The team behind the team! Our Inside Sales Support and Information Technology groups work together seamlessly to help our account reps with all aspects of the sale – from sending availabilities to organizing shipping to creating tags and marketing materials – and everything in between.
Rebecca Gebeshuber - Media and Design Coordinatorrebecca@vanbelle.com
Rebecca wears the “creative geek” hat most days, doing print and web design, marketing material production, custom tag design and plant photography. She manages our web and social media activities, and helps the sales team with new technology projects. Rebecca is married to Curt, and they spend their free time amusing their two dogs. Need a photo or have a question about any of our marketing initiatives? Contact Rebecca.
Tina Houweling - Order Entry/Invoicingtina@vanbelle.com
Tina is our “director of first impressions” and is the friendly voice on the phone when you call. She manages order entry and makes sure all the paperwork for our plant shipments is perfect! Tina is married to Martin and enjoys a good round of golf with the girls on Thursdays after work. Tina has been with Van Belle for 18+ years and has some great stories to tell!
Patrick Bakker – Manager, Information Technologypatrick@vanbelle.com
Patrick manages our IT structure at Van Belle. He has developed a custom software package to manage all aspects of nursery operations, including order entry, inventory management, production planning, and tag production.
When he’s not coding up a storm, he can be found outside hiking and enjoying the great outdoors of the Pacific Northwest.
Tim Martens - IT Specialisttim@vanbelle.com
Tim provides on-demand technical support ranging from broken printers to broken spreadsheets. He’s been known to fast-track a request if there’s enough chocolate in the deal.
He also implements several custom software solutions involving automatic tag generation, labour tracking, and costing.
Nathan Gorter – IT firstname.lastname@example.org
Nathan builds custom software, primarily focusing on the areas of automation and the development of a new human resources module.
He also supports the office staff by answering technical questions, fixing computer issues, and being the go-to guy for anything Argus-related.