Employee Profiles: Steve & Mary Jo Welch

October 6, 2015

We’ve been married for 17 years, so we already know what it’s like to work together. -Steve & Mary Jo Welch Steve had been at Stormy Kromer for about eight years—working on manufacturing software and helping out in the Computer Aided Design department—when he heard of a position opening up in embroidery. He immediately thought […]

Employee Profiles: Lynn Jackson

February 26, 2015

I used to work at the hospital, so that qualifies me to take care of Kromers. – Lynn Jackson, Quality Inspector As a Stormy Kromer inspector, it’s my job to make sure every cap is sized right and sewn right. No loose stitches. No crooked cuts. No errors of any kind. You can’t make mistakes […]

Employee Profiles: Jennifer Cvengros

January 11, 2015

Come see me, and I’ll show you how “Made in America” is done. -Jennifer Cvengros, Engineering Department I work in the engineering department at Stormy Kromer, and that means I get to figure out the most efficient way to make the best products. I work on the prototypes, and I determine how much each piece […]

Employee Profiles: Kim Heikkila

December 29, 2014

I drive a pretty mean forklift. Any questions? – Kim Heikkila, Warehouse Work Lead If you work at Stormy Kromer—if you’re the type of hard-working, good-natured person who comes in every day excited to make the best gear they can—I’m the one who gets you what you need to do it. If you need a […]

Handmade by Her: Melissa Allen, making a Kromer a Kromer.

December 17, 2012

Up next in our series of employee features, meet Melissa Allen! SK: What’s your role at Stormy Kromer? MA: I put the earband on the cap. It’s a big job, and I love it. SK: What are you most proud of in your work? MA: My favorite thing is to see people wearing our caps. […]

American Made Gift Ideas from Stormy Kromer Employees

November 30, 2012

Recently we asked our employees for ideas of their favorite American made products (other than Stormy Kromer, that is!).  With their input, we’ve put together a little gift guide for you to inspire your holiday shopping this season. We’ll start with some fellow Midwestern companies.  Fox River Socks, located in Osage, IA, offers a full […]

Handmade by Her: Patti Budgick, an outerwear legend.

October 29, 2012

SK: What do you do at Stormy Kromer? PB: I’m the work-lead for the outerwear line. That means I do a little of everything when it comes to our vests, the Town Coat, the Mackinaw Coat and the Airman’s Jacket. I make sure the orders get done in order; I make sure the shelves are […]

Handmade by Her: Barb Wilman, Stormy Kromer Seamstress

October 2, 2012

This fall, we’d like to help you get to know the fine men and women at Stormy Kromer a little better through a series of employee interviews.  We’ll start by meeting longtime employee Barb Wilman. SK: What do you do at Stormy Kromer? BW: Just about anything they ask. I’ve spent the last 4-5 years […]

Behind the Scenes: Stormy Kromer Staff on the Road

January 23, 2012

It’s the time of year when fall/winter brands, like ourselves, hit the road and begin showing off what’s new for Fall 2012.  We just got back from our first national trade show of the year, the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market. We met with over 80 retailers, current and new, over the course of the 4-day […]

Meet the Stormy Kromer Customer Service Gals

November 2, 2011

The only thing our Customer Service folks can’t do over the phone is serve you pie and coffee. If you’ve got concerns, questions, or simply want to order a catalog, they’re the kind of folks you want to help you out. Extra-mile kind of people. People who love to sit and share a good story. So, who […]

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