Jake Verdegan

Vice President of Operations

Jake has led the supply chain, purchasing, and customer experience team at APPLIED since 2019, but his relationship with APPLIED goes back more than a decade—he was an APPLIED customer for 10+ years before he joined the team. At previous positions in the auto, insurance, and dairy industries; Jake spent more than 13 years in global strategic sourcing and supply chain management. He’s also a successful entrepreneur who founded a procurement consultancy and a data analytics firm.

Jake has a bachelor of business administration degree (Finance and economics) from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. He also holds a variety of professional certifications including Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP), Project Management Professional (PMP), and Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt). Outside of work, he spends time supporting local schools and programs for people in need in his community.

Jake Verdegan

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Executive Team

John Feriancek

John Feriancek

President and Chief Executive Officer
Jake Verdegan

Jake Verdegan

Vice President of Operations
LeeAbrams

Lee Abrams

Vice President of Sales

David Posadas

Vice President of Marketing
Michelle Schoen

Michelle Schoen

Human Resources Director

Sales Leadership Team

Nate Serverson

Nate Severson

Sales Director - Central Region
John Ross

John Ross

Sales Director - Eastern Region

Justin Murphy

Sales Director - Western Region
Patrick Wicker

Patrick Wicker

Director of Inside Sales

Board Members and Strategic Advisors

Dan Horner

Dan Horner

Board Member and Strategic Advisor
Brian Webb

Brian Webb

Board Member and Strategic Advisor