Meet the Team

We’re part of the industry in Oregon, not a sales office in AnyTown, USA. We offer a level of expertise you won’t find anywhere else. As a direct extension of the mill, you are working with a company that has mill experience and understands industrial wood products from manufacturing through management. When you call GWI, anyone on our courteous staff may answer the phone, ready to respond to your questions, or direct you to the right person. Every one of us is experienced, knowledgeable, and ready to assist with your product needs.

caryCARY DOVENBERG President and Owner

A native of Oregon, Cary literally “grew up” working in plywood mills and has an enviable production background. In the wood products industry since 1983, he has held positions in sales, purchasing, sales management, product development, quality control, and marketing. He was President of Greenwood Products before forming GWI.

Cary earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business from Southern Oregon University and holds certificates in Accounting and Financial Management.

CONRAD MATTHIESSEN Sales

Conrad grew up in Southern California and moved to Oregon in 1994. H e has been involved in the wood products industry since 1989 and has held positions in Sales, Purchasing, Marketing and he also ran the US operations for an overseas company. His strength is customer relations and creating solutions with
tailor made products that are fit for purpose. Conrad specializes in importing MDF products and sourcing panel products from all over the world. He has a BS in Sociology from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

kevinKEVIN BARRY Sales

Kevin began his wood products career in 1985, and has held the positions of production supervisor and of Quality Control Supervisor. Today, as an experienced industrial sales manager, his proficiency combines Account Management, Product Development, Sourcing, and Quality Control. Kevin’s expertise includes developing products for cut-to-size programs, supplying industrial imports, treated plywood, custom industrial panels, extra thick and oversized plywood as well as laminated plywood to industrial users.

Kevin understands the needs of industrial customers and has earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters Degree in Business Administration.

dennis

DENNIS KRUEGER Sales

With a wood products career that spans 35 years, Dennis has held positions as a buyer, seller, and program manager in commodity lumber, industrial plywood, imported hardwood lumber, and lumber futures sectors.

His experience and dedication brings a wealth of knowledge and resources to GWI. Dennis’ professional accomplishments have earned him the support of valued long time customers.

Specializing in offshore supply of hardwood kiln sticks for the last 25 years, Dennis is a seasoned traveler who has cultivated indispensable long term relationships with overseas mills.

doloresDOLORES SPACEK Treating Program Manager, Sales Support, Customer Service

Dolores’ career in the wood products industry began in 1994. Her background includes imports, dimensional lumber, LVL and plywood products. Currently she manages the treating programs at GWI and provides administrative support to the sales team. Direct customer contact, inventory control, order tracking, and coordinating shipments to ensure they arrive on time are among her responsibilities.

Dolores provides exemplary customer service to GWI customers and maintains excellent relationships with GWI mills, treating facilities and warehouses.

dawnDAWN EKERSON Customer Service, Office Management and Accounting

A native of Oregon, Dawn’s professional career includes extensive experience in Office Administration. Since 1978, she has held positions in customer service, office management, and accounting. With Dawn’s superior knowledge of Imports, Exports and the wood products industry, she provides GWI’s clients with courteous and knowledgeable customer service.

jackieJACKIE PAOLO Sales Support and Customer Service

One of the friendly voices you hear when calling GWI belongs to Jackie Paolo. Jackie manages inventories nationwide and supports industrial sales. Her experience includes importing commodity products from overseas for the past ten years. Bridging language and time zone gaps to communicate effectively with overseas clients has served Jackie well. Her polite and courteous manner and outstanding customer service provides GWI clients with the answers and support they need.