Ed Wills – CEO/President of Integrated Companies
With over 25 years of sales, operations, project management and customer service experience, Ed ensures the proper allocation of team resources to best support your business. He oversees all aspects of the organization, making certain that our clients’ business needs are being met, as it relates to their workplace issues. Ongoing satisfaction is our company’s highest priority. Ed is responsible for all aspects of the Scott Rice Team.
Steve Jobe – Vice President of Sales, Scott Rice
Steve has been with Scott Rice for 25 years and in the industry for 30 years. Steve was a contract furniture salesperson for 10 years before joining the Scott Rice management team. Steve helps direct the Scott Rice sales force, and is primarily responsible for new business development and the vertical markets of Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education. Steve’s background is a BFA in Interior Design and Architecture from the University of Kansas. Steve has been involved in leading most of the major projects Scott Rice has done in the vertical markets mentioned above.
Ron Burns – Vice President of Marketing & Business Development, Scott Rice
Ron has been with the company for 25 of his 35 years in the office furniture industry. He earned the position of Vice President of Sales in 1998, and was a partner in Color Art Office Interiors prior to the successful merger with Scott Rice. He has gained a tremendous amount of knowledge while working with great Kansas City organizations like Burns & McDonnell, Citibank, Garmin, H&R Block, Hallmark Cards, KCP&L, Kauffman Foundation, Saint Joseph Medical Center, Sprint, and UMKC. This experience allows him to collaborate with the entire Scott Rice integrated project team in developing the most creative interiors solution for our clients. Ron is responsible for our Business Development, Design and Marketing teams as well as our office in Manhattan, Kansas. He is an active investor in the Kansas City Area Development Council, and Advantage Manhattan economic development initiatives.
Doug Wills – Vice President of Admin & Operations, Scott Rice
Doug oversees all aspects of the order process, including order placement and shipping information. Our operations personnel will ensure that all products and services are scheduled to meet your expectations and timeline. Before joining Scott Rice, Doug was a Facility Manager for 3 large companies in the KC area. That experience provided him the insights to understand that what we provide is important but is just one aspect of many within your organization.
David Dieckman – Organizational Space Strategist, Scott Rice
David Dieckman supports Business and Facilities Leaders in education and decision making relative to the working environment and its’ relationship to Work Processes, Technology and Continual Change. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor of Interior Design at the University of North Texas and at Northern Illinois University. Mr. Dieckman presently serves on the Interior Design, Advisory Boards at the University of Central Missouri, Park University and Kansas State University. He also serves on the Board of the Missouri Coalition for Interior Design representing professional interior designers in the Kansas City area.
Judith Shuey – Director of Design, Scott Rice
Judith leads the design team with over seven years of experience. She has been Lead Designer on projects across ten states and three countries; among those projects are Cessna Aircraft Company, IMA, MutualAid eXchange, Fishnet Security and various military and government installations. Judith will oversee your upcoming project during the design process and assist throughout the solution development phase. She will support your current and future facility needs with input on innovative product applications, extensive furniture design knowledge and accurate specification development.
Stacy Roth – Director of Education Solutions, Scott Rice
Stacy Roth joins the Scott Rice team after nine years in the architectural design community. As the Director of Education Solutions, Stacy will be your resource for the latest educational insights and a conduit to thought leaders on the forefront of education trends. Previously, Stacy led the Interiors team at Gould Evans where she worked closely with clients to create engaging and healthy educational environments. Her experience spans a variety of project types, including classrooms, libraries, teaching laboratories and performing arts venues. As technology continues to advance and shifts in pedagogies emerge, furniture becomes a vital component in agile learning environments. Stacy brings new insight to how the active learning ecosystem can be utilized both for individual-focused learning and collaboration.
Shannon Redetzke – Director of Business Development for the Design Community, Scott Rice
Shannon has practiced Interior Design in Kansas City for 9 years and has experience in multiple market sectors. After graduation, she began her career at DLR Group where she gained over 5 years of Education design experience. In 2010, Shannon took on a new position with Hoefer Wysocki Architecture, where she focused on Healthcare and Government design for 3 years. December 2013 brought a new opportunity for Shannon when she decided to transition over to the dealership side and began working for Kansas City’s Architecture and Design community, providing insight on product knowledge, design services and workplace solutions for all market sectors.
Mike Mores – Director of Business Development for Manhattan, Scott Rice
Mike joins the Scott Rice team after spending 15 years in the development and marketing fields. He has worked for The Manhattan Area Technical College Foundation, K-State Sports Properties and Sunflower Publications while living in the Manhattan area. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising from Iowa State University. Mike focuses on projects in the Manhattan community and surrounding areas.
Casey Rindom – Technical Service Manager, Scott Rice
Casey started at Scott Rice in 1995 and has 19 years of experience in installation of office furniture. He has moved from Installation Supervisor, to Project Manager and now leads as Scott Rice’s Technical Service Manager. Casey is a Steelcase Certified Service Technician and has also been a part of the Steelcase Wood Solution’s “Tiger Team”. Casey occasionally will install and lead jobs as well as project manage and oversees a full time crew at Garmin. Casey works with our sales team and integrated companies to help provide quick and easy service solutions. Casey has been working on incorporating mobile technology to the Service Department and Installation to help before, during and after the completion of projects.
Kim Pechanec – General Manager, CIC
CIC’s goal is to provide each and every client a complete job done on time and on budget. Kim has over 25 years of Construction, Installation and Project Coordination experience. She has been with CIC for 17 years and oversees Construction, Installation and AT projects along with administrative aspects of CIC. With Kim’s support, she provides stability within the division.
John Emert – Director of Architectural Solutions, CIC
John is responsible for managing all facets of the sales and distribution of Steelcase floor-to-ceiling Privacy Wall in the Kansas City market area. Working with Steelcase factory-direct associates, customers and the Architect and Design community, John provides knowledge, resources and information that is critical to successfully executing floor-to-ceiling Privacy Wall solutions. John has been in the office interiors industry for over 28 years. Some of his major clients include H&R Block, Garmin International, Kansas City Power & Light, Church of the Nazarene World HQ, Blue Valley and DeSoto school districts.
Mark Wilson – General Manager, FMSG
Mark Wilson will help with the move management portion of this project. Mark has been in the furniture industry for 25 years and has been a project manager with Scott Rice for the past 15 years. Mark has been involved with projects such as Sprint, AMC, Humana, Boeringer-Ingelheim, Perceptive Software and Nazarene World Headquarters. Mark’s leadership allowed Scott Rice to deliver over 15 floors of walls and furniture for the H&R Block project without one specification error.
Jim Wilkinson – Vice President, Image Flooring
Jim graduated from the University of Kansas with an Architecture Degree and has been in the flooring industry for over 20 years. Jim began Image Flooring in 2000 as an independent company and then teamed with Scott Rice Office Works in 2004. Scott Rice’s integrated flooring companies have successfully managed projects including; Sprint Center, Kauffman Stadium, AT&T, Capitol Federal Savings, multiple local school districts, and various healthcare organizations throughout the Kansas City area.