We ask questions. We listen. We collaborate. We work with you one-on-one. We do whatever it takes to make sure that you get the custom solution you need for your unique application. It is done on spec. It is done on time. Every time.

Our Team

These are just some of the people that will do that for you.

Quality Control, Research & Development

Paul Gereau, President

Paul is involved in all aspects of daily operations, with a focus on research and development. Paul has been with Blended Waxes since 1989.

Ben Tremble, Director of Laboratory Services

Ben’s responsibilities are research and development, quality control and testing, technical sales, and raw material procurement and purchasing. He joined Blended Waxes in 1999.

Jack Gereau, Laboratory Technician

Jack is responsible for assisting in research and development and quality control.  Jack also handles our plant’s technological initiatives and ordering of laboratory materials and equipment.  He has been with Blended Waxes since 2015.

Otto Tremble, CNC - Chief Nap Coordinator

Otto’s responsibilities include napping and laying around.  He joined the Blended Waxes team in 2016.

Administration and Oversight

Bob Coglianese, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Bob’s responsibilities include operations management, executive decision-making, team building, financial structure and strategic planning. He joined Blended Waxes in 1998.

Office Administration

Mary Jo Galica, Office Administrator

Mary Jo handles clerical and administrative responsibilities, including vendor contacts. She has been with Blended Waxes since 1994.

Sophie Galica, Vice President of Meet and Greet

Sophie, Golden Retriever, is in charge of greeting all guests, participating in company meetings, sniffing out the pockets of employees for treats, and the general goodwill of the company. Sophie enjoys chasing her ball and lots of attention. She has been with Blended Waxes since August of 2005.Sophie would like to remind all pet owners to be responsible and spay and neuter pets and support your local Humane Society.

Jenn Schultz, Administrative Assistant/Marketing

Jenn works closely with all administrative matters and assists sales in the development of our marketing plans.  She has been with Blended Waxes since 2006.

Customer Service

April Hopper, Customer Service Representative

April arranges customer shipments and assists with order entry.  She has been with Blended Waxes since February 2016.


Max Gereau, Plant Manager

Max manages the plant, including product processing, technical equipment questions, and plant personnel supervision. Max has been with Blended Waxes since 2013.

Bob Salvinski, Assistant Plant Manager

Bob assists Mark Ulrich in the overall management of the plant with particular emphasis on emulsions and synthetic lubricants. Bob has been with Blended Waxes since 1983.


John Cherubini, Director of Maintenance

John is responsible for plant maintenance, new equipment, and equipment vendors. John has been with Blended Waxes since 1992.


Colin Fannon, Sales Manager

Colin has 30+ years of experience in the wax blending industry.  His office is located in Libertyville, IL. for ease of contact with our customers spread throughout the United States. He joined Blended Waxes in 2013.

Ross Fannon, Sales Representative

Ross has been working with Blended Waxes, Inc since July 2014.  He is involved in the process of creating and maintaining business relationships with new and current customers.

Special Projects

Max Wyman, Special Projects Coordinator

Max is involved in all aspects of our company’s ISO certification, lean initiative and works closely with our facility team insofar as capital asset and preventive maintenance planning.  Max has been with  Blended Waxes since 2012.