From Home Furnishing Business
Stekloff, Shutes Join Manna Management Team
Brian Stekloff has joined Manna Distribution Services, Mendota Heights, Minn., as as a national accounts manager, focusing on white glove home delivery; and Nathan Shutes has come on board as director of procurement for parent company Manna Freight Services.
Stekloff has more than two decades experience in the logistics industry in strategic sales and operations. He has been a regional and national sales director. He holds a BS degree in political science from the State University of New York at Albany, and makes his home in Saratoga, N.Y.
Manna Distribution Services is a member of the family of brands belonging to Manna Freight Systems Inc., headquartered in the Minneapolis and St. Paul metro. The brand focuses exclusively on high speed, white glove home delivery.
Shutes has worked in the logistics industry for more than a decade, most recently as key accounts manager at C.H. Robinson corporate headquarters in Eden Prairie, Minn. At Manna, Shutes is responsible for supplier acquisition, contracting, and management and supporting the mission and goals of the company and its five branded business units.
Shutes has been a speaker at the Minnesota Trade Office, Department of Economic Development and at the Midwest Global Trade Association on Compliance. He is a member of the Logistics Advisory Board at the University of Wisconsin-Superior as well as a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals. He holds a BS degree in Transportation and Logistics Management from the University of Wisconsin-Superior.
“We are very pleased to have Nathan join the Manna team,” said President and CEO Alan Meehan. “His leadership in our procurement department will allow us to pursue the strategic expansion initiatives we defined late last year. Nate is a great fit with our culture and our company.”
Manna Freight Systems, Inc., is a privately held transportation company founded in 1991 and is headquartered in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro.