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Christopher Caywood

Co-Owner and President
Chris has been a third-generation co-owner since 1997, but only recently became active in the business after a career in the legal, retail, pharmaceutical and higher education industries. Chris became passionate about technology and business operations during his tenures as division president at Kaplan Higher Education (now Purdue Global) and DeVry Education Group (now Adtalem) where he focused on the delivery of online education. Chris holds bachelors, masters and law degrees from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of Chicago. Chris and his wife of 30 years have three daughters and reside in South Florida.
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Michael Caywood

Mike has been a third generation co-owner since 1997 and is an active board member in the business. He has practiced law for over 30 years, including past roles with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and established law firms with national practices in Chicago and Phoenix. Mike's clients at HaasCaywood PC are able to get the sophisticated, high quality services typically available only at large law firms, but at high value local rates. Mike holds a bachelors degree from the University of Michigan and a law degree from the University of Iowa. Mike and his wife of 31 years have a son and daughter and reside in the Coldwater area.
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Ashley Ritter

Operations Manager
Ashley joined us in 2017 from CVS Pharmacy and Panera Bread where she was a manager and trainer.

Ashley is a graduate of John Glenn High School in Westland, Michigan where she studied cosmetology. Ashley resides in Cement City, Michigan with her fiance Sean and two children. She enjoys spending time with her family. Ashley is based in our Hudson Office.

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Jennifer Hawkins

Customer Service Representative
Jennifer joined us in 2019 with more than a decade of experience in customer service and the energy industry, most recently as a Branch Administrator at PTW Energy Services.

Jennifer holds a Legal Secretarial certificate from Four County Career and is a graduate of Liberty Center High School. Jennifer resides in Pittsford, Michigan with her husband Chris and their children. Jennifer enjoys family time, traveling and taking her Harley out. Jennifer is based at our Hudson Office.
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Kandra Gates

Customer Service Representative
Kandra joined us in 2023 and has spent almost her entire career in the healthcare industry, most recently with Fresenius Medical Care where she was a Patient Care Technician.

Kendra is a graduate of Homer High School and attended the University of Phoenix. Kendra resides in Albion, Michigan with her fiance Cris and her three children. Kandra likes spending time with family, crafting and just enjoying life!. Kandra is based in our Albion Office.

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Amy Tageson

Customer Service Representative
Amy joinded us in 2022 from Pedcor Management and more then 20 years of customer service experience.

Amy is a graduate of Coldwater High School and resides with her husband in Coldwater, Michigan. She enjoys spending time with her family. Amy is based in our newly opened Coldwater Office.

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Josh Canfield

Driver and Service Technician
Josh joined us in 2016 from Scodeller Construction, where he was a manager and kettle operator responsible for training and managing employees working with hazardous materials used in road repair and construction.

Josh is a graduate of Western International High School in Detroit, Michigan. Josh and his wife Jessica reside in Albion, Michigan with their two young daughters. In his spare time Josh likes to ride his motorcycle. Josh is based at our Albion Plant.
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Sean Hilts

Driver and Service Technician
Sean joined us in 2021 from Slater Painting, where he was a crew leader responsible for training and managing employees for indoor and outdoor repair and finishing work, including drywalling and painting.

Sean is a graduate of Chelsea HIgh School in Chelsea, Michigan. Sean resides in Cement City, Michigan with his fiance Ashley and two children. In his spare time Sean enjoys hunting, fishing and going to the race track.
Sean is based at our Hudson Plant.
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Joey Spence

Driver and Service Technician
Joey joined us in 2021 from Brembo North America, where he was a paint operator responsible for repairing and maintaining the paint production line.

Joey is a graduate of Albion High School in Albion, Michigan. Joey resides in Tekonsha, Michigan with his oldest son Seth. In his spare time Joey likes to spend time with his children and attend their sports events.
Joey is based at our Albion Plant.
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James Jeffery

Driver and Service Technician
Jim joined us in 2020 from Ferrellgas in Jackson, Michigan where he was a bobtail delivery driver.

Jim is a graduate of Quincy High School in Quincy, Michigan. Jim and his wife Donna reside in Marshall, Michigan with three dogs and a cat. In his spare time Jim enjoys hunting and playing softball.

Jim is based at our Coldwater Plant.

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