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Postby RUSSALL » Mon Mar 12, 2012 8:08 pm

MikeInWisconsin wrote:
Bill Hudson wrote:Mike,

Welcome to the neighborhood!!! I guess it is the neighborhood, I attended an auction in Harmony last Saturday. You are going to be nearer the center of the Cub Universe. :) :)

Good luck with your new job.


Bill, I'm already thinking about a Pennsylvania Cubfest... Gonna have to wait until 2013 because 2012 is getting a little booked up!!

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I've thought about a Pennsylvania Cub Fest, although I will never put one together . I do have have a name.
May I suggest the " Keystone Cub Fest " for consideration.

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Postby Goraidh (Jeff) » Mon Mar 12, 2012 9:23 pm

Congrat's, Mike. Sounds like your life is going to be quite different, in a good way, of course.
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Postby beaconlight » Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:38 pm

Lots of luck Mike in your ne adventure. I have been wondering how the thing with Brooks BarBque in Oneonta worked out in your old employment. I go to Brooks often when I am in Franklin NY.

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Postby CapeCodCubs » Wed Mar 14, 2012 8:21 am

I actually thought you got fired for spending too much time on the forum during working hours. Good luck with the new job!!

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Postby danovercash » Wed Mar 14, 2012 1:36 pm

Congratulations, Mike. When are you going to tell us about your new job?
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Postby Ken (48 Cub) » Wed Mar 14, 2012 2:01 pm

That's great Mike, especially in this economy. Your old company will miss you for sure. :)
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Postby dgrapes59 » Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:18 pm

Congratulations Mike!

It is a good thing to make a change on your terms!

Best of luck,

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Postby Hengy » Wed Mar 14, 2012 10:57 pm

danovercash wrote:Congratulations, Mike. When are you going to tell us about your new job?

Well, since you asked... This position is a great one, and I am always glad to share good news!!

I am the National Sales Manager for a company called IDI, Inc. IDI is the US subsidiary of a company named Ingredia out of France. We manufacture and distribute a wide range of dairy proteins and functional system ingredients for the beverage, frozen dessert, cultured dairy, cheese, meat and bakery industry. We also do a lot of work in the nutritional foods industry where we sell powdered whey proteins to the "muscle" people. That is a fairly large growing section of the business and an area where I am happily going to learn and grow

The company has a great deal of business in Europe, Canada, the Middle East and Eastern Asia, but they are fairly new in the US. They bought the facilities of Kantner Foods in Wapakoneta, OH about 2 years ago, and have been working to grow the US business since that time. I am managing and directing a small sales team of 4 at this time, but the desired growth path means adding more sales force within the next year. Basically, I get to help build the team from the ground up!

I am actually writing this post to the forum from my Hotel room in Arras, France as I am at the company headquarters for some training until March 23! Quite exciting for me to be here in Europe with these fine folks. Any questions and nervousness I had over making this change has evaporated completely since joining IDI. Once again, I feel invigorated and appreciated for the ideas that I have and the growth opportunity with this company.

Thanks for asking, Dan... I hope I didn't bore you with the details! If anyone wants more specific information on the company, please feel free to check out their website at

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Postby 56cub » Wed Mar 14, 2012 11:27 pm

Congratulations on the new job and good luck with the move.

If you need any help with setting up a cub fest let me know. It will be nice to have one close by.
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Postby KETCHAM » Thu Mar 15, 2012 12:09 am

Rats!!! Another Penguins fan!!!! haha!!!! Be nice to have ya closer Mike!!! Good luck in France,,,ps what does the wife and family think??? :shock: :shock: :shock: Kevin
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Postby Corky's Cub » Mon Mar 19, 2012 8:16 pm


Congrats on your new job, AND on being able to move your family closer to home !

Knock'em dead in your new sales management role, and if you need an old sales pro down here in Jawja, look me up! :lol:

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Much to the surprise of my dear, dear wife!

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Postby oldiron1 » Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:06 pm


I'm a little late on this, but wanted to say congratulations!!

Us Midwesterners' will certainly miss you in our back yard.

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