Rich Bergstrom, Founder & President of Ceramcor
Rich was born in Queens, NYC and lived his adolescence and teenage years on Long Island. He attended Bradley University and graduated from Towson University in 1974. Rich is the founder and owner of Ceramcor and his love of ceramics and housewares products was fueled by his 23 year involvement with Corning Inc. and further developed with his ownership of Alex Michael & Associates and Renaissance Group International.
Rich is active in his church, Redeemer Fellowship, in Toms River, New Jersey and he loves being with and married to Debbie for the past 36 years. Some of his favorite things are hanging out with his sons Alex and Erik, playing golf, tennis; traveling to China and having family reunions at Sunset Beach, North Carolina.
Rich is blessed in so many ways and knows that only God could be responsible for providing him with such a wonderful family, missional community, business and most importantly the brightest, healthiest and most caring customers that anyone could possibly imagine.
Bob Bergstrom, USA Sales & Marketing Manager & Minority Owner
Bob is a 1974 Towson University graduate, with a degree in Mass Communications. He has over thirty-three years of consumer product sales experience with five different companies. Bob resides in Hagerstown, Maryland. When he’s not on the phone with customers or at the warehouse coordinating the shipment of special orders he stays active in the Hagerstown community.
Bob has been happily married to his wife Kay for thirty-nine years. They have three grown children and six grand children. Bob is a FCA board member at the Washington County, MD chapter and is an FCA Huddle coach at Smithsburg high school. Bob has been the Assistant varsity lacrosse coach at Smithburg high for the twenty one years and the past two years at Boonsboro High School..
Hobbies include- golf, body boarding and taking long walks with his wife and their border collies, Middie.
Patrick Bergstrom, Director of Internet Marketing & Social Media
Patrick Bergstrom is a 2005 Wesley College graduate and Academic All-Conference lacrosse player. He has a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in marketing and creative writing. After college he spent several years in the sales field holding various different positions including; financial recruiting, technical sales, and retail management. Patrick joined Ceramcor Xtrema Cookware in the spring of 2008 to work as their Social Media Director. If you are tweeting with Xtrema or interacting with us on Facebook, then you are most likely speaking with Patrick. He now handles all aspects of Xtrema’s Internet Marketing, Affiliate Sales, PR and Media/Blogger Outreach.
Patrick is active in the community and is a strong supporter of The Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He is a husband to his wife Julia, a new dad, high school lacrosse coach and edurance athlete.
Amy Moats, Warehouse Manager
Amy has worked at the Horizon Goodwill fulfillment center for ten years. She utilizes her expertise and skills in the shipping and receiving department center to maintain proper and on time deliveries. Amy lives in Greencastle, PA with her son Chad.
Shirlin Cheung, Partner - Ceramcor International
Shirlin Cheung has been working in the ceramics industry for 21 years and has an extensive background in product production, sourcing and management. Shirlin is also a managing partner of Ceramcor International which is located in Hong Kong. Shirlin Lives in Tuen Mun and she is married, with one son. She is active with her church and local community.
Thomas Yang, Factory & Ceramcor Liaison
Thomas is from Shenzhen, China. He has 19 years experience in the ceramics industry. He is currently the Ceramcor factory product supervisor. He is married and has one son. He enjoys watching movies and spending time playing basketball with his son.
Xander Becket, Internet Marketing Specialist at WebpageFX
Xander is a graduate of Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA with degrees in English and Spanish. He's from York, PA, and currently lives in Carlisle, PA with his wife, 5-year-old son, and 3-year-old daughter. Xander discovered internet marketing through a college internship and has worked at WebpageFX since graduation in 2008.
When he's not working or playing sports with his son, Xander can be found exercising, meditating, or watching Game of Thrones.
Vito Paratore, Photographer & Visual Designer
Vito is the founder and owner of Redemption Designs in New Jersey and he is a self-taught photographer with over 10 years experience in the photography industry. He serves at Redeemer Fellowship, heading up the Web and Visual Presentation ministries. In his spare time, he enjoys fine art photography, sports, hiking, mountain biking, and hanging out with friends and family.
Sandra Mi, Recipe Developer and Food Stylist
Sandra has been a food blogger at "Sandra' Easy Cooking", recipe developer, food photographer and stylist for the last 6 years with 20 years of cooking experience. She is married to a wonderful man, and they have 3 amazing kids. Sandra enjoys her spare time with her family; cooking, doing DIY projects, hiking and traveling.