Sammy was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa and graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.B.A. in Accounting. His career with Pella began in the summer of 2003 as an intern where he witnessed Pella's reputation for being a world class organization built on a foundation of integrity, superior products, customer service, and great people. It was immediately clear that Pella was the right company for him. Sammy joined Pella Corporation full time in March of 2004 after graduating and passing the CPA exam. Sammy held several positions within Pella Corporations Finance team over the course of his career that included roles in Cost Accounting, Financial Reporting, Internal Audit, Corporate Taxation, and Treasury. Sammy relocated to Arizona in 2007 to join the leadership team of the local Pella Subsidiary as the Branch Controller, which then progressed to a Senior Financial Manager role that was responsible for the growth and financial health of the Pella Sales Subsidiary network across North America. In 2014 Sammy made a long-term goal of his come true with the purchase of the Pella Mountain West branch with his business partner Don Foster. Together they lead the business based on the same key principles that attracted Sammy to Pella as an intern.
Don is a native of Toronto and graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a degree in Economics. He joined Pella immediately after graduating from college in 1984 and held several sales and sales management roles. Don became the General Manager of the Pella Toronto Sales Subsidiary in 2001 and following that seven-year assignment he became the Trade and Commercial Director for Pella Corporation and managed the Pella Sales
Subsidiary network across North America. In 2010 Don relocated his wife of 25 years and his three daughters to Arizona where they now call home. Don purchased the Pella Mountain West branch in early 2014 with his partner Sammy Song. During the past four years he has guided the company’s growth through leadership, continuous improvement and the constant focus on the customer experience. Outside of work Don is an avid golfer, enjoys travel and spends quality time with his family and friends.
Order Fulfillment Supervisor
Kreg was born and raised in Wyoming before moving to Utah and joining the Pella team in 2006. He held multiple roles within the sales department before transitioning to the operations team and is currently the Order Fulfillment Supervisor for the branch. Kreg enjoys living in the mountains and spends as much time as possible outdoors with his family.
Teresa is a Utah native and graduated from the University of Utah where she earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees of Professional Accountancy. She joined Pella in 2006 and is proud to be a member of the Mountain West Team. She has a passion for business and enjoys the opportunity to work with such a talented team. She is happily married and loves her four-legged, furry kids. When not working, she enjoys riding her motorcycle, gardening, reading, and listening to live rock and roll.
Chris is a native of Sandy, UT, graduated from Jordan High School and College of Southern Idaho, having lived in various towns throughout Southern Idaho and the greater SLC area. He has been with Pella Windows and
Doors since 2000, holding various positions in installation, service, and warehouse, with over 20 years’ experience in the window and door industry. Currently Chris manages the field operations in Utah, Southern Idaho and Western Wyoming, that include Service, Installation, and Logistics. Chris holds a general contracting license for both Utah and Arizona and is certified in Lead-Based Paint renovation activities. He is a volunteer varsity scout leader, has been married to his wife for 25 years and together have 3 children. His hobbies include camping, fishing, spending time with family and helping others.
Marketing | Business Development Manager
Adam began his career with Pella in May of 2000 in Seattle, Washington as a sales consultant for the local branch. Over the course of his career, Adam has held a variety of positions in Sales, Marketing and Operations. Adam relocated to Arizona in 2004 with his wife and two daughters to join the Pella Mountain West team. His passion for the construction industry is driven by the ability to see both big and small projects develop from simple ideas to transformed spaces. He enjoys helping Pella customers learn and see how impactful our windows and doors can be to a home’s design, style, functionality and energy efficiency. Outside of work, Adam enjoys following his
hometown Seattle Seahawks, listening to music, traveling and spending time with family and friends. Adam is also a proud former United States Marine and continues to apply the life lessons learned during his service.
Human Resource Manager
AJ was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and has been living in Arizona since 2007. He has extensive experience in multiple HR practices including recruitment, employee relations, compensation, and analysis. AJ has held HR roles in the staffing, pharmaceutical benefits, and fire safety industries before joining Pella in 2018. In his free time he enjoys travelling the world with his wife, videography, and faithfully rooting on the White Sox, Blackhawks, and Bears.
John Mellin CSI, CDT
Commercial Business Manager
John is a twenty-year veteran in the window and door business who came to Pella Mountain West in May of 2016. Past duties have included positions as Territory Sales Manager, Architectural Consultant and General Manager. Currently the Commercial Business Manager at Pella MW, John oversees the Pella Certified Contractor Program and the Commercial Sales Team. He is also actively involved the local architectural community providing design
consulting and specification writing services. John is married and enjoys skiing, mountain biking and music.
Sales Manager | Trade & Commercial
Geoff is a native of Utah and has been working for Pella since 1994. He has held various positions within the company over the years and is currently the Trade & Commercial Sales Manager for the Utah, Idaho and Jackson, WY regions.