Get to know the Management Team at American Excelsior.

American Excelsior’s Management Team has over 160 years of combined experience. With specialized industry knowledge and hands-on expertise, we are uniquely qualified to serve your business needs and look forward to working with you.

Take a moment to learn a little more about the team members, and find their contact information below.

William D. Albers

Owner/Chairman of the Board

Bill is currently a Partner with MPKA, a consultant to the home building industry. Previously a Partner with IHP Capital Partners, held the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer position for Centex Homes and held various officer roles at PepsiCo. Bill is a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Terry A. Sadowski

President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Terry has been employed with American Excelsior Company since 1977. Terry has held many positions throughout his tenure, including Plant Supervisor, Maintenance Supervisor, Plant Superintendent, General Manager of four locations, and Corporate Safety Director. In 1995 he was promoted to Vice President, and in 2003 Terry was promoted to his current position of President and CEO.

tsadowski@americanexcelsior.com

Todd A. Eblen

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Todd has been with American Excelsior Company since 2001 and serves as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Todd graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 1988 with a B.A. degree. He has over twenty years of experience in the financial sector and has extended experience in the areas of IT, purchasing, and credit.

teblen@americanexcelsior.com

Kenneth E. Starrett

Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Ken began his career with American Excelsior Company in 1970. Ken has held various positions throughout his tenure, including: Flexible Foam Fabricator, Sales Representative, General Manager of five locations, Director of Marketing, Regional Vice President, Director of Training and Vice President Operations. Ken currently holds the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

kstarrett@americanexcelsior.com

Kevin E. Stewart

Vice President, Foam Operations

Kevin has been employed with American Excelsior Company since 1985. Kevin has held various positions throughout his tenure, including Sales Representative, National Sales Manager, and General Manager. Kevin currently holds the position of Vice President of Operations.

kstewart@americanexcelsior.com

Rocky A. Van Gilder

Vice President, Wood Operations.

Rocky has been employed with American Excelsior Company since 1981. Rocky has held many positions throughout his tenure, including Wood Yard Supervisor, Plant Supervisor, Plant Superintendent, and Rice Lake General Manager. In 2006 he was promoted to Director of Wood Fiber Operations and in 2009 Rocky was promoted to his current position of Vice President of Wood Fiber Operations.

rvangilder@americanexcelsior.com