX
  
Kathy Kroening
 Project Location - Eden Prairie, MN
 
Justin Daubendiek
 Project Location - Eden Prairie, MN
 
William Brown
 Project Location - Des Moines, IA