Patrick FarverPresident, CEO
Pat is the third generation of the Farver family to lead Blissfield Manufacturing Company. From his start as an inside sales representative in 1978, to his current standing as President/CEO, Pat has literally seen and done it all having worked his way through many positions in the company. His experiences in outside sales, business marketing and product development have laid the foundation for superior product knowledge, lean manufacturing and unparalleled excellence in customer service, manufacturing and new product development. He continues to guide our company with the Passion of founder O.W. Farver and stands true to our core values of Honesty, Integrity, Trust and Respect. Pat's current focus is on the development of new and innovative products and technologies. His forward thinking approach to business development helps to keep Blissfield a world leader in all markets we serve. Pat is also very active in many community service activities, as Blissfield Manufacturing Company is a strong believer in giving back to the communities in which we live.
Nancy SchifferExecutive Vice President
Nancy has worked in manufacturing her entire career. She got her start at Blissfield in September of 1994, working in the purchasing department as Purchasing Manager. She earned her Bachelors degree in Business Administration that same year, while working full time. She then became Vice President of Purchasing and now as Executive Vice President of Blissfield, Nancy currently directs and coordinates all daily operations and functional activities of the organization.
Brandon FarverVice President
Brandon is the fourth generation of the Farver family to work at Blissfield Manufacturing Company. In five years at Blissfield, Brandon has spent time working in all areas of the business. His start came in purchasing and inside sales, and has evolved to his current role as Vice President. Having spent time working for Apple on their business team, Brandon brings a high-level of technical knowledge and a unique customer driven sales approach. His years of live television production experience at Fox Sports, working with the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Pistons, help to make him a key player in the creation of our digital media campaigns and all marketing materials.
Brian PorterCorporate Director of Sales
Brian possesses over 20 years of sales and customer service experience at Blissfield Manufacturing Company. His specialization in refrigeration compressors helps set Blissfield apart in the HVAC industry. He is responsible for our compressor products and our manufacturing partner Dorin in Florence, Italy. Dorin is a world leader in refrigeration compressors and the leader for commercial CO2 applications worldwide. Brian manages the activities of the Blissfield sales staff.
Dan SikkengaSenior Account Manager
Dan specializes in Off-Highway and Automotive oil cooler solutions, as well as heat exchangers for HVAC and other systems. Dan has over 10 years of sales experience at Blissfield, and provides solutions to several key OEMs and distributors. He possesses over 28 years of manufacturing experience in aerospace component casting of exotic metals, machining and high temperature diffusion protective coatings, mobile and stationary communication equipment, and automotive component machining sales to OEMs. Additionally, Dan has been vital to the design and UL and NSF approvals, of the award winning commercial kitchen grease and heat recovery filter, marketed in our Green Technologies Division.
Amanda LickfeltCustomer Service Representative
Amanda has spent over four years at Blissfield working in purchasing, automotive scheduling, and currently specializes in customer service and inside sales. The completion of her Bachelors degree in Business Administration, while working full time, has made her an asset to the company and sales team. Prior to joining Blissfield, she spent five years as an aircraft dispatcher. Amanda's diverse skill set and vast product knowledge allow for the high-quality professional experience you'd expect from Blissfield Manufacturing Company.